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Tall Ship Manitou - Day Tours

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Address: 13258 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-5456
Phone Number: +1 888-959-2655
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Join us aboard the 114' SCHOONER MANITOU as we ply the sparkling waters of...

Join us aboard the 114' SCHOONER MANITOU as we ply the sparkling waters of Grand Traverse Bay. Sailing out of Traverse City, MI, Manitou offers three two hour sails per day as well as an adventurous "Floating Bed and Breakfast" package.

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Amazing bed and breakfast experience

My husband and I spent the night on the Manitou and had an outstanding experience. After an evening sail we docked and enjoyed watching the sunset from the deck of the Manitou... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Lorrie K
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Berkley, Michigan
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Berkley, Michigan
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I spent the night on the Manitou and had an outstanding experience. After an evening sail we docked and enjoyed watching the sunset from the deck of the Manitou. The crew was fantastic and breakfast was to die for!

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Thank Lorrie K
South Lyon, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The tall ship was impressive, view of the city from the bay was beautiful, and the crew was great. Although we did sail for nearly 1.5 hours, we had expected a little more out of the sailing trip. The price was high for what we got out of it.

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Thank gkoenig1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a great time on our noon sail. The captain and crew were very nice, the ship was in great condition, and we even got to help raise the sails! This was a fun way to spend some time out on the bay and experience a historical ship.

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Thank Carolynn H
Surtons bay
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is one of the Great Lakes greatest experiences. for just a couple short hours we enjoyed a real sailing adventure with super-experienced crew. Very suitable for kids, grandparents and anyone in between. Super safe but exhilarating - I'll be going again!

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Thank 955chuckles
Grand Traverse County, Michigan
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently took the noon cruise on a fairly windy day and it was a blast. Although we have lived in the Traverse City area most of our lives this was our first time on the Manitou and I would recommend this to locals and tourists alike. Very experienced and friendly crew ready to answer questions and explain everything involved... More 

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1 Thank Bill W
Naperville, Illinois
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family has been vacationing in Traverse City for more than 20 years but had never taken the Tall Ship Manitou trip until this year (2016). My husband and I opted for the evening cruise, knowing the slowly setting sun would make a beautiful backdrop for what we think is the loveliest bay anywhere--and it was. This is a calm,... More 

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2 Thank Ramona W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We couldn't have been happier with our dinnertime sail tonight. With 5 kids ages 6-12 and four adults in our party, I was a little nervous the kids would be bored. I was wrong. The captain and crew were fantastic about getting everyone involved - the kids even got to take the wheel! Exploring the ship and watching the crew... More 

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2 Thank Gina K
Holly, Michigan
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Sailing Experience!! Perfect vacation choice, But even more so, Dave & Mary are couldn't be friendlier hosts..thanks!!

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1 Thank Denise995
Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the 3:00 ice cream sail. A half hour before boarding, the sunny sky opened and it poured rain. Right at 3:00 the sun came back out and we set sail. It was warm and breezy, everything you would want for a sail. The crew were great and the ice cream was delicious.

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2 Thank Lsdoane
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group consisted of 50 guests (total on boat=60) for an outing prior to a wedding at The Homestead near Glen Arbor, MI. We left the dock at 6:30pm, sailed around Traverse City Bay, and returned to the dock at 8:30pm. The crew invited guests to help raise and lower the sails. Very cool! Large selection of beer & wine... More 

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