Win-Some Women Spring 2019 Ferry Schedule

Welcome to the Spring session of Win-Some Women!  Please see below for the schedule of departures for May 14th – 17th, 2019.  The additional departures that we are running for the conference are shaded in grey and the blue times are Mighty Mac Departures that go under the Mackinac Bridge on the way to the… Read more »

New and Improved Mackinac Island Dock

Mackinac Island Dock Expansion When we first started telling you about our Mackinac Island Dock expansion project back in the fall of 2017, we had no idea the impact the weather would have on the construction.  Cold winters have made building a challenge, but a year and a half into the build, and we are… Read more »

2019 Ferry and Cruise Schedules are now available!

In preparation of our 2019 season that starts on April 21st, we have released our ferry and cruise schedules.  You can also purchase ferry tickets here. Our ferry schedule has more departures that ever to fit your travel needs.  All of our boats are fast and will get you to the Island in a quick… Read more »

Have a Blast with us on 4th of July

Join us in celebrating Independence Day on the Straits of Mackinac. The 4th of July is a great time to be in Northern Michigan and we have the best place for you to watch the fireworks explode overheard as we float on the water in view of the Mackinac Bridge. We have fireworks cruises leaving… Read more »

Parking Information

We are excited to announce another enhancement to our operation.  We are implementing a new and improved parking system designed for optimum efficiency for you, our guests. St. Ignace Guests If you travel with us through St. Ignace, please proceed to the dock for all parking.  The entire lot at the St. Ignace Dock is… Read more »

2019 Night Sky Cruise Descriptions

Join us for a wonderful night under the stars.  Mary Stewart Adams will provide her signature storytelling of sky lore and the celestial events that are happening right before your eyes as we cruise the waters of the Straits of Mackinac. Saturday, June 15th  Strawberry Moon Cruise   8:45 p.m. – 10:15 p.m. The Strawberry Moon lends… Read more »

Additional Information about Shepler’s Lighthouse Cruises

Each lighthouse cruise is narrated by members of the Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association. Shepler’s donates 10% of all proceeds to the Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association to assist in their preservation efforts. Guests may cancel their tickets up to 48 hours prior to the cruise date for a full refund. Cancellations within the 48… Read more »