The MS Chi-Cheemaun is more than a ship; it is a symbol of Owen Sound’s hospitality and love for nature. Its gleaming white sides hold not just passengers and cargo, but the memories of thousands of amazing voyages across the crystal blue waters it calls home.
What better way to cap off a day than by enjoying a delicious meal and looking out at a Georgian Bay sunset? We invite you to join our personable and capable crew for an evening that will satisfy your eyes, along with your appetite.Read More
2019 dates will be announced soon!
Experience all the dazzling wonder of the night during a stargazing voyage with the MS Chi-Cheemaun. Our experienced guide will help you find stars, meteors and many other hidden treasures in the ...Read More
“A Month of Sundays” words on water events series, will bring together 3 authors, 3 songwriters, and 1 common experience. Their stories and song will meet when the authors and musicians perform together for 3 afternoons aboard the MS ...Read More
Ship Amenities At A Glance
Drinks & Dining
We’ll help you start the day off right with classic breakfast entrees along with freshly brewed coffee. Everything tastes better when you’re out on the lake.
A Hearty Lunch
After a morning of travelling you deserve a lunch that will fuel you up for the afternoon. Our cooking staff will serve you a meal that hits the spot.
As you watch the setting sun meld with the lake in a golden blur, you can dine on a meal that will fill you up as the stars come out.
With Lake Huron on one side and Georgian Bay on the other, our deck gives onlookers a staggering view of thousands of square kilometers worth of pristine water and remote islands.
Experience all the dazzling wonder of the night during a stargazing voyage with the MS Chi-Cheemaun. Our experienced guide,Rod Steinacher, will help you find stars, meteors, and many other hidden treasures in the sky.
A bevvy of talented musicians, magicians and other entertainers constantly pass through our vessel to take our passengers’ trips to the next level. Many of the bands are from the local area and have a distinct sound you won’t find anywhere else.
Customers must declare additional fuel containers upon arrival at the dock. Transport Canada safety regulations prohibit the carriage of gasoline and propane in excess of the following quantities:
Not more than two cylinders of propane safely secured to the vehicle in an upright position with valves closed and tagged.
Not more than two portable 25 litre containers.
Not more than two portable 25 litre containers
All persons must vacate the vehicle deck during crossing.
Person(s) holding reservations must check-in at vehicle ticket booth at least ONE HOUR prior to sailing time or space will not be held.
Effective June 14th, 2019 OSTC’s cancellation policy is as follows; If you cancel or reschedule your sailing WITHIN 24 hours of your original departure time you will be charged the full amount of your vehicle fare. If you cancel or reschedule your sailing WITHIN 48-24 hours of your original departure time you will be charged half the booked vehicle fare. No-shows (individuals who make a reservation and do not show up AND do not cancel their reservation) will be charged the full vehicle fare. There is no charge to cancel or reschedule prior to 48 hours from scheduled departure. Cancellations or changes to reservations can be made by telephone within our operating hours, or by email 24 hours a day.
Limited wheelchair and onboard elevator services are available; please advise ticket agent on arrival if such services are required. Note: some motorized wheelchairs may not fit in the onboard elevator and a transfer wheelchair may be necessary. Please call ahead if bringing a motorized wheelchair.
Pets are allowed on the vehicle and in designated areas of the outside deck of the ship. Please ask a crewmember for directions.
Buses must make advanced reservations.
Trucks requiring overweight highway permits cannot be accepted for passage. Wide-load highway permits are charged for half-fare extra above normal rates. Some restrictions and additional fees apply; please call for details.
Vehicles are loaded and unloaded at owner’s risk.
CREDIT CARD/DEBIT ON THE SHIP
Credit and Debit cards may be used as a form of payment onboard the ship.
Approx. 1 hour 45 minutes