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Star Line Mackinac Island Hydro-Jet Ferry

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Nice ride to Mackinaw Island. Ride back was more exciting as the water was choppy and we got wet... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2019
CarolPalmer57
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Orlando, Florida
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Well organized system...I was a little confused about whether to use the valet parking and how far... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2018
611anng
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587 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1428
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Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Nice ride to Mackinaw Island. Ride back was more exciting as the water was choppy and we got wet but it was awesome fun.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CarolPalmer57
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Well organized system...I was a little confused about whether to use the valet parking and how far it might be to self-park, but it turned out that dropping the family and bags at the dock and walking from the self park lot was not a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 611anng
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Even with the waves and wind we really enjoyed our ferry ride over to Mackinac Island. Staff was great and we enjoyed our route under the bridge.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rita J
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Everyone was great from purchasing our tickets to the ferry employees. Our dog was welcomed and she loved her ride. We sat inside going to the island and on top on our return. The ferry was quick and easy getting on and off.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brenda A
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Even though the wind was whipping and the waves were crashing on our boat, we made it safely across the straits to Mackinac Island. It was a wild ride but fun none the less! The trip back to St Ignace a few days later was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Slick5276
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

As we visited in the fall we weren't able to sit up top. The ride over was VERY bumpy - high winds. Obviously this was not star lines fault - while my family loved it, it did make me a tiny bit queasy. One perk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank angiem498
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

The boat is enclosed and reasonably warm. Life jackets were readily available and easy to access. The staff were very friendly and very helpful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank grandmajanw
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Ferry ride was fast and ran smoothly and on time. Luggage handlers were quick to load and unload all luggage and our bikes and got them where they needed to be.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tinport
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We went on a day trip from St. Ignace to Mackinac Island by both the ferries. This line though costs the same was definitely was not the one I would select in future. Not as clean, the audio was of poor quality.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rama1004
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We took the ferry to the Island and where able to go under BIG MAC that bridge was beautiful. You can purchase tickets online and save a little money.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Thomas B
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beadlebug07
July 26, 2018|
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Response from MikeNSueP | Reviewed this property |
Their full price list is available on their website. Adult is $24 and child is $13 round trip.
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Sightsee455742
March 22, 2018|
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Response from buchster2 | Reviewed this property |
You must take a Ferry either from St. Ignace or Mackinaw City. You either walk, rent a bike or take your own bike or ride horse drawn wagons or horse back. Be prepared to eat some good Fudge also as every other shop is... More
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BrendaC619
March 6, 2018|
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Response from CaptMc | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the weather of course, but 20 to 30 minutes is about right. A little longer if the trip goes under the Mackinaw Bridge, which if you have the time is more than worthwhile!! Cheers!
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