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Group Charters

Diamond Jack's Private Group Tours




Diamond Jack's Diamond Queen

The Diamond Queen

Maximum passenger capacity: 150
Maximum dinner buffet seating capacity: 80

Capacity will decrease based on food and entertainment arrangements.

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

7:00 am - 4:00 pm $1,100/hour
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm $1,700/hour
Mon thru Wed 7:00 am - 10:00 pm $1,000/hour

The Diamond Queen is unavailable for charters during scheduled tour times.

Off Season Rates same as Mon thru Wed Rates

May 1st — May 31st $1,000/hour
Sept. 1st — Oct. 31st $1,000/hour

There is a minimum two hour charter for all vessels. Catering and beverages are not included in the charter rates.

A $750.00 Positioning Fee and $250 Dock Fee shall apply for charters originating from docks in Wyandotte.

Diamond Jack's Diamond Belle

The Diamond Belle

Maximum passenger capacity: 200
Maximum dinner buffet seating capacity: 150

Capacity will decrease based on food and entertainment arrangements.

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

7:00 am - 4:00 pm $1,400/hour
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm $2,000/hour
Mon thru Wed 7:00 am - 10:00 pm $1,200/hour

Off Season Rates same as Mon thru Wed Rates

May 1st — May 31st $1,200/hour
Sept. 1st — Oct. 31st $1,200/hour

There is a minimum two hour charter for all vessels. Catering and beverages are not included in the charter rates.

A $750.00 Positioning Fee and $250 Dock Fee shall apply for charters originating from docks in Wyandotte.


Picture your next important social, family, or business event on a Diamond Jack boat, where your group can enjoy a tour and cruise right along the shore of the heart of downtown Detroit. A private charter with Diamond Jack’s River Tours will make any event a special event. We have been in business since 1991, delivering unique, historical, and entertaining cruises to residents throughout Metro Detroit.

Our private group tours offer:

  • Private Boats for Your Group
  • Flexible Departure Times
  • Convenient Parking
  • Indoor and Outdoor Areas on Board
  • Catering and Bar Available
  • Two Boats to Choose From

We offer private charters 7 days a week and welcome groups of all sizes. Charters run from May 1st-October 31st.

At Diamond Jack’s River Tours, we pride ourselves on offering an exciting and affordable way to entertain your family, friends, and colleagues. For a one-of-a-kind riverboat experience on one of the busiest waterways in the world, you can make the Diamond Queen or Diamond Belle your own for a few hours or for a whole day. Experience the sights, history, and culture of the Motor City up close and personal on a Diamond Jack River Tour. All aboard, Detroit! For fun times!

Take a look at our Charter Policy for more details or call our office at (313) 843-9376 to book a charter. If you'd prefer, use our Contact Form to get more information.

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