THE GOODTIME I
SERVING SANDUSKY AND THE LAKE ERIE ISLANDS FOR OVER 25 YEARS!
Every Friday Night, Memorial day weekend till Labor day weekend at *7:00pm, the Goodtime I departs the Jackson Street Pier in downtown Sandusky and heads for Kelleys Island. Onboard is a DJ and 250 party animals.
Once on Kelleys, bar hop until your departure time at 11:00pm.
The cruises are great for Bachelor, Bachelorette, and Birthday parties. Class reunions, and "Over the Hill" parties are also popular on the Friday night cruises.
Most Friday Night Party Cruises sell out in advance. Call with a credit card number and we will have the tickets waiting for you when you arrive at the pier.
CASH ONLY IS ACCEPTED ON BOARD THE BOAT
Experience a wonderful daytime cruise to the American Islands of Lake Erie aboard the U.S. Coast Guard approved 315 passenger Goodtime I. Boarding begins at 9:00 am and departure time is 9:30 am. During this daytime adventure take in the sounds, aroma, and feel of our Great Lake from the topside deck and enjoy a live personal narration. Along the way see Cedar Point, the top rated amusement park on the planet, view Johnson's Island, the Marblehead lighthouse, the oldest operational lighthouse on the Great Lakes, Lakeside and more...
During our trip we will visit Kelley's Island, Lake Erie's largest American Island. Spend an hour and a half taking in the sights and beauty of this tranquil island. We will also visit Put-in-Bay on historic South Bass Island. Enjoy three and a half hours on the Great Lakes best kept secret. Tour this historical island by foot, bicycle, golf cart, or tour train. Re-board the Goodtime I at 4:30 pm for a relaxing ride back to Sandusky arriving around 6:30. PLEASE CALL US FOR AVAILABILITY.
Trips start Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, and will start Tuesday through Saturday June 12th.
(NO DAYTRIPS ON SUNDAY OR MONDAY'S) OUR SEASON ENDS SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 2nd. PLEASE SEE THE EVENT CALENDAR FOR COMPLETE SCHEDULE.
Leave Sandusky. Cruise to Kelleys Island. Relax and enjoy the Captain's narration en route.
Arrive at Kelleys Island, the largest American Island in Lake Erie. Optional tram tour, golf carts, and bicycle rentals available.
Leave Kelleys Island. Cruise to Put-in-Bay.
Arrive in Put-in-Bay. In port for 3 1/2 hours for sight seeing, shopping, and dining. Optional tram tour, golf carts, and bicycle rentals.
Re-board "Goodtime I" for leisurely return cruise to Sandusky.
Brief stop back at Kelleys Island. Must inform crew if you stay at Kelleys Island.
Arrive Jackson Street Pier, Sandusky, with happy memories and plans to return.
• Adults: $27.00
• Seniors: $24.00
• Children 5-12: $16.00
VISA, MASTERCARD AND DISCOVER ACCEPTED FOR TICKETS
(Children under 5 are Free!)
CASH ONLY ON BOARD THE BOAT
On Tuesday nights in July and August enjoy a beautiful 2 hour sunset cruise of Sandusky Bay and Lake Erie on our Happy Hour cruise. Special drink prices while on board. Departure time is at 7:30 pm and will return at 9:30 pm.
Prices for the Happy Hour trip are only $8.00 for Adults and $5.00 for passengers under the age of 15. Come on board and have a refreshing drink and watch the sunset, or just relax and enjoy the fresh air. There will also be special entertainment while on board.
• Adults: $8.00
• Children Under 15: $5.00
The Goodtime I is available for private rentlal. Parties, fund raisers, business meetings, class and family reunions, weddings and receptions can be accomodated. Anything you may need a hall for we can do on the water.
Each private charter is built to match your specific requirements. Please call for more information and pricing.
The M/V Goodtime I is a sleek all-steel vessel built for ocean-going cruises. She is 117 feet long and Coast Guard approved to carry 355 passengers.
The Goodtime I departs from Sandusky, Ohio Tuesday through Saturday on a Daytime Island Hopping Cruise as well as other specialty cruises including the Tuesday night Sandusky Bay Cruise and the famous Friday night Party Cruise. The Goodtime I is also available for Private rental and seasonal special excursions.
Lake Erie is the tenth largest lake on Earth and, of the five Great Lakes of North America, it is the fourth largest by surface area, the southernmost, shallowest, and smallest by volume. It is bounded on the north by the Canadian province of Ontario, on the south by the U.S. states of Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York, and on the west by the state of Michigan.
The Goodtime I is located in Sandusky, Ohio, where it departs daily to the most well known Islands in Lake Erie, South Bass (Put-in-Bay) and Kelleys Islands.
This tiny two by four mile island is dotted with historic homes, the nation's third tallest monument, quaint restaurants and local pubs. Beautiful water surrounds Put in Bay where you will find the best walleye and perch fishing in the United States. Over 2 million people annually discover the magic of the Bass Islands of Lake Erie. Put-in-Bay Ohio on South Bass Island is the crown jewel of the Lake Erie islands of Ohio. This website will provide you with all the information you need to plan that special Put-in-Bay getaway with your family or friends.
Kelleys Island is located in the western basin of Lake Erie about four miles north of Marblehead and twelve miles from Sandusky on the Ohio mainland. The entire island measures more than four square miles and is the largest fresh water American island in Lake Erie.