Field Trip Rates 2019 – Elementary & Middle Schools

The experience and safety of your students is very important to us.  For this reason we have allotted a time before regular business hours to schedule field trips.  This way you and your class receive a private trip without paying the private charter price.  A field trip on the Star of Saugatuck is one your students will remember for a long time.

We value you and your business; your experience is very important to us.  It is our goal that the following guidelines will help us provide you with the hospitality and professionalism you deserve.

Students  $8
Teachers (2 per group) Complimentary
Parent Chaperones  $10

50 minute cruise
Capacity 150 passengers
Enclosed lower deck seats 70    |     Upper deck patio seats 80
Star of Saugatuck LLC restricts the right of admission to capacity of the vessel and is not responsible for accident, loss or damage to property.

Field Trip Discount Rate is for groups of at least 25 paying passengers
Discount is available Monday – Thursdays   10 a.m. departure
May 6 – June 12 and September 9- October 9
Field trips are subject to availability
Reservations must be made two weeks prior to departure, without reservations there is no discount.  A $100 deposit is required one week prior to trip.
Group should be at the dock 15 minutes prior to departure.
Star of Saugatuck reserves the right to examine any carry-on items including bags and purses.
The navigational route of the Star of Saugatuck is at all times to be at the sole discretion of its captain and operations manager.
All tours are weather permitting, and schedule may change daily.

Terms & Conditions 2019

Cancellation/Refund

Schools who cancel 48 hours or more in advance of their departure date and time will be offered a full refund on the total amount paid.  Cancellations less than 24 hours in advance will not be refunded.  If you need to cancel your reservations, please call 269.857.4261 or email julie@starofsaugatuckllc.com

In cases of Mother Nature or mechanical failure, the boat will sit dockside until the storm passes or at the discretion of the Star of Saugatuck LLC if conditions are deemed too dangerous.  A full refund of deposit will be issued if event is unable to be held for that reason.

Food & Beverages Service

NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR BEVERAGE ALLOWED.  Concessions are not available on field trips.

Boarding

The Star of Saugatuck will be available for boarding up to 15 minutes prior to departure.  Please inform us if anyone in your group needs to be pre-boarded.

Safety of Children

Children MUST be accompanied by a teacher.   You and the chaperones are responsible for your students obeying the rules.

NO running or jumping

NO standing on chairs or laps

NO standing or sitting on tables

NO leaning over/crawling up/ or sitting on railing

NO swinging on or crawling up poles on either deck

All body parts must remain inside railings

Handicap Accessibility

The lower deck is wheelchair accessible with a handicap accessible bathroom.  Please consult the cruise coordinator about restrictions and how we can accommodate your guest’s special needs.  We cannot accommodate wheelchairs wider than 27 inches.  We will gladly pre-board any guests that need extra time.