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Address: 615 E. Front Street, Holiday Inn, Traverse City, MI 49684-8663
Phone Number: 231 947-1730
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At 47’, the Nauti-Cat cuts through the water with a smooth, comfortable...

At 47’, the Nauti-Cat cuts through the water with a smooth, comfortable sail that first time sailors and longtime sail enthusiasts will enjoy. The 29’ beam allows plenty of space for up to 43 passengers to relax on the nets or sight see from the high and dry decks and seating areas. An on-board bar with specialty drinks, two restrooms and a friendly crew will make sailing with Nauti-Cat the highlight of your vacation. Snacks are complimentary on every cruise.

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A wonderful tour of Grand Traverse Bay under sail.

My husband and I went out on the afternoon cruise today and had a wonderful time. The weather was perfect, had good winds for sailing and a excellent crew to take care of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2015
Jean B
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Traverse City, Michigan, United States
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Traverse City, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

My husband and I went out on the afternoon cruise today and had a wonderful time. The weather was perfect, had good winds for sailing and a excellent crew to take care of everything. We visited with the crew and other passengers and enjoyed the music and the breeze on a nice 80 degree day.It was both relaxing and fun!!!... More 

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1 Thank Jean B
Williamsburg, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

The Nauti-Cat cruise on West Bay was simply a great time. Captain and crew were very professional and quite fun. A very easy and laid back way to enjoy the views of West Bay, listen to some music, relax and have a couple of cocktails. Pack a lunch, sit back and enjoy.

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Thank DrinkingRedWine
Brownstown Township, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

We had a great afternoon sailing trip aboard the Nauticat. Great staff, great bar, great boat. All in all just a perfect afternoon. :)

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Thank Susan W
Manton, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Nice relaxing cruise. The colors have started to change and makes for a different turn on "Color Tour". Great service and interaction by the crew. Made for a great day on the bay.

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Thank jsems00
Traverse City, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Went out on Champane Cruise, what a joke, the capt and mate play super loud music none of us knew, no interaction, we all sat there like bumps on a log for 2 hours, Not even sailing , motored out up up sails, and sat. At the end they passed out a dixie cup of champane. Bar was cash bar.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Beautiful day for a fall sail. Easy check in and boarding. Efficient, friendly crew. Lovely scenery throughout the trip on west Traverse Bay. A fun way to spend a couple of hours on the water. Pleasant trip with great beverages.

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Thank Barb H
Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

Great weather, perfect night for the Happy Hour Cruise. Super nice staff/owners. Bar was awesome. Just booked another sail before season is over. Don't miss out on a fun time.

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Thank jilljean15
Houghton Lake, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

I can't say enough good things about the Nauti -Cat Cruises, the crew was so much fun, and the boat the perfect size. So relaxed, and wonderful to meet and chat with all the "fellow cruisers" absolutely loved the origional concoction "Cat Nip" . I would absolutely recommend this to everyone who enjoys the water, beautiful grand traverse bay !

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

The boat is well kept, the crew are friendly and truly care that guest have a good time. The Captain (Chien) was knowlegable and made everyone feel at ease. The cruise around the bay is relaxing and beautiful. This was our second cruise and it won't be our last

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I came up for our Anniversary to celebrate 5 years of marriage. We booked our nauti-cat cruise approx. a month in advance and had no issues. We enjoyed our happy hour cruise very much, we met some great people, had great drinks at a reasonable price and felt safe with our boat crew. Thanks again for a... More 

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