Eastbound Lighthouse Cruise

 

Experience a Shepler's Eastbound Lighthouse Cruise and get up close and personal with our near east Great Lakes lights!   Begin with a pass under the mighty Mackinac Bridge, then cross the Straits of Mackinac towards the Round Island Light and Round Island Passage Light.  We'll then head... Read More >

Adults: $51.50

Children (ages 5-12): $29.50

Children (under 5): Free

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Westbound Lighthouse Cruise

 

Book a Shepler's Westbound Lighthouse Cruise and remark at five spectacular Lake Michigan lighthouses while taking in the stunning coastline views of Wilderness State Park and beyond.  Learn lighthouse history and maritime lore via our expert guide with the Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Associatio... Read More >

Adults: $51.50

Children (ages 5-12): $29.50

Children (under 5): Free

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Extended Eastbound Lighthouse Cruise

 

Take a more in depth look at our eastern Lake Huron lights.  Begin with a pass under the Mighty Mac, then sail across the Straits of Mackinac to the Round Island Light and Round Island Passage Light.  Turning east, we'll pass the privately owned Bois Blanc Light and then continue on to the Spectac... Read More >

Adults: $69.00

Children (ages 5-12): $40.25

Children (under 5): Free

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Extended Westbound Lighthouse Cruise (New 2020 Navigation Route)

 

Experience a new navigation route for 2020!!  Follow along with our Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association guide as we explore seven Lake Michigan lighthouses along with stunning coastline views of Wilderness State Park and the northern lower peninsula coastline.  Our Extended Extended Lightho... Read More >

Adults: $73.50

Children (ages 5-12): $41.75

Children (under 5): Free

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Evening Lighthouse Cruise

 

Experience a special sunset cruise in the Straits area as we set sail for an unforgettable experience on the open water.  Join us on a Shepler's Evening Lighthouse Cruise and see our guardians of the Great Lakes at work as the sun sets and the stars come out to guide us on our journey. Length: ... Read More >

Adults: $51.50

Children (ages 5-12): $29.50

Children (under 5): Free

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Les Cheneaux Lighthouse Cruise

 

Shepler's is proud to be the only service offering guests the opportunity to experience this particular itinerary.  Enjoy remarkable views of six spectacular Lake Huron lighthouses along with an inside look at the beautiful 36-island Les Cheneaux archipelago chain off the southeastern Upper Peninsu... 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

 

Experience an unforgettable narrated tour of the Great Lakes night sky aboard a Shepler's Night Sky cruise!  All aboard as we set sail under the natural beauty of the night sky.  Enjoy a relaxing and educational cruise exploring the wonder and mystery in our galaxy and beyond.  Our 2020 night sky... Read More >

Adults: $29.00

Children (ages 5-12): $17.00

Children (under 5, on lap): Free

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Private Charter Cruises

 

Your VIP cocktail reception, catered dinner, or area tour awaits you on the Straits of Mackinac!  Contact our group sales team to discuss your upcoming private event on the open waters of the Straits of Mackinac.   Shepler's private charters create unforgettable memories for your guests from start... Read More >

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4th of July Cruise – Mackinaw City

 

Celebrate America's Independence Day on the Straits with a VIP view of Mackinac City's fireworks display!  Experience a 4th of July to remember aboard a Shepler's cruise!  The best seat in the house, on the Straits, awaits you for a VIP viewing of Mackinaw City's stunning fireworks display.  Our ... Read More >

Adults: $28.00

Children (ages 5-12): $16.00

Children (under 5, on lap): Free

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4th of July Cruise – Mackinac Island

 

Enjoy a 4th of July to remember on board our Mackinac Island fireworks cruise departing/returning our island dock!   Mackinac Island residents and guests can experience a front row seat to the island's spectacular fireworks display aboard our special scheduled cruise.  Enjoy a VIP Independen... Read More >

Adults: $28.00

Children (ages 5-12): $16.00

Children (under 5, on lap): Free

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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).