Shoreline Cruises 2016

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June 4 - Manitowoc Community Appreciation Shoreline Cruise - $39

June 11 - Ludington Pirates of the Caribbean Shoreline Cruise - $39

July 4 - Fourth of July Shoreline Cruise -$49

September 3 - Labor Day Weekend, Manitowoc Wisconsin Kite Fest Shoreline Cruise-$39

September 4 – Ludington Labor Day “Go Green – Go Blue” Shoreline Cruise…$39


June 4 - Manitowoc Community Appreciation Shoreline Cruise - $39

Kids under 5 are free!

Lake Michigan Carferry will be hosting this fun and popular shoreline cruise aboard the S.S Badger on Saturday, June 4 in Manitowoc, WI.

Passengers will board at 12:45 PM (CT). Live Entertainment - Happy Schnapps Combo. The ship will cruise along the Manitowoc shoreline from 1:30-3:30 PM. The $39 ticket price includes our Badger Party Buffet and soft-drinks. A cash bar will be available with drink specials.

Space is limited and this event always sells out fast! Tickets will be available for purchase online on January 11, 2016. You may also purchase tickets by stopping in at the Manitowoc Ticket Office – after May 9, 2016 or by calling 800.841.4243 in March.

This shoreline cruise will go on rain or shine. Price does not include security fee. No passes will be accepted for this event.


June 11 - Ludington Pirates of the Caribbean Shoreline Cruise - $39
Kids under 5 are free!

Ahoy Mates! – Saturday, June 11 in Ludington, MI. Wear your best pirate costume, learn some pirate lingo and have an amazing time with us as we sail into the sunset!

Ticket price of $39 includes the Badger Party Buffet with desserts and soft-drinks. Cash bar available with drink specials and the “Buccaneer…buck a beer” special= $1 domestic draft beer. We’ll have live music from “Two Dudes in Flip Flops.” Brothers Greg and Jeff will provide "Trop Rock for Your Caribbean Soul" via guitar, steel pan and tight vocal harmonies designed to take you to the islands!

Passengers will board the ship at 7:45PM. The Badger will cruise along the Ludington shoreline from 8:30-10:30 PM.

Space is limited – This popular shoreline cruise typically sells out weeks in advance. Tickets will be available for purchase online on January 11, 2016. You may also purchase tickets by stopping in at the Ludington Ticket Office after May 9, 2016 or by calling 800.841.4243 in March.

This shoreline cruise will go on rain or shine. Price does not include security fee. No passes will be accepted for this event.


July 4 -Ludington Fourth of July Shoreline Cruise -$49
Children under 3 Free!

This special 4th of July shoreline cruise aboard the S.S. Badger on Monday, July 4th will be leaving the Ludington dock at 9:00PM and returning after the fireworks.

Passengers will board at 8:15PM. The ship will cruise along the Ludington shoreline until sunset and then get into position outside the break wall to give our guests a fabulous view of the waterfront fireworks display. Ticket price of $49 per person includes the all-you-can-eat Badger Picnic Buffet and soft drinks. A cash bar will be available with drink specials.

Space is limited – This popular shoreline cruise typically sells out weeks in advance. Tickets will be available for purchase online on January 11, 2016. You may also purchase tickets by stopping in at the Ludington Ticket Office after May 9, 2016 or by calling 800.841.4243 in March.

This shoreline cruise will go on rain or shine. Price does not include security fee. No passes will be accepted for this event.


September 3 - Manitowoc Labor Day Weekend, Wisconsin Kite Fest Shoreline Cruise-$39
Special Kids rate…$20 and kids under 5 are free!

By popular request…Lake Michigan Carferry will be hosting this shoreline cruise aboard the S.S Badger on Saturday, September 3 along the shoreline in Manitowoc and Two Rivers, WI.

Passengers will board at 12:45PM (CT). DJ Shimmy D will be onboard keeping the spirit fun. The ship will cruise along the Manitowoc/Two Rivers shoreline from 1:30-3:30PM headed toward the “Kites Over Lake Michigan” festival in Two Rivers, WI. This Kite Fest Shoreline Cruise is a popular addition to the weekend’s festivities. Ticket price of $39 per person includes our Badger Party Buffet and soft-drinks. A cash bar will be available with drink specials.

Space is limited –This shoreline cruise will sell out early! Tickets will be available for purchase online on January 12, 2016. You may also purchase tickets by stopping in at the Manitowoc Ticket Office after May 9, 2016 or by calling 800.841.4243 in March.

This shoreline cruise will go on rain or shine. Price does not include security fee. No passes will be accepted for this event.


September 4 – Ludington Labor Day “Go Green – Go Blue” Shoreline Cruise…$39
Kids under 5 are free!

Lake Michigan Carferry will be hosting this fall shoreline cruise aboard the S.S Badger on Sunday, September 4th on Labor Day weekend along the shoreline of Ludington MI.

Go Green or Go Blue!” Wear your team colors and celebrate with us!

Passengers will board at 7:45PM. DJ Shimmy D will be onboard keeping the spirit fun and festive! The ship will cruise along the Ludington shoreline from 8:30 -10:30PM. Ticket price of $39 per person includes our Badger Party Buffet and soft-drinks. A cash bar will be available with drink specials.

Space is limited – This Labor Day weekend shoreline cruise will sell out early! Tickets will be available for purchase online on January 12, 2016. You may also purchase tickets by stopping in at the Ludington Ticket Office after May 9, 2016 or by calling 800.841.4243 in March.

This shoreline cruise will go on rain or shine. Price does not include security fee. No passes will be accepted for this event.