Keweenaw Waterway Cruise

The Ranger III ferry providing a Keweenaw Waterway Cruise along the Portage Canal. Passengers stand on the second deck.
The Ranger III on a waterway cruise of the Portage Canal.

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Enjoy a relaxing 3 hour cruise down the Portage Canal aboard the Ranger III. Cruises take place on scheduled Thursdays in July and August. Cruises do fill to capacity. Contact the park for the most up to date cruise information or to make reservations.

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  • On board snack bar available
  • You may bring along your own non-alcoholic beverages and snacks
  • Sails rain or shine
  • All ages welcome

Keweenaw Waterway Departure Location

All Keweenaw Waterway Cruises depart from the Houghton Visitor Center and Ranger III dock in Houghton, MI.


Keweenaw Waterway Cruise Schedule

  • Thursday, July 11, 2019
  • Thursday, July 18, 2019
  • Thursday, August 8, 2019
  • Thursday, August 29, 2019

Keweenaw Waterway Cruise Fares

  • Adults (16 and up): $30
  • Children (1-15): $15
  • Infants (under 1): Free

Last updated: November 20, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

800 East Lakeshore Drive
Houghton, MI 49931


(906) 482-0984

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