1Embark in Toronto, Ontario
Welcome aboard the Viking Octantis!
2Welland Canal & Niagara Falls
Today's the day to see Horseshoe Falls up close! You'll definitely want to take the boat tour to the base of the Falls, it's an experience like no other, unless you'd like to upgrade the experience to a helicopter tour and see it from a bird's eye view. Other optional excursions include seeing the charming town of Niagara-on-the-Lake or walking through the 99 acres of roses at the Botanical Gardens.
3Point Pelee, Ontario
Point Pelee is an outdoor dream you'll be thrilled to explore. There are many options for seeing the flora and fauna of the area, whether you choose a zodiac landing, kayaking in the marshlands of Point Pelee National Park, RIB cruising while watching for animals like beavers and turtles, hiking, or bird watching with a pair of binoculars.
Plenty of options to discover the industrious city of Detroit today including; the Henry Ford Museum of Innovation, a tour of the city called The Art & Architecture of Detroit, a cultural tour about African American Heritage, or discover the Maritime Heritage of Detroit.
Alpena overlooks Thunder Bay and the Thunder Bay National Maritime Sanctuary, a preserve protecting about 200 sunken ships and other vessels from the historic shipping days of the Great Lakes. Discover more about underwater archaeology on a guided kayak excursion, a scientist led tour about the ecosystem of Thunder Bay, an on-land hike about the Flora and Fauna of the area, or visit the Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center and head out on a glass bottom boat over the shipwrecks.
6Mackinac Island, MI
Your cruise starts off with a destination favorite of passengers- Mackinac Island! This old-fashioned island is car free, creating an intriguing atmosphere with bicycles and horse drawn carriages. You won't want to miss the Mackinac Island Tour, which is on a horse drawn carriage and takes passengers to the Revolutionary War fortress: Fort Mackinac. Walk through the downtown streets with a guide to answer your questions and then delight in lunch at the Grand Hotel.
7Traverse City, MI
You'll be delighted to be in the cherry capital of the world, a beautiful city with pretty beaches, clear water, and sand dunes. Hike the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore for a rigorious forest hike, or to higher found to Pyramid Point for incredible views. For a more relaxing afternoon you can enjoy a wine tasting and scenic drive along Leelanau Peninsula, or a delicious food tour of Traverse city.
8Disembark in Milwaukee, WI
Disembark and return home on your flight, or consider extending your stay with post cruise stay in Chicago.