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I am a retired Navy Captain so I am very aware of handling ship's movement, docking, and showing... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
George C
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Hudsonville, Michigan, United States
Lighthouses will light up your life

We booked both the Extended Westbound tour and the Les Chenaux Islands Experience (each on a... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Sandi M
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Grayslake, Illinois
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you are into lighthouses this is the Tour to take. (any one of three) We traveler to lighthouses that can only be seen by water. great boat ride. Book early

Date of experience: November 2016
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Ami W, Guest Relations Manager at Shepler's Lighthouse Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hello Rich and THANK YOU so much for the glowing five stars! We appreciate you posting and we look forward to seeing you next season!

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

After reading TA reviews decided to book Sheplers for 5 hr Lighthouse Cruise. We set off at 1:30 for cruise and were immediately given box lunches that included turkey or ham sandwich, chips, cookie, apple and bottle of water. The narrator for the cruise was very animated and excited as he shared all the info about the rivers and lighthouses. The boat turned at each lighthouse so that whichever side of the boat you were on, you had an excellent view. My only suggestion would be for someone to come thru the boat a time or two with a bag to collect trash.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank EarleneBrad
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Ami W, Guest Relations Manager at Shepler's Lighthouse Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Hello EarleneBrad and thank you so much for choosing one of our lighthouses cruises! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed and we thank you for the glowing five stars. Also we want to thank you for your suggestion about trash collection. This is an excellent recommendation that we've passed along to our president, Chris Shepler, for his review. We take great pride in the housekeeping and maintenance of our fleet and we appreciate this suggestion for improvement on our longer cruises. Thanks again and we hope to see you back here very soon! Safe travels until then.

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Amazing just how vast Lake Huron is and this cruise leaves no doubt as to why these light houses are so critical to safe navigation. Guides were very knowledgeable of each light house, the weather and its effects on water levels and the area in general.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Gary C
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Ami W, Guest Relations Manager at Shepler's Lighthouse Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Greetings Gary and happy to hear that you enjoyed! We appreciate the wonderful five stars and we hope to see you again real soon. Thanks for choosing Shepler's!

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We lucked out and had a picture perfect day for this cruise. The water was unnaturally calm, the day was sunny and clear and it was worth every penny to be on the upper deck of the boat to take photographs of the lighthouses. For lighthouse lovers and those who just want to ride the boat in the Great Lakes, this is the cruise for you! We plan to go on the Extended Western Lighthouses Cruise next summer. Highly recommend this cruise!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Ami W, Guest Relations Manager at Shepler's Lighthouse Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Greetings Kanda and thank you so much for posting! Sounds like you did in fact have the perfect day! Happy to hear you enjoyed and we look forward to seeing you again next summer!

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This trip was great. The narrator shared a lot of historic information about the lighthouses as well as the greatlakes. He answered all question people asked. The ship would circle around the light house twice so each side of the boat would get a good view. The only disappointment was the cheboygan lighthouse. It was hard to see cause it was inland and is one you can easily visit it by car.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Ami W, Guest Relations Manager at Shepler's Lighthouse Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Greetings and thank you so much for riding with us for one of our lighthouse cruises. We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed and we thank you for offering such a stellar five star review. We apologize for any disappointment with Cheboygan and hope you were able to get up close and personal via your vehicle. Thank you once again and we do hope to see you again very soon. Thanks for choosing Shepler's!!

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