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The Toonerville Trolley Riverboat Tour

Newberry, MI
+1 906-876-2311
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DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME OR MONEY, GO TO THE STATE PARK TO SEE THE FALLS

THIS IS A TOTAL SCAM TOURIST TRAP!! READ ALL THE REVIEWS NOT JUST FROM THIS SITE, ESPECIALLY THE... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tina B
Beautiful scenery and nice trip in the UP

A full day of trolley ride to the boat and cruise to the falls. The narration on the return trip... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Loves_snorkeling_7
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Grosse Ile, MI
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Reviewed 2 days ago

THIS IS A TOTAL SCAM TOURIST TRAP!! READ ALL THE REVIEWS NOT JUST FROM THIS SITE, ESPECIALLY THE POOR RATING ONES AND THEN READ THE OWNERS RESPONSES TO ALL OF THEM - VERY DISREGARDING AND CONDESCENDING, TOTALLY TALKING OVER AND AROUND THE NEGATIVE POINTS. I...More

Thank Tina B
Reviewed 2 days ago

A full day of trolley ride to the boat and cruise to the falls. The narration on the return trip was very informative about the river, history, wildlife, etc. The path walking to the falls was in good shape and staff very helpful. Water levels...More

Thank Loves_snorkeling_7
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed out trolley/boat tour. It was a relaxing to meander down the river and the falls were awesome. The staff were very friendly and the burger was to die for. I think $5.95 for just a burger is a bit high but lord...More

Thank lordygirl69
Dixie S, Owner at The Toonerville Trolley Riverboat Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so happy you enjoyed the tour. Sorry you felt the prices were high, we have not raised the prices for 3 years. We are so very happy you enjoyed your burger. Thank you for your awesome review

Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip was very relaxing, the staff was friendly, and the narrative was very informative about the area/wildlife/history of the river and town. Food was available on the boat (cash only) at a relatively reasonable price. The train ride is about an hour each way,...More

Thank Sarah B
Dixie S, Owner at The Toonerville Trolley Riverboat Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review we are very happy you and your party enjoyed the tour.

Reviewed 15 January 2017

Starts with a train ride through the North Woods where you'll observe mother nature at her best. Birds, bears, forests and ??. We had bears alongside the track (& train) and even had one follow the train for a while. The boat trip was beautiful...More

Thank Teddy452014
Dixie S, Owner at The Toonerville Trolley Riverboat Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Our family appreciates your taking the time to review our train and riverboat tour to Tahquamenon Falls. We are very pleased you and your wife had an enjoyable trip. It's always a bonus when the bears come out for the train. I'm happy they cooperated...More

Reviewed 27 October 2016

We really enjoyed the relaxing, informative excursion. The train ride is mostly through marshy forest teeming with birds and occasionally other wildlife. On the river boat we enjoyed the narration and explanations given by the captain. The crew and all staff were real friendly and...More

Thank Mukoy
Dixie S, Owner at The Toonerville Trolley Riverboat Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2016

I'm glad you came as a stand by and got to join the trip. Thanks for the great review.

Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a very relaxing boat ride. If you go in the fall you will see beautiful colors. You will also see eagles sitting in trees and other birds flying around in the summer time.

Thank jean374
Dixie S, Owner at The Toonerville Trolley Riverboat Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2016

Were so happy you enjoyed the tour. Eagles are always an exciting sighting. We thank you for your wonderful review.

Reviewed 25 October 2016

You take a train ride through the woods/fields to the river boat. On the train ride we were able to see bears in the wild. The boat ride is slow and relaxing. You stop at the end of the boat ride and can get off...More

Thank Vickie P
Dixie S, Owner at The Toonerville Trolley Riverboat Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2016

Were glad you found the length of the trip just right. We are aware that there are those that don't agree, but perhaps those are the kind of people who have a hard time relaxing. If we could have the trip be shorter we would....More

Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We did this last minute and was able to get on their next to last trip. Dixie was a great person to deal with and made the trip more enjoyable. The captain and crew were personable and really helpful. It was like they were family....More

Thank Michael J
Dixie S, Owner at The Toonerville Trolley Riverboat Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2016

Thanks for your review. It pleases our family to know you had an enjoyable trip with us. We are always glad to be of service to our guests. We are looking forward to serving you again sometime.

Reviewed 29 September 2016

We really enjoyed our experience on the tour. The people at the office are very friendly and helpful. They can't control the weather so you sure can't complain about that. It is very slow moving and if you get bored quickly, you may want to...More

Thank Doris C
Dixie S, Owner at The Toonerville Trolley Riverboat Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2016

Thanks for the great review. You have brought up some great points about the trip. I'm sorry you felt that you needed more time at the falls. We try and not rush people there as much as we can, however people start getting cranky if...More

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Melnik0919
I ride a mobility scooter. How doable is this tour for me? The falls? Thanks in advance!
17 April 2017|
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Response from Dixie S | Property representative |
We are very sorry but due to the weight and size of a power scooter we are unable to accommodate them. Here is some information about the trip that may be helpful. There is parking close to the train. The train has 2 steps... More
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charmelash
Wondering how are the Black Flies are they out?
14 July 2016|
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Response from drydog77 | Reviewed this property |
Saw a few on the ride back to the boat in the morning but no bites and din't see them the rest of the day
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