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The Shoreline Charters

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Narrated sightseeing cruises aboard our Navy boat to see Lighthouses, Cliffs, Caves and a Shipwreck from the 1800's including our Deaths Door Lighthouse Cruise to Pilot and Plum Islands. Optional trips include a stop on Plum Island to walk around...more
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12747 State Highway 42, Gills Rock, WI 54210-9792
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+1 920-421-0922
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been taking tours on The Shoreline cruise in Gills Rock, Wi and Baileys Harbor, Wi for several years now. Captain Jim, the other captains and crew are fabulous - professional, but friendly and knowledgeable about the area, history and shipwrecks of Green Bay...More

Thank Marg K
ShorelineCharters, Owner at The Shoreline Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review both our boat trips! We have always said you have not seen Door County until you see it from the water. Looks like we will have to come u with some new tours for you to take!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an excellent way to see the Niagra escarpment from the water showing the caves and how the vegetation survives. Also a great way to see the islands, car ferry, lighthouses, shipwrecks, Lake Michigan, and Green Bay. The captain and Sunny were knowledgeable and...More

Thank Vicki D
ShorelineCharters, Captain at The Shoreline Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I will have to forward your comments to Bunny and another crew member. We have an ongoing joke between us about her narration of the unique characteristics of the Niagara Escarpment. She will be very happy to hear that you enjoyed her talk and listened...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been coming to Door County since the late '80's. First time on Shoreline cruises last week. We took the shipwreck cruise and was totally impressed by the high level of service, knowledge of the area and cleanliness of the boat. From ease of booking...More

Thank Peter M
ShorelineCharters, Owner at The Shoreline Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Peter, Thank you for taking the time to comment. I certainly will pass your comments on to the rest of the Crew, I am sure they will appreciate it. We all try to make our passengers experience enjoyable, educational and fun. We are a...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018

We took the Death's Door Lighthouse Tour out of Gills Rock and had a great time. The Captain and mate are both divers and very familiar with the waters and wrecks in the area. The small boat and knowledge of the Captain and mate are...More

Thank NCcatpeople
ShorelineCharters, Captain at The Shoreline Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

We hope you had a wonderful anniversary! Thank you for sharing your time with us and thank you for taking the time to comment. Our passengers love our personalized tours aboard our Navy boat versus being on a larger boat with dozens of other people...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

We were planning on taking the ferry to Washington Island but the line was too long so we went back up to Gills Rock and checked out the other cruise options. We decided on The Shoreline Charters which is located behind the gift shop to...More

Thank deanabingham
ShorelineCharters, Owner at The Shoreline Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

I am glad we were able to accommodate you and happy to hear you enjoyed the trip. We have heard from many people that they really like being on a boat with less passengers versus being on a larger one with dozens and dozens of...More

Reviewed 26 August 2018

We did the Death’s Door Lighthouse tour. The water was like glass. The guide and Captain were great! Our daughter got to drive the boat. She was thrilled. We were able to see a wreck just under the water. It was amazing.More

Thank E6570ISmaryg
ShorelineCharters, Captain at The Shoreline Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Glad to hear you liked the tour and had good conditions. When conditions are calm like that you can really see the details on the shipwreck. Say hello to your future Captain from us and we are happy to hear she enjoyed driving the boat,...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

My family of 5 went on a tour. Lots of great information, was able to get a lot of great pictures. My girls even got to be captain of the boat for some of the tour! Was a great experience and would definitely do another...More

Thank Melanie J
ShorelineCharters, Owner at The Shoreline Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Hello Melanie, Thank you for your comments. We get up close and personal with the lighthouses, shipwrecks, islands and other sites so you can get those great pictures. Our Captains really know these waters. Glad your future "Captains" enjoyed the experience too.

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful trip! History and geography of Deaths Door and islands! Great trip for young and old. We took the trip that included a stop on Plum Island. We took the suggestion to bring a picnic or snack for the time spent on the island. I...More

Thank robinkasper
ShorelineCharters, Owner at The Shoreline Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

We are glad to hear you enjoyed the trip. Our passengers really like getting up that close and seeing a shipwreck, our Baileys Harbor boat also sees several shipwrecks on that tour. We do offer a longer tour of Plum Island but only on certain...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We took the cruise with Captain Jim and Crew Bunny. They were very personable yet professional. I felt very safe going through Death’s Door and am so glad we did. They are well educated of the area and kept us well entertained during the 2.5...More

Thank Valerie S
ShorelineCharters, Captain at The Shoreline Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hello Valerie, I will forward this on to Bunny. We are glad to hear your enjoyed the trip and appreciate you taking the time to comment. Say hi to your two "Captains", they have a job waiting for them when they are ready!

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Captain Doug knows these waters, after all he was the Captain of the Coast Guard Patrol Boat up here for several years. The "Death's Door" tour was the highlight of our trip to Door County. Captain Doug and first mate Bunny were incredibly knowledgeable and...More

Thank TigerAreJ
ShorelineCharters, Owner at The Shoreline Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

I will pass your comments on to Captain Doug and Bunny. We are also very happy to hear that our Deaths Door Lighthouse and Shipwreck Tour was the highlight of your trip to Door County! We appreciate you taking the time to comment and your...More

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mmcca11958
4 May 2018|
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Response from ShorelineCharters | Property representative |
Our daily Deaths Door, Islands and Shipwreck Cruise is $39 a person. We also offer several other cruises as well as private charters. For details please see our website or call (920) 421-0922.
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Sunshine4428
26 March 2017|
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Response from ShorelineCharters | Property representative |
Hello, sorry to say we just saw this message. Not sure how it was sent? We do not offer fishing charters and most ones up here are limited to 6 people. The Door County Visitors Bureau has a complete list of fishing... More
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