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Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry

711 S. Huron, Mackinaw City, MI
800-638-9892
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Ranked #4 of 14 Activities in Mackinaw City
Type: Ferries/ Boats, Sightseeing Tours
Attraction details
Type: Ferries/ Boats, Sightseeing Tours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 10:30 pm

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Always was on time and ticket prices reasonable for two day pass. Also we did the guided bridge tour which was nice too.

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4LLB, Public Relations Manager at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

I'm glad you you had a good experience. It can be hard to keep right on schedule but it is a big goal of ours at Star Line. Thanks for riding with us and we hope to see you again. More 

Mackinaw City, Michigan
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The friendliest staff makes sure that you have an enjoyable and safe trip to and from Mackinac Island. Theu offer discounts for military (both active and previous) during the season. If your up here in 2015 check on the ferry ride around Mackinac Island. It starts at the Island dock and lasts avout 2 hours. You see sights on the... More 

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4LLB, Public Relations Manager at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. I love the fact that many of our guests compliment our staff on being so friendly. Hope to see you next summer! More 

Pigeon, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Friendly,clean, great service. Staff wonderful, and 2 for 1 tickets. Highly recommend Star Line.Used Arnold Transit for the past 15 years, not anymore, all they offer is the old style,slow boats , that we used on our first trip as a little kid in 1965. What happend to there Catamerands?

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4LLB, Public Relations Manager at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! It's nice to hear you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you next year! More 

Sturgis, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

we waited and took the 10 am ferry ride so we could go under the mighty Mac. Was worth it. Very surreal. Staff was very nice and efficient.

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4LLB, Public Relations Manager at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed your trip under the bridge! They are popular departures. Thanks for choosing Star Line and we hope to see you again :) More 

Hurst, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The price was a 2 for 1 deal. The waves were high but the captain was well experienced. We were taken under the Big Mac and it was a thrill. Despite the weather and high waves the ride was truly smooth and very enjoyable. Staff was very kind and helpful on both ends. Can't wait to do this again. I... More 

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4LLB, Public Relations Manager at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! I'm glad you enjoyed your experience. It has been a windy October but you are in good hands. Hope to see you next year :) More 

Toledo, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We used this ferry service to go over to Mackinac Island. The staff were pleasant and helpful. It was a great trip, even with the wind and high waves. Kudos to the captains! They had a special price of 2 for 1. It worked out well.

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4LLB, Public Relations Manager at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

I'm glad you had a good experience. Thanks for the review. The waves can get a little big this time of year but you are in good hands. I'm glad you got in on the Mackinac Island Savings Day special we ran too. More 

Brookfield, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Bad weather, but a nice ride over to Mackinac Island, Enclosed and outside seating options. Clean and efficient.

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4LLB, Public Relations Manager at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing Star Line! Our crew knows how to treat people so thank you for your review. It is nice to hear that you had a good experience More 

Baltimore, MD
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
28 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

There are three ferry companies over to Mackinac Island, Star Line being the one we rode last week. They were totally competent, despite the miserable weather. Don't know about the other two, but I would certainly recommend Star Line if you're going over. Look for internet discounts to save a couple of bucks.

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4LLB, Public Relations Manager at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The weather hasn't been the best but our crew does their best to make the ride as nice as possible. Hope to see in again in nicer weather. More 

Michigan
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Although it was October and, therefore, not peak season, I loved being able to park for two nights directly across the street from the boat loading ramp. Staff were courteous and kind. Ride was smooth even in choppy, rainy weather. I will take Star Line next time I head to the island.

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4LLB, Public Relations Manager at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing Star Line. I'm glad you plan on visiting us again! Have a great winter and hope to see you next season. More 

Dayton, Ohio
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This company was within walking distance from our hotel. They met our needs, to and from the island quickly. We had no complaints. Some of the rides take you under the bridge. :)

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4LLB, Public Relations Manager at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I'm glad we took good care of you and hope to see you in the near future. More 

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