Ticket Office and Gift
May 25th through May 31st: 1pm
June 1st through June 14th: 10am and 1pm
June 15th through June 30th: 10 am, 1 pm, & 4 pm
July 1st through September 1st 10 am, 12:30 pm, 1 pm, and 4pm
September 2nd through September 30th: 10 am and 1pm
October 1st through October 12th: 1 pm
Senior Citizens: $29.00
Children 12 and under: $12.00
Children 5 and under: Free
Reservations Recommended: Please make one day in advance.
We accept MasterCard, Visa, and Discover
Bus Tours Welcome
Dog Kennels Available
Unique Gift Shop
and the mysterious old Scow Schooner
from our glass bottomed boats.
The boat passes the old East Channel Light, one of the earliest established lighthouses on Lake Superior.
The Bermuda, a 135 foot wooden schooner foundered and sank in the spring of 1870 in Murray Bay on Grand Island. Her top deck is just 12 feet below the water's surface where she has remained for 140 years. The wreck is intact, remarkable condition for a shallow wreck.
The Old Scow Schooner, a 150' section of the wooden schooner lies close to shore along the Grand Island thumb. This was a cheaply built vessel with a flat bottom, flat sides, and a square bow and stern. Historical research has not found any record of a scow schooner meeting her end near Grand Island.
In November of 1926, the Herman H. Hettler was seeking shelter in Munising Harbor when she slammed into a reef. The Hettler, built in 1890, was bound for Duluth carrying a cargo of 1,100 tons of bulk table salt. The 210' wooden steamer was driven far up on the reef and a storm then carried off the upper works and sank the stern.
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Individual and group rates.
Dive shop and air service at dock.
Limited Rental scuba equipment is available
Glass Bottom Boat
1204 Commercial St.
Munising, MI 49862
Ticket Office and Gift
Specialty Cruises Available for Group Gatherings. Call or e-mail for information.
Please check our website at www.shipwrecktours.com
Underwater wreck photo courtesy of Tom Buchkoe
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