On The Water Metro Detroit

On The Water Metro Detroit

Who doesn’t want to be out on the water during a hot Michigan summer!?!?


Infinity & Ovation Yacht Tours

You can book Weddings, Birthday Parties, Corporate Events, & More! They also have a Summer Party Series!

The Summer Parties Includes A: Polynesian Escape, Solstice Celebration, Cruise en Blanc, A Night at Gasby’s, The Seafood Soiree, & The California Wine Mixer

Prices Range From $145-165 for the Summer Party Series


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Detroit Princess River Boat

Whether booking for 1 or 1000, CJC Cruises and the Detroit Princess can make every occasion a special occasion.  Private events, whether corporate outing, wedding, family reunion, birthday party, or just a fun night out can be scheduled by calling (517) 627-2154 or going to the Charter Cruise tab and filling in the information request form.

Motown shows, Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, Live Bands, DJ’s, and more!

Several fully-stocked bars on board for purchase of hand poured cocktails, a quality wine selection and domestic/craft beers during public or private cruise events!

They have “Lunch Cruises” and “Sunset Dinner Cruises” too!


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Pedal Boat Pub (Lake Orion)

All tours start and end at Rio on Main Southwest Cantina!

Rio On Main, 305 S Broadway St, Lake Orion, MI 48362

25 foot Cycleboat Bar for 16 guests with 10 pedal stations facing each other around a beautiful mahogany bar.

A trough-style cooler runs through the middle of the bar allowing riders to easily access their own cold food and beverages.

It has large cushiony seats and soft pedals, the riding experience is comparable to being on a beach cruiser. They are the first Cycleboat Bar in Oakland County!

Pricing is for up to 16 passengers, and they suggest having at least 6.

Monday-Thursday Pricing

Full Boat: $450.00

Friday-Sunday Pricing

Full Boat: $530.00

Each tour is an hour and a half long. We recommend arriving 30 minutes early. The Pedal Boat Pub Party Bus will pick you up a few minutes prior to departure time. You are welcome to schedule more then one time slot! We can also provide all day events upon requests. 

Another Bonus: There is a portable toilet for emergencies. It gets used on most rides and cleaned between every ride. 

Bring your favorite snacks, drinks, a source or music (optional), sunscreen, sunglasses and optional bathing suit. We do have the ability to stop and jump in the water on a hot day to cool off!


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Detroit Cycle Boat (Detroit)

All tours are located next to St. Jean Public Boat Launch (location subject to change). Follow the signs to the parking lot.

150 Saint Jean St.

Detroit, MI 48214

Come aboard the “Detroit Cycle Boat” and experience the Detroit River like never before! Michigan’s beautiful summers and amazing waterways provide an exciting opportunity to enjoy the waters of Michigan! No Boat, No Problem! Perfect get together for all ages with friends, family and co-workers to enjoy a day in Michigan like never before! Detroit Cycle Boat is a private charter.

Cycle Boat: Minimum 6, Maximum 16

Big Kahuna: Maximum 18


Anyone 5 years of age and above are welcome, however anyone 12 and under must wear a life jacket during the entrie tour. We provide 2 Child sized life jackets.

We suggest arriving 15 minutes early. Tours leave at the exact time of the tour start time you sign up for. The marina is city owned and they charge $15 per car for parking. Payment can not be paid until 30 minutes before your tour start time.

Detroit Cycle Boat is a private charter for hire! You can legally BRING THE BAR! Yes you read that right! Beer, Wine and Liquor are allowed!!!  You are allowed to legally bring the bar!  No kegs 🙂


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Aloha Tiki Tours

New for 2024 is a 30 passenger Tiki Boat! So exciting!

They also have “The Big Kahuna,” which is an 18 passenger tiki boat and the regular 6 person boats too!

From Their Site:

Detroit: 4 Tiki Boats! Rent all four to accommodate parties up to 24 (no more than 6 guests per boat).

St. Clair Shores: 2 Tiki Boats! Rent both Tikis to accommodate parties up to 12 (no more than 6 guests per boat).

Wyandotte: 1 Tiki Boat! Can accommodate parties up to 6 people.

The Big Kahuna: 2 Big Kahuna Boats! Rent both boats to accommodate parties up to 36 (no more than 18 guests per boat).

30 Passenger Tiki Boat: 1 Tiki Boat! Can accommodate parties up to 30 people.  (Only available from Detroit.)

Hula your way on board to Michigan’s first and only charter Tiki BOATS! Aloha Tiki Tours takes the tiki bar to the water and allows you to sail away to paradise in Detroit, St. Clair Shores or Wyandotte.

Capture major island vibes for your next gathering by throwing the best party of the summer on the Detroit river or in St. Clair Shores. With multiple Tikis available at all locations, we can accommodate parties big and small.

  • Bring your own beverages & food

  • 2 hour tours – Captain provided!

    • The tour leaves at the exact time you signed up for. If you are late it will cut in to your allotted 2 hour time slot. You will not receive additional time.

  • Booking Fee is added at check out

  • Bluetooth speakers on board

  • Please no smoking, hookah or kegs allowed on board


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Detroit River Sports

Pro Tip: Book one of these tours and then have lunch or dinner at Coriander Kitchen & Farm! (They also offer 3 paddle to table dinner experiences throughout the season!)

From Their Site:

We specialize in offering kayak and stand up paddle board tours of the Detroit River and the islands of the city’s East side.

We are open from May through October offering public tours on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Our public tours are a great setting for small groups or individuals to paddle, see Detroit, and meet new people.

For those looking for a more intimate experience, we offer private tours for groups of family, friends, or businesses. We are available for private events every day of the week during our season.


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Detroit Outpost


(Near) 12550 Avondale St
Detroit, MI 48215

Inside of Grayhaven Sate Harbor

There are open paddles that anyone can sign up for, and there are guided paddles too!

They provide the kayaks and all of the equipment!

From Their Site:

$50 per person for a 2 hour guided Excursion. Tandem kayaks are also $50 per person or $100 per tandem kayak. It includes everything you need for the 2-hour trip: guide(s), kayak, paddle, life jacket and safety gear. Longer excursions are also available.


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Paddle Belleville

Jet Skis, Pontoons, Paddle Boats, Paddle Boards, Kayaks



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Clinton River Canoe

Regardless of your paddling ability, we offer trips for those of all skill levels. Choose an adventurous paddle on the Clinton River through Class II-III rapids, an exciting intermediate run, or opt for a relaxing paddle through family-friendly park areas. Rediscover the scenic beauty of the Clinton River from the unique vantage point of a canoe or kayak. 
Whatever type of trip you’re looking for- we are your destination!

We are a family owned & operated business dedicated to providing a gateway to outdoor recreation opportunities in the Southeast Michigan area. We proudly support our local communities, and do all that we can to participate and coordinate opportunities for kids to experience the outdoors and connect with nature.

The season runs from April 1 – October 11


Diamond Jack River Tours (Detroit)

These are one hour narrated Detroit River cruises open to the public. (You can also book private tours and field trips!)

Admission is purchased as you board the boat. We do not take reservations. We accept cash and all major credit cards. Please note that credit card processing is dependent on our having access to a wireless network.

Adult tickets: $25 per person
Seniors 60+: $20 per person
Children 6 to 12: $15 per person
Children 5 and under: $5 per person

Boarding is on a first come first served basis and begins 20-30 minutes prior to departure. We suggest arriving at least 30 minutes prior to departure time to take a place in the boarding line.

May 4-26 — Saturdays & Sundays only
May 30 – June 2 — No Tours During Grand Prix
June 6 – September 1 — tours run Thursday – Sunday
September 7-29 — Saturday & Sunday only

1340 East Atwater St, Detroit, MI 48207.

The closest public parking located is at Cullen Plaza.
There are also paid parking options at Beaubien Place Garage and the Port Atwater Garage.


Huron Lady II River Cruises

Offering Brunch, Dinner, & Private Charters! (They also have a fireworks cruise on July 1 & 4!)

90 minute sight-seeing fully narrated tour of the Blue Water area!

“You’ll see both the Michigan and Canadian shorelines along the St. Clair River, the international Blue Water Bridges, the historic Fort Gratiot Lighthouse, and many more breathtaking sights along the way. Most cruises enjoy encounters with Great Lakes freighters too!”

Public Sightseeing Tour Pricing:
Adult: $28
Senior: $26
Child: $13
Child (4 & Under): $1

Specialty Cruises will vary in price!

The dock is located behind Wings Etc. restaurant at 102 Huron Street in downtown Port Huron. Free parking lot is available at the corner of Michigan and Quay Streets.





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