August 2018 Newsletter: One Last Cruise Before End of Summer Blues
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2022 Summer/Fall Schedule


Sept 10 - 25 Saturday & Sunday1p | 2:30p | 4p | 5:30p

Ticket Prices



(60 and older)


(6 - 12)


(5 and under)


Length of Tour

1 Hour


First come, First Serve. Pay at dock.

Dock Location

1340 Atwater, Detroit, MI 48207

August 2018 Newsletter: One Last Cruise Before End of Summer Blues


One Last Cruise Before End of Summer Blues

Can you believe August is upon us? We can’t. Before your plate gets filled with back-to-school shopping and everything else that comes along with the fall transition, enjoy the warm weather while it lasts! Join us for a cruise and get out on the water this month because as soon as the cold Michigan weather hits, it’s here for the long-haul.

Our Detroit River Tours will be running through September 2nd every Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00 PM and 3:30 PM. Board our boats at either our Detroit Rivard Plaza Dock or Wyandotte Bishop Park Dock. It’s the perfect way to take in the summer sun one last time before bundling up for the fall. Gain a new perspective of Detroit and learn about its history. Each tour has something different and special to offer, so don’t wait!

For the month of August, we’re offering $15 tours from our Wyandotte Dock, all days and all times. What are you waiting for? Get your July Coupon today by visiting our coupon page!

Diamond Jack’s Photo Contest

photo contest

Thank you to all who have participated in our Diamond Jack’s Photo Contest this season! There are only a few more weeks left to enter for a chance to win! Keep sharing your experiences with us and you might just be chosen to receive 2 FREE tickets for a future cruise.

Private Charters Still Available Through October 31st

From family reunions to charity events, our private charter boats have been in constant sail in July for numerous events! We had the pleasure of having the Rivertown Business Association, Pope Francis Center, Friends of the Rouge, JARC and many more organizations on board our boats this past month. Visit our Reviews page to read what some of them had to say about their experience on our private charters!

Let us help make your next party, get-together or event a hit! Our boats accommodate up to 225 guests and we provide a variety of catering options, wine and a beer menu including Miller Lite, Molson, Summer Shandy and Atwater Dirty Blonde. There are dates still available through October 31st so contact us today at (313) 843-9376.

Ask The Captain a Question

Do you have questions for the Captain? We have answers! Submit your questions to Whether you’re curious about the innerworkings of a boat or have any other sailing-related inquiries, we’ll provide you with answers straight from one of our captains. Each month, we will pick 5 winners and publish those questions (with the answers) on our next newsletter and on our website! The winners will receive two free tickets for a scenic cruise with Diamond Jack’s River Tours!

Detroit Events to End Summer with a Bang

As the summer dwindles down to its last few days, get out and soak in the last bit of sunshine. Make the most of your last days of summer with these upcoming Detroit events!

Detroit Beer & Wine Fest
Friday, August 3
7:30pm – 10:30pm
Warm summer nights are even better with 100+ beers and wines from over 40 breweries and wineries from all across Michigan. The Detroit Beer and Wine Fest is held at Eastern Market and features live entertainment as you sample unique craft beers and wines.
Rockin’ on the Riverfront
Friday, August 3, 10, 17
7:30pm – 10:00pm
This free concert series held along the Detroit River, in partnership with Detroit’s Classic Rock 94.7 WCSX-FM, is the perfect Friday night activity to wind down from the week. A new artist performs each Friday starting with Starship featuring Mickey Thomas (Aug. 3), Survivor (Aug. 10), and War (Aug. 17).
Woodward Dream Cruise
Saturday, August 18
10:00am – 9:00pm
The Motor City’s Woodward Dream Cruise is the world’s largest automotive event. Over 1.5 million people from all over the world line the streets to view the 40,000 classic cars, hot rods, muscle cars and more stroll by.