Soo Locks Boat Tours
St. Mary’s River Lighthouse Cruise
Experience a Lighthouse Cruise with Soo Locks Boat Tours. Enjoy riding through the Soo Locks and navigating in the St. Mary’s River. Explore this important waterway and see the variety of navigation markers leading ships to the Soo Locks from Lake Superior.
Your boat will cruise past the lightkeeper’s residence at Cedar Point which is still fully intact though unoccupied, and is owned by a private individual. You will also view the remains of the original lighthouse on Round Island. Your boat will then head for Bay Mills Point and cruise along the shoreline to give you an up-close view of the cottages and residences leading up to the Point Iroquois. You’ll get a sailor’s-eye view of the very picturesque, fully restored Point Iroquois Lighthouse and lightkeeper’s residence built in 1871. As the boat turns you can look out into Whitefish Bay and marvel at the expanse of Lake Superior, the largest fresh water lake in the world.
Experience a delightful 2 ½ hour Hot Buffet Luncheon Cruise.
On this beautiful cruise you will sail the historic waterway of the St. Mary’s River while enjoying a delicious buffet luncheon. In the harbor you will view all of the exciting sights along the waterfronts of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and the twin border city of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. You will also experience locking through the Soo Locks and riding alongside the giant ships. This cruise is a maritime adventure that is sure to be the highlight of your trip to Northern Michigan. Dress is casual. Reservations are recommended.
Soo Locks Boat Tours & Dinner Cruises is one of Michigan's top attractions and is located in Michigan's oldest city, Sault Ste. Marie. A 45 minute drive north on Interstate 75 from the Mackinaw Bridge brings you to the home of the famous Soo Locks, the world's largest locking system. Come to Soo Locks Boat Tours and don't miss a thing. We have two ways to experience the Soo Locks - Lock Tours and Dinner Cruises.
The Soo Locks Tour is an experience to remember, "actually ride through the Soo Locks", right alongside the big ships. It's a maritime adventure that's educational and a lot of fun.