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Ugly Anne Boat Cruises

229 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9692
+1 231-436-5094
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Come take a ride on Ugly Anne and experience the Straits of Mackinac and Mackinac Bridge like never before. Learn the about the over 80 shipwrecks, about the building of the Mackinac Bridge and the islands that are scattered throughout the Straits of Mackinac. On board is a tour guide that can answer any questions you have. Ugly Anne will start cruises for the season on Memorial Day weekend. We will have a daily 5pm history cruise and sunset cruise both going under the the magnificent Mackinac Bridge and departing from Mackinaw City through mid- October. We do not have public cruises on Tuesdays. Tours from Mackinac Island will be scheduled by charter only.
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229 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9692
+1 231-436-5094
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the sunset cruise based on the recommendation of a friend. What a wonderful and unique view of the Mackinac Bridge. The boat is an old lobster fishing boat, holds 34 people, so you can get a view with no problem. The staff are...More

Thank mollysmom1
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a wonderful and unquie view of the mackinaw bridge. The boat goes slow enough that I got some wonderful pictures. We went on the historical tour.

Thank Susandt
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great customer service from all the crew! We had such a fun time and learned a lot on our bridge tour. We took great photos (sit on same side as the boat captain for best shots). Waves were rough but that added to the fun....More

Thank alesha11
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our group consisted of 2 families with older teens/young adults who went on the sunset cruise. Highly recommended! The owners/crew were helpful and friendly and had lots of information to share about the area. The duration of about an hour was perfect. Relaxing and fun...would...More

Thank Laurel87
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff was very friendly and informative. Relaxing tour. Purchased tix ($24 each) online. Would recommend.

Thank Noy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The crew operating and running the tour were great! They really know how to make people feel like they are the most important. I took my grown children on this tour. They had never been under the bridge and I thought that they would enjoy...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From booking to getting off of the boat, customer service was awesome! Viewing the bridge at sunset is something we will always remember!

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Thank king3sm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We highly recommend taking a cruise on the Ugly Anne. The experience was top notch! Everyone we came into contact with was extremely nice and gracious. The cruise was amazing, the sunset was breathtaking. Our kids were the only one on the cruise and a...More

Thank MargaretC1973
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The highlight of our trip to Mackinaw City. The view was amazing! The staff was very friendly and offered advice on other things to do in the area. It is a little difficult to find (across from Starbuck's, behind the restaurant that is being built)...More

1  Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Convenient location. Friendly staff. Highly recommend this cruise if you are visiting for the first time.

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Lorna K
17 May 2017|
Response from Chris W | Property representative |
Good morning, Our dock is located at 229 s Huron ave in Mackinaw City. There is construction in front of us at this time so you will want to park in front of the construction then walk to the north of the construction, then... More
Kim F
29 July 2016|
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Response from Lisa M | Reviewed this property |
If you are traveling from Illinois, take interstate 75 north to Mackinaw City. Located at 229 S Huron Ave. Look for the parasailing sign and its right next to it. Enjoy
Jennifer S
30 May 2016|
Response from Straits_Area_Tour_Co | Property representative |
If it is raining and we have to cancel the cruise we will exchange your tickets for another cruise. If you are not able to reschedule we can refund your tickets. Capt Chris