Shipwreck Tours
glass bottom boat shipwreck tours

Narrated Tours of Lake Superior Shipwrecks
in a Glass Bottom Boat
Lake Superior Shipwreck Scuba Diving

Glass Bottom Boat Shipwreck Tours 
1204 Commercial St.
Munising, MI 49862

Ticket Office and Gift Shop:
Phone: (906) 387-4477 or
E-mail for information

Touch The Past on an Exciting Glass Bottom Boat Adventure

Come Aboard! Discover the shipwrecks of the Alger Underwater Preserve through the clear waters of Lake Superior, and the rock formations of Grand Island. Visibility in this part of Lake Superior can be up to 50'.

History comes alive as you hear about these turn of the century wrecks with our narrated tour of these Lake Superior shipwrecks. Explore two of these shipwrecks aboard the Miss Munising, the Fireball, or the Shipwreck Express, both Coast Guard Certified vessels equipped with specially designed viewing areas.

Guests looking through the viewing glass as they get
a full narration of what exactly they are looking at.
This is the Shipwreck Bermuda from looking over the side of the boat
on a calm day. Imagine what it looks like through the glass!

You will also view Grand Island's East Channel Lighthouse and the original settlement on the island, some of the oldest buildings on the south shore of Lake Superior. Enjoy the beauty of the rock formations on the shoreline of Grand Island. Fun for the entire family.

•Tour is Approximately 2 Hours • Reservations Highly Recommended
Open 7 days a week, May 25, 2020 to October 11, 2020: Rain or Shine
See the Herman Hettler, the Bermuda, and thefamous East Channel Lighthouse.

Shipwreck Tour: Scheduled Daily Departures 2020
Memorial Day Weekend to mid June: 10am & 1pm
Mid June - June 30th: 10 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, & 2:30 pm
July 1st - August 31st: 10 am, 11:30 am, 1L00 pm, 2:30 pm & 4:00pm
September 1st - September 30th: 10 m, 11:30 am, & 1:00pm
Labor Day weekend (Saturday & Sunday): 10 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, 2:30 pm, 4:00pm & 5:30 pm
October 1st to mid October: 10 am, & 1:00 pm (Saturday's addition 11:30 am tour)

Shipwreck Tour Fares: 2020
Adults: $35.00
Senior Citizens: $31.00
Military: $31.00 (must show military ID)
Children 12 and under: $12.00
Children 5 and under: $1.00

Reservations Highly Recommended: Please make one day in advance.
We accept MasterCard, American Express, Visa, and Discover
Tickets can be purchased online

Bus Tours Welcome
Dog Kennels Available at no charge
Unique Gift Shop

Sorry, Not Handicap Accessible

See the Herman Hettler, the Bermuda,
and the mysterious old Scow Schooner
from our glass bottomed boats.

The boat passes the old East Channel Lightfhouse,
one of the earliest established lighthouses on Lake Superior.

A closer look at our glass bottom boats.
 

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.

 

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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Scuba Dive the shipwrecks of the Alger Preserve
 Morning-Afternoon-Evening-Night Dives.
Individual and group rates.
Dive shop and air service at dock
Open Water Certification Required
Must have your own gear.
Tanks and weights are available for rent.

Contact:
Shipwreck Tour Office
1-(906) 387-4477

E-mail for Scuba Diving information

Glass Bottom Boat Shipwreck Tours 
1204 Commercial St.
Munising, MI 49862

Ticket Office and Gift Shop:
Phone: (906)387-4477
E-mail

Order Tickets Online

Specialty Cruises Available for Group Gatherings. Call or e-mail for information.

Please check our website at www.shipwrecktours.com

Alger Underwater Preserve

 

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Underwater wreck photo courtesy of Tom Buchkoe