The Toonerville Trolley Riverboat Tour

Soo Junction, MI
Depot: 906-876-2311

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The Tahquamenon Falls Riverboat Tour Business is for sale!
Tahquamenon Falls Riverboat Tours finished it's 96th season and the Stewarts will be heading into well deserved retirement after 42 years. Are you interested in owning and operating one of the most iconic businesses in the Upper Peninsula? Contact us for more information about this unique opportunity.

Experience our train and riverboat tour to Tahquamenon Falls ` just 57 miles from the Mackinac Bridge. Tours depart from Soo Junction located between Hulbert and Newberry on Highway M-28 at mile marker #246 in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Tahquamenon Falls Wilderness Excursion
Ride the longest 24-inch rail in the USA
Excellent Tour for Bird Watching and Nature Enthusiasts

TOUR #1: 6 1/2 Hour Train and Riverboat Tour to Tahquamenon Falls.

This 6 1/2 hour wilderness tour starts with a 35 minute narrow gauge train ride, followed by a 2 hour, narrated riverboat cruise. After reaching the rapids above the falls, the riverboat docks for one hour and fifteen minutes, allowing for a 5/8 mile nature hike to our private view of the upper Tahquamenon Falls.

The 6 1/2 hour wilderness tour departs Soo Junction, MI at 10:30 AM and returns at 5:00 PM. Please arrive 30 minutes before departure to allow time to get your tickets and be seated.

After the stopover, the riverboat and train retrace their route back to Soo Junction. The nature hike includes stairs and is not handicap accessible.


The Captain gives commentary on river history, Indian lore, and points out any wildlife that is spotted along the way. Then stopover for a nature hike (5/8 mile ) through virgin forest to view the mighty Falls. Please note: hike is not handicap accessible. Passengers then board the boat for the return trip to the waiting train and the ride back to Soo Junction.

While you cruise the river enjoy a sandwich or beverage from our excellent on-board cafeteria and beverage bar, where food is served at popular prices. Restrooms on-board.


2023 Schedule for
6 1/2 hour Train and Riverboat Tour to Tahquamenon Falls

June 14 - June 28
Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday only

July 1 - August 19
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday only

August 21 - October 7
Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday only

Labor Day Weekend
Open Sunday September 3, 2023
Closed on Labor Day 9-4-22

* * Please note: hiking trail is not handicap accessible.

Enjoy the beautiful fall colors on the Train and River Boat Tour through October 7th.

2023 Price List
6 1/2 Hour Train and Riverboat Tour to Tahquamenon Falls
The only Tour to Tahquamenon Falls

Round Trip Fare
Adults: $ 55.00
Senior (62+) $51.00
Child Ages 4 through 15: $32.00
Children age 3 and under: FREE

* Schedule and fares subject to change without notice

We have been a family business for over 96 years and pride ourselves in bringing you 3 generations of experience and service. Let us show you how beautiful nature can be. The owners are looking to retire and are seeking a buyer. Call for information 906-876-2311

Group rates and private charters available. Call for a quote.

We accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover credit cards


For more information call 1-888-77-TRAIN or e-mail:

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