Attractions in the Munising area

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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!

Boat Tours

Pictured Rocks Cruises, Inc.

Pictured Rocks Boat Cruise

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!

Munising City Pier, Elm Ave., Munising
N 46° 24.742 W 86° 39.282
(906) 387-2379

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!

N8016 Grand Island Landing Rd., Munising, MI
N 46° 26.696 W 86° 39.864
(906) 387-2600

  • 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

Superior Parasail

Superior Parasail

Take a relaxing boat ride and float above Pictured Rocks. Leaves daily from the city dock. View the Pictured Rocks lakeshore from Miners Castle to Battleship Row.
Daily schedule: 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm & 7pm

Munising City Dock, 355 Elm Ave., Munising
N 46° 24.782 W 86° 39.229

  • See Pictured Rocks from Miners Castle to Battleship Row
  • Up to 6 people
  • All ages (must meet weight requirement)
  • ONLINE Ticket Sales ONLY
  • 30′ boat, professional crew, 30+ years experience on L. Superior
  • Located at the city dock
  • Life jackets provided
  • Weather permitting

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!
Munising MI fun attraction
1309 Commercial St., Munising, MI
N 46° 25.550 W 86° 39.609
(906) 387-8888

  • 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

Munising Pirate Cruises

family attraction

Established as Munising Pirate Cruises in 2018, we provide a fun and educational adventure for the entire family aboard the Good Fortune pirate ship.We have a Family Cruise that is sure to keep you smiling and entertained while our pirates in training have work to do! Raise the flag, swab the deck, shoot water canons, and find the pirate gold! Fridays and Saturday evenings leave the little pirates behind and join us on our Adult Sunset Cruise. Bring out your inner pirate matey! A full concession of pirate garb, soda, water, snacks and Adult beverages is available on every cruise.

pirate boat 100 City Park Drive, Munising, MI
N 46° 24.742 W 86° 39.282
(906) 202-4090

  • A pirate experience on Munising Bay your family will remember
  • Family and adult sunset cruises
  • Buy tickets online, at the dock or at the Munising Visitor Center on your way into town
  • Daily cruises: Memorial Day – September
  • Boat available for private charters, weddings and reunions


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

1337 West M-28, Munising
N 46° 25.626 W 86° 39.503
(906) 228-5447 | c: (906) 250-1786 | f: (906) 273-1703

  • Day trips / Overnight trips
  • Sea kayak rentals
  • Professional instruction
  • No experience necessary
  • Most gear provided
  • Reservations suggest
  • Group discounts
  • Camp gear rentals
  • All ages

Northwoods Canoe & Kayak Rentals

Paddle Au Train River
Au Train

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

N7070 Forest Lake Rd., Au Train
N 46° 24.707 W 86° 50.805
(906) 892-8114

  • 1-4 hour trips
  • Reservations recommended
  • Canoes, kayaks & paddle boards
  • Vehicle drop-off & parking included

Pictured Rocks Kayaking

Pictured Rocks

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.
Pictured Rocks KayakingOnce finished with the paddle portion of the trip, board the boat and enjoy a smooth trip back to shore.

(906) 387-5500

  • 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

Pontoon Rentals

Superior Pontoon Rentals

Superior Pontoon Rentals

There’s nothing better than spending a day on beautiful Lake Superior. When you arrive at the dock you will know you are in for a day of fun…Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in the distance and Grand Island just minutes away. The scenery is spectacular – rock formations, caves and coves, waterfalls, lighthouses. Convenient private dock with parking area. Perfect for spending a day of pleasure boating on the lake. Make sure to bring your fishing poles. Relax…take your time..enjoy all that boating on Lake Superior has to offer.

1208 Commercial St. Munising
N 46° 25.473 W 86° 39.670
(906) 387-3100
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  • 24′ pontoon boats w/ 50hp 4-stroke engines
  • Rated for 8 passengers
  • Marine radios
  • Full and half day rates (or hourly when available)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Safety inspected and Coast Guard approved
  • Explore Munising Bay, Pictured Rocks Nat’l Lakeshore or Grand Island at your own pace

Seaberg Pontoon Rentals LLC

Seaberg Pontoon Rentals

Celebrating 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.”

1330 Commercial Street, Munising
N 46° 25.600 W 86° 39.504
(906) 387-2685

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


Kimar’s Fishing Charters & Resort

Lake Superior Fishing Charters

Since 1945, Kimar’s Charters has been taking families and small groups fishing on beautiful Lake Superior. Captain Ric O’Neill offers three destinations for great lake trout, salmon and steehead fishing. These include the Shelter Bay Flats, the Big Reef and the world-famous Stannard Rock. Besides great fishing, Kimar’s also has great accommodations on-site with their five cabin rentals. So make your reservations today for some awesome Lake Superior fishing!

E3216 Highway M-28, AuTrain
N 46° 28.600 W 86° 57.153
(906) 892-8277

  • Full-day & half-day charters
  • 3 locations on Lake Superior
  • Scenic tours available
  • 4 U.S. Coast Guard Certified boats
  • All equipment provided
  • Cabin rentals available: 1-4 bedroom accommodations
  • U.S. Coast Guard licensed commercial boat captian
  • Online reservations
  • Credit cards accepted

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

1337 West M-28, Munising
N 46° 25.626 W 86° 39.503
(906) 228-5447 | c: (906) 250-1786 | f: (906) 273-1703
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  • Day trips / Overnight trips
  • Sea kayak rentals
  • Professional instruction
  • No experience necessary
  • Most gear provided
  • Reservations suggest
  • Group discounts
  • Camp gear rentals
  • All ages


Pictured Rocks Golf Club

Pictured Rocks Golf Club

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.

E10240 County Road H58, Munising
N 46° 25.205 W 86° 35.147
(906) 387-3970

  • 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

Miners Falls Mini Golf

mini golf

Come golf 18 holes at Miners Falls Mini Golf which includes 9 water obstacles, a waterfall, and a fountain in the pond. Afterwards, enjoy your choice of 12 different flavors of hand dipped ice cream from Jilbert’s/Country Fresh. Enjoy your ice cream at the new bar counter that overlooks a few holes. Other snack and beverage options are available to you during your play or after. Enjoy a free round of golf on your birthday (I.D. required). Birthday party packages are available as well as group rates for special events. Free Wifi.

Miners Falls Mini Golf

E9558 Hwy M-28 East, Munising
N 46° 22.961 W 86° 37.405
(906) 387-4653

  • 18 holes of Mini Golf including 9 water obstacles
  • Hand-dipped Ice Cream
  • Snacks and Drinks
  • Birthday Party packages available
  • Free Wifi
  • Find us on Facebook