Make your visit to the UP memorable with a trip through the Soo Locks.
Come Aboard Famous Soo Locks Boat Tours. Located 50 miles north of the Mackinac Bridge, come aboard an educational & fun-filled adventure in historic Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.
Famous Soo Locks Boat Tours provides an educational tour of historic Sault Ste. Marie and an engaging experience of passing through the Soo Locks. Proudly operating since 1959, Famous continues the tradition of highlighting history and attractions for a relaxing and memorable experience for locals and visitors. Our yellow and blue boats, the Nokomis and LeVoyageur, accommodate 150 passengers and feature a full snack bar with beer, wine and hard seltzers.
The Famous Soo Locks Boat Tours team includes loyal and dedicated captains, crew and staff members. Captain Richard Brawley, who serves as President, is the son-in-law of one of the original founders of Famous Soo Locks Cruises, Inc. We are also proud to tell you about John Lowes, our senior Captain, who started his career with us at the age of 18, and celebrates 46 years with us this year. The entire Famous Soo Locks Boat Tours crew is committed to making your experience the highlight of your visit to Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan!