Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Dock #1: (906) 632-6301 | Dock #2: (906) 632-2512| Contact
Famous Soo Locks

Tours & Cruises

Both docks opening May15, 2021

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Lighthouse Cruises are Available only from Dock #2


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A Soo Locks Boat Tour is an experience you'll cherish for a lifetime! We offer a wide range of tour types which are sure to please!  Reservations are not required for the Soo Locks Sightseeing Tours, but recommended for all other tours.

The Soo Locks Boat Tour Experience

Tug Boats Leaving Locks
  • See all four U.S. Locks, Canadian Lock, St. Mary's Rapids, three hydro-electric plants and historic scenic waterfronts of U.S. and Canada.
  • Experience "locking through" the Soo Locks. Your narrator will explain the history and operation of the Locks as your boat is raised 21 feet, straight up, to the level of Lake Superior.
  • Experience both an upbound and downbound lockage between Lake Huron and Lake Superior.
  • Cruise underneath the International Highway Bridge and get a sailor's view of many interesting sites.
  • Cruise alongside lake freighters and ocean vessels.
  • Learn about passing ships as you get a close up view from your tour boat.
  • Our boats are climate controlled with restrooms and snack bars.
  • Docks and boats are handicap accessible.
  • Free kennel services are available for Soo Locks Boat Tour customers.
  • Both Dock locations have Free parking with easy access for RVs and Buses.
Ride with the Freighters