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Jack's Drive It Yourself Buggy Ride

#8 of 12 Tours in Mackinac Island Features Animals
10 Mahoney Avenue, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
+1 906-847-3391
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Helpful staff and great horses

At first we were nervous about driving our own carriage around the island.. too many thoughts about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rebenw
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Sterling Heights, Michigan
Amazing

My wife and I took our very first drive it yourself buggy ride. We had Jerry as our horse and tour... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
volleydad17
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Mattawan, Michigan
via mobile
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“own horse” (2 reviews)
“hour tour” (2 reviews)
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10 Mahoney Avenue, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
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Reviewed 1 week ago

At first we were nervous about driving our own carriage around the island.. too many thoughts about what could go wrong. After the fact, we are extremely glad we decided to do this. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They want the guests to...More

Thank Rebenw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took our very first drive it yourself buggy ride. We had Jerry as our horse and tour guide. He was absolutely amazing and easy to handle. We would definitely recommend this to anyone going to the island and would definitely recommend...More

Thank volleydad17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the third time that we have rented a buggy. I know very little about horses except what comes out the back, but that didn't stop me. The horses are well trained and know where to go. We went round the south part of...More

Thank DuncanMc5
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We decided to take a ride around Mackinac Island in the early morning, before we left the island. I would highly recommend this for a quiet way to see the island differently. The horse I could tell was well trained and walked at a nice...More

2  Thank Investor51
Reviewed 7 October 2016

They reviewed the route to take depending on how long you wanted to stay. You don't need much experience since the horses travel the paths daily. They just need some encouragement to stay on the path you choose instead of heading home hahaha. Great staff...More

2  Thank Bethany D
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Since there are no motor vehicles on the island, your way of transportation is foot, bike or horse. Take the plunge and drive your own horse!! OMG!! So much fun!!

Thank georgie-2144
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We called Jacks right before we boarded the ferry in St. Ignace and the timing worked out great. I was with my two girls 8 and 10 and we were able to fit in the 2 person carriage with no problem. Not sure experienced with...More

2  Thank Anna M
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

My husband is not big on horses, but knew that this would take me back to my younger years and I would enjoy it greatly. Well I did! The staff was very pleasant and made sure to get to know you and put you with...More

1  Thank Lana B
Reviewed 8 June 2016

The people working there are very accommodating. We called in the morning and made an appointment and when it was colder than we like we changed the date and time twice. They were kind about it. Allow an extra half hour from arrival to Get...More

2  Thank SueTravelsWithKids
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Our family visited the island over the summer and decided a buggy ride would be perfect along the lake. And it was, until about halfway through when our horse decided it had a problem and kind of freaked out on us. It seemed to not...More

4  Thank LizaPie
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