If you want to take relax and enjoy some of nature's finest offerings in Detroit while still learning something then you want Diamond Jack Riverboat Cruise, the local attraction drawing in steady groups of eager guests daily. Diamond Jack is a sightseeing agency in River Town specializing in private tours, special events, and school field trips. When you choose Diamond Jack you choose one of the best river cruises along the Detroit Riverfront, the most popular tours giving you 2 full hours of awe-inspiring sights and narration. Diamond Jack Riverboat Cruising sets sail at 1 pm and 3:30 pm each Thursday through Sunday in the on-season, which happens to be June - September 3rd. You can dock the boats from Diamond Jack at Rivard Plaza or Bishop Park, both highly convenient locations to both find and park at. Be sure to bring a camera, sunglasses, and a few bucks for the onboard snack and refreshment bar.
If you choose to take the school field trip version of this riverboat cruise then you will get a history of Detroit that is both educational and entertaining, a truly unique close-up look at various iconic landmarks throughout the city. You will learn why Detroit is nicknamed ‘Paris of the West’ as you explore the coastlines full of beautiful architecture, a total of over 16 miles of U.S and Canada Detroit River Shoreline. See ocean liners and Great Lakes ships, lighthouses, yachts, fireboats, parks, and even ship terminals. You will catch glimpses of Belle Isle, US Coast Guard Stations, the city Renaissance Center, Fort Wayne, the Floating Post Office, and the famous Joe Louis Arena. These educational trips are typically ½-1 hour, running 4 times a day from May 1st to October 31st.