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Address: 560 Mart Street, Muskegon, MI
Phone Number: 1-800-853-6311
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Great ride

I'm not from Michigan and I loved the boat ride. So much to see. Beautiful old boat, perfect amount if time. Beautiful

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Marci M
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73 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

I'm not from Michigan and I loved the boat ride. So much to see. Beautiful old boat, perfect amount if time. Beautiful

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new york
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27 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We were in town for 5 days and the boat didn't sail due to lack of reservations. By late June you would think they'd be busy. After 3 phone calls for reservations not returned, we headed to the dock and there was no one there at the ticket booth. Don't know how they can sell tickets when no one is... More 

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2 Thank suenedNewYork
Sheridan, Michigan
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

What can I say? We chose this for a friend's bachelorette party and I wish we hadn't. When I called to make the reservations I was told there was going to be a DJ and dinner would be chicken. There was NO DJ, just CDS to chose from on our own. The dinner was frozen breaded chicken cutlets from meijer,... More 

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4 Thank Peanutt801
Los Angeles, California
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

My family takes the Port City Princess cruise every summer that we spend in lower Michigan. It's a gorgeous trip out onto the water and a great way to spend an afternoon or evening, sailing along the Muskegon shoreline and out onto Lake Michigan (conditions allowing). The boat plays music and serves food & drinks (both alcoholic and non-), and... More 

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5 Thank Steve42050
Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
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67 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Our first booking was cancelled the day of our planned outing - we had almost left the house when we got the call - we had been the only 3 people to book - it seems like we could have gotten a little more forewarning since we were the only 3...Then the following month when we did go, the boat... More 

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2 Thank ftbrunswick
flyingmachine4, family at Port City Princess, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts which we have reviewed with the crew to help make every cruise as good as it can be. We are very sorry that your experience wasnt ideal. We've been in business nearly 30 years and most of our passengers are delighted with their experience or we wouldnt still be in business :) No one... More 

Grant, Michigan
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562 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Had not been on the ship in years but decided to take another trip. The staff is nice, the vessel is clean, sturdy and easy to find and board. The trip went as planned and the water was rather smooth so there was no wave motion to speak of. The food served was OK, plenty of places to sit and... More 

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4 Thank Impala guy
Muskegon County, Michigan
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

my family (with a five and an eight year old) took last years 4th of july cruise and had a blast. I saw the negative review here of this 4th of july cruise and had to respond. we had so much fun that the kids requested to go back this year. the fireworks were terrific and we could see them... More 

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2 Thank Jeannie1011
Topanga, California
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I dont consider myself a big fan of boats and being on the water but I had never been in Michigan before and it seemed the thing to do. (I saw the Lonely Planet review listing Michigan's Gold Coast ie: West Michigan/Lake Michigan as a #1 tourist attraction) I went on this boat for the luau cruise. The dancers were... More 

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1 Thank Spenser S
Indianapolis, Indiana
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We took a ride on this vessel for its evening cruise out into Lake Michigan. The narration of our trip was quite informative. Don't go for the food on the boat, just enjoy the ride and the sights. The vistas from the boat were what you might expect - coastline; but then out on Lake Michigan the waves got fairly... More 

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5 Thank Bruce K
Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We took my Parents 78 and 81 years old on the trip around the lake and out into Lake Michigan while they were visiting from Texas on August 8th 2013. They were concerned about access on the boat but found it very easy to get on and off the boat basically just walked on. They then wanted to go up... More 

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