About the Tour:


Detroit Cycle Boat is Michigans first and only 16 person powered CycleBoat! Grab 6-16 people and get ready for the best ride on the water! 


Minimum 6, Maximum 16


All tours start and end Sindbads Restaurant and Marina!  Exclusive drink specials will be provided for the Detroit Cycle Boat before and after the tour! 

We suggest arriving 30 minutes early. Tours leave at the exact time of the tour start time you sign up for. 

What Hours Does the Cycle Boat Run? 

We run 7 days a week with tours running in 2 hour increments.  Just click here to check out our calendar and availability. 

Detroit Cycle Boat operates May 15th - October 3rd! 

The only time we don’t operate is when Mother Nature doesn't play nice. If this happens you will be contacted and given a future credit for a ride.

On the Cycle Boat:


Detroit Cycle Boat is a private charter for hire which allows you to BRING YOUR OWN BAR! Yes you read that right! Beer, Wine and Liquor are allowed!!!  You are allowed to bring your own bar!  No kegs :)  

Detroit Cycle Boat is meant to offer a new way to experience the water like never before!  You've done the Cycle Pub now experience the Cycle Pub!
We ask all riders to  show the same level of respect to our boat, Deckhand and your Captain as you would any other upscale pub. Groups exhibiting excessive intoxication or other inappropriate behavior will have their tour immediately terminated, without refund.


Safety is very important to all of us of course! We are coast guard certified. We provide life jackets for all.  When you arrive you will have to sign a waiver. If under the age of 18 a legal guardian must sign before you can hop on. We also have 2 fire extinguishers on board.  


  • No Swimming

  • Must follow Captain's rules!

  • Must have a good time!

If you jump off the boat during the tour. The tour will cancel immediately and no refund will be given. A $100 fine will also be assed to the person's credit card who booked. 

Are you USCG approved?

Yes we are! All Cycle Boats go through a rigorous inspection before they are shipped off.  We must go through training with our certified Captains and the local USCG.

Restricted Items?

No kegs and no glass!

Do all riders have to be over 18?

No. All ages are welcome. All riders are required to sign a waiver for those over the age of 18.  All riders must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian for those under 18 year's of age. 

Who Should Rent Detroit Cycle Boat?

•Bachelor and Bachelorette parties

•Corporations/Businesses:  team building, group rewards, promotions, parties

•Birthday parties

•Church outings 


•Sports teams

•Pub crawls


•Family reunions

Pretty much everybody who likes to smile should join us for a ride :) 

What can I bring on to Drink?

You can bring Beer, Wine and Liquor.  We do not provide ice so make sure you bring ice and cups! We will have souvenir cups to purchase on board for $2 a person to use for the tour.   We highly suggest bringing water also!  

Do you provide ice?

No we do not. Sindbads will have ice for sale in case you forget some!

Do you play the music?

You are the DJ! Bring your playlist which will connect via blue tooth to our speaker! Don't worry in case you forget we have you covered!

Booking Information:


Head over to the Book Online page to begin booking your Detroit Cycle Boat Tour!  Select which type of tour you would like to go on: our downtown tour (6-rider minimum/16 rider maximum).

Use the calendar to navigate to your date, then the drop down menu to see remaining time slots that are available that day. You will see ONLY tour times that have not been booked already.

Simply enter your credit card information to pay in full. Our system does not allow for a deposit or partial payment, and your card will be immediately charged.

What is the Cancellation Policy?

Once the cycle boat is booked it is non-refundable. You have the flexibility of switching your tour to another time and day for a whole year! The tour is not refundable if DCB determines we have to move locations due to the water status for the season. Detroit Cycle Boat takes this very seriously and will follow the recommendation of the US COAST GUARD. 

What if the weather is not permitting?

We go out rain or shine! The cycle boat is covered if need be.  If the captain determines the weather is not safe you can reschedule up to a year from your booking. No refunds will be given due to weather conditions. You can reschedule for a future date or the following year. 

Can I Buy A Gift Certificate?

Of course! This is a perfect birthday gift, anniversary, graduation and so much more! Just shoot us an email to DetroitCycleBoat@gmail.com and we will set you up! 

How Much Does It Cost? When Do I Pay? How Do I Pay?

Monday - Thursday

$450 per 2 hour tour

Friday - Sunday

$525 per 2 hour tour

You can pay by Visa, Mastercard and American Express.  We do not have an option to pay in cash. Head over to Book Online to begin booking!