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Muskoka Steamships

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Address: 185 Cherokee Lane, Gravenhurst, Ontario P1P 1Z9, Canada
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+1 705-687-6667
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08:30 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Nothing says Muskoka like discovery. Hop aboard the amazing Royal Mail Ship...

Nothing says Muskoka like discovery. Hop aboard the amazing Royal Mail Ship Segwun, North America’s oldest operating steamship, or take a trip on Wenonah II with all its modern conveniences. Celebrate your wedding, birthday, anniversary, or any other special event with us with the beautiful backdrop of the Muskoka Lakes. It’s the one-of-a-kind way to experience Muskoka!

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Watch the world drift by

Our family enjoyed this excursion, although our daughter got a bit bored by the end. If you want to hear the commentary about the area as you go, make sure you find a seat in the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family enjoyed this excursion, although our daughter got a bit bored by the end. If you want to hear the commentary about the area as you go, make sure you find a seat in the front of the boat.

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Toronto, Canada
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

What a great way to spend a beautiful fall afternoon , enjoying the scenery and sunshine on the upper deck, and showing a visiting cousin from England the beauty of this area. Highly recommend the short trip - but the lunch and dinner cruises sound great too- maybe next time! We were able to buy tickets at the dock but... More 

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Thank Franandkelly
Brampton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 497 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We went for the 1 hour Segwun cruise. Segwun Steamship is 127 years old so its interesting to see that the steamship is still operational. The 1 hr cruise was very relaxing. It departed and arrived on time at the Muskoka Wharf. I find the fee however quite expensive.

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

What a great day with friends. I had two girl friends visiting from out of town and I am new to Gravenhurst. We decided to play the tourist and go for the steamship cruise. What a beautiful trip. It was a very hot day and as a fair person, I was happy that I had my umbrella in my purse... More 

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

What a great way to cruise the lake. The gentle sound of these perfectly restored ships adds enormously to the beauty of the surroundings. Great staff and a highly recommended way to see the sights.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Will certainly do this again ... so lovely to float around in a 100 tr old steam ship sipping wine and gazing at wealthy people's cottages.

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Thank Bzz22
Oakville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

A cruise and lunch on the RMS Segwun (yes, it still carries the title of mail-ship!), the oldest steam-powered vessel in North America. Went into service 1887 and still going strong. The lunch was fine (turkey dinner) and the cruise was most enjoyable, helped by having a very informative guide commentary. Bit of a glitch with ours as the cruise... More 

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Thank Colin L
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Amazing time, good food and informative tour on a steam ship. It was a fun afternoon cruising on the lakes of Muskoka

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

If you are a visitor to Muskoka, don't miss the amazing opportunity to take a cruise on one of the classic steam ships in Lake Muskoka leaving from the Gravenhurst wharf. While we didn't visit the adjacent museum, I am sure it would be interesting for a future visit. We took a sunset cruise on the RMS Segwun and for... More 

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Notre-Dame-de-l'Ile-Perrot, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

took a ride with family a few years back. It was a windy and cold day so we stayed inside for the sake of an elderly passenger who travelled with us. See houses along the way that are beautiful, big and expensive. There is a PA system and you are told the history of the boat and the surroundings. Sit... More 

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