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Address: 1775 West River Road, Oscoda, MI
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+1 989-739-7351

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Relaxing voyage

After reading some others' reviews, I'm happy to report that our trip was drama-free. Unfortunately, because it's hard to precisely time fall color season in Michigan, it was also... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
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Dearborn Heights, Michigan
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading some others' reviews, I'm happy to report that our trip was drama-free. Unfortunately, because it's hard to precisely time fall color season in Michigan, it was also a somewhat drab trip, as the colors had yet to change and everything was still a summery green. But it was still a relaxing, scenic way to pass a couple of... More 

Thank flowerhead2
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Under the heading "things to do" in Oscoda this was nice as part of our color tour this fall. The weather was cold and windy so the windows had to remain open which made for a very chilly beginning. As the wind settled we were able to close the windows. Dress appropriately and you will be fine. Music, bar, snacks......... More 

Thank Ladiesgetaway
Waterford, MI
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134 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

THE GOOD: It's beautiful and you're out on the water to see it. The ride is smooth. There is a snack bar with a good assortment of options, and a bar on the second floor. It's inside (there was an open door for the entire ride--may get cold??), yet the windows open, if needed. The boat is two levels, and... More 

Thank Jennifer I
Ferndale, Michigan, United States
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

It was very relaxing and the price was right only 15 bucks for just about 2 and 1/2 hours on the Au Sable River music some snacks and drinks. Very nice staff and great fun.

Thank William Tracy M
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44 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful day to ride the River Queen, and relax surrounded by beautiful scenery. The staff are awesome, and the ride wasn't packed with people. It was a perfect way too see the Ausable. There is also snacks and drinks available.

1 Thank rachaelNBrett
Michigan Center, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Just sit back and relax, and maybe buy a few munchies as you ride this paddle wheel boat around some beautiful scenery. The cruise we were on combined commentary by the pilot with acoustic guitar songs from the 70s by a very accomplished local musician. A great time for a reasonable price.

Thank Robert S
Minden City, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

First of all I made a reservation based on what was on the internet, being 6:00 p.m. We arrived only to be told that the boat left at 7:00 and then on the ticket we purchased it said 7:30 and that is when it left. We arrived at 5:30 as we were told to arrive 1/2 hour before it left.... More 

1 Thank kolarlimo
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We took this river cruise on the 4th of July, beautiful scenery, relaxing ride, good music, and the captain had plenty of jokes! Well worth the price - we recommend to anyone in the area!

Thank c w
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54 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Such a nice leisurely tour of the AuSable River, about 2 hours overall. Easy loading, Steep stairs to reach the upper deck. Food and drinks available. Lots of picture opportunities. Only thing I didn't like was the music. Unneccessary. Have to yell to talk to each other over it.

Thank Cindi Taylor L
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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73 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

My wife and I took the morning cruise on the River Queen in the Fall. It was cool and the Fall colors were not at their peak, but it was a wonderful 90-120 minutes. The river boat has two decks and we preferred the top for a better view. Snacks and drinks were available at the bar on both levels.... More 

Thank Jim B

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