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“We use Sheplers every year”

Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry
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$15.00*
and up
Lumberjack Show Tickets
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Owner description: Shepler's offers 5 different Lighthouse Cruises through the Straits of Mackinac. Each cruise is narrated by the Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association. A portion of the proceeds from each cruise go to help with upkeep and restoration of area lighthouses. See the full schedule and buy tickets online.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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110 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“We use Sheplers every year”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2012 via mobile

I have been going up to Mackinaw city for 15 years now and we always take the Shepler ferry to the island. One of the quickest ferries around!

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Bryan, Texas
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Outstanding Service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2012

A Class Act, Shepler's Ferry ia a professional and high quality service that can't be beat! I would recommend this Ferry service to any one visiting Mackinac Island.

Visited September 2012
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London, England
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395 reviews
179 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
“Nice Cruise Across From St Ignace”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2012

Pleasant cruise across to the Island and Sheplers was the one I chose, but I guess the 3 operators are all much the same.

Visited August 2012
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Allen Park, Michigan
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146 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Great Boat Ride!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2012

Very professional crew and very helpful. We stayed at a motel nearby and Shepler's came and picked us up at the motel, took us to the ferry then dropped up back off at the motel after a wonderful time on Mackinac Island.

Visited August 2012
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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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242 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Their ferry leaves from the best central location to the island, good schedule and quick.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2012 via mobile

This ferry runs $24 round trip. It was fast and smooth and the staff worked to make the crossing easy. Runs every 30 minutes and the trip takes 16 minutes. Leaves from the center of Mackinaw City to a central location on the island.

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