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
2020 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
Schedule Dates
(weather permitting)
Classic Cruise
2 1/2 Hours
Spay Falls Cruise
2 1/4 Hours
Sunset Cruise
2 1/2 Hours
May 9 - May 15 N/A 2pm N/A
May 16 - May 22 2pm 5pm N/A
May 23 - May 24 10am, 12pm, 1pm, 3pm, 4pm, 6pm 11am, 2pm, 5pm, 8pm (Sunset) 7pm
May 25 - June 5 10am, 5pm 1pm N/A
June 6 - June 26 10am, 1pm 2pm, 5pm, 8pm (Sunset) N/A
June 27 - July 19 10am, 12pm, 1pm, 3pm, 4pm, 6pm 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm, 5pm, 8pm (Sunset) 7:30pm
July 20 - Aug 16 10am, 12pm, 1pm, 3pm, 4pm , 6pm 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm, 5pm, 7:30pm (Sunset) 7pm
Aug 17 - Aug 29 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm, 5pm, 6pm 10am, 1pm, 4pm, 7pm (Sunset) N/A
Aug 30 - Sep 4 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm, 5pm, 6pm 10am, 1pm, 4pm, 6:45pm (Sunset) N/A
Sep 5 - Sep 6 9am, 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm, 5pm, 6pm 0am, 1pm, 4pm, 6:45pm (Sunset) N/A
Sep 7 - Sep 12 10am, 2pm, 5pm 12pm, 3pm, 6:30pm (Sunset) N/A
Sep 13 - Sep 19 10am, 2pm, 5pm 12pm, 3pm, 6:15pm (Sunset) N/A
Sep 20 - Sep 26 10am, 2pm, 5pm 12pm, 3pm, 6pm (Sunset) N/A
Sep 27 - Oct 3 10am, 2pm, 5pm 12pm, 3pm, 5:45pm (Sunset) N/A
Oct 4 - Oct 10 10am, 2pm, 4pm 12pm, 3pm, 5:30pm (Sunset) N/A
Oct 11 - Oct 18 12pm, 4pm 12pm, 3pm, 5:15pm (Sunset) N/A

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

Classic Cruise Spray Falls Cruise Sunset Cruise
Approx Duration 2 hours and 30 minutes 2 hours and 15 minutes 2 hours and 30 minutes
Ticket Cost $38 $45 $38
Children 6-12 $10 $10 $10
Children Under 6 $1 $1 $1

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


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