Lighthouse Cruise – Eastbound

 

You’ll start by passing under the Mackinac Bridge, then you’ll head across the Straits between Round Island Light and Round Island Passage Light. Turning east, you’ll pass by the privately owned Bois Blanc Light. Poe Reef and Fourteen Foot Shoal Lights mark your turn into the South Channel. ... Read More >

Adults: $51.50

Children (ages 5-12): $29.50

Children (under 5): Free

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Lighthouse Cruise – Westbound

 

Five Lake Michigan lighthouses and stunning coastline views of Wilderness State Park are the hallmark attractions of the three-hour Shepler's Westbound Cruise.  Expert guides from the Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association explain unique construction of lighthouses. This cruise is 3 hours lon... Read More >

Adults: $51.50

Children (ages 5-12): $29.50

Children (under 5): Free

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Lighthouse Cruise – Eastbound Extended

 

You’ll start by passing under the Mackinac Bridge, then you’ll head across the Straits between Round Island Light and Round Island Passage Light. Turning east, you’ll pass by the privately owned Bois Blanc Light. Next you'll be treated to a chance to see the elusive Spectacle Reef Lighthouse.... Read More >

Adults: $69.00

Children (ages 5-12): $40.25

Children (under 5): Free

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Lighthouse Cruise – Westbound Extended

 

Six Lake Michigan lighthouses and stunning coastline views of Wilderness State Park are the hallmark attractions of the Shepler's Extended Westbound Lighthouse Cruise.  Expert guides from the Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association explain unique construction of lighthouses.  On this cruise ge... Read More >

Adults: $62.00

Children (ages 5-12): $36.00

Children (under 5): Free

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Lighthouse Cruise – Evening

 

Looking for a new perspective of the wonderful Straits area lighthouses? Join us on an Evening Lighthouse Cruise and you’ll see the lights at work as the sun sets and the stars come out to guide us on our journey. You can cancel up to 48 hours prior to the cruise for a full refund. Any cancel... Read More >

Adults: $51.50

Children (ages 5-12): $29.50

Children (under 5): Free

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Lighthouse Cruise – Les Cheneaux

 

Only Shepler's offers a cruise that gives guests remarkable views of six Lake Huron lighthouses and an inside look at the beautiful 36-island Les Cheneaux archipelago chain off the southeastern Upper Peninsula. The islands' sheltered channels and bays near the Straits of Mackinac offer some of the m... Read More >

Adults: $78.00

Children (ages 5-12): $43.00

Children (under 5): Free

Cost includes a boxed lunch.

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Night Sky Cruises

 

Come see the stars with us! Spend a relaxing evening on the Straits of Mackinac and take in the magnificent scenery the area has to offer. The 11 cruises being offered are planned around various events in the night sky and most are timed to go out around sunset/ moon rise. Each cruise features nar... Read More >

Adults: $29.00

Children (ages 5-12): $17.00

Children (under 5, on lap): Free

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Private Charter

 

Enjoy unparalleled panoramic views of the Straits of Mackinac aboard a private cruise. We can set up the boat for casual dining, cocktail parties and dancing. Shepler's ships offer enclosed seating as well as an open-air deck that allows an even better look at spectacular sunsets and the mighty Mack... Read More >

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Labor Day Bridge Walk Direct Departures

 

Thank you for a great Labor Day adventure in 2019! The information below is from our 2019 departure plan.  Stay tuned in the summer of 2020 for details on our 2020 departure plan. We look forward to another great #MightyMacWalk adventure on the Straits! Tickets now on sale! Enjoy direct ferry se... Read More >

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Cruise Travel Tips


• Only trained service animals are permitted on Shepler’s cruises.
• Outside food or beverages are not permitted.
• Smoking is not allowed.
• Passengers of all ages are required to have a ticket for boarding. Children under five are free of charge, but do require a ticket for boarding and must sit on a parent’s lap. A paid child’s seat is required for a seat.
• Guests should plan to arrive one hour prior to departure time.
• All cruises depart from Mackinaw City unless otherwise specified.
• Guests departing on a Shepler’s cruise enjoy complimentary parking in our Day Lot (visit our Parking page for details).