Famous Soo Locks




Elevate your event to extraordinary with a charter cruise, complete with a dedicated crew, and room for up to 150 guests! Enjoy a fully licensed bar and catering options while touring the beautiful St. Marys River, iconic Soo Locks, or picturesque Old North Channel of Sugar Island.


Schools, scouts & church groups. Our tours are ideal for large groups – from bus tours and school field trips to charter cruises for your special event.

View of freighter from Famous Soo Locks Boat

Tour Groups

To qualify for a discounted group rate, a group must have 25 or more adults. Tour guides with proper ID can receive a complimentary ticket (one per reservation).
Motor coach parking available.


School children in a line.

Schools, Scouts & Church Groups

Special rates are available for school groups (pre-school and K-12, plus chaperones). These rates also apply to scout groups, church groups, summer camps or similar organizations.


Conventions, Reunions & Weddings

Make your celebration, special occasion, festive reunion, or company gathering truly unique and memorable with a charter cruise. Available for parties up to 150 guests. Enjoy exclusive use of our vessel for an evening cruise that may include any of these routes:

  1. Main St. Mary’s River shipping channel
  2. Sugar Island’s Old North Channel
  3. Locking through the Soo Locks
  • Tour Length
    Charter cruises are a minimum of 2 hours and can be extended in 1/2 hour increments.

  • Food & Beverage
    We have a fully licensed bar on board to serve a variety of adult beverages of your choice. We work with a variety of local caterers if you wish to include a special menu.

  • Cruise Planners
    To plan your charter cruise, please contact our Charter Cruise Director at 906-632-2512 or complete the form below.


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