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Mackinaw City Sunset Cruise provided by Ugly Anne Boat Cruises

Mackinaw City Sunset Cruise

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US$ 27.39
2 adults
Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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Set sail around Lake Michigan and discover the beaches, islands, and villages of one of the United States’ largest lakes. On this cruise, depart from Mackinaw City, pass under the Mackinaw Bridge, and sail around Mackinac Island. While on-board, watch the magnificent sunset from the water, purchase a drink from the bar, and listen as your guide points out all the most memorable landmarks.
  • Spectacular sunset views of Lake Michigan from the water
  • Cruise beneath Mackinaw Bridge and around Mackinac Island
  • Drinks and snacks available to purchase on board
  • Live commentary from a local guide ensures you don’t miss anything
Important Information
Departure Point
229 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Local guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years old
  • A maximum of 5 people per booking
  • Sunset times vary depending on date of travel
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 5 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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dhogsett wrote a review Sep 2019
1 contribution
The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. I would do this cruise again just because of the staff. Any question you ask they are able to answer it. Staff would help you on the ship as well as getting off the ship. ABSOLUTE MUST in Mackinaw city
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Date of experience: September 2019
Lynn wrote a review Sep 2019
Matthews, Indiana13 contributions3 helpful votes
My husband and I had a wonderful time. The sunset was breathtaking and the crew was great! They were very knowledgeable and polite. I cannot wait to go back again next year!!
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Date of experience: September 2019
Doug U wrote a review Sep 2019
30 contributions7 helpful votes
Needed to get away, took Mackinaw City Sunset Cruise it was very information and it was interesting. It was a great view of the Mackinaw bridge from below. Great pictures of the sunset. Enjoy it would do it again.
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Date of experience: September 2019
Jeanie S wrote a review Sep 2019
2 contributions
We were expecting a boat more like the ferries we've seen and it wasn't like that... but that was okay! And I mention 'fun' because the waves gave us more of a thrill ride going towards the bridge - it really was fun. Coming back was smoother and less exciting but with the
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Date of experience: September 2019
Andrea V wrote a review Sep 2019
Belleville, Michigan61 contributions14 helpful votes
A group of us took the sunset cruise yesterday. Very fun experience but please realize it is not a romantic or leisurely event—you are on a lobster boat on a bleacher type seat and you may get wet. Family run boat with mom, dad and son involved. We got some great photos!
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About the operator

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By: Ugly Anne Boat Cruises
Rick M
Great way to see the straits of Mackinaw
The very knowledgable and friendly crew gave us a great tour of the Mighty mac as well as taking us to and from St.
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Ugle Anne Boat Cruise
We were on the very last cruse of the season and it was a bit cold and could not see the moon or the stars but we h
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We were glad the captain went ahead with the tour even though it was a bit choppy and cold
It was a very interesting perceptive of the famous bridge. We learned a lot of information and got some great pictu
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Jim F
A very nice cruise!
This cruise was interesting, and informative. Best of all you get some awesome views of the bridge. Traveling out
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Elisabeth S
Great boar cruise
This was an informational and fun boat ride. Great views of the Mackinaw Bridge from the underside. Would recommend
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Trip cancelled
We drove two hours only to find out cruise was cancelled due to rain coming in. I understand that, but we should ha
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Amazing adventure
Just an amazing experience to be out there on that big lake under the big Macinaw Bridge. Great group of people ve
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Hannah E
We really enjoyed our sunset cruise a few nights ago. It was the last thing on our “babymoon” before we headed home
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Mackinaw History Boat Tour
Very nice tour, and great to be able to go under the Mackinaw bridge. Learned lots of new facts about the bridge a
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Fun trip
We enjoyed the boat ride and history explanation. I would have enjoyed the time on the water better without the mu
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Robert G
Stunning service and sunset cruise
Provided an excellent cruise out to Mackinaw bridge to watch an awesome sunset. The captain was very informative. I
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Great Family owned business
This is a great family owned business. The son owns and captains Ugly Anne, mom and dad work in the office and on
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HeavenLeigh J
Informative, fun, and inexpensive.
Had an amazing time with my husband and our friends on this cruise. Learned a lot for being born and raised a local
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It's a MUST DO!
Our group of 6 ranging in age from 24 to 63 found this tour to be fun, educational, interesting and better than any
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Under the Bridge
Staff was very attentive to guests' comfort / needs. Good info from the captain and his mate. Nice experience--we
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Key Details
  • Mackinac Bridge, Colonial Michilimackinac, and 2 more
  • Duration: 1h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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