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Manitou Island Transit

207 W River St, Leland, MI 49654
+1 231-256-9061
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Lakeshore Cruise

We took the 1 1/2 hr evening cruise along the Lake Michigan shoreline from Fishtown. The views of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Marenisco, Michigan
via mobile
Motion Sickness

We took the transit today. On time for sure. Two girls did get sick so that was unfortunate... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Leah D
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  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“boat ride” (7 reviews)
“day trip” (14 reviews)
“giant cedars” (4 reviews)
207 W River St, Leland, MI 49654
+1 231-256-9061
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took the 1 1/2 hr evening cruise along the Lake Michigan shoreline from Fishtown. The views of the dunes, the Manitou Islands and Passage, and the sky were amazing. The crew members were very friendly. I especially liked the information about points of interest...More

Thank UPProud
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the transit today. On time for sure. Two girls did get sick so that was unfortunate. Luckily they ended up being okay though! Long ride.

Thank Leah D
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

A friend of mine and I used this service to go to the north manitou island to backpack for five days. This place had great service and was very helpful in answering all of our question. They have their own parking at the boat marina...More

Thank sargent26
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I've been to South Manitou many times over the years, yet there's always something new to appreciate. This year, the farm and cemetery tour was not offered (which was disappointing, as it's a very moving tour), but the hiking portion of the giant cedars and...More

Thank siouxbdoo
Reviewed 1 September 2016

For a great family activity take the day trip to South Manitou Island with Manitou Island Transit aboard the Mishi-Mokwa. You can take a trip back in time and visit South Manitou Island in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore area and you won't go...More

2  Thank leland599
Reviewed 30 August 2016

My significant other, along with a good friend, planned our trip to S. Manitou this past July. The ferry to the island was a long ride, but fine. I'm not sure why other reviewers have been negative about their ferry experience. It's a boat and...More

3  Thank sesameck
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Ferry takes you to the island,drops you off for 4.5 hours. Take the $10 wagon tour to see all the most interesting sights. Food & drink available on the ferry.

1  Thank ek712
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Being my wife's first ferry ride this was an awesome experience. Staff on board was friendly and informative. Seating wasn't overcrowded and you could move around the entire boat the whole trip.

1  Thank Todd G
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Had not been to North Manitou in over a decade, but returned to take the ferry over for a camping expedition this summer and it was exactly as good as I remembered! On time and excellent service from check-in to return.

2  Thank TomGrandy
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This was our second experience with booking passage to North Manitou Island and the staff here did not disappoint. They were fast and friendly to answer any and all questions we had and we had a great time just with friendly chit chat. They are...More

Thank Daniel A
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Kay T
20 February 2017|
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Response from leland599 | Reviewed this property |
Hi-To answer your question are dogs allowed on North and South Manitou Islands, No they are not allowed. You can check with the Sleeping Bear website and it will let you know what areas of the park system Dogs are allowed in.
Aud C
22 September 2016|
Response from rick1942 | Reviewed this property |
Days and times are available on the website