Tahquamenon Falls River Boat Tours & the Famous Toonerville Trolley Wilderness Train Ride
Tour #1: Experience Upper Michigan's Wilderness via our 6 1/2 hour adventure. Ride 5 1/2 miles aboard the longest 24 inch railroad in the country. Travel through the remote wilderness, habitat of bear, deer, moose, wolf, sand hill cranes and many other animals and birds. The train travels to the Tahquamenon River where the spacious riverboat Hiawatha awaits to take you on a 21 mile narrated cruse along the pristine river to the rapids 1/2 mile above the Upper Tahquamenon Falls. The Captain gives commentary on points of interest, river history, Indian lore, points out and describes wildlife and birds that are seen along the way. The boat docks at the head of the rapids for 1 ¼ hours. Passengers may then enjoy a 5/8 mile nature hike through virgin forest to our own private viewing area of the mighty Falls. After our guests return, the boat winds it's way back upstream to the waiting train. The Toonerville Trolley Wilderness Train transports everyone back to Soo Junction. While cruising the river enjoy sandwiches, snacks, and beverages from our excellent riverboat cafeteria and beverage bar, where food is served at popular prices. Restrooms also onboard. This is the ONLY tour to Tahquamenon Falls Trip departs at 10:30 AM returns 5.00 PM Open June 14, 2017 through October 7, 2017 this season. Celebrating our 90th season. Family owned and operated. Group rates and private charters available please call for details. Please visit our web site for current schedules and rates.
Tour #2 a 1 3/4 hour wilderness train ride. The Toonerville Trolley is THE longest and one of the oldest 24 inch gauge railroads in the country. The train travels 5 1/2 miles through a remote wilderness area giving passengers a greater opportunity for seeing wildlife. Along the way identify some native tree species with your provided tree guide. When you reach the end of the line a short stopover is made while the train is being switched. During the stopover passengers can enjoy a breathtaking view of the Tahquamenon River. Snack Bar and restrooms facilities available. When switching is complete ride the Toonerville Trolley railroad back to Soo Junction. Please note: Only tour #1 goes to the falls. Departure Time 12:30 PM Schedule July 1, 2017 through August 26 2017 also Labor Day Weekend See our web site for schedule and fares. Group rates for a few as 10 paid passengers. Private trips available for groups of 35 or more. The only train ride in the U.P.