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“Average food” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of MS Chi-Cheemaun

MS Chi-Cheemaun
Ranked #4 of 19 things to do in Tobermory
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Fife
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54 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Average food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2013

Visited with friends and had hoped to book for the Sunset cruise so that we could have our meal served to us but it was fully booked so We decided to go as walk on passengers and have the self serve meal. There was one lady serving the meals for a long line of passengers and when she dished up our meal it wasn't exactly what we had ordered. We accepted it rather than have another wait, but because there were five of us in our party, the first few were already sat down and had eaten half of their meal before the last of us got served. It wasn't quite the nice relaxing dining we had planned on but the meal was fine although nothing special. The view of the sunset from on board though more than made up for it. It was stunning

Visited September 2013
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“great experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2013

Friendly staff, fairly priced, clean and comfy boat. Highly recommend this transportation method to and from Tobermory. Saved great amount of drive time

Visited July 2013
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Manchester
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153 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Reliable transport to Manitoulin”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2013

The service was easy to reserve and there were no problems with our travel to Manitoulin Island. It would be great if you could pre-pay online.

Visited August 2013
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Baden, Canada
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25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great Experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

It was a good trip - wife had never done it and it'd been years since I did. Our kids (3 and 5) found the experience pretty cool. I would suggest going up top immediately so you can see the coast as the ship heads out of port - the water is so clear and clean you get a really neat view into the water from up top for the first bit of the trip, particularly around the coast areas.

There is a cafeteria on board which is decent but is a long wait for food. Prices were reasonable in my opinion, but frankly I'd suggest bringing your own food on board and enjoying the trip from another vantage point.

The whole boarding/unloading process is pretty organized, they obviously have it down to an art form. Even though we were fairly middle of the pack getting on or off didn't feel like it was a crazy drawn out process by any means.

It's a bit pricey (we had our mini-van plus tent trailer, two adults and two children (one was free because he's only 3) - but it's not like you're going to do this trip year after year so for the experience it's worth the cost I'd say.

Visited August 2013
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Canton, MI
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78 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Great ferry”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2013

My husband and I recently spent a week traveling around Ontario. We want to go to Manitoulin Island and this ferry service was an excellent was to get there. The ride was very smooth and fun. The operation was very organized and efficient. Would definitely recommend using this ferry service.

Visited August 2013
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