When are you open?

We are open daily from May 14 through October 16, 2022

Do the tour boats go through the Soo Locks?

Yes! We welcome you aboard so you can experience both the up bound and down bound lockage between Lake Huron and Lake Superior. Both the Famous Lock Tour and Lighthouse Tour pass through the Soo Locks.

What is the price of the tickets?

Adult Ticket (17+) $33
Youth Ticket (age 5-16) $13

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Lighthouse Cruise $63
Fireworks Cruise (Adult 17+) $16
Fireworks Cruise (Youth, age 5-16) $13
Children 4 and under – just $1
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Are reservations required?

No, you do not need to make an advanced reservation for the lock tour. However some cruises do sell out. Purchasing tickets online in advance is highly recommended. Reservations are required for our Lighthouse Cruise.

How long is the cruise?

Our lock tour runs 90 minutes. However, at times there may be slight delays for locking due to freighter traffic. Our Lighthouse Cruise runs approximately 4 1/2 hours.

Do I need a passport if we go through the Canadian Lock?

No – a passport is not needed to pass through their locks.

Is free parking available?

Yes! Free day parking is available for customers. Our large lot will accommodate all cars, RVs and motor coaches.

Do you offer dog kennels?

Yes! We are happy to offer free individual dog kennels for our customers. Please ask for your kennel lock at the ticket office when you arrive for your tour.

Is the boat handicap accessible?

Yes! Our boats are handicap accessible on our fully enclosed lower deck. All passengers board with a ramp to the lower deck.

Are there restrooms on the boat?

Yes! Indeed, we have restrooms on board.

Are food and beverages available on board?

Yes! We are pleased to feature a snack bar complete with soda, beer, wine, and hard seltzer.

What is your refund policy?

A purchased ticket will be eligible for a refund or an exchange up to 24 hours before the scheduled cruise departure time. If Famous Soo Locks Boat Tours cancels a cruise, you will be provided with a full refund. All exchanges are dependent on availability. No refunds or exchanges will be granted after the time of your scheduled cruise. To exchange or refund your ticket for another time please call 906-632-2512.

Is the tour narrated?

Yes! Our tours feature live narration. Our knowledgeable narrators will share the many interesting sights and history of the area as you cruise the beautiful St. Mary’s River and up bound and down bound lockage through the Soo Locks.

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