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Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry

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Address: 711 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI
Phone Number: +1 800-638-9892
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Great ferry service

We have chosen Star Line the last few times we have gone to the Island. The staff is very friendly & helpful and there have not been any delays.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have chosen Star Line the last few times we have gone to the Island. The staff is very friendly & helpful and there have not been any delays.

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Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your time traveling with us to Mackinac Island! Hope to see you again soon! More 

Kent, Washington
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very helpful employees for tickets, luggage assistance & on time travel. Traveling alone and for the first time, I felt comfortable and in good hands. Thank you!

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Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your time with us traveling to Mackinac Island! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Mountain Home, Arkansas
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't really compare this to what's available but the crew was friendly. The seating was comfortable and the large windows offer easy views of the trip. You have the choice of being inside and protected or up on the top deck, out in the open. Since it was cold the day we went and the waves were splashing over... More 

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Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your time traveling with us to Mackinac, and hope you will come back and see us again soon! More 

Grand Rapids
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Boat was right on time. The employees met us in the parking lot to tag our luggage and take care of it for us.

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Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your time traveling with us, and hope you will come back and see us again soon! More 

St. Louis, MO
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was so convenient being right next to our hotel. It was a bit pricey but they are on time and quick! The people that work for them are very helpful in terms of letting you know how and where things are on the island.

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Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your time traveling with us to Mackinac Island! Our pricing is comparable to other ferry lines, and reflects our fast and frequent ferries. We hope you will come back and see us again next year! More 

South Lancaster, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great service and helpful staff. Smooth ride, I didn't even need to take ginger for motion sickness.

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Thank apmamon
Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are glad that you had a smooth ride and that you enjoyed your time with us! Hope we will see you again next year! More 

Plainwell, Michigan
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Rode the Cat!!! smooth fast ride, super friendly service. Lot attendant was right there as soon as we stepped out of the car. No hassle, no fuss just great service all around.

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Thank Holly T
Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your ride with us on our Catamaran! It is always great to hear that our passengers enjoyed their time traveling with us! Hope to see you again soon! More 

Churubusco, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

This company is next to our motel so it is very handy. The boat offers many different times to go back and forth to the island on fast boats.

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Thank weaverj693
Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your time traveling with us! Hope to see you again! More 

United States
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

The ferry was clean, quick and comfortable. Crew was great. My companion left her cell phone on the ferry. They called mine to find where she was. Great relief!

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Thank Roy S
Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your time traveling with us to Mackinac Island! We are also happy to know that your companion's cell phone was found! Hope to see you again soon! More 

Mackinac Island, Michigan
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

The Starline staff is always friendly and helpful and the new cat is a comfy ride too. They always take special care of the people with special needs and older folks who need a helping hand getting on and off the boat.

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Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! It is great to know that you had a nice time traveling with us! Hope to see you again soon! More 

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