*Outside food and beverages are welcome!

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Enjoy world-class diving right in Northern Michigan! Experienced divers will be amazed at the diving sites available in our area. From shallow wrecks all the way to technical diving sites – Nautical North Family Adventures can accommodate a wide variety of group sizes!

Our Fleet

HURON EXPLORER

A 28′ BAHA certified to carry 6 divers, moored at Mackinaw Village marina. (Minimum of 4 divers).

Call for reservations   (231) 444-3400

To participate in SCUBA Diving activities you must sign the waiver and release form.
Please bring your signed waiver to save time during check in.


Yankee Sunshine

A brand new 36′ Newton Glass Bottom vessel – certified to hold 20 scuba divers, moored at Cheboygan Village Marina. (Used for larger groups and technical dives)

*Call for Group rates!

Call for reservations (231) 444-3400

To participate in SCUBA Diving activities you must sign the waiver and release form.
Please bring your signed waiver to save time during check in.

Recreational Diving

World class diving right from Mackinaw City! We can accommodate any group size and can provide a dive master upon request. Choose your adventure! We offer trips to the following shipwrecks:

Cedarville — Steel hull

  • 40’-110’ depth lost May 7, 1965
  • Skill level: intermediate to advanced

Colonial Ellsworth — Wooden schooner

  • 70’-85’ depth lost Sept. 2, 1896
  • Skill level: intermediate to advanced

Eber Ward — Wooden bulk and package freight

  • 110’-140’ depth lost Apr. 20, 1909
  • Skill level: advanced

M. Stalker — Wood, one deck, square stern

  • 85’-100’ depth _ lost Nov. 5, 1886
  • Skill level: intermediate to advanced

Maitland — Wooden Schooner

  • 70’-85’ depth, lost June 11, 1881
  • Skill level: intermediate to advanced

Minneapolis — Wooden bulk freighter

  • 90’-124’ depth, lost Apr. 4, 1894
  • Skill level: advanced

Northwest — Sail, schooner rig

  • 75’ depth, lost Apr. 6, 1898
  • Skill level: intermediate to advanced

Sandusky — Wood, two-masted brig

  • 70’-84’ depth, lost Sept. 20, 1856
  • Skill level: intermediate to advanced

St. Andrew — Wood, three-masted schooner

  • 52’-60’ depth, lost June 26, 1878
  • Skill level: beginner to intermediate

William H. Barnum — Wood, steam, two boilers

  • 50’-75’ depth, lost Apr. 3, 1894
  • Skill level: beginner to intermediate

Wm. Young — Wooden schooner

  • 105’-125’ depth, lost. Oct. 5, 1891
  • Skill level: advanced

Technical Diving

Hammond Bay — (decompression during)

Newell Eddy — Three-masted schooner barge

  • 168’ depth, lost Apr. 28, 1893

Johnson —  260’ wooden steamer

  • 150’ depth lost July, 1902

Bentley Deck —  170’ three-masted schooner

  • 155’ – 165’ depth, lost Nov. 12, 1878

Persian —  128’ schooner

  • 168’ depth lost, Sept. 16, 1868

Dive Pricing (for the Huron Explorer AND Yankee Sunshine for May, June, September, and October)

Call for Yankee Sunshine pricing in July and August for dive purposes.

Straits Area (Mackinaw City)

All divers must currently (at least) hold a valid open water scuba certification and have previously done cold water diving to a similar depth. Minimum 4 divers — call to schedule with others if needed/check online calendar.

  • $125.00/diver ~ 2 tank dive
  • $150.00/diver ~ 3 tank dive

We leave from The Hook Lakeside Grill Dock, (201 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI) at 8 a.m. sharp and 2 p.m. sharp. Please arrive at least 30 minutes early to be sure all gear is loaded, forms turned in, and payment is taken.

Parking is available right in the same lot.

Hammond Bay (technical diving)

All divers must currently hold a valid technical dive certification. Minimum 4 divers, call to schedule with others if necessary.

  • $165/diver ~ 2 tank dive

We leave from Cheboygan Village Marina (123 S. Main Street, Cheboygan) aboard the Yankee Sunshine at 7:30 a.m. sharp. Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to departure to be sure all gear is loaded, forms turned in, and payment is taken.

Consider DAN insurance for personal protection. Charter boat does NOT cover you after you exit the vessel.

DEPOSITS

50% OF YOUR COST FOR THE DIVE TRIP IS REQUIRED AT BOOKING. FINAL PAYMENT IS DUE 7 DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR TRIP. 

CANCELLATION POLICY

FULL REFUND AVAILABLE FOR:

  • CUSTOMERS CANCELLING 7 DAYS OR MORE BEFORE THE DEPARTURE DATE OF THE CHARTER.
  • IF NAUTICAL NORTH FAMILY ADVENTURES CANCELS A CHARTER FOR ANY REASON.

NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN TO CUSTOMERS CANCELLING LESS THAN 7 DAYS BEFORE THE DEPARTURE DATE OF THEIR CHARTER.

Scuba Charters

Come be a part of our scuba family, and enjoy world class diving right in Northern Michigan! Experienced divers will be amazed at the diving sites available in our area. From shallow wrecks all the way technical diving sites – Nautical North Family Adventures can accommodate a variety of group sizes and ability levels! Check out our “Shipwrecks Map” to plan out your next scuba adventure!

Cost: $125 two tank dive

*PRINT AND BRING THE LIABILITY WAIVER FOR EACH DIVER

(For groups larger than 6, call for pricing and availability)




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