Thunder Bay Tours

Thunder Bay Resort

Thunder Bay Resort

  • Thunder Bay Resort is an all-season destination nestled within the hardwoods of Northeast Michigan.  The resort is nationally recognized for its award-winning Elk Viewing, Carriage Ride, Gourmet Dinner & Wine Tasting Event! Here, guests experience a real-life fairy tale as a horse-drawn carriage couriers them over the river and through the woods where they witness majestic elk in their natural environment.  After watching these amazing animals, guests continue their journey onward to Elk Antler Cabin.  Here, guests are greeted by warm staff and sit fireside enduring a delicious 5-course meal and wine tasting.  In addition to the resort’s fabulous Elk View Dinner Ride, the resort also boasts a variety of deluxe lodging including Suites, Villas & Chalets and an RV park, challenging 18-hole golf, onsite dining at the Clubhouse Grill, tennis courts, and awesome special events that can be a remarkable itinerary bonuses!

    • Deluxe Suites
    • Spacious Villas
    • Private Chalets
    • Elk Viewing
    • Horse-Drawn Carriage / Sleigh Rides
    • On-Site Dining
    • Wine Tasting
    • Fireplace & Kitchen or Kitchenette in All Guest Rooms
    • Golf
    • Hot Tub
    • Wireless Internet
    • Fire Pit

  • “Even Bing Crosby and a full orchestra would have a hard time summing up the magical beauty of Thunder Bay Resort’s elk sleigh ride.” – Midwest Living

    “Fresh ingredients, two antique wood cook stoves, and the culinary skill of Jan Matthias and her staff add up to a mouth-watering meal in a unique setting! -Group Tour Magazine

    “Through the woods and over the river, the jingling horse-drawn sleigh has two destinations: the elk herd and the gourmet dining lodge. It’s a toss-up which is more impressive.” -Ellen Creager, Sign-on-San Diego & Detroit Free Press

    “Had a wonderful time! The accommodations were great! Everything was neat and clean. The food was excellent. The staff was friendly and helpful. It made you feel like you were apart of their family!” – Deb M., Davison, MI

  • Thunder Bay Resort
    27800 M-32
    Hillman, MI 49746

    Phone: 800-729-9375

    Melanie LibbyGroup Tour Sales
    Phone: 989-657-6911

    Carrie HaselhuhnGroup Tour Sales Associate / Assistant General Manager