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Mac Woods Dune Rides

629 N 18th Ave, Silver Lake, Mears, MI 49436-9666
+1 231-873-2817
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Great way to see the dunes

We really did not know what to expect.We also never expected to see large sand dunes in Michigan... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
West Chester, Ohio
A Fun Way to see the dunes

MacWoods Dune rides was a wonderful,fun and educational trip. Our guide Chris was very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cheryl T
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We offer a 40 minute tour of the Silver Lake Sand Dunes. We have a vehicle that holds about 20 people that goes on a seven mile trail in the dunes. We stop at Lake Michigan or Silver Lake for a few minutes for pictures and to enjoy the view.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“all ages” (35 reviews)
“fun ride” (28 reviews)
“lake michigan” (81 reviews)
629 N 18th Ave, Silver Lake, Mears, MI 49436-9666
+1 231-873-2817
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We really did not know what to expect.We also never expected to see large sand dunes in Michigan. Our drive on this ride was Bob and he made the trip/ride very fun. The ride starts at the office and a short drive down the street...More

Thank tj3js289
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

MacWoods Dune rides was a wonderful,fun and educational trip. Our guide Chris was very friendly and informative. The ride lasted about 40 minutes and and definitely worth the cost. It is a wonderful way to see the dunes without having to strain your knees walking...More

Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's not a roller coaster ride, but some nice hills. Educational and fun. Worth the price of admission.

Thank R D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent 45 minute dunes tour. Great driver, humorous stories and insights into dunes, kids on our tour loved some of the stomach-dropping hills. Stopped for pictures and for guests to climb up and down dunes.

1  Thank James A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this! The driver was fun and it's a great family activity. Perfect photo opportunities throughout! FYI - the water level is high now and they do not drive on or stop at the beach like they used to.

1  Thank TheTravelFishes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fun and exciting ride. A great way to see the sand dunes. Our ride was funny and had good information. There is a brief stop to get out and walk in the Dunes.

Thank lexielex
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a blast on our dune ride. Our driver was knowledgeable, funny and made the trip a lot of fun. Worth the time and money.

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This a guided tour over the dunes with a professional driver. Our driver was knowledgeable, fun, entertaining and had us laughing the entire time. He stopped mid-way at the beach for families to take pictures and take in the dunes. This is worth the money!...More

Thank Mamaof4littleones
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

People there are as friendly as they can be. The ride was great and though a bit corny, the views and the information given was first rate. If you go with friends or with kids or both, you will get more than your moneys worth.

Thank bill n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I finally took in a dune ride, and it was a lot of fun, though it felt like it went rather fast. The loop is about 40 minutes long, and I must confess we are not sure we will do it again...More

Thank John R
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Karen N
14 July 2017|
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Response from Dss444 | Reviewed this property |
There is a state park close by on the lake and there is a cute little park with a picnic pavilion in town. It would be a very good idea to make a reservation for a large group,especially on a weekend
2 June 2017|
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Response from cco95582 | Property representative |
It can be compared to a roller coaster at times. The ride is smoother sitting in the front seat of the vehicle, compared to the back seat. It is a family ride, which we take all ages on. Hope this helps.
10 August 2016|
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Response from Danielle B | Reviewed this property |
I'm not aware of any. We had a group of 14 and I think we paid full price. It's not cheap, but definitely worth the price, especially when compared to other attractions in the area (go-karts, zip-lines, etc.)