Tahquamenon Falls Riverboat Tours

Closeup of Tahquamenon Falls

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 June 16, 2021 and runs through October 2, 2021, departing from Soo Junction, MI at 10:30 AM and returning at

5:00 PM.

It looks like we will be doing masks and restricted to 1/2 capacity again this season. Please be prepared. Masks required while riding the train and while boarding the riverboat. Once seated outside masks are optional. All inside spaces require masks. 

Opening June 16, 2021

Wilderness Train Ride (Tour #2)


Ride the longest and oldest 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 2021 SCHEDULE July 3rd through August 21st

Also the Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day weekend. Sept 4 & 5

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

Masks are required while riding the train for passengers age 2+ Sorry no exceptions. 

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 $3.50 and $6.50 tax included. The 2021 food prices have yet to be determined, however they should be close to last year. click below to download the menu