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MS Chi-Cheemaun

8 Eliza Street, Tobermory, Ontario NOH 2RO, Canada
+1 800-265-3163
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Getting to Manitoulin Island

We had a nice trip to the Island on the Ferry. Sun was out, water was fairly calm. I sat in the... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2016
Mount Hope, Canada
nice excursion to Manitoulin

rode the ferry to Manitoulin (South Baymouth) with our bikes... could only purchase a one-way... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
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The M.S Chi-Cheemaun provides an excellent alternative to hours of highway driving and spectacular views of Georgian Bay. Gourmet Sunset Dinner Cruises are also available.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“south baymouth” (47 reviews)
“dinner cruise” (31 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
8 Eliza Street, Tobermory, Ontario NOH 2RO, Canada
+1 800-265-3163
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

We had a nice trip to the Island on the Ferry. Sun was out, water was fairly calm. I sat in the rear, outdoor part of the boat, out of the wind. The ride over to the Island was long, but relaxing. We didn't buy...More

Thank JackfromHope
Reviewed 26 September 2016

rode the ferry to Manitoulin (South Baymouth) with our bikes... could only purchase a one-way ticket in Tobermory (extra charge for bikes!)...a 2-hour trip with no wifi, but good cafeteria (slightly overpriced). we were first on and first off with our bikes...make sure you secure...More

1  Thank Dutrihard
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We went on the Chi Cheemaun in August and it was a gorgeous day. We could see the light house from the peak of Tobemory to almost Manitoulin! It was so clear and Calm. The ride was very smooth. We enjoyed lunch in the restaurant...More

Thank travellingshorts
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Beautiful day, so we had a great 2 hour crossing from Tobermory to Manitoulin Island, sitting at the rear of the boat, out of the wind, but basking in the warm sun. Nice smooth crossing. Car loading/parking very well run. Punctual departure and arrival. Large...More

1  Thank Marylyn L
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Late on, as we approached boarding, we realized we need an elevator for a person with mobility issues. Crew, organized all aspects of the elevator plus close loading position. Thanks Team. Oh, yes, try the moonlight cruise it is a joy as well, Great ship,...More

1  Thank NamutKwu
Reviewed 23 September 2016

If you want o save time, relax and just enjoy the hum of the boat, this is the way to travel. The water was a bit choppy but that only added to the adventure. Loading and unloading was breeze. The ferry itself was exceptionally clean...More

Thank Kelly-Lee R
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Repainted just this spring, 2016, built in Owen Sound shipyard in 1974. Chi Cheemaun means Big Canoe in Ojibway. Reserve on line and get in line at least an hour early, the earlier the better. Very smooth and fast load and unload of vehicles. Remember...More

3  Thank MOrfitt2014
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Very efficient loading and unloading-good trip-nice staff Good !!!!! Nice views from lots of places on board and the food was average but not bad!

Thank jan w
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We followed advice of others here and arrived at the ferry dock in plenty of time, you need to be there more than an hour ahead to guarantee your reservation. Loading was very efficient and we headed straight up to the outside deck for a...More

Thank SBW6
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Fairly smooth crossing from Tobermory to South Baymouth. Staff on board were incredibly friendly and helpful. The entire ship was clean and it was a comfortable crossing.

Thank booknut81
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25 July 2017|
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Response from deb t | Reviewed this property |
You can take your dog on the lower deck only. I would recommend you leave your dog in your vehicle so that you can enjoy the boat. I left mine in my vehicle. Cracked the window and left water for them to drink. The cars... More
14 July 2017|
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Response from OSTCChi-Cheemaun | Property representative |
Hello, The Stargazers' Tour is a great event to attend while on-board the ship during the month of August. Most travelers who are on-board the last sailing continue on to their destination or stay in hotel in Tobermory... More
daniela p
26 July 2016|
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Response from Rod M | Reviewed this property |
40 dollars for two seniors but we did not get off.