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Celtic Sol - Private Tours

1 Grand Isle Dr, Slip # 175 at Grand Isle Marina, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1160
+1 616-318-8164
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Sunny Spendor!!!

Superb and fun evening for our two adults and twens! Highly recommended- friendly, clean, safe and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anna E
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A grand time in Grand Haven

A fun and perfect day on Lake Michigan with Captain Lance. Irish music, funny jokes and a... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2017
eviejf
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San Francisco, California
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Lake Michigan and Spring Lake Scenic Tours, Boat Charters, Pleasure Cruises & Excursions. Operating out of Grand Isle Marina, Grand Haven, Michigan
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1 Grand Isle Dr, Slip # 175 at Grand Isle Marina, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1160
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Superb and fun evening for our two adults and twens! Highly recommended- friendly, clean, safe and oh so FUN!!!

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CaptLance, Owner at Celtic Sol - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Your party held up quite well, considering the incredible heat that you had to endure. The only respite was while we were on Lake Michigan. That you for being such good sports.

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Reviewed September 19, 2017

A fun and perfect day on Lake Michigan with Captain Lance. Irish music, funny jokes and a comfortable and well kept boat all made for a great excursion. Captain Lance clearly enjoys his office on the water and enthusiastically shares it with all his guests....More

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CaptLance, Owner at Celtic Sol - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2017

Having Evie and her two friends, the O'Hara sisters, Kathie & Ann onboard was a genuine treat. They were a fun group and I enjoyed their company!

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Reviewed August 1, 2017

On a beautiful lazy summer day, Captain Lance Timmer took us for an adventurous Lake Michigan tour aboard the Celtic Sol to watch the Coast Guard ships coming to the annual Coast Guard Festival. Captain Lance and his lovely wife Diane entertained us while awaiting...More

Thank Karl D
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CaptLance, Owner at Celtic Sol - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2017

Thank you, Karl, folks like you are what makes it all worthwhile.

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Reviewed August 1, 2017

Our 3 hour tour turned into a 5 hour cruise waiting for the big ships to come in for Coast Guard Festival, Captain Lance kept us entertained and pointed out many points of interest on and around the lake. Most fun I have had on...More

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CaptLance, Owner at Celtic Sol - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2017

Thank you for choosing Celtic Sol. I'm so glad that Lake Michigan cooperated.

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Reviewed July 11, 2017

Had an excellent time with Captain Lance and his wife! They were funny and very personable, he even let me drive the boat! The boat is nice and clean and Captain Lance has it all from phone chargers to coozies to an awesome camera to...More

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CaptLance, Owner at Celtic Sol - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2017

Folks like Vanessa and her sisters are what makes this scenic tour business worthwhile. Thank you for choosing Celtic Sol for your afternoon tour.

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Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

Relaxing and enjoyable ride on Lake MI. Capt Lance is knowledgeable, personable, and safety conscious. Great value and a lot of fun!

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Reviewed July 6, 2017

We wanted a visiting friend from Ireland to "experience" Lake Michigan rather than than simply driving to the beach and saying "look how big our lake is!" Captain Lance made our day so very special and fun with our foreign friend! He made the "experience"...More

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Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

We loved being able to choose where to go and what to see, and let captain Lance do the work! He did let me drive the boat, but mostly we just relaxed and enjoyed the views and his stories! He is fun and funny! We...More

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CaptLance, Owner at Celtic Sol - Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2017

These folks were laid back and easy going. It was a pleasure showing them the sights around Grand Haven...

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Reviewed October 3, 2016

We had a wonderful afternoon with Captain Lance as a team building event. He was funny and accommodating and even let our boss drive the boat. Would definitely recommend this to anyone who wants to get out on the water!!

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Reviewed September 8, 2016

Celtic Sol is a wonderful boat, with a very witty, friendly Captain Lance. We boated along the shoreline of Lake Michigan seeing many beautiful homes and landscaping and went over to Spring Lake. The weather was beautiful and sunny, we all had a great time....More

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Evelyn W
July 7, 2017|
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Response from CaptLance | Property representative |
Sorry, no pets allowed on Celtic Sol.
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gsmiddendorf2488
June 22, 2016|
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Response from CaptLance | Property representative |
Yes, and the price is $250 for a 2 hour tour, $100 per hour thereafter for a total of 6 passengers. A $100 deposit is required to make a reservation.
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