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Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry

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Address: 556 E. Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Phone Number: 800-828-6157
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Quick, efficient travel to the island

Staff was friendly and extremely efficient. The process to board was easy. While on the way to Mackinac Island, the ferry stopped by the bridge and the captain gave a short... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Auburn, Alabama, United States
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Auburn, Alabama, United States
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Staff was friendly and extremely efficient. The process to board was easy. While on the way to Mackinac Island, the ferry stopped by the bridge and the captain gave a short history lesson which was great. We went on 4th July and I would recommend bringing a light jacket if you want to sit on top because it can get... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Took Shepler's ferry service from Mackinac City to Mackinac Island, Mi with golf clubs to play the course at the Grand Hotel I wondered how I was going to manage carrying my clubs to the course. They were extremely helpful. They tagged the clubs, had them transferred to the course and did the same for the return trip for no... More 

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Fruitport, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We took the ferry that went under the bridge. It was awesome! We made reservations online and received a discount. I would encourage others to do the same. Very clean and professional.

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Mackinaw City, Michigan
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We were the first to leave the dock this morning and the captain took us on a cruise under the bridge before he took us to the island which was AWESOME. We just loved how friendly and attentive everyone was.

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New Berlin, WI
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The ferry boat ride was very smooth and a lot of fun. Boat was very clean and staff was very efficient.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We took the ferry from the Machinaw City side. Easy to find place. Ferries are punctual and big. This was my second visit to Machinac Island and both the times I used Shepler's ferry only. Recommended!

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Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Clean and efficient. Right on time. Easy boarding..... Very friendly attendants. Good location right in the center of town.

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sudbury ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The Shepler Ferry was clean, quick and enjoyable! It is a bit costly to get over to the island and if you bring bikes with you there will be an additional charge of $9/bike.

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Goldfield
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Excellent ride! A shuttle came to the motel and wisked us away to the ferry site and took us back when we were done. Very impressive.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We took Shepler's Ferry to spend the night on the Island. We pulled up to the ferry with no reservation. The directed us to front door parking, tagged our bags and loaded them on the ferry. We parked our car in the overnight lot, grabbed two round trip tickets, walked onto the ferry, sat upstairs in the sun with a... More 

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Address: Address: 556 E. Central Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Phone Number: 800-828-6157
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City

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