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Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry

556 E. Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
800-828-6157
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Maple Lake, Minnesota
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

We took the ferry out of St. Ignace dock to Mackinac Island. Cost $25.00 Adult round-trip. When entering the parking lot we were greeted by a parking lot attendant, and we got a great free parking spot for the day. Staff was very informative & pleasant. While on the ferry, they offered $2.00 booklets of things to see, do &... More

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NC
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

The staff here are great at helping you with all your needs. They picked me up after dropping my car off in their free lot about a mile away.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Great staff and very convenient location. Our understanding is they run every 30 minutes as opposed to every hour for the other ferry boats so that is nice.

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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We took the Mighty Mac Ferry..it is well worth getting up early to do. The staff was informative and professional. The Ferry was clean and well maintained. We would definitely use this company again.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

This was our first trip to the UP and Mackinac Island. Although we had some work to do there, it was also a bucket list trip. I called the Shepler's office a couple of times and emailed, too, to make sure I got my pre tickets correct. We were bringing bikes, plenty of luggage, needed parking, etc. The young lady... More

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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Very timely, clean, helpful staff and quick boats. They even had a service where (if you are staying overnight) they will have your car ready when you arrive back on the mainland. Shepler's was also a sponsor-again-for the Bayview Port Huron to Mac Island Race. Thank-you Shepler's!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

The lines were quick, the ferries were clean, and the rides to the Island and back were relatively quick. On the ride to the Island, they took us under the Mackinac Bridge for pictures and also provided some interesting facts about it. Don't hesitate to use their service!

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A south suburb of Chicago
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

My husband and I chose Shepler's because it was the closest ferry to the Best Wester Dockside where we stayed, and we were glad we did! There was a shuttle service provided by the hotel but it's a fairly short walk. I'm not sure if the other ferries offer this, but we bought a 3 day ticket which was fairly... More

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Bloomington, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We used Shepler's Ferry Service to get to Mackinac Island (referred by friends). They were efficient and friendly, getting us there and back, however, upon returning and picking up our car, we were greeted with a cracked windshield. They check your car before you leave it, and they admit it was not damaged when we left it, but have so... More

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I spent an hour price comparing the 3 different ferry lines to take us over to Mackinac Island and in the end we chose Shepler's. There were so many different options to choose from (just the ferry, family packages, ferry/carriage tour). When we found out that the Mighty Mac ferry takes you 10 minutes extra to go under the Mackinac... More

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