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Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry

801 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9664
+1 800-638-9892
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We took this speed boat to Mackinac Island, but the wait was outta control going and coming back... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BIGGROBB
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Muskegon, Michigan
Best boat line

The only boat line that runs in the winter. They took over Arnold and have the Catamarans. Service... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PhoenisSunDog
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Chesterfield, Michigan
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801 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9664
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took this speed boat to Mackinac Island, but the wait was outta control going and coming back. The views made up for the long lines and long waiting, so get there early. Overall it was a great time, but look for the discounts. It...More

Thank BIGGROBB
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only boat line that runs in the winter. They took over Arnold and have the Catamarans. Service is on time and people are polite. Boats usually stop in December or January and restart in late April

Thank PhoenisSunDog
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Timely travels and friendly service. Travel during the winter can be cold but they do have heaters. On time.

Thank Jeff S
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

If you take this ferry to the island at one of the morning designated times they will take you on a tour UNDER the bridge. It is very I formative and a must see. The bridge is so spectacular and amazing to see from beneath.

Thank suespagnuolo
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Nice service from a great company. The catamarans are very comfortable in choppy water. Only problem was the screaming kids that the adults wouldn't control.

Thank tinaanddave2016
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

On our trip to the island the ferry went under the Mackinaw Bridge, VERY COOL view of the bridge! Taken this trip many times and never seen the underside of the bridge until this!

Thank Gardengirl23
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Great ferry service! We went over at night and that was very cool to see the bridge and the cities at night. Came back during the day, so we could actually see the rooster tail!

Thank phredi1995
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

I've been coming to Mackinaw for fifty years, but have never taken a ferry boat ride except to Mackinaw Island. This time I decided to take the Sunset Cruise offered by Star Line. It lasted an hour and a half. We cruised by the ice...More

Thank LovetoWalk51
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Quick ride to the island. It was late in the season but still warm out. Tyne ride back at night was a little chili.

Thank A J S
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

What more can you want? On time and a fun ride! Not a luxury ride and no concessions. Wish I could post a video!

Thank dobskier
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241travelfun
12 May 2017|
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Response from sunshinesj2016 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea how fast the ferry is, I went from Mackinaw to Mackinac Island in about 15 minutes.
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jp921
5 May 2017|
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21 April 2017|
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Response from Haley C | Property representative |
Hello, any Veteran or Active Military member will receive a discount of $19/adult and $10/child. This is for their immediate family only (Up to 4 adults and 8 children).
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