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Sunshine Charters Day Tours

109 Bridge Park Dr, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1397
+1 231-547-0266
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Great way to spend an afternoon!

We spent an afternoon with Captain Josh and Emma and had a wonderful time! There were 9 of us... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2016
Hilliard, OH
Perfect evening for all.

Eight of us (4 adults/4 kids) went on the sunset cruise. We opted to go on a Monday night and... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2016
Oakland County, Michigan
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Enjoy a short cruise around the south side of Round Lake while viewing amazing homes and boathouses on our way out to Lake Charlevoix where we pop the sails. After sailing Lake Charlevoix, take a break with a quick swim before heading back through Round Lake’s north side. Blow the horn to open the bridge as we pass the “mushroom houses,” travel through the channel into Lake Michigan and spend the rest of the trip sailing the Great Lake before returning to the dock.Help raise and trim the sails or take the wheel and feel the exhilaration of steering a 40 ft long, 24ft wide custom offshore sailing catamaran. Whether a short swim off the boat or catching a spectacular sunset, Sunshine Charters will provide a one of a kind experience. Sunshine II is a Coast Guard inspected catamaran built for blue water sailing, ensuring you a safe and smooth ride on her spacious open deck. Sunshine Charters has over 15 years of providing safe and memorable sailing around Charlevoix the Beautiful!Private charters are available for groups up to 29 passengers. We will customize a sail to meet any group’s needs and itinerary: bridal, company, family, memorial, or friends.Daily Sail Times and Fares: 11:30-1:30-$35, 3:00-5:00-$35, 7:15-Sunset $40.00 -- (Children under 12, $10.00 off) Tickets available at the “Go Sailing” kiosk, of the Charlevoix City Harbor Master’s office, near the big white catamaran. Purchase tickets 15 minutes prior to departure.What to bring: sunscreen, swimsuit, towel, camera, jacket, snacks, alcohol or otherwise (pop & water are FREE)Credit cards accepted (5% discount for cash) 15% gratuity for the crew is anticipated
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109 Bridge Park Dr, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1397
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

We spent an afternoon with Captain Josh and Emma and had a wonderful time! There were 9 of us, including my parents and 4 kids between the ages of 3-17. Josh was very knowledgeable about the area and gave a great tour. The boat was...More

Thank Jen798
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Eight of us (4 adults/4 kids) went on the sunset cruise. We opted to go on a Monday night and lucked out by having a private cruise, so we had the run of the place. Josh let all the kids take a turn driving the...More

1  Thank dmacnmi
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Josh and his crew are amazing! I would sail with Sunshine every chance I could! It's a great way to see the Charlevoix area. Definitely check out Sunshine Charter if you are in the area!!

1  Thank gracie49721
Reviewed 9 September 2015

I had purchased vouchers for the cruise and made reservations a week prior, when we arrived to board we were not on the list. We were told we could wait and see if someone didn't show. I was not offered an apology or compensation for...More

3  Thank Linda B
sunshinecharters, Owner at Sunshine Charters Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2015

The customers husband was not allowed on the cruise because he was rude and used profanity towards the owner. The guests names were not on the reservation list, we apologized for the issue and or miscommunication and asked them to be patient while the owner...More

Reviewed 12 August 2015

Warm breezes and friendly crew, watching the sunset....go with friends, bring your own vino and enjoy! They offer blankets if the temps drop..cuddle up!

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 29 July 2015

A beautiful sunset cruise around Lake Charlevoix and Lake Michigan. The crew was amazing, the owner was fun, friendly and they made the trip amazing. We will definitely go back.

Thank franci s
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Loved our family day on your catamaran. We loved everything about it. We will be back. Crew was friendly and made it so fun.

Thank leisuresusie
Reviewed 18 June 2015

After a fantastic sunset cruise last year, I knew we had to go out for another this year. The crew was fun, friendly, and knowledgable. Josh made an extra effort to get us on a cruise when we weren't sure if we would be able...More

Thank Cher S
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Josh and Kelsey made this trip more than memorable for our family. We would definitely book this trip again.

1  Thank grs325
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Josh and crew always show you a good time. We never fail to make time for a cruise. Been out the last 4 years and it has always been the highlight of our week up north.

2  Thank gfrancis48187
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