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Great service and right on time

The Washington Island Ferry provided a great trip to Washington Island. The staff was pleasant... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2019
linda h
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Irons, Michigan
Great Ferry Ride to Washington Island!

This is a quick, fun ride. It only takes about 30 minutes to cross over to the fabulous Washington... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2019
Paula W
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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 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
Thank linda h
Reviewed May 30, 2019

This is a quick, fun ride. It only takes about 30 minutes to cross over to the fabulous Washington Island! You've got to go at least once in your life!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Paula W
Reviewed May 26, 2019

Unless you fly, Washington Island Ferry Line is the only way to get to Washington Island. My family traveled there over Memorial Day Weekend and enjoyed our stay on the island, but boarding the ferry was confusing as there was little signage and many of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Rebecca Z
Reviewed May 16, 2019

We were able to get the first ferry of the morning to Washington Island, and the first one to leave in the afternoon. Those times fit our vacation schedule best. they really crammed our SUV cattywampus to get on, but it made it safe along...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Karen V
Reviewed April 12, 2019

A trip to door county Wisconsin wouldn't be complete without a trip to the island on the ferry! Its a great deal smaller than the ferry in Seattle, so I was a little nervous! Made it over great and then the weather changed so the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank muktownmomma
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Beautiful scenery throughout the island. Nice for exploring by bike. Great food at the grand hotel. Loved every bit of it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Walter G
Reviewed March 1, 2019

I have rode the Washington Island Ferry for my entire life. In winter, spring, summer or fall it's always a great adventure. The many crews I have ridden with have always bee awesome and are true professionals! To watch these folks day in and day...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kevin M
Reviewed January 30, 2019

Being from Kansas, we always enjoy a boat ride! It's on-time and that means coming and going to don't miss the last one back. We took our vehicle and glad we did - we drove all over the island and on out to the ferry...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Diedre C
Reviewed December 14, 2018

Took the ferry over for our day trip to Washington Island. It was November and the middle of a Wednesday so we happened to be the only car on the ferry! Workers were very nice and we enjoyed our ride!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Alan M
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

The company is very polite. We could stand outside the car to take photos and enjoy the fresh air. Be there on time. They adhere to their schedule. Washington Island is very natural and scenic. I especially like Schoolhouse Beach.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Doug C
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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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