Field Trip Rates 2024 – Elementary & Middle Schools

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.  We also value the safety of your students; the field trip discount is not available during public cruise times.

Students  $10
Teachers (2 per group) Complimentary
Parent Chaperones  $18
All parent chaperones must pre-approved and accounted for by the school

45 minute cruise
Capacity 75 passengers
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.

Discount is available Monday – Thursday   departure times vary
Field trips are subject to availability
Reservations must be made two weeks prior to departure, without reservations there is no discount.  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 2024


If you need to cancel your reservations, please call 269.857.4261 or email at least 24 hours in advanced.

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.

Food & Beverages Service

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


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(s).   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.