Pictured Rocks Cruises
P.O. Box 355, Munising, Michigan 49862
906/387-2379 or Toll Free: 1-800-650-2379

Cruises leave from Munising City Pier

Discover the Wonders of the Pictured Rocks from your Cruise Boat on Lake Superior

 Pictured Rocks Boat Cruises and The Sunset Cruise
2015 Schedule and Fares

The world famous Pictured Rocks sandstone cliffs are colored by minerals in the water, shaped by wind, ice, and waves. As the heavy ice formations and tremendous waves crash into the cliffs, the rocks are changed.

Bring your camera and join us on a breathtaking 2 1/2-3 hour cruise along Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The crystal clear blue green waters of Lake Superior have created masterpieces of colors and rock formations found nowhere else in the world.

Located along the south shore of Lake Superior (Gitchee-Gumee), the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore extends 37 miles eastward from Munising to Grand Marais, a colorful weather "carved" expanse of forest-topped rocks.

For over fifty years Pictured Rocks Boat Cruises has provided thousands of visitors the unforgettable experience of seeing these incredible formations up close in comfort and safety.

The cruise passes points such as Lovers Leap, Grand Portal, Miners Castle, and Indian Head. We offer one cruise daily that includes beautiful Spray Falls. These rock sculptures are described with legend and lore by your captain. The boat slowly cruises close to some of the rocks so that you may take outstanding photos. The boat travels 18 miles along the lakeshore and turns around at Chapel Rock.

Stop by our large gift shop for unusual gifts, sweatxhirts, "T" shirts, books, nautical items, and lighthouse collectibles.

lighthouse at grand island, munising, mi
picture rocks, pictured rocks, munising

Sunset Cruise

The Sunset Cruise leaves City Pier daily from May 23rd through October 18th.
See Schedule below for departure Times.
The Sunset Cruise takes you past the old East Channel Light
as you cruise along the rock formations on Grand Island and enjoy an evening on the water.

The East Channel Light on the southeast shore of Grand Island, built in 1869-1870, directed ships past the dangerous shoal of Sand Point. Improved range lights were built in 1908 and the East Channel Light was finally abandoned in 1913.


All Cruises leave from City Pier in Munising.
Follow signs on M-28 along Lake Superior shoreline to City Pier. Large parking lot.
Kennels Available for your pets with no charge
Reservations accepted. Call 906-387-2379 or 800-650-2379

One cruise daily includes beautiful Spray Falls.
Departure Schedule: (weather permitting)

May 16th through May 2nd: Spray Falls Cruise

2:00 pm

May 23rd & May 24th - Memorial Day Weekend
* * This Cruise includes Spray Falls

10:00 am, 12 Noon, 1pm, 2pm,3 pm,
4pm, 5 pm, 6 pm

May 25th through June 5th
* * This Cruise includes Spray Falls
10:00 am
2:00 pm
June 6th through June 12th
* * This Cruise includes Spray Falls
10:00 am, 1:00 pm
4:00 pm
June 13th through June 26th
* * This Cruise includes Spray Falls
10:00am, 12 Noon, 2:00 pm
4:00pm, 6:00pm
June 27th through July 15th
* * This Cruise includes Spray Falls
10:00am, 11:00 am, 12 Noon, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm,
4:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm
July 16th through August 23rd
* * This Cruise includes Spray Falls
10 am, 11:00am, 12 Noon, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm,
4:00pm, 5:00 pm, 6:00pm

August 24th through September 4th
* * This Cruise includes Spray Falls

10 am, 12 Noon, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm,
5:00 pm

Septemner 5th and September 6th (Labor Day Weekend)
* * This Cruise includes Spray Falls

10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12 Noon, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm
4:00 pm and 5:00 pm

September 7th through October 11th
* * This Cruise includes Spray Falls
10:00 am, 12 Noon
2:00pm, 4:00pm

October 12th through October 18th
* * This Cruise includes Spray Falls

10:00 am,
1:30 pm

Schedule subject to change
Sunset Cruise

May 23rd through June 5th

7:00 pm

June 6th through June 12th

7:15 pm

June 13th through July 15th

7:30 pm

July 16th through August 23rd 7:15 pm

August 24th through September 4th

6:15 pm

September 5th and September 6th

6:00 pm

September 7th through September 20th 5:45 pm

September 21st through October 11th

5:15 pm

October 12th through October 18th

5:00 pm

Sunset Cruise: Call for Information: 1-800-650-2379 or 906-387-2379
Schedule subject to change

No illegal Drugs or Alcohol allowed on Board
(Zero Tolerance Policy per U.S.C.G.)

Adults, $37.00
Children 6-12, $10.00
Children 5 and under, $1

Tour the Pictured Rocks from the water

All Vessels are Coast Guard Safety Approved and equipped with radar,
ship-to-shore radios, and stabilizers for your comfort and safety.
The Ticket Office and Gift Shop are located at the left of City Pier.

For more information, call us at 906/387-2379 or 1-800-650-2379

E-Mail for more information, reservations and tickets

E-Mail for boat information or to reach the Crew Staff Office

For questions on our Group Rates and Tour Operator Packages:
Call 906/387-2379 or 1-800-650-2379 or FAX inquiries to: (906) 387-3386


Visit our website at


Munising Michigan Pages for Information on Lodging, Attractions, and other Businesses


Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Information
Attractions & Recreation in the Munising Area
Adventures in the Upper Peninsula
Recreation in the Upper Peninsula
Upper Peninsula Traveler Home Page


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