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Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry

7271 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 800-638-9892
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Our First Trip to Mackinac Island

The Flex Pass is a great option because going over you get to be on"vacay" timing and get into the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Angela H
San Jose, California
via mobile
In for a wedding

Easy and valet parking is great when traveling with young children and strollers. They take care of... read more

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Patricia A
Marietta, United States
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  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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7271 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 800-638-9892
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Flex Pass is a great option because going over you get to be on"vacay" timing and get into the mood to start your stay. Then, your return is quick because you get to take the express ferry. The valet parking is completely worth the...More

Thank Angela H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Easy and valet parking is great when traveling with young children and strollers. They take care of your luggage and send it off to your hotel. Nice ride out to Mackinac Bridge.

Thank Patricia A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We always use Star Line to get to the island. Staff is always helpful. We stayed the weekend and had them put our car in the secured lot. They drove it over there and when we arrived back to the city it was there waiting...More

Thank Amanda K
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our first time visiting the Island and took the Star Line ferry. Dependable and on schedule!! Would choose to take it each time!!

Thank paige s
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Star has it down. Very smooth procedure. We chose to park overnight in the secure lot. We could have walked but a shuttle driver followed us to pick us up so we could make the waiting ferry. The young adults working the docks are well-groomed...More

Thank JQuilter
Reviewed 3 days ago

We always use Star Line to go to the island. The service is great! We pay for valet service, and it truly is a huge blessing!

Thank Becky O
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A very enjoyable ride. Took the classic ferry in the way to the island and the catamaran in the way back. I preferred the catamaran, as it went slower and allowed me the opportunity to take more pictures. We shipped our luggage back early in...More

Thank SongMan67
Reviewed 4 days ago

We used the Valet Service and ferry from St Ignace. I found the online booking to be convenient. We pulled up, checked our bags and shortly thereafter boarded a ferry for the 20 minute ride to the island. When we returned we promply boarded the...More

Thank SteveBressi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just 20 minutes on the Hydrojet takes you from St Ignace to Mackinac Island. The boats are clean & comfortable & the staff are friendly & helpful. Only $26 return for a very frequent service, can't fault it. Free parking too!

Thank Lesley T
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had taken the Arnold Line to Mackinac for many years, even after they lost (the use of) their catamarans. They sold to Star Line last year, which reconfigured the service to use the old Arnold Dock in Mackinaw City, and the old Arnold Dock...More

Thank Ralph M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are small dogs allowed on the ferry?
27 December 2016|
Response from Haley C | Property representative |
All kinds of dogs are allowed on the ferry, free of charge. We just ask that you keep them leashed during the ride and while on the Island.
Hello, I am considering which ferry to take to the island and am wondering if parking at any of the ferries is any safer than the others. It seems that Arnold is the only one that does not mentioned monitored parking, has anyone had any problems with their car in the Arnold lot for a few days?
8 September 2016|
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Response from HMH906 | Property representative |
Our lots are generally very safe, and we rarely have any problems. We do offer both indoor and outdoor secured parking, if you'd prefer. The outdoor lot is $10/night and the indoor lot is $15/night. You can make those... More