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Riptide Ride

Munising, MI, USA
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About Riptide Ride
25 Miles of Pictured Rocks Cliffs, spins, countless smiles! Riptide Ride has the ultimate package of fun and beautiful scenery. Bring your camera since you'll have plenty of opportunity to capture photos as you admire bald eagles, towering cliffs, wildlife and waterfalls. You'll be entertained from the moment you step on board until we return to shore. Between sights we'll have a blast with spins, turns and amazing speed on our jet boat!
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George o wrote a review Sep 2020
Ann Arbor, Michigan73 contributions16 helpful votes
Worth the time and money. Got a good tour of Grand Island up close. Captain Jim was pleasant and did his maneuvers well. Got wet on a cold day! We were lucky to see 3 bald eagles, few small waterfalls, tall rocky/pictured cliffs and sea caves up close. Also saw canoes and was tempted to try that. The weather here is unpredictable so check before you book
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Kare K wrote a review Sep 2020
South Bend, Indiana1 contribution
Nice views of Grand Island rocks, waterfalls and eagles. BEWARE... If you have any concern about motion sickness think twice. The ride includes many hairpin turns that may leave you feeling very queasy.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Donnap64 wrote a review Sep 2020
Robert Lee, Texas40 contributions14 helpful votes
Can’t say enough about this phenomenal tour!!! Captain Tim was personable, informative and gets you really close to the beauty of the rocks and wildlife as well as fun 360 spins scattered throughout the ride. Be ready to get wet!! Don’t miss this!!!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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HuberHeart wrote a review Sep 2020
33 contributions1 helpful vote
My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed this ride. It goes fast, you get wet and you see beautiful scenery. Cap'n Tim is great!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Tina Y wrote a review Sep 2020
Illinois32 contributions14 helpful votes
My teen/pre-teen's favorite part of our UP trip! They will never forget the image of their mom soaking wet getting off the Riptide Ride! LOL! How wet you get depends on where your seats are and they were pre-assigned for us due to COVID. The captain and his wife (running the gift shop) were super polite and professional. The ride was very fun and gets you so close to the Grand Island shoreline, it's amazing. It was hard to take pictures a lot of the time...maybe people want to bring like a go-pro helmet cam to get video ;) cuz we were moving pretty fast for it to be safe to pull out my cell phone ;) By the time we got close to docking after the breeze on our return trip, I had almost dried off but then the captain decided to do a few last spins and I go off the boat soaked. I was laughing about it...amazed that those further back were getting off totally dry...and very thankful I was going back to the hotel to do laundry rather than having to drive hours to another destination in wet clothes! I couldn't even bring myself to walk into Muldoon's nextdoor for a cherry pasty for fear they might throw me out...lol! Definitely something you need to do once, just don't say I didn't warn you that you MIGHT get wet ;)
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Date of experience: August 2020
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