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“captain tim”(62 reviews)
“bald eagles”(47 reviews)
25 Miles of Pictured Rocks Cliffs, 360 degree spins, countless smiles! Riptide Ride has the ultimate package of fun and beautiful scenery. Bring your camera since you'll have plenty of opportunity to capture photos as you admire bald eagles...more
1309 Commercial St, Munising, MI 49862-1358
+1 906-387-8888
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It is a must do in the UP! Captain Tim takes you on a great ride around Grand Island and stops at beautiful pictured rocks locations along the way. On top of that the jet boat is a great experience as he pulls 180s and...More

Thank Ryan P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Tim takes you on a 90 minute boat ride that is beautiful, informative, exciting. The trip goes around Grand Island. We got close enough to cliffs and caves to touch the walls. He took us underneath a waterfall. We saw several bald eagles. He...More

Thank Pam R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This boat ride is simply amazing!!! A family run business, everything was super! But please do get ready to get wet...the ride and the driver of the boat were outstanding....will do it again!

Thank 204jcp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a wonderful experience, and definitely the best way to see the Pictured Rocks. This is a family owned business, with the couple and the kids all working together. The ride around the island is fun and informative. I highly recommend this experience. It's...More

Thank Sanders293
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are planning on seeing the Pictured Rocks do the Riptide Tour, my family and I have been up there twice before and took the other tour, the 1st time it was cancelled because of waves and the 2nd time they turned back after...More

1  Thank rkderoos6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Riptide Ride is operated by a courteous, welcoming and friendly family. I enjoyed the beautiful views of Grand Island from Captain Tim's jet boat and learning more about the island's history.

Thank care_traveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and i just left from going on this ride. It was AMAZING! Itโ€™s a family run business and they sure know how to have fun. Captain Tim is great, he sure took us for a spin. Takes about an hour and a half,...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We loved this boat ride. It was fun and informative. Bonus your supporting a family owned business! Would suggest to anyone who likes fast fun boats๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

Thank Tracy G
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Captain Tim is a wealth of knowledge and a perfect tour guide. While Captain Tim does an excellent job in making sure everyone can see these beautiful formations, my suggestion is to sit on the left hand side of the boat. Everyone loved going fast...More

Thank OldBlue007
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Family owned business that takes pride in their knowledge of the area. Fun for all ages and a great way to have some excitement and see natureโ€™s finest

Thank Barbara W
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Darlene S
18 July 2018|
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Response from Cody W | Reviewed this property |
I don't actually work for them. But here is there website. riptideride,com Phone number is (906) 387-8888 Thanks,
Brad E
5 July 2018|
Response from RiptideRide | Property representative |
Ticket prices for adults are $39 ea, children $29. All of our tours go the same route. Thank you.
26 June 2018|
Response from RiptideRide | Property representative |
Hi, We appreciate your interest in our ride. We do five spins on the ride, but sometimes do less depending on lake conditions. Most children have fun on the ride, but it depends on the child. The majority have a great... More