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2019 Charter Tours
May 1 – October 31

Dates available for Private Charters in 2019. Reserve a spot for your Family Reunions, Corporate Party, School Field Trip, or fundraiser! We have hosted thousands of tours on the Detroit River in our three charter boats. A Private Charter Tour is the perfect unique venue for your family, friends, co-workers or students. We look forward to a spectacular 2019 sailing season with you! All aboard!

To learn more visit our Private Charters page. Book your Private Charter now. Groups of up to 225 members welcome. For any questions and to book now, use our Live Chat feature on this page or call us at (313) 843-9376 weekdays from 9–4PM.

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2019 Sightseeing Tours
June 6 – September 1


Cruise along with Diamond Jack for a unique look at the history and views along the Detroit River. From shipwatching and beautiful shorelines to centuries worth of history, you'll learn something new each time!

“Make It A Diamond Jack’s Day!”

Detroit Dock
1340 E. Atwater St., Detroit MI 48207

Wyandotte Dock
2701 Van Alstyne St., Wyandotte MI 48192



Don’t miss out on your chance to see “The IT Girl” performed at Michigan’s largest producing theatre! Tickets for the Clara Bow and silent movie-inspired tribute are still available now through June 23. Call 248-377-3300 or visit for more information.

Help support the Brain Injury Association of Michigan on Wednesday, June 19th by buying a ticket to “Summerfest: Reggae on the River.” Enjoy a four course dinner featuring Jamaican inspired cuisine and cocktails from 7:00-10:00 p.m. Proceeds will help the nonprofit provide services and support for people with brain injuries and their families, while working to reduce the incidence and impact of brain injury through education, advocacy, support, treatment services, and research.

Catch a live performance from Motown legends The Four Tops while enjoying a food truck rally, live piano karaoke, games, refreshments and more all on Detroit’s riverfront. The ninth annual Shimmer on the River happens on Thursday, June 20th from 6:30-10:30 p.m. It’s fun for all ages and a great way to help promote the conservancy of Detroit’s riverfront.

Join St. Anne’s Mead in hosting it’s the third annual “Breakfast with the Bishop: A Special Tribute” on Friday, June 21st from 8:00 a.m. – noon. The event honors retiring Bishop Wendell N. Gibbs of the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan, who will be joined by numerous other guest speakers. For more information and tickets, contact Peggy K. Goodwin at 248-557-1221 and visit

Want to help fight epilepsy while getting your dose of vitamin Z? The Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan is hosting the Stroll for Epilepsy at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, at the Detroit Zoo. To register, call 1-800-377-6226 or click here to participate in the foundation’s largest fundraiser of the year now.

The Ford Fireworks are a breathtaking experience! Don’t lose out on your chance to see them during Parade Co.’s Rooftop Party on Monday, June 24th. The event runs from 5:30-11 p.m. where distinguished guests can mingle while overlooking the beautiful Detroit River and experience live music, delectable food by Andiamo, games, giveaways, and more.

The 2019 season is here, and the private charters are off to a memorable start! We've had field trips, corporate events, baby showers and more! And with the weather finally taking a turn for the better, there's no better time to enjoy a night out on the Detroit River with friends and family.
While you’re sailing with us, be sure to hook up to our free Wi-Fi. If you are interested in getting your school, fundraiser or company on one of our private charters this summer, call us to reserve a spot. We look forward to getting your event started.


Diamond Jacks Detroit

What is Diamond Jack?

Diamond Jack’s is a family-owned and operated riverboat tour business. We have been offering entertaining and affordable cruises to the residents of Detroit and its surrounding areas for over 20 years. Diamond Jack’s runs public sightseeing riverboat tours along the Detroit River and hosts private events on our three private charter boats.

We’re glad that you’re here! Thank you for cruising with Diamond Jack's. Diamond Jack's has deep roots in the Motor City, is a Pure Michigan company and a proud member of the Detroit community. Our goal is to showcase the city and state we love in a unique way. When you cruise with Diamond Jack's you’ll see Detroit from a whole new perspective. If you have a group or would like to charter one of our boats any day or night of the week, just call us at (313) 843-9376, or send us an email. We’ll get back with you right away.

We sail rain or shine, so book your private charter for fall now, and…”All Aboard Detroit!”

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