Detroit Princess Riverboats


Experience Michigan’s Natural Waterways with Princess Riverboats

Experience the scenic beauty of Michigan’s Natural Waterways. For more than four decades, Princess Riverboats company has charted passengers along Michigan’s historic rivers and inland lakes, with Lake Michigan tours in Little Traverse Bay now available. The state-wide fleet includes the Michigan Princess and Grand Princess in Lansing, the Detroit Princess in Detroit, and the Little Traverse Bay Ferry and Harbor Princess in Petoskey. Each vessel offers a fun and uniquely memorable experience for passengers.

Michigan Princess, Grand River Park, Lansing, MI  

Board the Michigan Princess for a fun-filled experience on the water. With convenient riverfront access, this classic triple-deck paddlewheel boat provides an unforgettable way to enjoy an afternoon, evening or special occasion on the Grand River.

The Michigan Princess is open year-round for private events and opens for public lunch and dinner or special event cruises from May through December. Amenities include buffet-style dining that is prepared daily, basic beverages, indoor/outdoor seating, entertainment and a full-service cash bar (with prepaid options available).

The Michigan Princess has served the Greater Lansing area for over 30 years. She operates rain or shine and offers a fully enclosed, climate-controlled environment. The first level is ADA-compliant and wheelchair accessible for passenger convenience.

Reserve online at or call today at 517-627-2154 for group rates.

Detroit Princess, Detroit, MI

The Detroit Princess Riverboat offers both indoor climate-controlled comfort and outdoor enjoyment of the scenic riverfront and skyline views of Detroit and Windsor, Canada. Each event experience includes a two-hour cruise with three-to-four hours onboard and offers a delicious lunch or dinner buffet, hand-crafted cocktails and classic live Motown Revue entertainment.

Personalized packages are available to make an event one your company, friends, family or clients will never forget. Her route along the Detroit River includes the mouth of Lake St. Clair, historic Belle Isle, Detroit Riverwalk and iconic Ambassador Bridge.

Single-ticket sales are available through the website or office so friends, families and smaller groups can enjoy all the amenities this big, beautiful boat has to offer. Purchase tickets online at or call 517-627-2154 for group rates.

Harbor Princess, Petoskey, MI

Open July 2023 for public cruising, private events, narrated historical tours, sunset cruises and more. Harbor Princess docks at Petoskey City Marina, in the historic district of downtown Petoskey, Michigan.

The vessel offers private double-deck seating and delicious, local catering options for private events. Beer, wine and spirits are available for purchase onboard (restrictions may apply).

Ticket sales will be updated and available through the Little Traverse Bay Ferry website. Summer reservations will be available online in spring 2023, to view cruising updates and purchase individual tickets passengers can visit To schedule private parties and events, email or call 231-444-2628. 

Reservations are available now, please contact our team for group and association discount pricing. Dedicated bus parking is available in all locations with easy access passenger drop-off. All riverboats are ADA-compliant and wheelchair accessible for passenger convenience.

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