Experience the magnificently preserved shipwrecks of Thunder Bay in Alpena aboard the Lady Michigan glass-bottom boat!

Explore 200 of the world’s best-preserved shipwrecks and miles of beautiful shoreline in Alpena along Lake Huron’s crystal-clear water. 

FREE ADMISSION to the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center

Experience the shipwreck century in Thunder Bay!

Immerse yourself in the deep – check out a full-size wooden replica of a Great Lakes schooner and shipwreck where you can walk the deck, feel a Great Lakes storm, and touch the massive timbers of the boat now resting on the lake bottom.

Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary offers incredible diving, snorkeling, paddling and fishing in Lake Huron’s crystal-clear water.

Explore the nation’s only freshwater sanctuary.

See first hand dozens of the world’s best-preserved shipwrecks up-close on the Lady Michigan glass-bottom boat!


Daily Shipwreck Cruise

June 7 – September 9
10:00 am, 1:00 pm, 4:00 pm

September 10 – October 7
10:00 am, 1:00 pm

Evening Shipwreck Cruise to Thunder Bay Island

July – August
Saturdays at 7pm

*schedule subject to change




Ages 6 - 12


Ages 5 & Under