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Keweenaw Star Excursions - CLOSED

109 Bridge Park Dr, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1397
+1 231-237-9365
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Disappointed four straight years

Every year we come up to the Traverse City / Charlevoix area this time of year (September), and... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2015
Macomb, Michigan

We had a great trip. It started out rocky - one of our children has not so obvious special needs... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2015
Chicago, Illinois
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The Keweenaw Star a 100 ft 130 passenger vessel now offering cruises of Lakes Charlevoix and Michigan. The Keweenaw Star also does private cruises for weddings, class reunions, corportate functions. The Keweenaw Star has an enclosed climate controlled cabin, full bar, bathrooms and large open top deck for enjoying a magnificent sunsets and for taking in the beautiful sights of Charlevoix.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
12 Sep 2015
“Disappointed four straight years”
6 Sep 2015
109 Bridge Park Dr, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1397
+1 231-237-9365
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Reviewed 12 September 2015

Every year we come up to the Traverse City / Charlevoix area this time of year (September), and every year we attempt to take the sunset cruise and every year, this is the fourth straight year that they have cancelled the cruise. The guy we...More

5  Thank rsuminski
captainfunk, Owner at Keweenaw Star Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2015

Sorry for your bad luck. We do try to get everyone out if possible. I can't help that the weather plays such a roll in my cruise schedule. I need 15 people to make it feasible to take the boat out. Just because the sun...More

Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

We had a great trip. It started out rocky - one of our children has not so obvious special needs, and said child had an episode right at the beginning. A fellow passenger who does not think small children should be allowed in public at...More

5  Thank schnoogles
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This is a lovely older unique boat with a very nice crew who make you feel at home as you cruise Lake Charlevoix and Round Lake. Be it sunset or fall color tour, it is very worth doing.

3  Thank Kim K
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed this excursion very much. Jason and crew were very organized and kept everything running smoothly. Food on board was amazingly good. We're not big buffet fans so we weren't impressed with the casino meals. It didn't take long for us to exhaust our...More

2  Thank Alan s
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Been trying to do on of there cruises for a couple year but always sold out. We booked this 3 day cruise and had only 56 passengers. Picked up at the hotel and taken to the boat. Left from Charlevoix and headed to Sault Ste...More

2  Thank kbrobeil
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Had a wonderful time on this 3 day Great Lakes Cruise which included Lakes Michigan, Huron and Superior. Very interesting to see many Lighthouses and Freighters as we passed closely by them rather than from shore. The Keweenaw Star is a clean and comfortable boat...More

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Boyne Thunder is a great fundraiser for Camp Quality. My wife and I have always found ways to contribute over the years! Well I saw an advertisement for a cruise on the Keweenaw Star for the start of the Boyne Thunder Poker Run. It is...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 25 July 2015

This excursion was very, very good. The trip started off in bad weather (Winds were strong and the waves were high.) which made walking around an adventure. There were some light houses we had to skip due to the weather, but we managed to get...More

1  Thank Chrsa713
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This 4 day excursion from Charlevoix, MI to the Door Peninsula in Wisconsin was an entertaining way to see Northern Lake Michigan and Green Bay. The crew were friendly and knowledgeable about the boat, navigation and all the points of interest that make for a...More

1  Thank Karen T
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We enjoyed this four day trip from Charlevoix MI to Door County, WI. The crew on the boat were knowledgeable and willingly shared that knowledge with the passengers; they were particularly helpful to us who have some physical challenges. We learned more about the lighthouses...More

2  Thank reab38
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