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Captain Chartered Duffy Boat

Seasonal Availability

Explore Walloon’s pristine waters with a Captain Chartered Duffy Boat Tour, upon the ‘Hummingway’. Step aboard the luxurious, custom-made Duffy Electric boat and embark on a journey of relaxation and discovery. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery, surrounded by crystal-clear waters and stunning landscapes.

The experienced captain will guide you through the hidden gems of the lake, sharing captivating stories and local knowledge along the way. Whether you’re seeking a romantic outing, traveling to dinner at Walloon Lake Inn, a family adventure, or a group gathering, this boat cruise provides a unique and eco-friendly way to explore Walloon Lake. Available by reservation May through October, season permitting, for up to 10 guests. Sunrise and Sunset Cruises are recommended.


Optional Package Enhancements:

Add on packages must be reserved 48 hours in advance.

  • Breakfast on the Water – $30 | Serves up to two (2) guests
    • (1) Bottle of Sparkling Wine, Orange Juice, Bottled Water
    • Assorted Pastries, Cream Cheese, Butter, Preserves
    • Assorted Fresh Fruit
  • Lunch on Walloon – $45 | Serves up to two (2) guests
    • (6) Assorted Canned Seltzers and Beer
    • Choice of Sandwich from Walloon General Store
    • Assorted Chips, Granola Bars, and Fresh Fruit
  • Sunset Cruise Charcuterie – $65 | Serves up to two (2) guests
    • (1) Bottles of Sparkling, Red, or White Wine
    • 3 Cured Meats, 2 Fine Cheeses
    • Assorted Crackers, Nuts and Preserves


Included In Your Stay:

  • Hotel Walloon Accommodations
  • Four Daily Food Presentations including breakfast, afternoon snacks, evening hors d’oeuvres, and desserts
  • Complimentary Valet Parking
  • Guest Only Access
    • Private Beach & Patio
    • Hearth Room Bar
    • 24 Hour Fitness Center
    • Billiards Room
    • Heated Outdoor Spa
    • Outdoor Lakeside Firepit
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Reservations for Captain Chartered Duffy Boat Cruises are available at: https://walloonlakeboatco.com/

Hotel reservations are available by calling Hotel Walloon Reservations at 1-231-535-5000.

*Offer based upon availability. Not combinable with any other offer and minimum length of stay may apply. Subject to Michigan 6% sales tax, and 2% Walloon Resort fee. Dates are subject to availability and cancelation policy applies.


Captain Chartered Steamboat Cruise


Travel from the Village along Walloon Lake’s stunning shoreline the way literary icon, Ernest Hemingway, once did. Start your morning with a relaxing cruise on the water via a Vintage Steamboat, offered complimentary to Hotel Walloon guests. This experience is available every Monday from June to September, season and weather permitting. Please contact the Front Desk Concierge to be placed on the list.



Tommy’s Walloon Boat & Water Sport Rental


From pontoon boats and wakeboard boats to kayaks and paddle boards, discover everything you need for an adventure on the water, just steps away from Hotel Walloon, at Tommy’s. Connect with our Front Desk Concierge for reservation information and private dock spaces available exclusively for guests.

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