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Jensen Charters

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Address: 282 Dyckman Ave, South Haven, MI 49090-1065
Phone Number: (269) 470-6100

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This former commercial fishing vessel has been in the same family since it was new in the mid 1940's. Pictures of its history line the walls inside. Before departing, we were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Benjamin P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This former commercial fishing vessel has been in the same family since it was new in the mid 1940's. Pictures of its history line the walls inside. Before departing, we were given a tour of the boat, and we were told the ship's interesting story. Shortly after we launched, my extended family (all adults) went to the second floor of... More 

Thank Benjamin P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome ride especially if you can sit on the roof. Lake Michigan and the sunset speaks for themselves.

Thank Eric Y
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kathy and Bob were awesome hosts, and although the boat is a little old... We had a very memorable 4th of July watching the fireworks from the middle of the lake. They've inspired us, and think we may make this an annual trip.

Thank Basia M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a beautiful sight! Also, Kathy and Bob are very good people and the ride was perfect and the view was amazing! Will definitely be doing this again

Thank Justin K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Not only were they professional, but they worked around our schedule, were super friendly and personable, and even gave us a tour of the boat and engine. Will return!

Thank Katie G
Pontiac, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to South Haven for 10 years and never took a boat out. Today I booked the sunset cruise on the Elsie J it was awesome! It's a 1945 fishing boat that the owners dad fished off of until 1976. Booking the reservation was super easy I called in the am and we went out the same... More 

Thank Brian5982
Schoolcraft, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We were a part of a group that had the advantage of the winning bid for a 2 hour cruise on the historic Elsie J in South Haven MI. Bob and Kathy were our hosts and provided our close group- 16 of us - (old and new friends) a wonderful time on Lake Michigan. Our group has had lots of... More 

Thank Lynn H
Hamilton, Bermuda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Kathy and Bob are so nice we thoroughly enjoyed our time on the boat. We called the day we wanted to charter and they said"Sure, we can go out this afternoon" Ride a boat, meet fun people, have fun. Highly recommended!

Thank Dave K
Kansas City, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

So glad we found this gem of a company!! When asking the kids what their favorite part of vacation was, they immediately said "driving the boat"! Bob and Kathy are the nicest people ever and are so great with kids! My husband and I loved the gorgeous views, serenity of the water and learning about the history of the Elsie... More 

Thank cassiej1978
Westfield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Called the day of the trip, last minute idea being our last day of vacationing in this lovely town for the first time. After researching other boat cruises, this is the ONLY one for children 4 and under. The maritime museum has a boat and that is the minimum age and one other has a cut off of 10 years... More 

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