What is a Sightseeing Tour?
Our tours are two hour narrated Detroit River cruises open to the public.
How much is the tour?
Adult tickets: $21
Seniors: $19 (over 60 years)
Children between the ages of 6-12 years: $16
Children 5 and under: $5
How long is the tour?
When does boarding begin?
Boarding is on a first come first served basis and begins approx 15 minutes prior to departure. We suggest arriving at least 30 min prior to departure time to take a place in line.
What is your schedule?
June 4 – September 6, 2020
Thursday – Friday – Saturday – Sunday
June 5 – September 6, 2020
Friday – Saturday – Sunday
Departures at 1:00pm and 3:30pm
|Day||First Tour||Second Tour|
|Thursday (Detroit only)||1:00pm – 3:00pm||3:30pm – 5:30pm|
|Friday||1:00pm – 3:00pm||3:30pm – 5:30pm|
|Saturday||1:00pm – 3:00pm||3:30pm – 5:30pm|
|Sunday||1:00pm – 3:00pm||3:30pm – 5:30pm|
Does the schedule ever change?
The Wyandotte schedule is not anticipated to change.
The Detroit schedule will change dramatically June 19-22 during the 2020 River Days Festival. Please see the River Days event page, to be updated Spring 2020, for the schedule.
Where do I catch the boat?
We have two boats running tours – one in Detroit and the other in Wyandotte- same days and departure times.
Detroit at Rivard Plaza – 1340 East Atwater St, Detroit, MI 48207
Two blocks east of the General Motors Renaissance Center, corner of Rivard St & Atwater St
Wyandotte at Bishop Park – Closest address is 2686 Van Alstyne, Wyandotte, MI 48192
Two blocks south of Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, corner of Superior Blvd & Van Alstyne.
Where do I park?
Detroit – Public lot at Rivard and Atwater. Also parking structures near the Renaissance Center.
Wyandotte – Street parking along Van Alstyne St and also in a surface lot at Van Alstyne and Oak St.
How do I buy a ticket? Can I make a reservation?
Tickets may be purchased at the docks. Please keep in mind that with these purchases, we board on a first come first served basis and suggest arriving at least 30 min early.
Is there WiFi on board?
Yes, all boats are equipped with hi-speed WiFi for your use at no charge.
What if I have a group?
Please call the Diamond Jack office for information. Group tours and private charter options are available for larger groups.
Do you take credit cards?
We have credit card machines, but sometimes it is hard to receive a signal at our docking areas. When this happens it is not possible to use the machines. We suggest payment with cash.
Are children allowed?
Yes. Children of all ages are welcomed on the boat when accompanied by an adult. We ask that children are supervised at all times. There is no running or climbing while on board.
Can I bring a stroller on board?
Are dogs or other pets allowed?
Service dogs are allowed on board.
Do you sell food?
We have a cash snack bar with chips, candy, cookies, beer, wine and soft drinks.
Can I bring food with me?
We do not allow passengers to bring food, picnic baskets, cake etc on public sightseeing tours. However, an extensive catering menu is available for all private charters.