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Mackinac Island Ferry Information

Travelling by Ferry

Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry

Navigate the difference with Shepler’s. For over 65 years, the Shepler family has been providing safe and sure passage to Mackinac Island. From the moment you arrive, we take care of it all. This is a higher level of service.

Are we there yet?

Almost...It's quick and easy! Go online to purchase ferry tickets, bike passage, overnight parking and valet. Print out boarding passes from home. When you arrive at Shepler's, go past the ticket sales line and head straight to the boarding gate.

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  • Just 16 minutes to the Island!
  • Fast, clean, comfortable boats
  • Free daily and overnight parking
  • Free secured luggage handling
  • Departs Mackinaw City & St. Ignace
  • Free mainland hotel & campground shuttle service
  • Take a trip into the past on one of our 3 to 5 hour Lighthouse Cruises.
  • Enjoy a memorable journey under the Mackinac Bridge on our Mighty Mac Departures from Mackinaw City or St. Ignace.  Check our schedule for dates and times.

Please call 800-828-6157 for details and reservations or visit

Oct 24

Mackinac Island Halloween Weekend

Oct 24 - Oct 26

Starts: October 24, 2014 12:00am Ends: October 26, 2014 11:00pm In the celtic world, Samhain marks the end of summer and the beginning of the ...

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