Each season, a limited number of Free Narrated History Tours are offered to the public.
Number of available tours varies with sponsors secured each season.
Daily Trip departs 10 a.m., returns 12 p.m.
M-W-F North route, T-Th South route
Sponsored by Bay City Boat Lines
How to Reserve Tickets
Limit 6 Per Household - No Groups Please*
Groups - Contact our office for Private Charter Rates
989-891-2628 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Online Orders Open 24/7:
Click the event title on this page
or go directly to our online reservation service
(online ordering available 2 weeks in advance)
Phone Orders Open 24/7:
Call our reservation service Brown Paper Tickets
at 1-800-838-3006. Ask for events by producer 12451
(phone ordering available 2 weeks in advance)
Provide the event number listed for faster service
Be prepared to provide the names of all passengers
At the dock:
Wait for Stand-by Seating just prior to tour
Subject to availability
Information About the Tours
Days: Monday through Friday, one tour daily
Time: Board at 9:45 a.m., Tour 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon
Monday, Wednesday and Frday
Downriver (toward Saginaw Bay
Tuesday and Thursday
Upriver (toward Zilwaukee)
Cost: Free thanks to underwriting by our Sponsors
Limit: 6 tickets per household*
Accessibility: Vessels are NOT barrier-free. Limited access available.
Please call 989-891-2628 if you have questions.
What to Bring: Camera, Binoculars, Jackets
What to Leave Home: Food and Beverage, Coolers, Weapons, Pets
Good to Know:
Per State Law there is no smoking aboard our vessels
Only registered service animals are allowed onboard (must show proof)
Snack Bar is open for business during the cruise
Pop/Bottled Water $1.50
Chips and Candy $.75 to $1.50
Beer & Wine $4.00 to $5.50
*Registered non-profit, human-service agencies may be eligible for additional tickets for one tour per season. No social group requests will be honored. Verification of non-profit status and application required. Limited access for handicap/disabled. Not available on all dates. Call (989) 891-2628 and speak with Michelle Judd for more information.
Free History Tour Schedule