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Tall Ship Manitou - Day Tours

13258 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-5456
+1 800-678-0383
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This was one of my most favorite experiences in Traverse City . The ride was smooth, staff... read more

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29cassandraa
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Livonia, United States
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Fabulous trip around Traverse Bay. Beautiful weather and great crew and Captain! If you are... read more

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Linda S
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Poughkeepsie, New York
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Join us aboard the 114' SCHOONER MANITOU as we ply the sparkling waters of Grand Traverse Bay. Sailing out of Traverse City, MI, Manitou offers three two hour sails per day as well as an adventurous "Floating Bed and Breakfast" package.
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  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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13258 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-5456
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Reviewed yesterday

This was one of my most favorite experiences in Traverse City . The ride was smooth, staff professional, and very reasonable for the experience.

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Reviewed yesterday

Fabulous trip around Traverse Bay. Beautiful weather and great crew and Captain! If you are looking for a relaxing two hour tour on the water, this is the one!

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Reviewed yesterday

The ship was built in the 1980's but is a very close reproduction of the schooners that sailed the Great Lakes. As a passenger you may be asked to help pull the halyards to raise the mighty sails and if you are nice to the...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We took our entire family (kids, grandkids, and in-laws), 15 of us. The weather on the day we scheduled was doubtful, and eventually the original sailing time was cancelled, but the staff was super understanding and helpful in working through that. We ended up re-scheduled...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were in Traverse City for a birthday weekend... Had booked a sunset ride for 2 and we had our service dog with us. The crew was very accommodating not just to us but to all the guests on the ship. It was a beautiful...More

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Thank Justin P
Reviewed 2 days ago

I booked an afternoon sail for my husband and I to celebrate his birthday! The weather was spectacular and the crew was outstanding, especially Sasha! We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! Thank you!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took our 3 children (3, 7 and 9 yrs) and they loved it! It was the perfect amount of time (2 hrs) for the children and there was plenty of room for them to move around safety. Captain Brett was FANTASTIC in chatting with...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Manitou crew were exceptional and loved how they all made their way around the ship to talk to everyone and get photo opps. Kids loved being able to steer and talk to Captain Bret. Wonderful experience for all aboard💜

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very relaxing trip on Grand Traverse Bay. Guests get to participate in raising the sails. You can step your way down some stairs to visit the galley and sleeping quarters. You get to experience what it would have been like during the era of Tall...More

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Thank ghalimar2
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had two grand children 6 and 9 boys who had a great time . They enjoyed exploring the ship, steering the boat and putting up the sails. The crew was great

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kkubicki60
22 July 2017|
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Response from JRH H | Reviewed this property |
Hello there, Alcohol, of staff preference, is aboard and only purchasable while at sail. It is requested you not bring your own alcohol. Best.
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Eddie B
6 July 2017|
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Response from Debbie W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the kind that you flush by pumping. The toilets were clean.
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messacar
28 July 2016|
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Response from TallShipManitou | Property representative |
If you look upTravel Key, they offer a discount on the Noon Cruise.
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