Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

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Ride through the world famous Soo Locks!

Soo Locks Sightseeing Tours


Experience an exciting sightseeing tour through the famous Soo Locks, the world’s largest locking system. You will actually ride through the Soo Locks and cruise alongside giant lake and ocean ships. Inside the Soo Locks your boat will ride the water as it is raised 21' straight up, to the level of Lake Superior. The typical tour route includes an up bound and down bound lockage through both the giant U.S. Locks and historic Canadian Lock. A live narration explains everything you see, including the history and operation of the Locks. Your boat brings you close to all the interesting sights along the shorelines of the twin border cities. Whether you’re on a weekend get-away, family vacation, group tour, or school class trip, definitely put this maritime adventure on your list of exciting things to do.

  • No reservations are needed. Many departure times to choose from.
  • Soo Locks Sightseeing Tour is approximately 2 hours.
  • We sail rain or shine (7 days a week)!
  • Boats are climate controlled with restrooms & snack bars.

Individual Passenger Rates

Adults  $26.00
Children (5-12 years)  $11.00
No reservations needed for Individual Passengers.

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Group Tour Rates
Organization Rates
School Group Rates

Soo Locks Tour Departures

9:00 am departures and later afternoon departures available for Motorcoach Tour Groups, with advance reservations. Individual passengers welcome to sail with groups.

    May 1 - June 26
  • May 1 - May 16
    Call for departure times
    May 17 - May 23
    10:00am 1:00pm
    Daily including Sundays - Call for additional departure times 800-432-6301
    May 24 - June 20
    10:00am  1:00pm  3:00pm
    Daily including Sundays
    June 21 - June 26
    Monday through Saturday
    10:00am  11:30am  12:30pm  2:00pm  4:30pm
    10:00am  1:00pm 3:30pm
    June 27 to August 20
    Tour boats board at two docks on Monday through Saturday and board only at one dock on Sundays
  • June 27 - August 20
    Monday through Saturday
    Times in red have first boarding and first choice of seats.
    DOCK #1 - 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:15pm
    DOCK #2 - 10:20am, 11:20am, 12:40pm, 1:40pm, 3:15pm, 4:30pm
    June 29 - July 31
    DOCK #1 - 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 4:00pm
    August 1 - August 20
    DOCK #2 - 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 4:00pm
    August 21 - October 15
    Tours run daily including Sundays
  • August 21 - August 29
    10:00am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, 4:30pm
    September 1 - September 30
    10:00am, 12:30 pm, 1:30pm, 4:00pm
    September 5 - 6 - Labor Day Weekend
    10:00am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 5:30pm
    Call for additional departure times
    October 1 - October 15
    10:00am, 1:00pm, 3:30pm
    Call for additional departure times
  • Post Season After October 15 - No Post Season Departures 2014
  • Docks & Boats are handicap accessible.
    Schedule is subject to change without notice.
    Company reserves the right to cancel tours
    for less than 10 passengers.
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