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All reviews rooster tail mackinac island hydro jet great ride free parking top deck departure times return trip quick trip great service discounted tickets parking lot both ways comfortable ride your luggage every half hour friendly staff
On my last experience with Star Line Ferry I encountered rude employees on both sides of the pond. On island, it was 32 degrees out plus windchill. I was waiting inside for my taxi when the woman behind the till said “are you waiting for...More
The Star line ferry offers a quick 16 minute ride from Mackinaw City to Mackinaw Island. Trips were scheduled every hour but we were there late in the season. Staff was very knowledgeable of the island and made for a fun and educating trip.
We chose Star Line because they stated that they would go under the Mackinaw Bridge (weather permitting) at select times on their schedule. We bought our tickets thru the hotel at a discounted price, you just have to state which day you want and then...More
Drove 2. + hours including road construction stops on a Sunday. I arrived at the ferry with 7 miniutes to spare however the attendant didn’t have change for parking fees and had to walk over to get change.he explained I should have got there 15...More
Despite terrible weather, we arrived after a quick trip safely. Luggage got to hotel without a hitch
Return trip ran a touch late because if rain but once again no issues. Car was there on arrival as well as a luggage.
Everyone we interacted with from Star Line was pleasant and helpful. Boarding the ferry was hassle free and on the trip over to the island, we sat inside behind the captain. Coming back we sat outside on top of the ferry so we could experience...More
We purchased round trip tickets the night before heading to the island. Once back at the hotel, we saw a deal that said “buy one get one” for the day we were going... when we asked for a price adjustment, they wouldn’t, even though it...More
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That time of year can still be quite busy. A lot of people will stay in Mackinaw or St. Ignace when they go up north for the fall color tour. Purchasing in advance is always recommended. Neither of the ferry lines have... More
That time of year can still be quite busy. A lot of people will stay in Mackinaw or St. Ignace when they go up north for the fall color tour. Purchasing in advance is always recommended. Neither of the ferry lines have covered parking, in either city. There is no valet parking. They do have staff there, but not sure about overnight. I recommend taking the ferry from Mackinaw City, as the Star Line dock is within walking distance from just about all of the hotels. If going to the island for just the day, it is much easier to leave your car at the hotel and walk to the dock in the morning and walk back from the dock in the evening. Plus, there is much more to do in Mackinaw City than there is in St. Ignace.