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Its on time, its fun and easy to get tickets and ride It can carry cars, small trucks, and many... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2018
c9284
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New York Mills, New York
Port Clinton

Nice, reasonably priced, boat ride to Put in Bay. Free parking, easy access to golf carts on island.

Reviewed October 1, 2018
Connie W
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Cortland, Ohio
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Ferries to the Lake Erie Islands of Put-in-Bay & Middle Bass Island, Ohio. Enjoy a Fresh Lake experience aboard Miller Ferry passenger/vehicle service to the islands of Put-in-Bay (20 min. trip) or to Middle Bass, Ohio (40 min. trip). See...more
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

Its on time, its fun and easy to get tickets and ride It can carry cars, small trucks, and many people. It takes about 20 minutes of a great ride

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank c9284
Caitlin M, Manager at Miller Boat Line, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thank you for riding with Miller Ferry! We are glad to hear you had a great ride, and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Nice, reasonably priced, boat ride to Put in Bay. Free parking, easy access to golf carts on island.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Connie W
Caitlin B, Manager at Miller Boat Line, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thanks for visiting Miller Boat Line!

Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Saturday, Sept. 29th Just two of us $7 each way, so $14 total. We sat on the upper deck both times. The second time we watched fellow travelers hold crackers up on the back of the balcony and seagulls flew down and ate out of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Caitlin B, Manager at Miller Boat Line, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thanks for riding with Miller Boat Line! If you come back again this fall or next spring, make sure to check out our discounted rate with E's Golf Carts! We hope you had a wonderful time and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed September 26, 2018

I printed my tickets from home that had a bar code for scanning. So I just assumed that paper ticket would get me on the ferry. Not the case. You must exchange this paper ticket for a regular ticket stub to get on the ferry....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 203TomK
Caitlin B, Manager at Miller Boat Line, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Sorry about the confusion! With our online tickets you are sent a QR code that you redeem for tickets at our ticket booth or redemption station. Thank you for this feed back, we will work on making the directions more clear. Hope you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed September 23, 2018

Have been taking the Millers Ferry to the Islands for years - great value and excellent service - everyone is always very friendly plus the also have coupons for dining, golf carts, etc... on the Islands

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DJMLN
Caitlin B, Manager at Miller Boat Line, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Thank you for choosing Miller Ferry, and being a loyal rider! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Pointless to purchase online. They charge an extra $1 for a processing fee and you STILL have to wait in line at the ferry to get your tickets.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kim N
Caitlin B, Manager at Miller Boat Line, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Hi Kim, we are sorry you did not have a great experience. The online ticket option is a great idea for our busier times when the line for the ticket booth can get longer. Those times we do have an online ticket redemption station available....More

Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Everything was very organized and workers were friendly. The ferry was on time each way. Will definitely use this transportation again.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Caitlin B, Manager at Miller Boat Line, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

We are happy to hear you had a great time, visit again soon!

Reviewed September 17, 2018

You will feel the excitement that travelers enjoy when boarding for the Bass Islands of the western basin of Lake Erie. Soak-up a great view of the area that is used by fisherman and boaters. Be ready to ride the local transportation to Put-in Bay...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Caitlin B, Manager at Miller Boat Line, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Thanks for the great review! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed September 17, 2018

We drove from Cleveland to visit Put In Bay. Whole exp# with Miller has been amazing and smooth. Online tickets helped us save some time. However, if they can arrange a separate line for online reservations, that will be great, as they have to stand...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Caitlin B, Manager at Miller Boat Line, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Thanks for riding with Miller Ferry! During our peak times we do have a separate station for online ticketing. We are glad to hear this was quick and easy! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed September 16, 2018

Very smooth ride over to Put in Bay which took roughly 20 mins. Cost was not bad for a round trip ticket. But overall very well organized and was a fun trip. I also gotta say I love the if you do shopping on the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lorrie B
Caitlin B, Manager at Miller Boat Line, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Thanks for riding with Miller Ferry! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your trip. Hope to see you on your next adventure!

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Joni C
September 6, 2018|
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Response from Christine328 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I just seen this. I just went to their website and bought our tickets.
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Teresa G
August 13, 2018|
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Response from dkosiorek | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but have it on a leash or carrier
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John L
February 28, 2017|
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Response from Caitlin B |
Hi John, you can absolutely bring your car! On the Miller it is $32 round trip (plus passengers) to bring your vehicle. Make sure to check with wherever you are staying about any parking policies. If you wanted to leave your... More
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