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Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry

711 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9664
+1 800-638-9892
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Not on time to the island

Our boat was over 30 minutes late and we barely got a seat. For a holiday weekend they should have... read more

Reviewed yesterday
RTB42
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
fastest ferry

This ferry service is clean and helpful and on time. parking is free for day visit to Mackinac... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
karlcat2017
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Detroit, Michigan
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711 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9664
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+1 800-638-9892
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Reviewed yesterday

Our boat was over 30 minutes late and we barely got a seat. For a holiday weekend they should have been on top of the volume of passengers.

Thank RTB42
Reviewed 5 days ago

This ferry service is clean and helpful and on time. parking is free for day visit to Mackinac Island or overnite with shuttles to the dock. Close to all hotels in Mackinaw City. Handicap accessible. Veter5ns, Armed Forces, AAA and AARP discounts some lower than...More

Thank karlcat2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Run ferrys every half hour and the staff is always friendly and knowledgeable. Lots of parking, valet if needed and always willing to lend a hand with your bags.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A family of six on a 3 day vacation, and the Star Line was our ride to the island. An early morning departure and a smooth ride, left us on the island with the day ahead of us. Very professional staff, ever helpful to our...More

Thank David N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great ferry ride to the island and the Captain even took us under the Mackinac Bridge!! Clean and on time too!

Thank hsv2328
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is very courteous.The trip was quick and efficient. Times and ports are convenient. Staff was very helpful with bikes and luggage. Will use again.

Thank hraebeard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This ferry was wonderful. The last trip to the island for our visit, they took us under the mackinaw bridge. Couldnt of asked for a better way to the island.

Thank Samantha R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My kids first time in a boat and they loved it! On the way back we sat in the front row and the waves were a little crazy from the wind and they thought it was so cool how it felt like a roller coaster...More

Thank ChefJLS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On April 30, 2017 we were on Star Line's Joliet from Mackinac Island to Mackinaw City. Lake Huron was really rough that morning. When we arrived at the dock, the ferry was bouncing around on the waves and the exit ramp was moving from side...More

Thank Diana H
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Michigan. Excellent staff -- friendly, took care of our luggage (we stayed overnight on the island), and helpful. The ride was awesome. Perfect weather. Would love to do this again and highly recommend it to...More

Thank Peggy W
Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are pleased to know you enjoyed your time with us and that you had great weather to go along with it! Hope to see you again this coming season!

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241travelfun
How fast does the ferry travel?
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
is there any added cost for golf clubs?
5 May 2017|
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Response from sunshinesj2016 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't take golf clubs but I think it would be the same as your other luggage. The ferry could best answer this.
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sunshinesj2016
How much is the military discount for a disabled army veteran and family for ferry ride?
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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