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“Nature at it's finest !!”

Pictured Rocks Cruises
Ranked #3 of 8 Tours in Munising
Certificate of Excellence
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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 16 June 2014

and facts about Pictured Rock. The tour was amazingly beautiful and breathtaking, its amazing what nature can do. Worth the trip, but no matter how warm the wheather wear a jacket ,the boat ride there was very cold, but worth alittle chill. Cant wait to go in the fall .

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Reviewed 10 June 2014

took this trip last year, it was beautiful, breathtaking in some parts. Beware, it is a long boat ride and Lake Superior can get rough out there, AND cold!!! We took the sunset cruise which i highly recommend. The whole Munising area is very pretty so try to spend several days in that area, and go visit some of the other near by wonders......... like Tequamenon Falls.

Thank regnadkcin
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Reviewed 9 June 2014

Good tour. Lots of good insightful tidbits from the captain/tour guide about the lake and the cliffs. The colors on the rocks were interesting, but not as impressive as I'd expected. We walked the Pictured Rocks park shore earlier in the day, and it was interesting to get the view of the same places from the water. Definitely a time well spent !

Thank pit239
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Reviewed 14 May 2014

We arrived about 45 minutes before the trip and got in line about 30 minutes early, which was just right for getting a good seat. Our tour was not full though, so lots of people moved around the boat. The PA system on our tour was ok but could have been better.
We took the 5 pm tour that goes all the way out to Spray Falls. The falls are nice, but don’t feel bad if you are on a different trip and miss it. We took this one because of the lighting; early evening is best, but the 7 pm tour was going to be too late for our 5 yo. The lighting at 5 pm was also excellent. There are literally thousands of photo opps. The rocks were every color of the rainbow and then some. Sailing past the various beaches and Miner’s Castle makes you want to spend a few weeks leisurely hiking and enjoying the entire area.

If you have a good view of the rocks on the trip out, you may want to bring an activity for the ride back to Munising. My husband and son were kind of bored for that part. Overall an excellent tour though.

Miscellaneous: The tour is easy to locate downtown. There is plenty of free parking. There are restrooms on the boat and in the gift shop. It’s fine to bring your own food and beverages on the boat. You should also bring plenty of bug spray in the summer. The biting flies really enjoy the captives on the boat.

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Reviewed 2 May 2014

Yes, you get to see the amazing rocks, Initially it is breathtaking, but after some time everything looks pretty much the same. The trip is pretty long - so be careful if you do not enjoy boat rides. If you have time constraint, better off to take a peek from various scenic points while driving from car.

1  Thank joshbay84
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