Private charters ranging from 2 hours to a full day!
The classic yacht Scout will whisk you away on a luxurious private cruise for up to 6 guests. Sail the spectacular waters of Grand Traverse Bay for a couple of hours or take the whole day and head over the horizon. Perhaps you’d like to drop anchor and explore Power Island. Scout is yours while you’re aboard. We cater this adventure to your wishes. Make the most of it!
SCOUT SUMMER DAYSAILS
- All cruises include complimentary soft drinks, snacks and fruit
- ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE BYOB (applies to yacht Scout only)
- Prices do not include gratuity for the crew.
2 HOUR CRUISE
- 12-2 pm or 3-5 pm
- Lower West Grand Traverse Bay
2 1/2 HOUR SUNSET CRUISE
- Refer to ticket calendar for specific times.
WINE & WATER PACKAGE
Available Sunday through FridayTraverse Tall Ship Company and Traverse City Tours have partnered to make these memorable packages available for you.Four hour wine tour on Leelanau Peninsula beginning at 2 p.m., with a pick up at CenterPointe Marina (home of Sailing Yacht Scout) in Greilickvile, just two miles north of downtown Traverse City. Following your wine tour we return to the marina for a sunset sail aboard Scout.
- 2 guests: $570
- 3-6 guests: $620.
- Add on an overnight stay for an additional $200 (maximum 4 guests overnight)
POWER ISLAND PACKAGE
6 hrs. (Not available after Labor Day)
Embark on a spectacular sail to Power Island, where you may go ashore to enjoy hiking, picnicking, sunbathing, rock hunting and swimming. A relaxing sail back to “civilization” completes this memorable experience. This option is an ideal family adventure!
POST LABOR DAY RATES
|Fall Rates (Beginning September 9)||Price|
|2 HOUR CRUISE
|2 1/2 HOUR SUNSET CRUISE||$325|
For custom duration sails, please call (231) 941-2000.
(One group only for each date, first come first served.)
July 04/7:00 pm
Celebrate our nation’s birth with a relaxing sunset sail aboard the Sailing Yacht Scout, followed by a festive fireworks display. We will cruise the bay until sunset. Upon returning to our dock the crew will get you “tucked in” for the night and depart, leaving you to enjoy Scout in complete privacy. Grab a blanket and a drink and get cozy on deck to watch the fireworks display, right from the marina. It’s a great view! Check out is at 10:00 am
June 29 and 30/12:30-5:30 pm
Enjoy the best seats in the house for this spectacular event! Kick back as we watch the air show, featuring the USAF THUNDERBIRDS, from our anchorage in the bay. Afterwards we hoist anchor and set sail for a relaxing cruise.
July 06/7:00 pm
Celebrate the end of the National Cherry Festival with a relaxing sunset sail aboard the Sailing Yacht Scout, followed by a . fireworks display. We will cruise the bay until sunset. Upon returning to our dock the crew will get you “tucked in” for the night and depart, leaving you to enjoy Scout in complete privacy. Grab a blanket and a drink and get cozy on deck to watch the fireworks display, right from the marina. It’s a great view! Check out is at 10:00 am
ROMANTIC DOCKSIDE OVERNIGHT
Advance purchase strongly recommended! Trips often sell out!
Prices do not include gratuity for the crew.
|Overnight Sail & Stay||Price|
|2 1/2 Hour Sunset Sail and Overnight Stay|
Up to 2 additional guests for $50 pp.
|Double Occupancy Overnight Only||Price|
|Overnight Only (No Sail)||$300|
|September/October Overnight Sail & Stay||Price|
|2 1/2 Hour Sunset Sail & Overnight|
Up to 2 additional guests for $50 pp.
|September/October Double Occupancy||Price|
- We accept cancellations up to 7 days prior to the date of your cruise.
- Any cancellation received 6 or fewer days before the date of your cruise are non-refundable and treated as a No Show.
FREE PARKING is located in the lot behind Great Lakes Children’s Museum (13240 S. West Bay Shore Dr., Traverse City, MI) directly across the street from our Discovery Pier ticket booth. Please use the DESIGNATED PEDESTRIAN CROSSING to walk to our ticket booth on the pier for check-in. Please arrive 30 MINUTES before the sail.
**PLEASE NOTE**: If you have handicap/mobility issues, please call our office for alternate parking directions.