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Thunder Bay
Catamaran Tours

Catamaran Tours Available for Summer 2020!

Our new 50′ Lagoon 500 catamaran will be available for booking from July and we’d love for you to join us for a Superior perspective of Thunder Bay’s international sea port—some 3,700 km from the Atlantic Ocean.

 

Don’t wait to secure your seat.

Bookings are now open, with tours starting in July 2020!

  • Best shared with friends - bring a group!
  • Travelling solo? That's ok, too!
  • We're fully licensed - sip back and enjoy!
  • Snacks available on board

Harbour Sailing Tour (90 minutes)

Kick back on deck, enjoy a glass of wine, snack on some delightful local produce—add a charcuterie platter when you book—and enjoy spectacular harbour-side views of Thunder Bay on our signature Harbour Sailing Tour.

Tour Highlights:

  • Slide gracefully past the lakers and salties
  • Take in the views of the iconic Sleeping Giant on the horizon
  • Get a close up view of the Thunder Bay Main lighthouse
  • Look up in awe at the massive grain elevators as you glide by

Capacity and Departure Times:

  • Departure times 2:00 PM and 6:00 PM
  • Min. 8 persons for catamaran. Min. 4 persons for monohull.
  • Walk-on bookings available at the marina, for departing tours with available places. Please check availability online at least 2 hours before departure time for last minute bookings.

Ready to book your Harbour Sailing Tour?

Private Group (exclusive use of vessel)

  • $1,100 HST INC for group (min. 20 persons)
  • Plus $55 HST INC per additional person
  • Total capacity: 24 persons

Individuals

  • Adult $65 HST INC.
  • Student/Senior $55 HST INC
  • Youth 13-18yo: $45 HST INC.
  • Child under 13*: $30 HST INC

Wine & Cheese Cruise (2 hours)

Have an unforgettable night on our Thunder Bay Sailing Wine and Cheese Tour – share this truly unique experience with friends and family or a significant other.

Tour Highlights:

  • Enjoy a scenic evening harbour tour
  • Includes an assortment of the best cheeses, crisps, olives and some local chocolates from The Cheese Encounter.
  • Choose from our selection of local beer, wine and coolers from our on board cash bar

Capacity and Departure Times:

  • Departure times 8:00 PM
    (Min. guest numbers apply. Please check availability when booking.)
  • Min. 8 persons for catamaran.
  • Walk-on bookings available at the marina, for departing tours with available places. Please check availability online at least 2 hours before departure time for last minute bookings.

Ready to book your Wine & Cheese Cruise?

Small Private Group (6 persons)

  • $525 HST INC for group of 6
  • Each group of six has private access to one of four sections on the catamaran (salon, after deck, flybridge, forward deck)
  • Plus $80 HST INC per additional person
  • Total capacity: 24 persons

Two Persons

  • 2 Persons $179 HST INC.

Lunch on a Boat (90 minutes)

Spend your lunch enjoying the beautiful scenery and lakeside views of Thunder Bay from a sailboat – your choice of a catered lunch included

Tour Highlights:

  • Enjoy a gentle sail around the harbour
  • Come with friends or a co-worker, or by yourself
  • Your choice of lunch provided by Bight Restaurant or Delta Hotels by Marriott Thunder Bay
  • Beer and non alcoholic beverages available on-board from our cash bar

Capacity and Departure Times:

  • Departure time 11:30 AM
    (Min. guest numbers apply. Please check availability when booking.)
  • Minimum 8 persons for catamaran.
  • Availability: Group bookings available any day of the week.
    Public tours for individuals only Thursdays and Fridays.
  • Bookings must be made at least one day in advance for lunch catering purposes.
  • Walk-on bookings may be available at the marina if places are available. Please note: lunch is not included for walk-on bookings due to catering schedules, however you're welcome to bring your own lunch.

Ready to book your Lunch on a Boat?

Private Group

  • $479 HST INC for group of 6 persons
  • Each group of six has private access to one of four sections on the catamaran (salon, after deck, flybridge, forward deck)
  • Plus $80 HST INC per additional person
  • Total capacity: 24 persons

Individuals

  • Person $90 HST INC.
  • Please note: individual seats on this tour will be available only after a minimum of 6 have booked as a group.

Frequently Asked Questions

Safety is paramount to everything we do. With over 15 years experience in the industry, we know what we’re doing, and we have thorough procedures in place to ensure your well-being.

Our boats are outfitted with safety equipment meeting or exceeding Transport Canada and Industry Standards and our captains and crew are expertly trained.

If you are participating in a Big Lake Adventure tell the crew of Sail Superior if you have high or low blood pressure, heart conditions, epilepsy, broken or fractured bones/dislocations, fragile skin, neurological disorders, diabetes, asthma, prosthetics, panic/anxiety attacks or any recent sprains/muscular injuries.

To maintain our high standards of safety, we ask that there be a one-to-one child-adult ratio for children under 8 (can be supervised by a sibling 15 yrs or older).

There is no charge for children 2 years and under but they do count towards our maximum passenger limit, so please inform us if you are bringing an infant so we can adjust our reservations accordingly.

We recommend you bring a

  • Cap
  • Windbreaker (winds on the shores of Lake Superior lower the temperature by 5 degrees)
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Please bring soft tread footwear only, no hard soles.
    • ie. running shoes

At the end of Pier 3 – Slip 12 & 13 at the marina park.

You can find a map at the bottom of our page or click here to open it in Google Maps.

We answer our phones from 10am – 8pm. Give us a call.

If we don’t pick up right away, please leave a message as we might be momentarily engaged in a manoeuvre on the water. We will get right back to you.

You can give us a call at 807 628 3333 or at info@sailsuperior.com.

Absolutely not! Our excellent captains will make sure you have an easy trip.

However, some of our trips require some physical activity on your end to keep your trip enjoyable and this will be listed under activity level.

On the very short trips we don’t recommend food as the trip is too thrilling for food.

For our day trips, we definitely recommend bringing food if it is not catered.

US$, CDN$, VISA, MC, Discover and Amex accepted on board.

Please note that specialty tours like the wine and cheese tour have cut off times for bookings, so please book and pay for your tour in advance online to avoid disappointment!

Walk-ons are only accepted if boat capacity is available, which can be best guaranteed by booking in advance.

All reservations cancelled at least two full weeks prior to the scheduled trip date are refunded 85% of fare (15% administration fee).

If a reservation is cancelled within two weeks of scheduled trip date, there is NO REFUND.

If WE cancel a trip due to weather or any other conditions, you will receive a FULL REFUND of all fares. Once a charter begins there will be no refunds unless due to the inability of Sail Superior to continue the reserved charter.

See our full booking and refund policy here.

Please be at the dock at least 15 minutes before your trip departs.

Yes. Our Captains work hard to deliver a fun, memorable and safe experience. If you would like to tip them they will kindly accept and appreciate it.

Booking Terms and Conditions

Cancellation Policy

All reservations cancelled at least two full weeks prior to the scheduled trip date are refunded 85% of fare (15% administration fee). If a reservation is cancelled within two weeks of scheduled trip date, there is NO REFUND.

 

If WE cancel a trip due to weather or any other conditions, you will receive a FULL REFUND of all fares. Once a charter begins there will be no refunds unless due to the inability of Sail Superior to continue the reserved charter.

 

See our full booking and refund policy here

90 Min Harbour Sailing Tour

The best thing to do in Thunder Bay? Get out on the water, sail up close to the lakers and salties, look up at the massive grain elevators, pass by Thunder Bay Main lighthouse, wonder at the manmade break wall.

Get a different perspective of Thunder Bay with a 90 minute harbour tour. Thunder Bay is an international seaport, 3,700 kilometres inland from the Atlantic Ocean. You will see the best view of Thunder Bay from the water.

Individuals

$65HST Inc

Private Group

$1100HST Inc

Seats 24

90 Min

Wine & Cheese Cruise

Have an unforgettable night on our Thunder Bay Sailing Wine and Cheese Tour. Share this truly unique experience with friends and family or a significant other.

This cruise includes an assortment of the best cheeses, crisps, olives and some local chocolates from The Cheese Encounter.

2 Persons

$179HST Inc

Group of 6

$525HST Inc

Seats 24

2 hr

Lunch on a Boat

Thunder Bay is known for its beautiful scenery and lakeside views, but are you taking full advantage of it?

Enjoy a catered lunch on Lake Superior. We will take you for a gentle sail around the harbour while you enjoy your lunch. Come with friends or a coworker, or by yourself. Either way it will be a memorable event.

Individuals

$90HST Inc

Group of 6

$479HST Inc

Seats 24

11:30am - 1:00pm