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Grand Island

Munising, MI
+1 906-387-2600
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10 days in the UP

We have floated past this beautiful island on our picture rock boat tour many times, this year we... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Lansing, Michigan
Unique place

This was a location I was only able to see from the boat tour but I would like to visit the Island... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Marquette, Michigan
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“bus tour” (7 reviews)
“ferry dock” (7 reviews)
Munising, MI
+1 906-387-2600
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

We have floated past this beautiful island on our picture rock boat tour many times, this year we did the sunset cruise. This did not fail to capture everyone on the tour attention at twilight.

Thank happyheidi2017
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This was a location I was only able to see from the boat tour but I would like to visit the Island. If it weren't for the boat tour I would not have known it was here!

Thank nachtegallk
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

A quick ferry ride across the channel from Munising. Took the bus tour to get an overview of the island and got an interesting history lesson with it. Talked with some cyclers who seemed to really enjoy their bike tour as well. Rugged terrain ,...More

2  Thank PD4N
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We spent the day enjoying a bike ride around the island. The views were fantastic and the beaches were beautiful. We essentially had the island to ourselves as there were very view hikers and other cyclists who travel beyond the immediate area of the dock.

Thank EvoEvoEvo
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We had decided to come to the UP MI for a fall vacation to see another side of Lake Superior other than the Duluth, MN side. Though it has been a real warm year and the colors have not quite turned yet the area and...More

Thank jody500
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We opted for the bus tour because our time was limited and we were so glad we did. Our guide, "Eric", was so very informative. Clearly loved the history of the island as well as the flora and fauna of the island. Enjoyed the beautiful,...More

1  Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This lighthouse is strictly for viewing and only by boat. This lighthouse is charming but you cannot walk grounds or visit. Pictures only folks. We saw it by way of the Shipwreck Cruises

Thank travelzoom2016
Reviewed 6 September 2016

My partner and I spent several nights here around Labor Day. What a great place to go backpacking! If you have mountain bikes, it's also a great place to go for a day ride or to go back country camping with bikes. You can also...More

3  Thank EJM87
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The 3 minute ferry ride over to the island was $15/pp. It was round trip but the return ride was only 4 minutes. I think that is a bit pricey. The bus tour was about 2 1/2 hours & also cost $15/pp. Our tour guide...More

1  Thank Krr1975
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I just went by Grand Island by boat. But seeing this lighthouse was stunning! A must see in the Upper Peninsula in Michigan.

Thank jeannem80
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Connie H
Does the ferry run in winter months?
12 January 2017|
Response from kkeglovitz | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe that it does. I know the months of operation are listed on the website.
Are dogs on leash allowed?
24 December 2016|
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Response from ajkrafty | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs on leashes are allowed. We brought our dog on the ferry and island last summer.
Jenn H
Can you take the ferry over with your own vehicle and drive around the island? thanks
27 August 2016|
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Response from EJM87 | Reviewed this property |
No, the ferry is a pontoon boat. There is a bus tour that navigates the southern half of the island. However, no motorized vehicles are allowed on north half of the island, so to see that part of the island you need to hike... More