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Tall Ship Manitou - Day Tours

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Address: 13258 S.W. Bay Shore Drive, Traverse City, MI 49684
Phone Number: +1 888-959-2655
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Description: Join us aboard the 114' SCHOONER MANITOU as we ply the sparkling waters of...
Join us aboard the 114' SCHOONER MANITOU as we ply the sparkling waters of Grand Traverse Bay. Sailing out of Traverse City, MI, Manitou offers three two hour sails per day as well as an adventurous "Floating Bed and Breakfast" package.
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Calling all pirates!

We took the 2-hour noon tour and had a great time, especially being able to help raise the sails. Worth every penny of the tickets. Got to see the cabins and cooking area below... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We took the 2-hour noon tour and had a great time, especially being able to help raise the sails. Worth every penny of the tickets. Got to see the cabins and cooking area below deck. Fun crew. They sell cold beers and soda pops and have ice water for free. Safe, good for kids too. Be sure to use sunscreen... More 

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Houghton Lake
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

First time visit thanks to Up North Live discount deal. Well worth the money would go again even paying full price. The captain and crew are outstanding. Knowledgeable and super friendly. And can really handle the sails! We had a perfect day. Took the noon cruise and they sell beverages and snacks. Not outrageous and a nice selection of local... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Today my husband, teen sons and I sailed on the Manitou. It was a gorgeous day, windy, and a little cool on the water. We were on the noon sail so we brought our lunch, and the crew even took our trash for us. We had to buy drinks on board but water and pop were reasonable. The view was... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Had a lot of fun on the ship and a great day for sailing. Crew was helpful and friendly and the captain was educational about the boat and sailing. He let a lot of kids steer the boat and some adults as well. He was very calm and patient and instructional with the kids and they all loved it. The... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I had expected this to be more of a tour but it was just you sitting there enjoying the bay. They took us in a big circle around the bay and I was hoping to do more. I don't think it was worth $40/person.

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Milwaukee, WI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We took the Manitou evening boat ride and stayed overnight in the ship as a bed and breakfast. When I booked this I thought it would be a fun different experience. It was, but with all the other food options in the city I was sorry that our dinner and breakfast were both on the boat. We had a windy... More 

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Hilliard, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My 16 year old daughter & I thoroughly enjoyed the 3pm session today. The staff were phenomenonal...they went over & above to make everyone comfortable, engage in the experience, & treated us like family. My daughter was over the moon thrilled to steer the ship & learn commands...thanks endlessly! Greatful from Hilliard, Ohio.

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

It was very cold and raining all day, but we took a chance and booked ourselves on the ship for an evening tour. We are so glad we did - it was cold, but we layered up and enjoyed the ride! The sailors were awesome, they really knew how to handle the boat and made it look simple, even though... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This tall ship excursion leaves about 3 times daily for 2 hours of sailing in Lake Michigan. The ship holds about 50 people and it is imperative to have reservations. The crew are young and energetic and interact well with the passengers, especially the younger passengers. The captain even gives the kids an opportunity to steer the ship. Refreshment are... More 

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Our sailing adventure was July 2nd. We chose an afternoon sail, as the weather was very cool and we didn't want to freeze to death. We left at 3pm, returned 5pm, and it was the "ice cream" sail. Mainly chosen for "warmth" of the day ... not thinking that ice cream = families = a lot of kids on board.... More 

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Address: 13258 S.W. Bay Shore Drive, Traverse City, MI 49684
Phone Number: +1 888-959-2655
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Grand Traverse County  >  Traverse City

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