Keweenaw Waterway Cruises
Houghton, MI 49931 (906) 482-0984
All cruises depart at 12:30 pm from the Isle Royale National Park Houghton Visitor Center. Passengers must arrive by 12:00 pm for check-in. Cruises last between 2.5 to 3 hours and will travel south along the Keweenaw Waterway to the South Entry, venturing a short distance into Keweenaw Bay if conditions are pleasant, before returning to Houghton. Refreshments will be available at the Ranger III Grill, and passengers should bring a light jacket to protect against wind and chill.
New for 2017, during the first half of the voyage, a park ranger will present a tour of the waterway, its history, geology, and connection to Isle Royale.
Due to popularity, advance reservations are recommended. Reservations can be made Monday through Friday,8:00 am to 6:00 pm, and Saturday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Call (906) 482-0984 or stop by the Houghton Visitor Center. Ticket prices are $20.00 for adults, $5.00 for youth (age 1-15), and infants under one year receive a free ticket. The 165 foot Ranger III, piloted by Captain Rand Attaway, with a crew of nine, can carry up to 128 passengers.
Enjoy an afternoon of area scenery with your family and friends aboard the Ranger III while cruising the historic Keweenaw Waterway.