As of May 15, 2021 Michigan has lifted the mask mandate for those fully vaccinated against Covid-19. If you are not fully vaccinated, please continue to follow state guidelines. Please respect others personal space.
We look forward to seeing this summer and want to assure you we are taking all precautions for a safe environment for our passengers. Famous Soo Locks Boat Tours is open May 15th-October 17th.
2021 Operation Questions
Will Masks be required?
No. We are following the new Michigan guidelines for mask requirements.
Will the tour boat be at full capacity?
Yes, although our original boat capacity was 300, our boats are now are licensed for 150 passengers. We will fill to 150, which offers plenty of room for social distancing.
Are boats cleaned regularly?
Yes, our boats are cleaned between every trip with a sanitized hydro sprayer. In addition to this our boats are deep cleaned every evening.
Will Famous Soo Locks Boat Tours accept cash for ticket purchase?
Yes, however we encourage online purchases and the use of credit cards at the ticket window.
How can passengers be assured of a safe and comfortable experience?
Please mind your space and wear a mask if you are not fully vaccinated. We ask that guests respect their personal space and the space of those around them. Please keep an appropriate distance between yourself and others while boarding.
Is hand sanitizer available for visitors use?
Yes, hand sanitizer stations are set up in the ticket office building and boats.
What is Famous Soo Locks Boat Tours doing to assure that employees are healthy?
We monitor our employees and are taking temperature checks before every shift as well as asking health questions.