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Sunshine Charters Day Tours

109 Bridge Park Dr, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1397
+1 231-547-0266
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Wonderful cruise and crew

I cannot recommend Sunshine Charters enough! Not only is the cruise itself fun (boat is a smooth... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
ChrisCMichigan
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Livonia, Michigan
via mobile
2017 Summer Vacation

This is a must when you are in the area. The trip was so relaxing and enjoyable. Only around 25... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
glickey
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Beaverton, Michigan
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Enjoy a short cruise around the south side of Round Lake while viewing amazing homes and boathouses on our way out to Lake Charlevoix where we pop the sails. After sailing Lake Charlevoix, take a break with a quick swim before heading back through Round Lake’s north side. Blow the horn to open the bridge as we pass the “mushroom houses,” travel through the channel into Lake Michigan and spend the rest of the trip sailing the Great Lake before returning to the dock.Help raise and trim the sails or take the wheel and feel the exhilaration of steering a 40 ft long, 24ft wide custom offshore sailing catamaran. Whether a short swim off the boat or catching a spectacular sunset, Sunshine Charters will provide a one of a kind experience. Sunshine II is a Coast Guard inspected catamaran built for blue water sailing, ensuring you a safe and smooth ride on her spacious open deck. Sunshine Charters has over 15 years of providing safe and memorable sailing around Charlevoix the Beautiful!Private charters are available for groups up to 29 passengers. We will customize a sail to meet any group’s needs and itinerary: bridal, company, family, memorial, or friends.Daily Sail Times and Fares: 11:30-1:30-$35, 3:00-5:00-$35, 7:15-Sunset $40.00 -- (Children under 12, $10.00 off) Tickets available at the “Go Sailing” kiosk, of the Charlevoix City Harbor Master’s office, near the big white catamaran. Purchase tickets 15 minutes prior to departure.What to bring: sunscreen, swimsuit, towel, camera, jacket, snacks, alcohol or otherwise (pop & water are FREE)Credit cards accepted (5% discount for cash) 15% gratuity for the crew is anticipated
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109 Bridge Park Dr, Charlevoix, MI 49720-1397
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I cannot recommend Sunshine Charters enough! Not only is the cruise itself fun (boat is a smooth ride and the views are spectacular), but the crew is fantastic. They do everything they can to make sure you're having a fun time. My husband booked the...More

Thank ChrisCMichigan
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

This is a must when you are in the area. The trip was so relaxing and enjoyable. Only around 25 people aboard and great views from every seat on the ship. Captain was very enjoyable to listen to and talk with plus the first mate...More

Thank glickey
Reviewed 23 August 2017

My fiance bought tickets for our families to all go out together on the sunset cruise while we were in town on vacation. He reserved them ahead of time on line but you can buy them at the dock there too. Probably good to call...More

Thank Jenna M
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This charter is a fun way to spend the afternoon. Two hours on Lake Charlevoix what a relaxing time. The staff and captain are very friendly and very knowledgeable about the area. Offering suggestions on where to eat and other attractions in the area. Great...More

Thank EASTPORT1
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Staff attentive, boat (including the head) very clean. I was concerned about seasickness because it was it little choppy. The boat just sailed over everything. Relaxing! Enjoyed the little tidbits of local folklore. New staff member, Chelsea, did a great job on her first day...More

Thank dixiedually
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This was a wonderful experience. We thoroughly enjoyed the sailing experience. Some of the history of the area was shared. It was possible to see some of the beautiful homes on Lake Charlevoix.

Thank wantitall2014
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We went as a family of 4 with two younger kids. You spend about an hour on Lake Charlevoix and then sail thru the channel to Lake Michigan. Both of the crew members were friendly, helpful, and nice. My son got to steer the boat...More

Thank lucycan
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Josh and Ben are great! Everyone in our party enjoyed themselves. Highly recommend. Reasonably priced as well. We lucked out with the weather as well....couldn't have asked for better weather.

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Josh and Ben were great. Genuine, helpful, and great with the kids on our sail. Very enjoyable trip for me and my family. Been on a lot of these boat trips over the years of vacationing in different parts of the country and I think...More

Thank sprice1228
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great cruise! Emma and Joshua were very personable and helpful for young and old! It was a great day!

Thank Julie N
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