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Exploring Shipwrecks

Four of us drove to Alpena for the day and took the morning tour. The water wasn’t very clear the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Durango, Colorado
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A very interesting cruise

My 10 year old daughter and I went on a 1pm tour earlier in August. The captain was very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bruce T
Chelsea, Michigan
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Explore the shipwrecks of the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary. The crystal clear waters and our large ‘glass bottom’ viewing wells allow you to dive the wrecks – without getting wet. During our 2 hour cruise you will experience the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
500 W Fletcher St, Alpena, MI 49707-1806
+1 888-469-4696
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us drove to Alpena for the day and took the morning tour. The water wasn’t very clear the day we did our boat tour but we did get to see two wrecks. The captain and his crew were friendly, fun and knowledgeable. A...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 10 year old daughter and I went on a 1pm tour earlier in August. The captain was very knowledgeable and humorous to boot. We had a great time on the cruise, but unfortunately it was cut short after seeing the first wreck due to...More

Thank Bruce T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice tours offered in Alpena. Worth the time and expense to go out on the glass bottom boats to view the different shipwrecks surrounding the area. Lake was clear and the views of the shipwreck were great. Covered boat so weather is not an issue.

Thank marqc2
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Staff and crew were all very polite, helpful, and extremely courteous. They were so apologetic when we got out about 1/2 mile and it was decided the waves were just to dangerous to proceed, so we headed back in and all received full refunds or...More

1  Thank RhondaMaeSuszek
Reviewed July 19, 2018

We were there last Saturday they canceled the first trip so we made it to the afternoon which was full. The day was very nice the shipswrecks we saw totaled 4 and the lighthouse and a large plant which had a ship coming out. The...More

1  Thank charmelash
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Our Captain Nick, and Matt and Ryan, did in awesome job of making this tour informative in an entertaining way all while keeping us safe and doing a fantastic job manuvering Lady Michigan. Above the shipwrecks and going over each wreck twice so that everyone...More

2  Thank Melanie C
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

The shipwreck tour and NOAA museum were both fantastic. The boat was very well maintained and the crew was wonderful and very friendly. We saw four shipwrecks during the tour, and the crew were very informative and made several passes over the wrecks to be...More

1  Thank MatthewC5109
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We've taken the tour twice now, and it was just a good the second time. The hosts are great, very friendly and knowledgeable. The scenery is great too. It's very interesting to hear about the history of Shipwreck Alley

2  Thank Rob G
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Our shipwreck tour was cancelled due to weather conditions, however we were able to spend time at the little shipwreck museum at the Alpena NOAA. This is great for kids. They have the hull of a huge ship built that is completely accessible to the...More

1  Thank robsquared
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

This has been on our bucket list for a while. Perfect mix of humor and information by the guides. Wonderful weather and very cool to see the wrecks. Even my pre-teen who is more interested in her online social life put down her phone for...More

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James R
May 19, 2018|
Response from KEMMH | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Not as spacious as in a big building, but they don't make you hang your butt over the ship's railing either. :))
July 23, 2015|
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Response from Lynn V | Reviewed this property |
$30 per adult