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Nauti-Cat Cruises

615 E. Front Street, Holiday Inn, Traverse City, MI 49684-8663
231 947-1730
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Ranked #19 of 45 activities in Traverse City
Type: Tours
Owner description: 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’... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Elk Rapids, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

What can be better than a sail cruise on west Grand Traverse Bay on a large catamaran to watch the sun set and get a free glass of champagne and being entertained by a jovial captain and bartender and meeting other people intent on having a goo time. If your lucky you will see area fishermen haul in a large... More

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Owosso, Michigan
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4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

we did the happy hour cruise and had a really nice time, the only thing that would have been better is to actually cruise around the harbor instead of docking in one place for 2 hours

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Orland Park, Illinois
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23 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We took a sunset cruise of the bay during Traverse City's famed Cherry Festival and really enjoyed ourselves. We were able to get some amazing pictures of the festival grounds from the boat which was a plus. It was really easy to find. Just park for free at the Holiday Inn on the bay and head right to their dock... More

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North Grafton, Massachusetts, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Had the chance to board the Nauti-Cat for an evening sunset cruise in late August for a tame Bachelor party. First impression: free, easy to access parking at the Holiday Inn was a plus, especially coming from Boston expecting to pay for parking everywhere. On the Boat: Had a chance to sit on the deckboxes all the way up front... More

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Midland, Michigan
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62 reviews 62 reviews
22 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We were able to get on the Happy Hour cruise last minute and really enjoyed our trip. Perfect for a relaxing day on the lake! Bar had plenty of options and local craft beer.

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Waterford, MI
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

My husband and I were looking for something to do on the water with our three boys (3, 7, 11). We took the "kids cruise" at 10am because it only lasted a couple of hours and we figured they wouldn't lose interest that quickly. We found this to be a reasonably priced option and, what do you know, they serve... More

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WDC
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78 reviews 78 reviews
18 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

I don't want to give it a poor rating but agree with other reviews it that it was a bit of a disappointment. Likewise, not sure if it was the lack of wind but it was definitely more of a leisure float around the bay vice sailing Lake Michigan. Crew was great - just the "sailing" part was a bit... More

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Newark, Delaware
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Great time on the water. Made reservation last minute. Workers were all very courteous. Did the Happy Hour cruise. Would like to try their evening cruise sometime. Not for people looking for a lot of action, but great for a day on the water relaxing.

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Cincinnati OH
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57 reviews 57 reviews
23 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

We took a noon cruise on a beautiful day in late July. Our two teenagers were bored, but aren't they always? My husband and I thought the cruise was extremely relaxing. I'd read other reviews, so I knew that it moved slowly. My husband wished it would have moved a bit more quickly. The nets are also uncomfortable because you... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

This was disappointing. Beautiful weather, friendly sailors/staff. Sail itself was dull. Not sure if there wasnt enough wind but we often seemed to float more than sail. Be aware the ticket booth is behind holiday inn. Park in their lot.

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