Metro Detroit School Field Trips Along the Detroit River

School Field Trips

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How many of your students know the history of Detroit, the largest city in Michigan? We invite you to join the thousands of teachers and students who have already enjoyed an exciting learning experience on a Diamond Jack’s River Tour. Planning a school field trip that is both entertaining and educational can be a tall order, but Diamond Jack’s makes it easy by offering a unique and close-up look at some of Detroit’s most iconic landmarks. Planning a school field trip that is both entertaining and educational can be a tall order, but Diamond Jack’s makes it easy by offering a unique and close-up look at some of Detroit’s most iconic landmarks. Detroit was once dubbed the “Paris of the West” for its exceptionally beautiful architecture, and much of it is on display for your students to see on a school field trip with Diamond Jack’s. In addition, see 16 miles of the U.S. and Canada Detroit River shoreline, ocean going and Great Lakes ships, a light house, yacht clubs, the fire boat, parks, ship terminals, a mail boat and much more!

Student Groups available by reservation only.

When:Monday – Friday beginning May 1 – Oct. 31 (Thursdays and Fridays only in July and August)
Times:Departures: 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. (Only 10:30 a.m. in July and August)
Dock:Beautiful new dock area at Rivard (Cullen) Plaza, Detroit—with close bus drop off, snack bar, restrooms and even a carousel! Plus a State Park next door.
Cost:$9.00 per person
Snacks:Chips, candy and soft drinks are also available for sale on the boat.
Reservations:Call (313) 843-9376 soon to reserve your preferred field trip date.

Minimums apply—based on availability.

The 1 ½ hour narrated Detroit River Tours are educational, historical and fun. Grades K – 12th all welcome!

Tour sites include: Renaissance Center, Belle Isle, US Coast Guard Stations, Ambassador Bridge, Fort Wayne, J.W. Westcott Floating Post Office, Joe Louis Arena, the cities of Detroit and Windsor and much more.