Tahquamenon Falls Riverboat Tours

Tahquamenon Falls Train

and Riverboat Tours since 1927

Train and Riverboat Tour to the Tahquamenon Falls (Tour #1)

This 6 1/2 hour wilderness tour starts with a 35 minute narrow gauge train ride, followed by a 2 hour, narrated riverboat cruise.

After reaching the rapids above the falls, the riverboat docks for one hour and fifteen minutes, allowing for a 5/8 mile nature hike to our private view of the upper Tahquamenon Falls.

After the stopover, the riverboat and train retrace their route back to Soo Junction. The nature hike includes stairs and is not handicap accessible.

Tour #1 starts July 1, 2020 and runs through October 3, 2020, departing from Soo Junction, MI at 10:30 AM and returning at

5:00 PM.

2020 tickets now available just click the Book Online button

Important notice: a rock slide has damaged the stairway at the falls viewing area. In order for repairs to be made we are forced to delay the first trip of the season until July 1st. We will offer the 1 3/4 wilderness train ride starting June 15th.  

Opening June 15, 2020

Tour #2 only June 15th thru 29th

Wilderness Train Ride (Tour #2)

Ride the longest 24" gauge railroad in the country 5 1/2 miles through wilderness, habitat home to many of Michigan's animal species. At the end of the line, passengers disembark for a short stopover.

Enjoy a view of the Tahquamenon River at our riverside park, then ride the train back to Soo Junction. Concessions and restroom are available during the stopover. The wilderness train ride takes 1 3/4 hours. Only tour #1 goes all the way to Tahquamenon Falls.

Tour #2 NEW SCHEDULE June 15th through August 22nd

Also the Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day weekend.Sept 5 & 6

Departs from Soo Junction, MI at 12:30 PM and return at 2:15 PM. 

2020 tickets now available just click on the Book Online button

Online ticket sales for June 15th through June 29th are not available at this time. Once we're sure the governor isn't going to extend the stay at home order we will make those dates available. Telephone reservations are welcome.

About The Riverboat Hiawatha

The Hiawatha offers two decks, with enclosed seating, open air seating and restrooms. During the cruise, the captain provides narration on points of interest including: logging history, Native American history, and Michigan's plant and animal life.

The riverboat has a cash-only bar and grill on-board. Our menu includes burgers, hot dogs, bratwurst, ham & cheese, chicken sandwiches, sloppy joes, nachos, vegetarian burgers, peanut butter & jelly, and grilled cheese.


We also have snacks, chips, and beverages including beer, wine and wine coolers. All sandwiches are between $3.00 and $5.95. Please note: due to  meat shortages and price increases we reserve the right to change our prices closer to opening day