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Address: | Ontario, Port Carling, Ontario P0B 1J0, Canada
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The "Muskoka Experience" always includes a cruise on the big 3...

The "Muskoka Experience" always includes a cruise on the big 3 Muskoka Lakes, with their rugged & beautiful Canadian Shield vistas & gorgeous cottages. Enjoy live commentary including history & local lore. Depart Port Carling 7 days/wk late June-Oct. Sunset, dinner & private/bridal cruises too!

Owned & operated by Captain Randy Potts, who has been a licensed captain for over 30 years, Sunset Cruises is an alternative to the larger ships, and can show you Muskoka scenery accessible only by our smaller ships. We go where the large boats don't.

The Peerless II made its living for over 50 years as a gasoline and home heating oil delivery boat. We restored it so visitors and locals alike could see and experience first hand the historic supply boat era on the lakes.

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Very interesting and relaxing cruise on Peerless 2!

We really enjoyed the cruise on Peerless 2, everything was perfect. Weather was lovely, slight breeze, so not too hot. The captain of the day did a great job of the narrative. He... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We planned to start our stay in Muskoka with lunch and a cruise from Port carling. Their web site indicated 3 cruises on 19th October, but when we arrived the whole town was closed. Not a restaurant open, not a shop open, a local person told us that even locals cannot find a shop to buy their goods. We were... More 

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Randall P, Owner at Sunset Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our cruise boat business in Port Carling. Somehow your information regarding our website info and our Fall cruise schedule was incorrect. Our website still clearly shows our 2016 season finishing on October 16. You are correct in stating that many shops and restaurants are closed in Port Carling. It is a small town in... More 

Canada
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162 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We really enjoyed the cruise on Peerless 2, everything was perfect. Weather was lovely, slight breeze, so not too hot. The captain of the day did a great job of the narrative. He explained things well.Staff were friendly and even drew on the map the route we had taken. Would certainly recommend it to others.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Welcomed to Peerless II by Captain Potts, Larry and Fran..friendly and helpful crew. My 24 year old daughter and I have enjoyed 2 scenic cruises with this crew on Lake Rosseau and also around the Port Carling area. Captain Potts is a expert on the lakes as he has years of experience sailing in the area. He enthusiastically shares his... More 

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WNY
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49 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Boat, Peerless 2, is lovingly cared for by Captain. Captain certainly enjoys his job and is enteraining. Would just suggest signage to locate boat when not at dock. When we arrived in Port Carling we could not find any signage. An hour before cruise was to go out boat arrived and portable signage was put up. Web site or so... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Thanks to Capt Randy and Larry for such a marvelous ride. Great background/history of the area and such friendly folks. Highly recommend!!!! Couldn't of gone any better. Allow a little time on the front or back end, to enjoy the town as well. On the lake the homes are magnificent you will see it all. We visited the day before... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Went on the Monday after Father's Day and the weather was awesome! A little windy, but the Captain changed the route a little to avoid the wind! 2 hour cruise and only 8 passengers. Like a private cruise! Was told if they say they are going out and have only 2 people, they still go out! Not like their competitors,... More 

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Toronto
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75 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

On Sunday Sept 27th we took the 2 hour Lake Rosseau Cruise on the Peerless II with Sunset Cruises. It could not have been better. The weather was spectacular. The crew were friendly and knowledgeable. We had a wonderful time. We will do it again and tell all of our friends about it as well. We thought the price was... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

Trip not to be missed in Muskoka. The intimacy of the boat and the friendliness of the crew is second to none. Captain Potts love of the lakes and his passion for its history makes for a cruise to remember. Already in our calendar for next year.

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Parksville, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Just spent 2hours cruising the south end of Lake Rosseau in the Muskokas in an historic supply boat that has been restored and transformed into a tourist attraction. Captain Potts has a wealth of information, not only about current residents of the lake homes but a complete history of wealthy dynasties who owned and established estates and properties from the... More 

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Wasaga Beach, Canada
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55 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2014

We went on this cruise while visiting our son last summer. Was very welcoming, informative and friendly. Would recommend to everyone. Was very enjoyable.

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