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Mackinac Bridge History Cruise

  • Enjoy a sightseeing cruise along Michigan’s Straits of Mackinac
  • Travel under the Mackinac Bridge
  • Learn about the history of the bridge
Mackinac Bridge History Cruise
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Mackinac Bridge History Cruise
Travel under Michigan’s majestic Mackinac Bridge and learn about the many shipwrecks that happened below on this guided, 1-hour history cruise. Discover more than 100 years of history in the Straits of Mackinac and see Fort Michilimackinac and the Old Mackinac Point Light from the water.
What to Expect
Climb aboard Ugly Anne, an authentic North Atlantic wooden lobster boat from the Gulf of Maine, at MRA Dock, and prepare for a 1-hour cruise along the Straits of Mackinac.

Travel under the magnificent Mackinac Bridge, an awe-inspiring suspension bridge that connects Michigan’s Upper and Lower peninsula. Enjoy a narrated history of the many shipwrecks that happened beneath the bridge and learn about living in the north country and the maritime history of the area, including local Native American lore.

Find out how the bridge was built and hear about the car ferries that traveled this route for over 100 years. From the water, see Fort Michilimackinac, the former 18th-century French-turned-British fort and trading post, and the Old Mackinac Point, located at the junction of Lake Michigan and Lake Huron.
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1 - 5 of 10 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago
Loved this personal and cozy tour!

Such a nice family who took us on a wonderful boat ride full of facts about the bridge. It was wonderful to experience such a personal aspect of this touristy community. You won't go wrong with this tour or this company. We plan to take...More

Thank Tina M
Reviewed 1 week ago
The Owners Do This Out of Love

This family truly loves the Mackinaw area and sharing it with others. They've lived it and studied it and have wonderful stories. Definitely worth the trip.

Thank pcann0n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was very interesting. We learned a lot about the bridge from how long it is, how deep & how long it took to build and how many workers. We also learned about things around the city and island

Thank Mike P
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile
Great trip

Fun trip with a friendly staff. Capt. Chris is very knowledgeable and accommodating. Very happy with the adventure!

Thank theottomatic1
Reviewed September 24, 2017
Exactly What I Was Looking For

My husband and I took the sunset cruise and it was exactly what I was looking for. We got to see a beautiful sunset as we went under the bridge and listened to history and facts about the bridge and mackinac island. They offer wine/beer...More

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