Detroit Sightseeing Tours - Cruise The Detroit River

Sightseeing Tours Detroit River

2020 Sightseeing Tours & Dates

Wyandotte Dock Directions | Rivard (Cullen) Plaza Dock Directions
Diamond Jack’s Brochure

Detroit River Tour

Tour Prices

Adult tickets: $21
Seniors (over 60): $19
Children (6-12): $16
Children 5 and under: $5

Cash and All Major Credit Cards *Credit Card transactions dependent on wireless service. No Passport Required!

Tour Times

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays

Two departure times: 1:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

June 4 – September 6, 2020

Attractions Will You See On Our Sightseeing Tours:

Diamond Jack’s has two docks including the Wyandotte Dock and the Detroit Rivard (Cullen) Plaza Dock. Those taking a sightseeing tour from the Wyandotte Dock will be taken through Lower Detroit River while those sailing from the Rivard (Cullen) Plaza Dock are taken through Upper Detroit River. You will be able to see different Detroit attractions depending on your departure location. Click on the tour you wish to take below to get a glimpse of what you’ll see!

Attractions on the Detroit Tour

If you are departing from the Detroit Rivard Plaza Dock, sights you will see include:

  • Cullen Plaza (formerly Rivard Plaza)
  • Hart Plaza & Dodge Fountain
  • GM Resnaissance Center
  • Ambassador Bridge
  • Tri-Centennial State Park & Harbor
  • Peche Island
  • Stroh River Place
  • Belle Isle Bridge
  • Detroit Boat Club
  • Detroit Yacht Club
  • Manoogian Mansion (Mayor’s Residence)
  • Kid Rock’s House
  • Water Works Park
  • Bayview Yacht Club
  • Canadian Club Plant
  • Downtown Windsor
  • Windsor Hum
  • Post Office Boat
  • Historic Fort Wayne
  • Historic Warehouse District
  • Dossin Great Lakes Museum
  • Hiram Walker Distillery
  • Detroit Fireboat Curtis Randolph
  • Joe Louis Arena
  • Cobo Center
  • Detroit People Mover

Attractions on the Wyandotte 1:00 PM Tour

If you are departing from the Wyandotte Dock at 1:00 PM, sights you will see include:

  • Wyandotte Waterfront
  • USS Ecorse
  • Marinas
  • Grassy Island
  • Mud Island
  • Fighting Island
  • Zug Island
  • LaFarge
  • Detroit Fireboat
  • Post Office Boat
  • Historic Fort Wayne
  • Ambassador Bridge
  • Nicholson Terminal & Dock
  • Dieppe Park
  • Aggregate Docks
  • Morterm
  • ADM Elevators
  • Ojibway Salt Dock

Attractions on the Wyandotte 3:30 PM Tour

If you are departing from the Wyandotte Dock at 3:30 PM, sights you will see include:

  • Bob-Lo Amusement Park Pavilion Building
  • Bob-Lo Island Marina Resort Community
  • Canadian Shoreline and Wetlands
  • Yacht Clubs and Marinas
  • Fort Malden Historic Site
  • Amherstburg Riverfront
  • King’s Navy Yard Park
  • Canadian Coast Guard Station
  • Livingston Shipping Channel and Light
  • Stony Island
  • Grosse Isle
  • James Vernor & Charles Fisher Homes
  • 1906 Grosse Isle Lighthouse

Zug Island on Detroit River

This year, don’t just see the sights, but listen for them as well! Keep your ears open for the mysterious Windsor Hum! The noise experienced by our Canadian neighbors has everyone baffled! Watch a video featured on The New York Times of one resident’s experience. Our sightseeing tours will cruise right into the inexplicable Windsor Hum. Will you hear it?

Tour Details

Two-hour, narrated Detroit River Tours open to the public.

Enjoy Diamond Jack’s Detroit River tours. Passengers of all ages are invited to treat their senses to an awe-inspiring boat tour of various sights along the Detroit River.

For Tour Route and Sights please see Sightseeing Brochure.

Dock Locations

Rivard (Cullen) Plaza, Detroit – Upper Detroit River Tour
Bishop Park in Wyandotte – Lower Detroit River Tour + Bob-Lo Island on 3:30 p.m. tour.

Admission

Please purchase tickets at the dock. Boarding begins approximately 20 minutes prior to the departure time. Some cruises do sell out, so you are encouraged to arrive early.

Tickets may be purchased at the dock with cash or credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express). *Credit Card transactions are dependent on wireless service. Space is not guaranteed so all seating is open seating on a first-come basis.

A passport is not required for travel.

What is a Sightseeing Tour?

A sightseeing tour is a guided tour of popular and interesting attractions in the local area. Usually done in a group setting, sightseeing tours allow people to explore significant attractions in the region. When you join our Detroit sightseeing tour, you will be taken on a 2-hour boat ride along the Detroit River. One of our knowledgeable tour guides will give detailed narration of the various points of interest along the river.

Food and Beverages

Soft drinks, beer, wine, and snacks are available for purchase on board at our snack bar. Enjoy chips, candy bars, pretzels and cookies while cruising and check out our beer options including Miller Lite, Molson, Summer Shandy and Atwater Dirty Blonde.

Food and beverages are NOT allowed to be brought on the boat.
Snack bar items may be purchased with cash or credit card.