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Ugly Anne/ Straits Area Tour Company

229 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701
+1 231-436-5094
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: Ugly Anne is in the water and ready to start the 2014 season. We will open on May 22nd and will have a daily 5pm history cruise and sunset cruise... more » Owner description: Ugly Anne is in the water and ready to start the 2014 season. We will open on May 22nd 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. « less
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Brownstown Township, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

We took the 5:00 cruise and tour. Staff was friendly and very knowledgeable a must for seeing the bridge. We even had a cold beer. It was a family friendly trip too. Bugs were bad but that was just bad timing on our part.

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Holly
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

great family, great boat, great trip, and great price. ugly anne was the highlight of our stay in mackinaw city. ride was fun, very informative and the view going under the bridge was incredible.my wife and i recommend it to anyone going to mackinaw city. it was well worth the price.

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Webberville, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We decided to try out the Ugly Anne, taking the sunset cruise. So glad we did. The boat ride was fun, staff was super nice and the views were fantastic. We went in late May before the busy season so there were only three other couples on board. While cruising they give information about the area. They offer beer, wine,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

Amazing experience. Seemed to be family owned, the lady who sold the tickets was a sweetheart, the captain, and gentleman giving information aboard the trip were very knowledgeable and likable. Amazing view of the sunset and bridge in a way that you have to see. They could have charged $50 a ticket and it would have been completely worth it.... More

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Roseville, Michigan
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49 reviews 49 reviews
20 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

Chris and his family continue to impress with the Ugly Anne. Kari and I love the boat, the family, and we always learn new things when talking to Tom, the "deck hand". The highlight to every cruise is passing under the Mackinaw Bridge, and if you have someone to kiss, it's even better. We ordered tickets in December, and I... More

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Sora, Panama
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104 reviews 104 reviews
4 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

My wife and I did the sunset cruise. It left about 8:25pm and lasted about an hour. The boat was fairly full but still there was plenty of room and everyone could get pictures. We were very fortunate in that it was a perfectly sunny evening. Not a cloud in the sky. The winds were light and the lake was... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I sailed on the Ugly Anne yesterday with Captain Chris and his family. Spectacular folks! Great narrative descriptions of shipwrecks, Mackinac City Bridge, lighthouses, significance of the straits. Such a sweet family, beautiful views. If you love open water as much as I with great guides, you will have a wonderful experience. Thanks Pat, Capt.Chris, and Capt. Chris's Dad! I... More

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Linden, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

What a great boat ride. Wasn't sure what to expect but my family had a wonderful time (including a 7year old and my mom). Captain Chris and his staff are amazing. They were informative and we were able to get some incredible pictures. The view under the Mackinaw Bridge was amazing and my son still talks about it. I also... More

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jackson, michigan
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9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

we had fun the captain and his mate was really good nice i highly recommend this to every one. thank you guys

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Kokomo, Indiana, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

One of the best things you can do while in Mackinaw City is to take the Ugly Anne boat ride. Chris is the most wonderful captain & host! It's very informative, relaxing, and just plain fun. My husband & I visit the Mackinaw City/Mackinac Island area every year, so we were lucky to have taken this boat ride all 3... More

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