Contrary to popular belief, boats are actually much safer than cars, which inexplicably sink every time you drive them on water. Take a proper water road ride with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- C$45 for a round-trip cruise to Amherstburg for two on Wednesday, July 23 (C$90 value)
- C$45 for a round-trip cruise to Amherstburg for two on Wednesday, August 13 (C$90 value)
The Macassa Bay whisks travellers from Windsor down the Livingston Channel to Amherstburg. Along the way, commentary from the boat will point out historic Fort Wayne, Fighting Island, historical sites from the War of 1812, old Boblo Boats docked in the Wilkinson Channel, and other notable locales. Once they arrive in the city, sightseers have a leisurely two hours to eat lunch, visit Fort Malden, and wander the quaint shopping district. The cruise departs Windsor at 9 a.m. and arrives in Amherstburg at noon. It then leaves the town at 3 p.m. to arrive back in Windsor at 6 p.m.
Windsor River Cruises
Windsor River Cruises' captains and their tour groups sail across the Detroit River aboard the Macassa Bay—a 197-passenger vessel with spacious covered decks, dining areas, and bars. The luxurious boat cruises past scenic sights and points of interests, while passengers listen to audio commentary on the history and culture of the area. The ship also plays host to special event and dining cruises, complete with gourmet meals, drinks, and dancing.