How often does the ferry go to Mackinac Island?

Ferry FAQs Both companies run several boats a day to the island in season, with rides departing as often as every 15 minutes in the peak summer season. If there’s a particular boat you want to catch, be sure to arrive at least 15 minutes early to make sure you can get on it.

Is there a pirate ship that goes to Mackinac Island?

Enjoy a ride to the island in pirate style aboard The Good Fortune, returning to Mackinac Island this year! Come dressed like a pirate for extra fun. The Good Fortune sails Tuesday – Saturday weekly to Mackinac Island beginning June 20th through September 5th.

Which ferry is faster to Mackinac Island?

Star Line
Star Line is the only Fast, Frequent, Fun and Friendly, Hydro-Jet Ferry service to Mackinac Island.

How much does it cost to ride the pirate ship to Mackinac Island?

Tickets for the pirate adventure tours are $35 for adults and $20 for kids ages 12 and under. More information on the excursions can be found here.

Can you ride on a real pirate ship?

The Good Fortune pirate ship features a pilot house for the captain, eight usable water cannons and a bar. In addition, the ship features a signal cannon, where one guest will be chosen to shoot it off on each tour.

How long is the boat ride to Mackinac Island?

16-26 minutes
How long is the ferry ride to Mackinac Island? 16-26 minutes. Direct departures are typically 16 minutes from both Mackinaw City and St. Ignace.

What is the best month to visit Mackinac Island?

Many people visit the island during the summer months – this is when the weather is at its warmest and it’s considered the best time to visit Mackinac Island. The mornings are cool and the afternoons are warm. Because schools have breaks during the summer, Mackinac Island can be a little crowded during this season.

Is there a ferry out of Mackinac Island?

Shepler’s Ferry and Star Line Mackinac Island Hydro-Jet Ferry are both now running daily departures out of Mackinaw City and St. Ignace. How will ferry transportation be impacted? Federal mandates require all passengers to wear a mask while aboard the ferries.

When does the Star Line go to Mackinac Island?

November 1st, 2020 start’s Star Line’s winter service to Mackinac Island. We will be running seven days a week through the end of December. Please see our schedule below! If you have any questions about parking or tickets, please call our office at 800-638-9892.

When is one year to go on the Rock Boat?

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When does the season start for Mackinac Island?

Mackinac State Historic Parks will open attractions on the Island beginning May 1. Please contact Mackinac State Historic Parks directly for more information on current plans for the 2021 season or visit Is public air travel transportation available for the 2021 season? Standard air travel is available.