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Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry

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Address: 7271 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI 49757 (Formerly Arnold Transit Company - Arnold Mackinac Island Ferry)
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+1 800-638-9892
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Great service

Nice waiting room on the island side, that's great as it was cold! Fast and prompt loading and friendly staff!

Reviewed 4 days ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice waiting room on the island side, that's great as it was cold! Fast and prompt loading and friendly staff!

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Michigan
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Quick pleasant trip to and from St. Ignace. Our 2 bags, cooler and extra tote were handled with care. Parking was close and free.

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Troy, Michigan
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We all loved this Trip. Staff is extremely helpful. If you have family of 4 or 5 , book your tour online, it will cost you much less. Do not buy package deal. I bought carriage and fort mack deal but didn't end up going to the fort . My suggestion is to get to the island walk 2 blocks... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The ferry is fast on loading and unloading. The staff is friendly and helpful. They take of your bags And bikes and I have never had or heard of them damaging them.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The Starline was fast and and easy ride, I usually get nauseous but I didn't at all. Great view of the bridge on our way over too.

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Albert Lea, Minnesota
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I will never again use Star Line Ferry for my Ferry needs to Mackinac Island. I've never used this Line before, and it's sure to be my last time. The ONLY reason we used this line is because they have a boat that comes back at 8:00 p.m. and we like to be on the island later into the evening.... More 

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Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ride both directions were great. Staff are friendly.or ride to the island went under the bridge, very interesting view

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Dayton, Ohio
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived too late for the 4 o'clock ferry, so bought tickets for the 5 o'clock ride. That ferry was cancelled due to some internal scheduling problem. So waited for 2 hours at the dock for a trip to the island. Not very impressed with the service. Will certainly take one of the competitors line next trip.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly , on time and quick to get to the island, took the kids bikes and all of our luggage . When we got to the island the luggage handler was great, he took all our luggage to our hotel.

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Clarkston, Michigan
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34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We figured we would spend the extra $10 a night for valet parking so it would be ready for us when we came back from the island. All we were suppose to do was text our claim number 30 minutes before our departure, but we did not receive a text message back like we were suppose to and our vehicle... More 

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