Begining May 2018

Public Cruises


The Sandpiper offers a number of relaxing and fun cruises on the Maumee River in Downtown Toledo from May through October. 

Come back to join us for a cruise in Spring 2018! 


Picnic Lunch CruisE

Join us for an extended lunch break on a 2-hour tour of the Maumee River, come see what downtown Toledo has to offer. Cruises travel along the river to view stately homes, yacht clubs and wildlife or head down river to view the Veteran's Glass City Skyway and Toledo's busy port. This cruise is catered by Superior Catering. Please choose your lunch option and list it in the "Customer Comments" when checking-out. Options are ham, turkey, roast beef, vegetarian, or gluten-free.

Discover the River

A 2-hour cruise discovering all the Maumee River has to offer. From stately homes to up-close views of wildlife, this cruise is fun for the whole family. Picnic items are encouraged.

Friday Night Family Cruise

Bring the family for a 2-hour cruise on the mighty Maumee! Enjoy the enchanting dusk views of downtown Toledo, view area wildlife, as well as the stately homes along the way. Bring a picnic or order Marco's Pizza to be delivered to the boat before departure: (419) 698-1511, don’t forget to let them know you’ll be on The Sandpiper!

Sunset Cruise and City Lights

Cruise up the majestic Maumee River to Walbridge Park and enjoy a beautiful sunset followed by a return trip downtown for amazing night views. Light snacks provided and BYOB.

Musical Dinner Cruise

Join us for a relaxing cruise down the Maumee River as we enjoy dinner from the world famous, Tony Packo's and the music of Kerry Patrick Clark.

4th of July Fireworks Cruise

Enjoy the best seats in the house as we anchor on the Maumee River for the fireworks show and a 2-hour cruise. BYOB

Cigar Cruise

Enjoy a 2-hour cruise on the river with your favorite cigars, friends old and new. Bring your own cigars, beverages and food. Order Marco's Pizza and it will be delivered to the boat before our departure: (419) 698-1511, don’t forget to let them know you’ll be on The Sandpiper!

Lighthouse Cruise

Enjoy a 5-hour downriver cruise as we pass the Veteran's Glass City Skyway into the magical open waters of Lake Erie to Toledo's unique Harbor Lighthouse and the remains of The Turtle Island Lighthouse. 

Fall Color Cruise

Travel down the Maumee and enjoy the fall festival of color. Make sure to bring your camera for some of the most beautiful views along the Maumee River. As the leaves change, the river becomes even more breathtaking. This 2-hour cruise will leave you counting down the days until the next Sandpiper season.

Halloween BOO! Cruise

Our Halloween BOO! Cruise is a family-friendly experience for kids of all ages. This 30-minute cruise features Halloween treats and fun. Dress to impress!