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Tall Ship Manitou - Day Tours

13258 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-5456
+1 800-678-0383
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Our group of 5 had a fabulous time on the Manitou. The weather wasn't the best for most of the... read more

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Reviewed 21 August 2017
eschaublin
Had a great time on the tall ship Manitou with our family of grown boys.

We had the evening sail with the picnic lunch which was a box lunch that was fine. The crew were... read more

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Reviewed 20 August 2017
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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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  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“evening sail” (23 reviews)
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13258 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-5456
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Our group of 5 had a fabulous time on the Manitou. The weather wasn't the best for most of the trip but we had our jackets on so we were good. The drink offerings were all tasty and reasonably priced. Get the pint glass! The...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

We had the evening sail with the picnic lunch which was a box lunch that was fine. The crew were very knowledgeable and told us a lot about sailing, the ship, and old time shipping on the great lakes. Towards the end of the cruise...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

We had a slight rain delay but we didn't mind because they were watching the radar to make sure our cruise was dry as possible. Still sprinkling the crew greeted us with rain ponchos. We chose the evening cruise which happened to be the wine...More

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Thank amy F
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We recently enjoyed the Thursday night sail. Due to storms in area we sailed a little late. When we arrived at the boat the crew was handing out rain ponchos which was very nice. Once on board they worked very hard to dry things off....More

Thank mkotkosky
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We throughly enjoyed the 2 hr sail, it was fun and the crew was knowledgeable and very informative😁 and would return again!

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Thank NancyField
Reviewed 18 August 2017

My husband and I did the noon sail on Manitou while we were on our honeymoon in Traverse City, and it was awesome. They have a bar on board with snacks and drinks (including locally made chips, wine, and soda), which was cool. The crew...More

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Thank ciararae
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Wonderful crew and ship. We had a beautiful sunny day. Some of the passengers helped the crew hoist the sails which was a lot of fun. The crew was very friendly and ship well maintained and clean.

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Thank annekR8220XH
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This was a great time. The crew was very friendly and informative. I loved being allowed to help raise a sail. The only thing I was disappointed in was not being able to take a picture of the ship from land with all the sails...More

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Thank 280mischelleb
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Recently celebrated my parents' 50th up in TC and had reservations weeks in advance to sail on the Manitou (evening trip). The advanced forecast wasn't looking so great for the sail and the staff kindly let me move my reservation to a different night. It...More

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Thank Laura G
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a fun cruise and a great experience. The crew let the tourists participate in helping hoist the sails. The cruise and view are a great experience. The crew was knowledgeable and very nice. We liked when the crew yelled to their sister ship...More

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kkubicki60
22 July 2017|
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Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
No, but they have beer and snacks for sale.
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Eddie B
6 July 2017|
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Response from Debbie W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the kind that you flush by pumping. The toilets were clean.
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29 July 2016|
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Response from TallShipManitou | Property representative |
If you look upTravel Key, they offer a discount on the Noon Cruise.
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