Lake St. Clair Metropark Summer Discovery Cruises

Various Dates Throughout the Summer
The Summer Discovery Cruises held at Lake St. Clair Metropark offer anyone interested in exploring Lake St. Clair, Lake Erie and the Detroit River the opportunity to get out on the water for an educational experience. Cruisers can learn about many aspects of the lake, from lighthouses, shipwrecks, bootleggers and history and culture of the region to fish, ecology, restoration and wind, waves and water - and much more depending on the cruise them. 
 
There are more than 20 cruise themes to choose from. Most cruises range from 2.5 to 4 hours on the water and range in price from $10.00 - $25.00 per person. Ages six and older are welcome on the cruises. 
 
 
Cruise themes include:
 
  • Lake St. Clair Fisheries
  • Lighthouses of Lake St. Clair
  • Wildlife & Wetlands of Lake St. Clair
  • Shipwrecks
  • The Nature of Lake St. Clair
  • Journey Through the Straits Downbound
  • Birds, Boats & Booze
  • The History of Lake St. Clair
  • Great Lakes Science for Teachers
  • Wind, Waves & Weather
  • Shipping Out
  • Handy Billy
  • Night Watch
  • Aliens Among Us
  • Eco-Art
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May 2 - May 9
Head to Grosse Pointe the first week in May for their annual Restaurant Week. Each participating restaurant will feature a special menu or deal!
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May 16 - May 18
The Grosse Pointe Yacht Club is proud to host its 26th Annual Great Lakes Boating Festival. With an unsurpassed reputation in Detroit's yachting community, the GPYC is known as the place to be for southeastern Michigan boaters. This makes it the perfect venue for exhibitors to showcase the latest yachts on the market along with marine products and services.
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Saturday, June 14th
Five organizations with a strong connection and dedication to Lake St. Clair are hosting a major celebration of the lake and its assets Saturday, June 14th, with activities to take place at MacRay Harbor on North River Road in Harrison Township. This year will feature kid’s activities, boating educational displays, a nautical yard sale and an expanded list of events and activities.