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MS Chi-Cheemaun

8 Eliza Street, Tobermory, Ontario NOH 2RO, Canada
+1 800-265-3163
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Only choice to get to Manitoulin from Tobemory!

There are two ways to get to Manitoulin Island . Drive all the way around from Sudbury or take the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ontario, Canada
Nice ferry ride

It was an interesting trip. Very relaxing. Love boats and water so any time I get a chance to... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Brampton, Canada
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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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“south baymouth” (47 reviews)
“dinner cruise” (33 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
8 Eliza Street, Tobermory, Ontario NOH 2RO, Canada
+1 800-265-3163
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two ways to get to Manitoulin Island . Drive all the way around from Sudbury or take the Chi-Cheeman ferry ,which is beautiful and worthwhile. You need to make sure you arrive ahead in time for the ferry , coz I've seen long...More

Thank WineDineRoadies
Reviewed 30 October 2017

It was an interesting trip. Very relaxing. Love boats and water so any time I get a chance to take a ferry ride, I am all in for it.

Thank Judy19472014
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This was my first ferry ride. It was a little nerve wracking pulling your vehicle onto this big ship but once you were on and in the boat it was great. It was rainy on the ride to Tobermory so we stayed inside and watched...More

Thank Megan K
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely delicious! Prime rib and Georgian Bay whitefish - Devine! Service was top notch. Could have better wine choices though.

Thank Joanne B
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Took the end of season Fall cruise on the "Cheech" today from Tobermory to it's winter berth in Owen Sound. It far exceeded my expectations, weather is a big factor and it cooperated for a cool but sunny trip. We spent the entire trip on...More

Thank mississaugabob
Reviewed 16 October 2017

What an adventure. Took my wife to celebrate her birthday and was sooo!!!! impressed. The meal was wonderful--more than expected. The service was even better. We haven;t had service like this in a long time. Reservations are required. All aboard to set sail and enjoy

Thank 374micheala
Reviewed 11 October 2017

My friend and I were travelling to Silverwater on Manitoulin Is.. Instead of driving around to Sudbury then Little Current we decided to take the ferry across. Less driving time and we weren't in a hurray. Pricing for the time of year was quite reasonable...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We took this ferry from Tobermory to Manitoulin Island. Such a nice break in a whirlwind week. The ferry is huge with lots of comfortable places to sit and relax. Enjoy watching the water and people. There is a fully equipped cafeteria on board with...More

Thank cebcolpitts
Reviewed 7 October 2017

omg it was soooo great the weather was sun and the bay was calm the food was homemade i ate the cabbage rolls it was not crowded so we had a fun crossing

Thank smiley6377
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The ferry left on time, arrived on time. Certainly more fun no faster than driving all the way around which we did coming home. Very efficiently loaded and unloaded. Only downside was the lack of information on board about Manitouln island..lots of brochures on restaurants,...More

Thank Johanna P
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8 November 2017|
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Response from cmdm101991 | Reviewed this property |
There are stairs from the parking area up to the 1st deck but there is an elevator on the boat for level to level. If the person with stair problems isn't the vehicle driver they might be able to walk on, because we saw some... More
25 July 2017|
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Response from deb t | Reviewed this property |
You can take your dog on the lower deck only. I would recommend you leave your dog in your vehicle so that you can enjoy the boat. I left mine in my vehicle. Cracked the window and left water for them to drink. The cars... More
14 July 2017|
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Response from OSTCChi-Cheemaun | Property representative |
Hello, The Stargazers' Tour is a great event to attend while on-board the ship during the month of August. Most travelers who are on-board the last sailing continue on to their destination or stay in hotel in Tobermory... More