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Tahquamenon Boat Service, Inc.
Newberry, MI 49868
Phone: 906-876-2311 (Depot)
Phone: 906-293-3806 (If no answer)
Tahquamenon Falls! Excursion
A MUST DO for bird watchers and nature enthusiast
6 1/2 hour train & riverboat Tour to Tahquamenon Falls
ALL ABOARD for an exciting excursion into Upper Michigan wilderness. The Toonerville Trolley, a narrow gauge railroad takes you 5 1/2 miles through thick forest, the habitat of bear, deer, and other wild animals and birds.
Your first view of the beautiful Tahquamenon River is at Hunters Mill, the end of the trolley line where a riverboat is boarded for a 21 mile cruise down the river to the upper Tahquamenon Falls.
Our boats have comfortable seating and spacious decks for the best in sightseeing. Food, beverages, and restrooms on board.
The boat docks at the head of 1/2 mile of rapids above the falls, where you may walk a 3600 foot wooded nature trail to view the falls.
1 3/4 hour Wilderness Train Ride
Ride the longest and one of the oldest 24 inch gauge railroads in the country. Experience 5 1/2 miles of upper Michigan wilderness. Travel through forest and marshland habitats, the home of many of Michigan’s native wildlife species. A tree guide is provided to assist passengers in learning about area timber types and uses.
At the end of the line there will be a stopover for switching. During the stopover snacks and restrooms are available. Enjoy viewing the Tahquamenon River. Then it’s all aboard for the return trip to Soo Junction. This trip does not go to the falls.
Visit Soo Junction Station, our gift and snack shop, while waiting to board the train.
Schedules and Prices subject to change without notice.
Group rates and private charters available. Call for a quote.
Enclose boat and trolley after Labor Day
Warm clothing advised
Senior citizen discount
Don’t be side-tracked
Board at Soo Junction less than three minutes from M-28.
Family owned and operated since 1927
The riverboats, largest and finest on the Tahquamenon, embark from the more remote upper part of the river where there is a greater opportunity for seeing wildlife. Throughout the boat, you will enjoy the Catain’s commentary on River History, points of interest and wildlife heard over our excellent public address system. On board, tasty sandwiches and other refreshments are served at popular prices.
Your host - Hugh Stewart