Eastbound Lighthouse Cruises

 

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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Westbound Lighthouse Cruises

 

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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Extended Eastbound Lighthouse Cruises

 

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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Extended Westbound Lighthouse Cruises

 

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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Evening Lighthouse Cruises

 

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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The Les Cheneaux Lighthouse Experience

 

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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Mackinaw City 4th of July Cruise

 

A seat aboard Shepler's Ferry is the best place to watch Mackinaw City's 4th of July fireworks show. Guests will get unparalleled views and create memories for a lifetime with our cruise that departs at 9:15 p.m. and returns around 11:00 p.m. You can celebrate Independence Day in style this year. We... Read More >

Adults: $28.00

Children (ages 5-12): $16.00

Children (under 5, on lap): Free

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Mackinac Island 4th of July Cruise

 

Shepler’s is offering a Fireworks Cruise for guests staying on Mackinac Island during the holiday. Departing from our Island dock around 9:15 p.m. and cruising toward the Bridge, we take you along the picturesque West Bluff and around the harbor while you take in the Island’s fantastic fireworks... Read More >

Adults: $28.00

Children (ages 5-12): $16.00

Children (under 5, on lap): Free

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Mackinaw City Labor Day Direct Departure

 

2019 Information coming soon! Shepler's will be offering special direct departures for the Labor Day Bridge Walk. SOLD OUT Many changes have been made to the Labor Day Bridge Walk this year.  We suggest checking out all of the new rules at mackinacbridge.org. The biggest change is that you will ... Read More >

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St. Ignace Labor Day Direct Departure

 

2019 information coming soon! Shepler's will be offering special direct departures for the Labor Day Bridge Walk. Many changes have been made to the Labor Day Bridge Walk this year.  We suggest checking out all of the new rules at mackinacbridge.org. The biggest change is that you will only be ab... Read More >

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Travel Tips


No pets | No outside food | No smoking

Children under 5 are free but they must sit on a parent’s lap, or you can purchase a child ticket for them to have their own seat.