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Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry

801 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9664
+1 800-638-9892
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Quick comfortable ride to Macinac Island

Nothing much to add, except that on the ride back from the island, the ferry was a little late. No... read more

Reviewed today
dhz_tlv
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Tel Aviv, Israel
Close to hotels

Wednesday u ally use the Shepler ferry but this line was closer to our hotel. Same great ride to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kathleen K
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Hamilton, Ohio
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801 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9664
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Reviewed today

Nothing much to add, except that on the ride back from the island, the ferry was a little late. No big deal. Parking wise, you can park for $5 next to the dock or for free across the street.

Thank dhz_tlv
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wednesday u ally use the Shepler ferry but this line was closer to our hotel. Same great ride to and from the island.

Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 4 days ago

I previously used to use Arnold to make the trip back and forth to Mackinac. I used Star Line time with a friend and was impressed. They took our luggage and loaded them on the ferry for us and we made it there in much...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took the fast ferry to Mackinac Island.Plenty of parking for a small fee or park across the street for free.Order tickets online or get at window.Staff was very friendly.Small gift shop with restrooms.Boat was clean.Three levels to ride on .Chose very top for trip there.Be...More

Thank troiann
Reviewed 6 days ago

Boats were clean and comfortable. Staff was very pleasant and efficient. Very much enjoyed the trip over to Mackinac Island.

Thank mamak22
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Star Ferry is conveniently located next to the Hamilton Inn. The folks were friendly and the crossing was very nice. The 9 AM ferry takes you under the Mackinaw Bridge which was pretty neat. The boats are clean and they provide some commentary on...More

Thank BDsd
Reviewed 1 week ago

‘Ello chaps! Who doesn’t want to whisk away to a land of yesterday, where tranquility fills the air? Well, you’ve got two ways to get to Mackinac Island, Fly or swim. Of course there is the third option of hopping on a boat. Blue Star...More

Thank HerbertEdgewood
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite a great experience. The trip over the ferry went under the bridge for a view of it. The ferry on time going to the island and on time for the return.

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Star Line was within walking distance of our hotel. We haven't used the other service but this was very adequate, clean and easy to get on and get off. They use a little more instruction on the lining up process. It seems the lines are...More

Thank familyriders
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fast courteous service, military discounts, reasonable priced, great schedules and clean and comfortable boats.

Thank Rich M
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241travelfun
12 May 2017|
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Response from sunshinesj2016 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea how fast the ferry is, I went from Mackinaw to Mackinac Island in about 15 minutes.
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jp921
5 May 2017|
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Response from newmanhenze | Reviewed this property |
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sunshinesj2016
21 April 2017|
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Response from Haley C | Property representative |
Hello, any Veteran or Active Military member will receive a discount of $19/adult and $10/child. This is for their immediate family only (Up to 4 adults and 8 children).
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