5 Boat Tours in Detroit to Keep the Summer Flow Going

Boat Tours in Detroit Help Create More Natural Fun! View the City From the Water This Season


Looking for something fun to do in Detroit? Look out to the water! Boat tours in Detroit are here for you to laugh, float, and splash your way through the city to make the most of this season. Have you had a look at other water activities in Detroit? There are several options both social and sports-related, but this list is great for gatherings like family reunions and team building, birthday parties, and more.

Your group just has to pedal. Bring your own snacks & drinks on board for a different type of team bonding. Detroitisit rounded up a list of the best boat tours in Detroit to add more excitement to this summer and look forward to next year.


Boat tours in Detroit are big in the summertime, but get ready for an even bigger ride. Detroit Cycle Boat is a private charter that joins together all ages with friends, family, and co-workers. Detroit River looks extra glamorous up close and personal. Michigan’s beautiful summers and amazing waterways provide an exciting opportunity to enjoy the waters of Michigan. The newest boat, The Big Kahuna 2.0 Tiki Boat is the definition of a party. It’s the first and only 18 passenger tiki boats in the Midwest! This one provides a 2-hour tour for groups who don’t want to pedal that have a larger group! Click HERE to view their site.

Located at 11000 Freud St, Detroit, MI 48214. PHONE: (313) 710-5156


Aloha Tiki Tours Detroit



The Motor City is always on the move. Get your gang together on a particularly hot summer day. You could go bar-crawling in Detroit or float on the water and let the drinks come to you. Boat tours in Detroit welcome you to test out the newest tiki bar ON the water. Now, you have no excuse to sit around and wonder what things to do in Detroit this summer. This “island getaway” raises the excitement level for bachelor/bachelorette parties, reunions, family gatherings, team buildings, and more. Click HERE for more information. Up to 6 guests per Tiki. They also have St. Clair Shores Tiki Boats and Wyandotte Tiki Boat exploration.

Located at: 150 Saint-Jean St., Detroit, MI 48214. PHONE: 313-710-5156



Relax on the Detroit River these summer months. Take a two-hour tour of one of the world’s busiest international waterways, the Detroit River. This groovy cruise leaves twice a day from docks in two locations, The Upper Detroit River Tour departs from Detroit’s Rivard Plaza while the Lower Detroit River Tour departs from Bishop Park in Wyandotte. The ships Diamond Jack and Diamond Queen have sailed the Great Lakes for several years and are Coast Guard approved. Sail on by modern downtown Detroit for the Detroit tour and along the Canadian shore passing under the famous Ambassador Bridge. Boat tours in Detroit are still thriving because people love to view the city from the iconic river. Celebrate 31 years of the Detroit River tours! Click HERE for more information.

Located at 1340 Atwater St, Detroit, MI 48207. PHONE: (313) 843-9376



Detroit Princess


The Detroit Princessriverboat awaits your openness to adventure. Docked on the DetroitRiver near Hart Plaza, the ship undertakes both private as well as public cruises and offers separate private charterers too. The cruises are generally two to three hours long, offering a scenic beauty of the DetroitRiver placed at your disposal. The shop specializes in a variety of cruises including moonlight cruises, fall color cruises, and dinner cruises. 1800 people can hop aboard the wondrously structured Detroit Princesses. Impress people by hosting parties, conferences, family outings, and a lot more! Click HERE for more information.

Located at 1 Civic Center Drive, Detroit, MI 48226. PHONE: (517) 627-2154



What’s better than a yacht cruise? A yacht cruise where you can feast on a gourmet summer meal with the wind in your hair. The Summer Cruise Series by Infinity and Ovation Yacht Charters is your go-to for extra special boat tours in Detroit that will make you feel like your life just got an upgrade for the day. The stunning skyline views along Lake St. Clair and the Detroit River are just as irresistible as the amenities. Dinners, an open bar, and live entertainment are included on some of the cruises. For all the romantics, consider taking your sweetheart aboard for a glimmering date night. These are typically adult-only cruises. Who knows? It could end up being your wedding venue! Boarding is at the Port Detroit Dock downtown. Click HERE to book.

Located at: 400 Maple Park Blvd. Ste. 404  St. Clair Shores, MI 48081


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