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Take a scenic boat tour down the Keweenaw waterway aboard the Keweenaw Star . The Keweenaw Star is a 110 foot excursion boat capable of carrying 149 passengers along the waterway that served the miners in their heyday. You will enjoy both the history and the scenery of the Keweenaw waterway. They have a full bar, snacks, air conditioning and heat with a dining room for dinner cruises, and an upper deck.
You will enjoy viewing homes, cabins, and the natural environment. Watch for blue herons, bald eagle, cormorants, ducks, Canadian geese, and other birds along your way. At the end of the waterway you will see the working lighthouse that still guides boats safely from Lake Superior to the waterway entrance.
Some of the cruises available are sunset cruises, dinner cruises, lighthouse cruises, color cruises, sightseeing cruises, and special events such as viewing the fireworks in Torch Bay on July 3rd. The Keweenaw Star operates from May through October, departing at 7:00 P.M. May through Labor Day, and 6:00 P.M. Labor Day through October.
The Star is also available for private groups and afternoon charters.
Purchase your tickets at the Dee Stadium, which is located at the corner of E. Lakeshore Drive and Portage Street.
Address: 700 E. Lakeshore Drive, Houghton, Michigan
Directions: The excursion boat is located along the waterway in downtown Houghton next to Dee Stadium.
othercontact: Email: email@example.com
Phone: (906 )-482-0884
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