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“Nice way to spend 3 hours”

Pictured Rocks Cruises
Ranked #1 of 7 Tours in Munising
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Owner description: Come aboard Pictured Rocks Cruises, the only boat cruise touring the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Pictured Rocks Cruises, Inc. is the only authorized concessionaire of the National Park Service to provide interpretive programming on cruises of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Pictured Rocks Cruises has been guiding the public to view the magnificent Pictured Rocks for over 50 years.“The Only Official Boat Cruise of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore”
Reviewed 13 September 2011

We took a cruise on Lake Superior. Scenery was very nice. We had been warned that my wife might encounter motion sickness because of waves or sudden storms, but found that the water was almost perfectly flat. No problems!

Captain of the boat provided dialog throughout alternating information with bad jokes. It made the time pass quickly.

As TA advised, I sat on the right side on top and had a wonderful time. My wife enjoyed staying below and found it also enjoyable.

I heard that reservations were a necessity, but folks were buying their tickets right up to the noon departure of the boat. The company had 3 boats available, so I imagine they could take a second boat out if they had a big crowd.

Prices for snacks and soft drinks were very reasonable-about $1, or you could bring whatever you wished. They also have a nice souvenir shop if you're interested in something.

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Reviewed 12 September 2011

Well worth the money. The cruise lasts almost 3 hours. We did the sunset cruise. Very informative and relaxing. Beautiful scenery.

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Reviewed 12 September 2011

Pictured Rocks Cruises offer wonderful tours of the Upper Peninsula's stunning Pictured Rocks National Shoreline. We went on a Friday evening "sunset cruise" (narrated by a fun and informative captain) that lasted just over 2 1/2 hours, ending just as the sun was setting over the scenic Grand Island. The way the evening light shined on the already beautiful and unique rock formations, as well as the incredible pallet of colors, was well worth the price of the ticket. We were also very lucky to be on the lake on such a beautiful and calm day.

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Reviewed 12 September 2011

It was great that we could reserve our cruise time over the phone. We wanted the popular sunset cruise which was amazing. It started out warm but by the end of the cruise, it was quite chilly. i suggest taking a jacket along. Make sure to take the best camera you own. You wont be disappointed with the shots youre gonna get. I am not always fond of the touristy type of attractions which is kind of what this appears to be but it does not disappoint.

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Reviewed 6 September 2011

Unless you Kayak, or have a boat, this is the best way to view the pictured rocks. It was a long trip though, 3 hours. But the crew tries to keep you interested even during the long drive out to the rocks and back. They have chips and cola's for sale on the boat. Those w/small children should prepare for the 3 hours.

Thank twyleah
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