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Bidda

Taking the ferry to Washington Island is a wonderful experience for adults and children. The ride... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bolson2016
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Roscoe, Illinois
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The crew is where it's at

The ferry crew were accommodating, friendly, and actually had a great sense of humor. These guys... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
TheAdventureCouple1
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All reviews nice ride smooth ride door county cherry train minute ride top deck return trip both ways fun trip loading and unloading these guys gills rock arrive early bring a jacket half hour per adult a bit pricey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Taking the ferry to Washington Island is a wonderful experience for adults and children. The ride itself and the scenic journey is a great experience. Then exploring Washington Island’s treasures makes for a wonderful day, do include lunch at one of your many choices. Make...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ferry crew were accommodating, friendly, and actually had a great sense of humor. These guys had some mad skills at loading vehicles, and explaining to people how to actually parallel park. I had a blast watching all the patrons with no apparent driving experience...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The ferry crew was very accommodating and friendly. It is fun to watch them load all of the cars and direct the traffic. The captain even let our daughter drive the boat. A bit pricey to get the island but when you consider the trip,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank slwhite243
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These guys are total professionals and got everyone loaded and unloaded as efficiently as possible. Some reviews complain of having to wait in line, which we did on the way back, but it was no big deal. We took our car with us to Washington...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank gwensojdelius
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These guys are great. We were able to get on early and they loaded all of the cars but then they skillfully loaded a dump truck full of gravel and then a semi with a load of logs. Great ride both over and back.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank billandgeorgeanna
Reviewed June 15, 2019 via mobile

My family and I have been over there lots. It’s a beautiful island. Need to have a activity on the board the boat. Then nobody is bored.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank sarakL1156IV
Reviewed June 10, 2019

Ferry is punctual and recommend arriving15 minutes early. Nice 30 Minute ride across Lake Michigan. Bring a jacket. $13.50 per adult.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank K I
Reviewed June 2, 2019

The ride across the channel was fun. It started off foggy, but turned out to be a gorgeous day. It was Memorial Day weekend. There were many cars so there was a long line to board. They had a ferry crossing every fifteen minutes instead...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 430sheilar
Reviewed June 1, 2019 via mobile

Washington island sunset and nice ferry ride. Must see sunset and rock island. Summer is perfect season for bike ride

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank masayat2019
Reviewed May 31, 2019

The Washington Island Ferry provided a great trip to Washington Island. The staff was pleasant, efficient, and right on time.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from marlenelovestotravel | Reviewed this property |
I think the bike rate is if you are traveling by bike without a car. If bikes are in a rack attached to your car it would seem that only the auto rate would apply. Contact Washington Island Car Ferry to verify. If you don't... More
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Response from Paula W | Reviewed this property |
That's right, no charge to leave your car, higher price to bring your car over, but very handy to have your car with you! Especially to go to School House Beach which is rated the most romantic place in Wisconsin by Travel... More
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