Port of Muskegon

Cruise ship passengers call Muskegon one of their favorite ports on the Great Lakes! The Port of Muskegon is the eastern host for the Lake Express High-Speed Ferry, and hosts multiple cruise ships including the local Aquastar, Pearl Mist, Le Champlain, and Victory 1. Muskegon’s award-winning clean, freshwater beaches attract visitors from all over the world! Passengers enjoy the many arts and cultural excursions and appreciate the historic downtown.

Cruise Ship & Excursion Information

Cruise Ship Schedule

The 2019 cruise ship calendar is filling quickly! Schedule is subject to change.

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Historic District

The Heritage District is filled with rich history and today’s cultural life. You will see painted lady homes, attractions, museums, sculptures, and stunning gardens. Meet local farmers at the market, or stop at a delicious eatery.

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Excursions to Consider

The Port of Muskegon is known as the “Riviera of the Midwest” for it is charming and clean landscape. Top excursions include the USS LST Veterans Museum, Hackley & Hume Historic Site and the Muskegon Museum of Art.

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Cruise Ship News

On occasion, special events or a festivals lineup with cruise ship dates, including Miss Michigan contestants welcoming passengers to Muskegon.

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Port Information

Docking Facilities

Muskegon Lake is the largest natural deep-water port on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan! The maximum depth is 79 feet, while the size is approximately 12 square miles.

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Dockside Welcome

The Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce provides a fully staffed welcome tent at dockside. Call 231-722-3751 or click the button below to inquire.

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Additional Marine Operations

In addition to commercial facilities, 12 recreational marinas operate on Muskegon Lake and over 20 charter fishing operations.

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Make Excursion Arrangements

Cruise lines may get in touch with the Chamber to make custom shore excursion arrangements. Groups of all sizes can be accommodated. Call 231-722-3751 or click the button below.

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Reserve the Dock

The Port of Muskegon dock at Heritage Landing can be reserved by calling 231-724-3103 or clicking on the button below.

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There is always a need for volunteers to help welcome passengers to our wonderful city! Trolley guide and volunteer training is typically held by the Chamber in May. For information, call 231-722-3751 or click the button below.

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