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Tall Ship Manitou - Day Tours

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Address: 13258 S West Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684-5456
Phone Number: +1 800-678-0383
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Join us aboard the 114' SCHOONER MANITOU as we ply the sparkling waters of...

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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Manitou - evening sail

All around a fantastic experience. Fun for everyone aboard - all ages. The crew was great - friendly and very hospitable.

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 August 2016
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Midland, Michigan
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Midland, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

All around a fantastic experience. Fun for everyone aboard - all ages. The crew was great - friendly and very hospitable.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We took the 6:30 to 8:30 sail. The crew was proficient as well as entertaining. The sailing was very smooth; no sea sick pills needed. Included a picnic with choice of drinks. Everyone on the ship seemed to have a good time. Even the kids were entertained. Price was reasonable. Once on the ship, Several of us got to help... More 

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

had a great time taking my wife, mother and nephew out sailing for a couple of hours and letting them see the work involved.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

My wife and I got the chance to experience the tall ship Manitou through a gift that took us on an evening cruise. What a wonderful treat! It was fun to experience sailing as it once was and still is today. I would highly recommend any trip they offer.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

If you ever wondered what sailing on a late 19th Century schooner was like, this is the experience for you. Even though the winds were quite calm this time, it is easy to slip back 125+ years in time and enjoy the pleasures of sailing before the wind. It is particularly enjoyable as soon as the motor is shut off... More 

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Green Cove Springs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Sunscreen, secure hat, and deck shoes--the only things you need for a great couple of hours of sailing in the bay! We took the sunset cruise and had a wonderful time. You can learn a little lingo, and be a part of the crew on the Manitou-- or not--your choice. The crew is most attentive, dinner was pleasant, and the... More 

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Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Our ice cream sail was a blast. The crew included us with pulling up the sails-"heave ho"-what an experience! The sun and the wind made this a perfect sail. It had rained pretty much all day but by the 3:00pm the weather changed. Our sibling reunion of 11 had a blast ! The crew was very knowledgeable...the views spectacular. This... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Overall a wonderful experience and reasonably priced. The crew was engaging and we met many people on the sail from all over the USA that were great to talk to. We stayed on the boat overnight and my only, somewhat petty complaint, is that it took me 30 minutes or so to get a drink from the bar. Maybe get... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Wonderful experience for those who have never been on a tall ship and/or sailed. gorgeous views too!

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Nice crew, nice boat. We enjoyed the relaxing and scenic trip! It rained a little at the end but wasn't a problem.

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