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Riptide Ride

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Address: 1309 Commercial St, Munising, MI 49862-1358
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25 Miles of Pictured Rocks Cliffs, 360 degree spins, countless smiles!...

25 Miles of Pictured Rocks Cliffs, 360 degree spins, countless smiles! Riptide Ride has the ultimate package of fun and beautiful scenery. Bring your camera since you'll have plenty of opportunity to capture photos as you admire bald eagles, towering cliffs, wildlife and waterfalls. You'll be entertained from the moment you step on board until we return to shore. Between sights we'll have a blast with spins, turns and amazing speed on our jet boat!

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Super cool. Would do again!

Super cool way to tour an awesome island (Grand Island). Would do it again! Entertaining and beautiful. Local family owned boat operators, knowledgeable, responsible, yet great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 January 2017
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Super cool way to tour an awesome island (Grand Island). Would do it again! Entertaining and beautiful. Local family owned boat operators, knowledgeable, responsible, yet great fun. Lots of boat spins, and really cool locations. Amusement park type boat ride of a gorgeous location.

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Warsaw, IN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

I had such a blast on the Riptide with my 2 sons, ages 19 and 20- and a fun-loving hubby. The Riptide is a family-run business who take a lot of pride in their sight-seeing boat and gift shop. We literally were smiling and laughing the whole time. The captain and his son were engaging, informative and fun. You will... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The tour around Grand Island was amazing! Great family owned business! Tour guy was super nice, friendly, and fun! Very knowledgeable of the area. We got to see 3 bald eagles on the tour which, was awesome!

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Portland, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We absolutely loved the Riptide Ride! It was so much fun to experience Pictured Rocks this way. Our youngest was a little nervous until she experienced the first spin but after that it was all smiles & cheers! Aside from the wonderful tour experience, the thing that touched us most was the Captain's pride that his family was all involved... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Family run Dukes of Hazard on the water. First of, you will get wet, very wet. Second of all it is so worth it. If you want great scenery, high speeds, and donuts on the water, this is the tour for you. You get to support a family run business, get a nice commentary on the sights you will see,... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

What an awesome experience. We took 3 different types of "boat rides" during our trip to Pictured Rocks and the Riptide Ride was by far the best. Kayaking is very expensive, takes a long time and you only get to see a fraction of the scenery. The "standard" boat tours are nice but a little tame and over-crowded. The experience... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We were originally booked with a larger tour boat company, but I am so glad my sister-in-law told me to try Rip Tide instead! This review cannot do this tour justice. It was beautiful, exciting, fun, original and we had an absolutely wonderful time. There is not another tour that will give you the views or experience of Pictured Rocks... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Tons of fun.. Even takes us inside caves.. Under small water fall.. The host is wonderful.. Must try..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

This is by far the best way to see the pictured rocks with tweens! The 360 spins were awesome. This is a great family run and professional business. We will highly recommend this trip to anyone visiting the Munising area. Captain Tim was very friendly and fun. Great memories were made!

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Harrison Township, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a smaller boat and every seat is a good seat. We were up here last year and didn't want to miss it this year! Fast boat, fun spins, great captain (Tim), great tour of Grand Island. We went on the Pictured Rocks Boat Tour and we preferred this. So go, buckle up and have a blast!! We sure... More 

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