Gills Rock Cruises

Gills Rock Charters & Cruises

Cruises depart from Shoreline Marina in Gills Rock. Office located in stone boathouse located below Shoreline Restaurant, 12747 Hwy. 42.

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“FANTASTIC” – Iowa Girl. / “A Must Do” – Jen W. / “Don’t Miss This” – SATB. / “We Highly Recommend This Tour” – Dave W.

Deaths Door Lighthouses, Islands & Shipwreck Cruise

Pilot Island Lighthouse

Enjoy a 2 hour cruise across Deaths Door Passage to see the lighthouses on Pilot and Plum Islands, historic Coast Guard Station, Plum Island Range Lights, Detroit Harbor Light, Washington and Detroit
Islands and a shipwreck from 1867. Along the mainland you will see cliffs, caves, beautiful waterfront homes and often Eagles.

Our boat allows us to get up real close to the islands and lighthouses where we stop so you can get great photos.  As divers we know the shipwrecks in this area and can position the boat right over the wreck which you can see from our boat.  Using our Humminbird Side Scan Sonar we can also show you images of deeper wrecks too.

Adults - $39
(½ for ages 4 to 12)

Daily Cruise Times

 10:00 am12:30 pm & 3:30 pm*

* Note, the 12:30 cruise includes a 30 minute stop on Plum Island.  Reservations strongly recommended as times and routes can change due to weather. Times above in season, less trips in spring and fall.  
Cruises depart from Shoreline Marina in Gills Rock. Office located in stone boathouse located below Shoreline Restaurant, 12747 Hwy. 42.  Please park in field on top of the hill.

~ New For 2018 ~

Deaths Door Lighthouses Cruise w/ 30 Minute Stop on Plum Island

Same cruise as above but with a 30 minute stop on Plum Island so you can walk around the historic Coast Guard Station and Boathouse and see the views from the Island.
Adults - $42
(½ for ages 4 to 12)

Daily Cruise Times

12:30 pm*

* Reservations strongly recommended as times and routes can change due to weather. Times above in season, less trips in spring and fall.  This trip with the 30 minute stop is only available from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Cruises depart from Shoreline Marina in Gills Rock. Office located in stone boathouse located below Shoreline Restaurant, 12747 Hwy. 42. Please park in field on top of the hill.

~ New For 2018 ~

Plum Island Hiking / Picnic Trip

This special trip is available by private charter any day of the week.  On Thursdays we will be running a trip for individuals at 9:00 AM to noon. We will drop you off to hike for 2 hours so you can see the historic buildings and lighthouse. Advance reservations required for this trip.

Adults - $42
(½ for ages 4 to 12)

Cruise Times

Individuals 9:00 am – Thursdays

Private charters, any day of the week

Cruises depart from Shoreline Marina in Gills Rock. Office located in stone boathouse located below Shoreline Restaurant, 12747 Hwy. 42. Please park in field on top of the hill.

Coastline, Cliffs, Caves & Shipwreck Cruise

See the entire North Coast of the Peninsula from the Bay
side to Lake Michigan. This cruise includes towering cliffs, caves, the site of Indian Pictographs, beautiful waterfront homes and see a shipwreck from 1888 if conditions allow. This cruise runs
on days when the Lake side is too rough or by special request.

Adults - $39
(½ for ages 4 to 12)

Daily Cruise Times

10:00 am, 12:30 pm3:30 pm*

* Reservations strongly recommended as times and routes can change due to weather. Times above in season, less trips in spring and fall.
Cruises depart from Shoreline Marina in Gills Rock. Office located in stone boathouse located below Shoreline Restaurant, 12747 Hwy. 42. Please park in field on top of the hill.

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