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
2018 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.

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Sunset Cruise
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 the setting sun as it shines on the Pictured Rocks.
A wonderful 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

Schedule subject to change
Classic Cruise: Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes

Spray Falls Cruise: Duration 2 hours, 15 minutes
Sunset Cruise: Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes
Departure Schedule Classic Cruise: (weather permitting)
2 Hours 30 Minutes

May 12th through May 19th:

Not Available

May 20th through May 25th: 2pm

May 26th & May 27th - Memorial Day Weekend

10am, 12pm, 1pm, 3pm, 4pm & 6pm

May 28th through June 8th
10am & 1pm
June 9th through June 24th
10am, 1pm, & 4pm
June 25th through August 19th 10am, 12pm, 1pm, 3pm, 4pm, & 6pm
August 20th through August 31st 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm, 5pm & 6pm
September 1st & 2nd: (Labor Day Weekend) 9am, 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm, 5pm & 6pm
September 3rd through Sseptember 30th 10am, 2pm, & 5pm
October 1st through and October 13th 10am, 1pm & 4pm
October 14th through October 21st
12pm & 4pm
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Departure Schedule Spray Falls Cruise:
2 Hours 15 Minutes

May 12th through May 19th:


May 20th through May 25th: 5pm

May 26th & May 27th - Memorial Day Weekend

11am, 2pm, 5pm, & 8pm (Sunset)

May 28th through June 8th
4pm, & 7:30pm (Sunset)
June 9th through Juy 22nd
11am, 2pm, 5pm, 8pm (Sunset)
July 23rd through August 19th
10am, 1pm, 5pm, & 7:30pm (Sunset)
August 20th through & September 2nd
10am, 1pm, 4pm, & 7pm (Sunset)

September 3rd & September 9th

12pm, 3pm, & 6:45pm (Sunset)

September 10th through September 16th

12pm, 3pm, & 6:30pm (Sunset)

September 17th through September 23rd 12pm, 3pm, & 6:15pm (Sunset)
September 24th through September 30th 12pm, 3pm, & 6pm (Sunset)
October 1st through October 6th 12pm, 3pm, & 5:45pm (Sunset)
October 7th through October 13th 12pm, 3pm, & 5:30pm (Sunset)

October 14th through October 21st

12pm, 2pm, & 5:15pm (Sunset)

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Sunset Cruise
2 Hours 30 Minutes

May 26th and May 27th


June 9th through July 22nd


July 23rd through August 19th

7:00 pm

August 21st through October 21st
The Sunset Cruise has been combined with the cruise to Spray Falls

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.)

Cruise Fares:
Classic Cruise: $38.00
Spray Falls Cruise: $45.00
Sunset Cruise: $38.00
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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