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Alpena Shipwreck Tours
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Explore the shipwrecks of the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary. The crystal clear waters and our large ‘glass bottom’ viewing wells allow you to dive the wrecks – without getting wet. During our 2 hour cruise you will experience the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
500 W Fletcher St, Alpena, MI 49707-1806
+1 888-469-4696
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

We booked this tour at the Maritime Heritage Museum and we were all glad we did. Word to the wise, book online in advance or you may find yourself waiting a few hours in-between tours. We were fortunate to have beautiful weather and the water...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rachel548
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Overall nice trip. We were very disappointed that they didn't have a clear strategy for taking turns at the viewing ports - pushing and shoving wins the day. The boats are clean, bright and well-tended. The staff were pleasant and helpful.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KathleenBR
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Four of us drove to Alpena for the day and took the morning tour. The water wasn’t very clear the day we did our boat tour but we did get to see two wrecks. The captain and his crew were friendly, fun and knowledgeable. A...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank infinitechris
Reviewed 1 September 2018

My 10 year old daughter and I went on a 1pm tour earlier in August. The captain was very knowledgeable and humorous to boot. We had a great time on the cruise, but unfortunately it was cut short after seeing the first wreck due to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bruce T
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Nice tours offered in Alpena. Worth the time and expense to go out on the glass bottom boats to view the different shipwrecks surrounding the area. Lake was clear and the views of the shipwreck were great. Covered boat so weather is not an issue.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Staff and crew were all very polite, helpful, and extremely courteous. They were so apologetic when we got out about 1/2 mile and it was decided the waves were just to dangerous to proceed, so we headed back in and all received full refunds or...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 20 July 2018

We were there last Saturday they canceled the first trip so we made it to the afternoon which was full. The day was very nice the shipswrecks we saw totaled 4 and the lighthouse and a large plant which had a ship coming out. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank charmelash
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Our Captain Nick, and Matt and Ryan, did in awesome job of making this tour informative in an entertaining way all while keeping us safe and doing a fantastic job manuvering Lady Michigan. Above the shipwrecks and going over each wreck twice so that everyone...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Melanie C
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

The shipwreck tour and NOAA museum were both fantastic. The boat was very well maintained and the crew was wonderful and very friendly. We saw four shipwrecks during the tour, and the crew were very informative and made several passes over the wrecks to be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank MatthewC5109
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We've taken the tour twice now, and it was just a good the second time. The hosts are great, very friendly and knowledgeable. The scenery is great too. It's very interesting to hear about the history of Shipwreck Alley

Date of experience: July 2018
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James R
19 May 2018|
Response from KEMMH | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Not as spacious as in a big building, but they don't make you hang your butt over the ship's railing either. :))
24 July 2015|
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Response from Lynn V | Reviewed this property |
$30 per adult