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Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry

801 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9664
+1 800-638-9892
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I love to give good reviews but the service is just not that of Shelper’s. Aside from the very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Julie R
via mobile
Good transportation, but...

The transportation itself was good to Mackinac Island, but I deducted because there was a sign that... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
PatsyTeach
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Johnson City, Texas
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  • Average5%
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801 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9664
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+1 800-638-9892
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love to give good reviews but the service is just not that of Shelper’s. Aside from the very polite friendly man running the shuttle- it did not feel like this company cared that you chose them over the one other competitor left... it was...More

Thank Julie R
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The transportation itself was good to Mackinac Island, but I deducted because there was a sign that said, Free Parking.....but that lot was way across the way.

Thank PatsyTeach
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This ferry service was recommended by the Inn where we stayed on the island. They were very efficient and professional. We left our vehicle in a fenced lot for $5 a day (self park) and had no worries while we spent a couple days on...More

Thank Leslie R
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Never was late running. Neat experience riding in the Hydro Jet boat. Also very nice going under the bridge. Really wish it wasn't so expensive though.

Thank CJHubert26
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

They have a fast ride to island & classic, more leisurely. Ticket prices vary by speed or they offer flexible for variety. Did both. Went under bridge. Was nice

Thank amwmom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We took the ferry to Mackinac Island on June 9 for a day trip to Mackinac Island. The ferry was spacious, the crew was friendly, seating was comfortable, the ferry schedule offered a variety of departure and arrival times that met with our travel plans....More

Thank Dave P
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were impressed with the efficiency, courtesy and ease of using the ferry. They took care of our luggage and when we arrived at the hotel our luggage was there. Great service.

Thank judyc937
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We took one of the ferry rides to the island, that went under the Mackinac bridge. It took us on an extended trip so we could go under the bridge. The bridge close up was amazing. The ride was comfortable and enjoyable, the staff helpful....More

Thank knits
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were able to ride both boats to and from the island. We rode the boat with the tail to the island, it was a lot of fun only negative about it was how loud it was. On the way back from the island we...More

Thank SChew81
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I've been going to the island every May for years and would never consider taking anthing but a Star Line boat. The staff is always friendly, the ride is 9relatively) quick and very comfortable, regardless of the water conditions.

Thank mcbedsole
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oliviasnana
June 16, 2018|
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Response from April E | Reviewed this property |
There are discounts if you buy online. Also depending on the hotel you stay at they may offer a discount. The MACpass happens to be the same price online AND at the ferry terminal.
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DSGThumper
May 9, 2018|
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Response from tinaanddave2016 | Reviewed this property |
That time of year can still be quite busy. A lot of people will stay in Mackinaw or St. Ignace when they go up north for the fall color tour. Purchasing in advance is always recommended. Neither of the ferry lines have... More
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Don S
April 10, 2018|
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Response from suespagnuolo | Reviewed this property |
Vehicles are not allowed on the island.
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