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“captain tim”(65 reviews)
“bald eagles”(49 reviews)
25 Miles of Pictured Rocks Cliffs, 360 degree spins, countless smiles! Riptide Ride has the ultimate package of fun and beautiful scenery. Bring your camera since you'll have plenty of opportunity to capture photos as you admire bald eagles...more
1309 Commercial St, Munising, MI 49862-1358
+1 906-387-8888
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went back and forth on which boat tour to go on, and feel that we made a great choice. Since I had 2 kids I figured they would like the speed and the 360 degree turns. Riptide ride was a great friendly family business. Captain...More

Thank V9865EOmichaels
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Tim and his family were amazing! I loved this boat ride because he got us up close and personal with the cliffs and waterfalls. This made for awesome pictures. He was fun and knowledgeable. If we visit again we will definitely be doing this tour...More

Thank Kasey M
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Customer Service is phenomenal !! Captain Tim is very knowledgeable and capable Captain to his vessel. Please note there are seatbelts. YOU WILL GET WET!! You will have a blast ... bring a change a clothes (don’t forget shoes and socks like I did) so...More

Thank Heather L
Reviewed 18 September 2018

It is a must do in the UP! Captain Tim takes you on a great ride around Grand Island and stops at beautiful pictured rocks locations along the way. On top of that the jet boat is a great experience as he pulls 180s and...More

Thank Ryan P
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Captain Tim takes you on a 90 minute boat ride that is beautiful, informative, exciting. The trip goes around Grand Island. We got close enough to cliffs and caves to touch the walls. He took us underneath a waterfall. We saw several bald eagles. He...More

Thank Pam R
Reviewed 4 September 2018

This boat ride is simply amazing!!! A family run business, everything was super! But please do get ready to get wet...the ride and the driver of the boat were outstanding....will do it again!

Thank 204jcp
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This was a wonderful experience, and definitely the best way to see the Pictured Rocks. This is a family owned business, with the couple and the kids all working together. The ride around the island is fun and informative. I highly recommend this experience. It's...More

Thank Sanders293
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

If you are planning on seeing the Pictured Rocks do the Riptide Tour, my family and I have been up there twice before and took the other tour, the 1st time it was cancelled because of waves and the 2nd time they turned back after...More

1  Thank rkderoos6
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Riptide Ride is operated by a courteous, welcoming and friendly family. I enjoyed the beautiful views of Grand Island from Captain Tim's jet boat and learning more about the island's history.

Thank care_traveler
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and i just left from going on this ride. It was AMAZING! It’s a family run business and they sure know how to have fun. Captain Tim is great, he sure took us for a spin. Takes about an hour and a half,...More

Thank Jennifer W
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Darlene S
18 July 2018|
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Response from Cody W | Reviewed this property |
I don't actually work for them. But here is there website. riptideride,com Phone number is (906) 387-8888 Thanks,
Brad E
6 July 2018|
Response from RiptideRide | Property representative |
Ticket prices for adults are $39 ea, children $29. All of our tours go the same route. Thank you.
26 June 2018|
Response from RiptideRide | Property representative |
Hi, We appreciate your interest in our ride. We do five spins on the ride, but sometimes do less depending on lake conditions. Most children have fun on the ride, but it depends on the child. The majority have a great... More