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Star Line Mackinac Island Hydro-Jet Ferry

587 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1428
+1 906-643-7635
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Great ride

Love the Star line, polite attendants from the time we pull in the parking lot. A lovely selection... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Decatur, Indiana
ferry was fun

Boat ride was fun. crew looked like they had a good time. Line was a little long but they were... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Cincinnati, Ohio
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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587 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1428
+1 906-643-7635

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Love the Star line, polite attendants from the time we pull in the parking lot. A lovely selection of shirts inside the building. Had a fun ride going under the mighty mac, what a view! Then over to the island. Everyone polite and helpful.

Thank Linda201320132013
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Boat ride was fun. crew looked like they had a good time. Line was a little long but they were busy so what can you do.

Thank lock2117
Reviewed 23 October 2017

WE always use Star Line when we go to Mackinaw Island. I was using a walker and one of the men walked backwards in front of me up the ramp to the boat and when we got back the same man helped me off. Very...More

Thank buchster2
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Very friendly service that took us beyond the Mackinac suspension bridge. It was very quick and the water was calm for all to enjoy the surrounding beauty.

Thank Wayne D
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We always took Arnold. Star Line cost more, but the ferry is faster. Seats more comfortable too. Only reason I dropped a star is that we didn't like that we didn't need claim tickets to pick up luggage on way back. It went back in...More

Thank hoosierref
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Took this boat over to the island. Check the schedule for your trip out or your return. Some of the trips take a short detour under the bridge to see how it was constructed. The trip is fast and easy. You can sit indoors or...More

Thank Jennifer N
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Efficient, organized, clean. Certain times will take you out to the bridge on the way to or from the island.

Thank JustSlip
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We originally were going to catch a ferry from Mackinaw City, but when we arrived there in the morning the parking lot was packed with cars and buses. We decided to cross the Bridge and go into St. Ignace to catch a Star Line ride....More

Thank white2me
Reviewed 3 October 2017

When I heard they had started Jet service from St. Ignace to Mackinac Island, I was thrilled! My wife and I took a trip up to the Mackinac area and we chose to use Star Line to get us over to the island. Super friendly...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is one of best ways to get to the island. This is the line that most of the locals us to get to and from work. Some trips, check the schedule, go under the Mackinaw Bridge which is a thrill

Thank CaptMc
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Questions & Answers
Jan E
12 June 2017|
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Response from LakeState | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you may bring your dog(s) on the ferry as long as it is on a leash and under control. Most businesses on the Island do not allow dogs into their establishments unless they are seeing eye dogs. Also, by city ordinance... More
7 February 2017|
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Response from Haley C | Property representative |
Thanks for asking this question! There is plenty of parking for the ferry either in Mackinaw City or St. Ignace. There are multiple levels of parking options, free, secured-overnight, and valet. When you arrive at the dock... More
17 December 2016|
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Response from Haley C | Property representative |
Typically the last ferry from St. Ignace to Mackinac Island on a weeknight in September is around 6pm. Our schedule changes from year to year, and the 2017 schedule will be released in late winter to early spring. Thanks!