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Ugly Anne/ Straits Area Tour Company

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Address: 229 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Phone Number: +1 231-436-5094
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Description: Ugly Anne will start cruises for the 2015 season on May 21st and will have...
Ugly Anne will start cruises for the 2015 season on May 21st and will have a daily 5pm history cruise and sunset cruise both going under the the magnificent Mackinac Bridge and departing from Mackinaw City through October 12th . Tours from Mackinac Island will be scheduled this year by charter only. Feel free to call or email us with any questions.
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Mackinaw City Sunset Cruise
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Mackinac Bridge History Cruise

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Best part of vacation!

Loved it! We went on the sunset cruise and it was amazing! No matter where you sit you get a view, but the back of the boat is best. You get a view of the bridge from ever angle.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Loved it! We went on the sunset cruise and it was amazing! No matter where you sit you get a view, but the back of the boat is best. You get a view of the bridge from ever angle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We were looking for something different to do this time while we were in Mackinaw City. We stopped by the ticket office and the very friendly lady working sold us right away. So glad we decided to take this cruise. The boat, captain, views and staff were Amazing! We had a great time cruising under the bridge and hearing some... More 

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Charlotte, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

DO THIS! 24$ a ticket when we went in July and i was hesitant. We went to the island already and i figured all boats are the same. NOT TRUE. This trip was the highlight of our vacation. It was about an hour long but he will take you on a much smaller and more personal boat, give a detailed,... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We discovered this place on accident and it truly was a surprise. It was a gorgeous day (despite the gnats, they were everywhere near shore) and it was awesome to see the Mighty Mac so close. You have the opportunity take a lot of pictures. You couldn't hear much on the small TV's they have, but it was great to... More 

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Chris W, Owner at Ugly Anne/ Straits Area Tour Company, responded to this review

The midges in the early summer can be a bit much at times, but it sounds like you enjoyed the cruise despite them. Thanks for coming out with us. As for the sound we have been having some trouble with that this summer, but think we have it fixed now, sorry about that. As for the boat, we got Capt... More 

Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We took the Ugly Anne Sunset Cruise and it was just fantastic! The cruise goes under the Mackinac Bridge and allowed us an amazing view of the sunset. Because of the wild fires in Canada, the sun was an amazing orange color. Everyone was friendly and it was a highlight of our trip.

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Chris W, Owner at Ugly Anne/ Straits Area Tour Company, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us on the sunset cruise. The sunsets were pretty amazing during those few days that the smoke from the wildfires was affecting the sunsets. Made for some beautiful colors in the sky. We hope to see you again. More 

Sterling Hts, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Ugly Anne is a lobster boat run by a man named Chris. His Dad Tom, went on the boat with us, and his Mom stayed back at the ticket booth. Couldn't ask for nicer folks! We took the 5p tour, but there is also a sunset tour. On the 5p tour, you get information about the boat, Chris and his... More 

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Chris W, Owner at Ugly Anne/ Straits Area Tour Company, responded to this review

Thank you so much for joining us and glad your enjoyed the cruise. Also thank you for the kind words. More 

Centerville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Took the sunset cruise. The cruise takes just under an hour. The sunset cruise passes under Mackinac Bridge and you learn all about the bridge. Drinks are available. Saw a gorgeous sunset over Lake Michigan.

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Chris W, Owner at Ugly Anne/ Straits Area Tour Company, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the cruise with us. We are pretty lucky to experience the beauty of the Straits of Mackinac and that we can share it with our guests. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed our sunset cruise and was glad we chose it. The staff were friendly and courteous as well as informative. It wasn't too touristy and allowed us a different view of the bridge.

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Chris W, Owner at Ugly Anne/ Straits Area Tour Company, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. It is always nice to hear that people are enjoying our cruises. Hope to see you again More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We contacted the folks at Ugly Anne to arrange a memorial service for my father. He passed several years ago, and this was the first time my family could gather in Mackinaw for a service. Chris and Tom showed us great care in boarding my elderly mother and the test of us. They ensured our comfort and safety and have... More 

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Chris W, Owner at Ugly Anne/ Straits Area Tour Company, responded to this review

So let you and your family have some time on the Straits of Mackinac to remember your loved one. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

This tour gives a different way to see the bridge. The ugly Anne goes under the bridge. Neat to see, but the cost should be half of what they charge.

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Chris W, Owner at Ugly Anne/ Straits Area Tour Company, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the trip with us. As for the pricing we have never had complaints before about our price point before. We reviewed many other boat tour companies and are in line with what they charge. Hope to see you again. More 

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Address: 229 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Phone Number: +1 231-436-5094
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Cheboygan County  >  Mackinaw City
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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