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If you are looking for an exciting and affordable way to entertain your family, friends and yourself, it’s time to discover a Diamond Jack River Tour. Our sightseeing tours and private charters offer an exceptional look at Detroit and its rich history, leaving you with an unforgettable cruise experience. A trip down the Detroit River on a Diamond Jack River Tour truly is a on-of-a-kind experience. Every one of our employees is well-trained and dedicated to giving you a great tour, and our vessels are the stars of the show. You can make the Diamond Jack, Diamond Queen or Diamond Belle your own for a few hours or for a whole day. Our unique nautical setting is perfect for hosting a variety of events including corporate meetings, private dinner parties, weddings, birthdays, family reunions, and much more! For more information, each of our vessels is profiled below.

Diamond Jack

THE DIAMOND JACK

  • Maximum passenger capacity: 125
  • Maximum dinner buffet seating capacity: 70

The Diamond Jack was formerly named the “Emerald Isle”. This mini-ship was built in 1955 for the Beaver Island Ferry Company on Lake Michigan. Then, in 1962, it became a Mackinac Island Ferry for the Arnold Line Ferry Company until 1982 when she went to Milwaukee as a charter boat. Diamond Jack’s River Tours bought the ship in 1991 and renamed her “Diamond Jack”. She is primarily used for our 2 hour narrated Detroit River tours, school groups, group tours, and private charters.

Diamond Jack Charter Rates
Mon-Wed 7 a.m.-10 p.m. $400/hr
Thurs-Sun 7 a.m.-10 p.m. $500/hr
Off Season Rates
May 1st-May 31st $400/hr
Sept. 1st-Oct. 31st $400/hr

A $750.00 Positioning Fee shall apply for charters originating from docks in Detroit. The Diamond Jack is unavailable for charters during scheduled tour times. There is a minimum two hour charter for all vessels. Catering and beverages are not included in the charter rates.


The Diamond Belle

THE DIAMOND BELLE

  • Maximum passenger capacity: 250
  • Maximum dinner buffet seating capacity: 150

The Diamond Belle was originally named the “Mackinac Islander”. This mini-ship was built in 1958 and operated as a Mackinac Island Ferry for the Arnold Line Ferry Company until the 1980’s when she was bought for charter service in Chicago and renamed the “Sir Richard”. Diamond Jack’s River Tours bought the ship and renamed her the “Diamond Belle”. She is primarily used for our group tours, school groups, special cruises, and private charters.

Diamond Belle Charter Rates
Mon-Wed 7 a.m.-10 p.m. $1,000/hr
Thurs-Sun 7 a.m.-4 p.m. $1,000/hr
Thurs-Sun 4 p.m.-10 p.m. $1,500/hr
Off Season Rates
May 1st-May 31st $1,000/hr
Sept. 1st-Oct. 31st $1,000/hr

A $750.00 Positioning Fee shall apply for charters originating from docks in Wyandotte. There is a minimum two hour charter for all vessels. Catering and beverages are not included in the charter rates.



The Diamond Queen

THE DIAMOND QUEEN

  • Maximum passenger capacity: 175
  • Maximum dinner buffet seating capacity: 95

The Diamond Queen was formerly named the “Mohawk”. This mini-ship was built in 1956 and operated as a Mackinac Island Ferry for the Arnold Line Ferry Company. In 1995, Diamond Jack’s River Tours bought the ship and renamed her the “Diamond Queen”. She is primarily used for our group tours, school groups, special cruises, and private charters.

Diamond Queen Charter Rates
Mon-Wed 7 a.m.-10 p.m. $600/hr
Thurs-Sun 7 a.m.-4 p.m. $600/hr
Thurs-Sun 4 p.m.-10 p.m. $1,000/hr
Off Season Rates
May 1st-May 31st $600/hr
Sept. 1st-Oct. 31st $600/hr

A $750.00 Positioning Fee shall apply for charters originating from docks in Wyandotte. The Diamond Queen is unavailable for charters during scheduled tour times. There is a minimum two hour charter for all vessels. Catering and beverages are not included in the charter rates.