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Tall Ship Manitou - Day Tours

13258 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-5456
+1 800-678-0383
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Great cruise of Grand Traverse Bay

The Manitou is a no-kidding threemaster powered by sails. The crew is professional and friendly... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Robert A
,
Traverse City, Michigan
via mobile
wish it had been more scenic.

We enjoyed the ride but wish it had taken us to see lighthouses or other sites instead of going... read more

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Reviewed 24 October 2017
Eileen O
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Chesterfield, Michigan
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Join us aboard the 114' SCHOONER MANITOU as we ply the sparkling waters of Grand Traverse Bay. Sailing out of Traverse City, MI, Manitou offers three two hour sails per day as well as an adventurous "Floating Bed and Breakfast" package.
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  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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13258 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-5456
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The Manitou is a no-kidding threemaster powered by sails. The crew is professional and friendly, and if you ask nicely, they might let you hoist a sail or two. Lunch is provided. The last captain. Now retired, was always away for Coast Guard training, and...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We enjoyed the ride but wish it had taken us to see lighthouses or other sites instead of going around in circles in the bay.

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Thank Eileen O
Reviewed 2 October 2017

There are no words to describe the magic of sailing West Grand Traverse Bay on a tranquil summer's day. Listening to the sound of silence as the engine is cut and the sails are secured transport you to another time. The majesty of the azure...More

Thank Doc3100
Reviewed 19 September 2017

My sister booked the sailboat 'Scout' for a two hour cruise on the Grand Traverse Bay, and it was a fantastic experience! We checked in at the office down the street from the marina. Wendy was pleasant and helpful and directed us to where we...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

very relaxing few hours out on the water. Crew were friendly, attentive, and informative. Would definitely recommend this trip for all ages.

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Thank Sheryl H
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Visited Traverse City on Labor Day Weekend. Was able to book 3 spots on the Manitou on their last sunset cruise for the season. Had a great time, good box lunch included, weather was perfect, sailing was smooth! It's amazing to see what the crew...More

Thank dhafer2016
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Always great! Visiting here since 1970, lived here since 1999. Our first voyage was in 2015! 6 voyages since! A great value.

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Thank John W
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We had a large group of 7 and we had a blast. The crew was great, the captain was friendly and let kids steer the boat. They had a nice selection of drinks and snacks to buy. All the visitors on board were friendly in...More

Thank The_GR_Blade
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My wife and I loved the two hour Noon Sail. The crew took time to chat with the passengers and were very pleasant. Thank you for offering craft beer aboard, too!

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Thank paco84711
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We really enjoyed the Noon cruise. It was fun helping raise the sails and very relaxing and quiet as we sailed around the bay. The crew was friendly, fun and informative. Definitely recommend it!

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kkubicki60
22 July 2017|
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Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
No, but they have beer and snacks for sale.
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Eddie B
6 July 2017|
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Response from Debbie W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the kind that you flush by pumping. The toilets were clean.
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messacar
28 July 2016|
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Response from TallShipManitou | Property representative |
If you look upTravel Key, they offer a discount on the Noon Cruise.
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