Attractions in the Munising Area

The Munising area offers a variety of attractions for all visitors to the Upper Peninsula. With so much to offer, you may need to book another night at one of our fine lodging establishments! Visit the lodging section to find a great place to sleep!

Other Attractions You May Enjoy:

Boat Tours

Pictured Rocks Cruises

Pictured Rocks Cruises

For over 50 years Pictured Rocks Boat Cruises has provided thousands of visitors an unforgettable experience of seeing the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore formations up close in comfort and safety. Voted #1 Boat Tour in the State of Michigan! After your boat cruise, make sure to visit our gift shop!

Grand Island Ferry Service

Located a half mile offshore of Munising, Grand Island National Recreation Area is a true hidden gem in the Upper Peninsula. The impressive Lake Superior island features a variety of biking, hiking, camping and historical sites for a full day or several days of adventure. The easiest way to get to the island is riding aboard the Grand Island Ferry! The Grand Island Ferry Service makes several trips daily throughout the summer months and is large enough to handle your bikes and/or camping gear. Didn’t bring your bike? No problem! They also offer bike rentals!

  • Ferry service to Grand Island Recreational Area
  • Bike rentals: Mountain bikes, fat tire bikes & child trailers
  • Single & tadem kayak rentals
  • Stand-Up paddle board rentals
  • Guided tours
Riptide Ride

Riptide Ride

Bring your camera on board as we explore the shoreline of historic Grand Island. The 1 1/2-hour tour includes 25 miles of Pictured Rocks Cliffs, waterfalls, bald eagles and two lighthouses, the East Channel and North Light. We’ll stop for narration and photos as we capture up close views of the tallest cliffs in the area. You’ll be entertained the moment you step on board with spins, turns, and amazing speed. Riptide Ride combines the ultimate package of family fun and beautiful scenery!

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  • Tour includes 25 miles of cliffs, including the areas tallest Pictured Rocks.
  • View East Channel and North Light Lighthouses
  • Online Reservations
  • Ages 3+
  • Visit our unique Gift Emporium
Grand Island Cruises boat

Grand Island Cruises

Grand Island Cruises located 3 miles west of Munising on M28.  Experience lighthouses, sandstone cliffs, wildlife and Grand Island’s history aboard .  Grand Island stretches 8 miles from its southern point at Williams Landing in Munising Bay to the north end at North Point.  Enjoy lunch or dinner at the Duck Pond Restaurant and Beer Garden’s dock before departing from our Paddler’s Village Dock.

See East Channel Lighthouse on Grand Island
  • Lunch Cruise: 11am – 3pm
  • Dinner Cruise 4:15 – 9pm
  • Reservations available online
  • Private charters available
  • Catamarans – certified for beach landings
  • Catering available


Paddling Michigan
Pictured Rocks kayaking

Uncle Ducky Outdoors /
Paddling Michigan

Outdoor Adventures- Pictured Rocks Sea Kayak Tours, Canoe and Kayak Rentals, Paddleboard Rentals and Instruction, Bike Rentals, Fly Fishing Trips, Camping and Hiking Gear Rentals.

Paddling Michigan
  • Day trips / Overnight trips
  • Sea kayak rentals
  • Professional instruction
  • No experience necessary
  • Most gear provided
  • Reservations suggest
  • Group discounts
  • Camp gear rentals
  • All ages
au train paddling
Paddle AuTrain River

Northwoods Canoe & Kayak Rentals

The perfect adventure for your friends and family! Pack your cooler and set out on a trip down the lazy Au Train River! Canoe, kayak, and paddle-board rentals. 1 to 4 hour trips available. Family owned and operated since 1968!

canoe kayak rentals
  • 1-4 hour trips
  • Reservations recommended
  • Canoes, kayaks & paddle boards
  • Vehicle drop-off & parking included
Pictured Rocks kayaking
Pictured Rocks

Pictured Rocks Kayaking

See the entire Pictured Rocks shoreline! Enjoy a scenic boat ride, then kayak the most picturesque portion of the trip.
Your tour begins on a 56 foot passenger vessel heading out the East Channel of Munising Bay. After viewing several points of interest, paddlers will access kayaks from the boat and continue along the shoreline.
The boat will stay on the water within a reasonable distance in case of emergency or to assist paddlers who are ill, cold, tired, or just need of a restroom visit. Paddling will be done with the wind at the paddlers back whenever possible.
Once finished with the paddle portion of the trip, board the boat and enjoy a smooth trip back to shore.

Pictured Rocks Kayaking
  • Unique and safe way to see the entire coast of Pictured Rocks
  • High quality guided kayak tour
  • Daily tours
  • Nearby passenger boat for convenience and safety
  • See the coast via boat ride and kayak
  • ACA trained guides with a safety first mindset
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Au Train River Canoe & Kayaks

AuTrain River Canoe and Kayaks is located on the AuTrain-Forest Lake Road, about 1 mile south of M-28 by the south bridge (Cameron Crossing) We’re looking forward to making your trip memorable. Look for our sign!!!

The AuTrain River is a gentle paddle through the Hiawatha National Forest. Enjoy this delightful paddle where you might see a variety of birds and wildlife as they come down to the river to drink. You might see ducks, songbirds, great blue herons, kingfishers, muskrats, and turtles. Loons and eagles often soar overhead. Enjoy this quiet relaxing trip for the entire family without rapids or portages along the river. . . . And don’t forget your camera.


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  • Under new ownership
  • Family-friendly
  • Female-owned
  • Group rates
  • Book your Bachelor or Bachelorette party with us!
  • Kayaks
  • Canoes
  • S.U.P.’s
  • Cabin rental available

Pontoon Rentals

pontoon boat rental

Seaberg Pontoon Rentals LLC

Celebrating over 20 years of business, Seaberg Pontoon Rentals has been giving families the opportunity to enjoy both the Pictured Rocks National Shoreline and Grand Island at their own leisure. From fishing, scuba diving, or snorkeling to just enjoying the ride, our pet friendly pontoons are sure to be the highlight of your vacation. With the Shipwreck Bermuda, Miners Castle, Chapel Rock, Spray Falls, 5 different beaches to pull up on and so much more, we promise to give you memories to last a lifetime. “Wishing you calm seas and a warm breeze.”

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  • Wheelchair Accessible docks & Boats
  • Safety Inspected, Coast Guard Approved
  • Marine Radio
  • AM/FM Radio
  • Privacy Chamber w/bathroom
  • Gift Shop


Fishermen with salmon during charter trip

Kimar's Resort & Charters

Nestled on the shore of Lake Superior between Marquette and Munising, Kimar’s is a 3rd generation family business. Take up to 6 on a half or full day fishing trips from 5 to 50 miles from shore! We offer both trolling and light tackle options to catch primarily lake trout, which are an excellent tasting fish when caught in Lake Superior. We also offer onsite lodging in out 1-4 bedroom cabins!

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  • Longest operating fishing charter in the Central U.P.
  • On Lake Superior
  • Privately guided trips
  • Family friendly


Pictured Rocks Golf Course

Pictured Rocks Golf Course

Pictured Rocks Golf Club is a beautiful, 18-hole golf course that caters to all levels of play. The course features rolling terrain, natural hardwoods, carefully placed bunkers and a few water hazards. The course is best known for its excellent condition and genuine beauty. Pictured Rocks Golf Club also features a restaurant, driving range, putting green and pro shop. The public is welcome and call for tee times.

Munising golf course
  • 18 holes
  • Public welcome
  • Full rental service
  • Driving range & putting green
  • Twilight rates & 2 for 1 Tuesdays
  • Restaurant & bar w/ happy hour, lunch and dinner
  • Call for tee times

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