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Star Line Mackinac Island Hydro-Jet Ferry

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Address: 587 N State St, Saint Ignace, MI 49781-1428
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We were fortunate enough to take the 10am trip to the island from St Ignace which goes under the Big Mac bridge...that was a cool experience. The boat left on time both coming... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We were fortunate enough to take the 10am trip to the island from St Ignace which goes under the Big Mac bridge...that was a cool experience. The boat left on time both coming and going. Staff was friendly, ride was comfortable for a choppy day, and we truly enjoyed our experience.

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Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Hydro-Jet Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are pleased that you enjoyed your experience traveling with us to Mackinac Island! We hope to see you back here again soon! More 

Newark, New Jersey
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We took the ferry on a Sunday at 5pm (the second to last ferry leaving St. Ignace). The luggage guy was very nice and was patient while I loaded up the tons of stuff we were bringing to the island (6 items total: 3 suitcases, a pack and play, a pack and play mattress, and a stroller). I didn't know... More 

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Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Hydro-Jet Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are pleased to know that you had a great experience traveling with us! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Petoskey, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Like to go on Mother's Day weekend for discounted tickets for emmet mackinaw and Cheboygan reside only easy parking and easy to find dock in island best geocaching around you can't get lost on an island

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Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Hydro-Jet Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are pleased that you enjoy geocaching on Mackinac Island! It is a lot of fun anywhere, but it's true that it is a lot less likely you will get lost! Hope to see you for the geocaching event on the island next year! More 

Beaverton, Michigan
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28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

My family has ridden with Star Lines approx. 7 times in the past two years. We have found them to be consistently on time, boats are very clean and comfortable, and offer enclosed or open seating options. The crew members are accommodating and informative. Each patron is treated as a very special guest. Depending upon the season and weather conditions... More 

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Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Hydro-Jet Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We appreciate your repeated business and are happy to know that you are treated so well during your visits with us! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

East Lansing, Michigan
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We took the boat that went under the bridge - worth the extra time to get to the island. Very smooth ride. Staff was very friendly and helpful with our luggage and bikes.

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Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Hydro-Jet Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are pleased to know that you had a great time traveling with us to Mackinac Island! We hope to see you again for your next trip to Mackinac! More 

Carroll, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The Ferry ride to the island was well organized and on time as indicated on the schedule. The trip under the bridge was slow going so one could enjoy all the sites around. The crew was polite and helpful. And if I got the chance I would do it often. Great time on a great vacation

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Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Hydro-Jet Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are pleased to know that we could be a part of your great vacation! Come back and see us again for another trip to Mackinac! More 

Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We took the trip that went under the bridge. It doesn't add much time to the trip and is worth it. I sometimes get motion sickness and did not have any problem with the trip. The ferry was clean and looked safe. They had plenty of parking, but will also pick you up a local RV parks.

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Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Hydro-Jet Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your experience traveling with us, and hope to see you again soon! More 

Mason
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

we took the ferry to the island which included the tour under the bridge very nice and informative. it was nice that the ferry wasn't so full

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Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Hydro-Jet Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your experience traveling with us to Mackinac Island! Hope to see you back here soon! More 

Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Just had a great day at Mackinaw Island and the trip back and forth on Star Line really helped make it a great day. The folks on the boat and in the office were just terrific. Very friendly and extremely helpful. They even asked how was the trip and engaged me in conversation about my day. Just some great folks... More 

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Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Hydro-Jet Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are pleased to know that you had such a great experience traveling with us to Mackinac Island! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Columbus, Ohio
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Nice smooth ride to and from Mackinaw Island...We went on the 10:00am ride so we got to travel under the bridge!

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Haley C, Customer Service at Star Line Mackinac Island Hydro-Jet Ferry, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your time traveling with us to Mackinac Island! Hope to see you again soon! More 

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