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Ferry Tickets

All tickets, add-ons, and combinations valid for any departure April 21 through October 31, 2024 and are entirely non-refundable.

$34

Save $2 off the regular adult ticket price of $36 by purchasing online in advance of your Mackinac Island visit!  Tickets valid for any date and departure during the 2024 season.  All round-trip tickets are entirely non-refundable and reservations not needed.  Regular prices apply in-person at all Shepler’s ticket offices.  Discounts and promo codes taken off regular ticket prices; multiple discounts not permitted.

$23

Save $1 off the regular child ticket price of $24 by purchasing online in advance of your Mackinac Island visit!  Tickets valid for any date and departure during the 2024 season.  All round-trip tickets are entirely non-refundable and reservations not needed.  Regular prices apply in-person at all Shepler’s ticket offices.  Discounts and promo codes taken off regular ticket prices; multiple discounts not permitted.

While there is no charge for young passengers under 5 years of age, a valid ticket for boarding is required.  Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult.  Tickets valid for any date and departure during the 2024 season.  Reservations not needed.

There is no charge and tickets are not required for leashed pets on departures to and from Mackinac Island.  Pets should remain at the feet of their accompanying adult. Reservations not needed.

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Ferry Ticket Combinations

Ticket combinations not available with below add-ons. All tickets, add-ons, and combinations valid for any departure April 21 through October 31, 2024 and are entirely non-refundable.

$90

Available online only.  Take advantage of a $18 savings off our regular pricing with this special roundtrip package including three adult roundtrip tickets.  This package may not be combined with any other discounts or package add-ons.  Tickets valid for any date and departure during the 2024 season (April 21 through October 31, 2024).  All round-trip tickets are entirely non-refundable and reservations not needed.  Please note each guest must have a valid mobile or printed confirmation with QR code for boarding.  For parties not traveling together, please assure each guest has a copy of the confirmation for boarding.

$72

Available online only.  Take advantage of a $24 savings off our regular pricing with this special roundtrip package including two adult and one child (ages 5-12) roundtrip tickets.  This package may not be combined with any other discounts or package add-ons.  Tickets valid for any date and departure during the 2024 season.  All round-trip tickets are entirely non-refundable and reservations not needed.  Please note each guest must have a valid mobile or printed confirmation with QR code for boarding.  For parties not traveling together, please assure each guest has a copy of the confirmation for boarding.

Our Mack and Back ticket offers unlimited departures in one, two, or three day options.  Mack and Back tickets are only available in person at our Mackinaw City or St. Ignace ticket offices and not sold online.

1-day adult: $42
1-day child (ages 5-12): $28
2-day adult: $60
2-day child (ages 5-12): $40
3-day adult: $73
3-day child (ages 5-12): $50

Available in the ticket office only.

Enjoy two (2) round trips to Mackinac Island for one guest within any four-day time period.  Four day window begins when barcode is first scanned at the departure dock.  Our 2-trip tickets are available in person only at our Mackinaw City and St. Ignace ticket offices and are not available online.  2-trip tickets are valid for one guest only.

Adult: $60
Child (ages 5-12):  $40

Available in the ticket office only.

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Bikes, Passenger Bike Attachments, & Strollers

Bike, burley and wagon tickets valid for any departure April 21 through October 31, 2024 and are entirely non-refundable.

$21

Round-trip transfer of your own bike to/from Mackinac Island. Please note E-bikes on Mackinac Island are prohibited, with some exceptions. It is your responsibility to view those exceptions at cityofmi.org or call 906-847-3300 directly. Shepler’s Mackinac Island Ferry is not responsible should your E-bike be impounded or fines if you are ticketed.  All tickets valid for any departure during the 2024 season.  Tickets are entirely non-refundable and reservations not needed.

$42

Round-trip transfer of your own tandem bike to/from Mackinac Island.  All tickets valid for any departure during the 2024 season.  Tickets are entirely non-refundable and reservations not needed.

$21

Round-trip transfer of your own passenger bike attachment such as a burley or tag-along  (including Keenz and oversized strollers) to/from Mackinac Island. All tickets valid for any departure during the 2024 season.  Tickets are entirely non-refundable and reservations not needed.

There is no charge and tickets are not required for bringing strollers and passenger wagons to and from Mackinac Island.  For their safety, children must be removed from strollers and passenger wagons and seated with an accompanying adult.  Strollers and passenger wagons will be securely stored on the aft deck of our motor vessels while underway. Any type of carrier intended to be used for non-passenger use will be subject to a roundtrip utility cart fee.

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Ticket Add-Ons – Build Your Own Package

Ticket Add-Ons can be used now through October 31, 2024 and are entirely non-refundable. Please check blackout dates and hours of operation before planning your trip to maximize your Mackinac Island Experience.

Save time by bundling your experiences on Mackinac Island and add admission to Fort Mackinac where history truly comes alive with daily cannon blasts, rifle demonstrations, interactive tours, and the roving docents offering a glimpse into life at this former military post and national park.  Tickets valid during the current season, are entirely non-refundable, and reservations are not needed.  Please visit mackinacparks.com for hours and additional information.

* There is no admission charge for children under 5 at Fort Mackinac.

Fort Mackinac Child Admission (ages 5-12 *): Save time by bundling your experiences on Mackinac Island and add admission to Fort Mackinac where history truly comes alive with daily cannon blasts, rifle demonstrations, interactive tours, and the roving docents offering a glimpse into life at this former military post and national park.  Tickets valid during the current season, are entirely non-refundable, and reservations are not needed.  Please visit mackinacparks.com for hours and additional information.

* There is no admission charge for children under 5 at Fort Mackinac.

Save time and vacation dollars with Shepler’s convenient ferry ticket and carriage tour package.  Add-on includes a 1 hour and 45 minute narrated carriage tour of Mackinac Island landmarks provided by Mackinac Island Carriage Tours.  Upon arrival to Mackinac Island be sure to check in at the Mackinac Island Carriage Tours ticket office by 12:00 noon to reserve a time for tour departure.  Please visit mict.com for tour hours and additional information.  Tickets valid for any date and departure during the season until October 23, 2024.  All round-trip tickets and packages are entirely non-refundable and reservations not needed.

Save time and vacation dollars with Shepler’s convenient ferry ticket and carriage tour package.  Add-on includes a 1 hour and 45 minute narrated carriage tour of Mackinac Island landmarks provided by Mackinac Island Carriage Tours.  Upon arrival to Mackinac Island be sure to check in at the Mackinac Island Carriage Tours ticket office by 12:00 noon to reserve a time for tour departure.  Please visit mict.com for tour hours and additional information.  Tickets valid for any date and departure during the season until October 23, 2024.  All round-trip tickets and packages are entirely non-refundable and reservations not needed.

Add Grand Hotel’s famous main dining room luncheon experience to your Mackinac Island itinerary.  Includes admission to hotel grounds.  Lunch buffet served daily, 12-2pm from May 4 – October 23, with the exception of blackout dates noted below.  Please review the Grand Hotel dress code before booking.  For ladies, midriff baring tops, sweatpants or cut-off shorts are not permitted and for gentleman no sleeveless shirts, sweatpants, or cut-off shorts.  This add-on is entirely non-refundable and reservation are not needed.

2024 Blackout Dates:
May: 23, 28-30, 31
July: 26

*Blackout dates are subject to change without notice.

* Children age 5 and under are free of charge at Grand Hotel’s luncheon experience.

Add Grand Hotel’s famous main dining room luncheon experience to your Mackinac Island itinerary.  Includes admission to hotel grounds.  Lunch buffet served daily, 12-2pm from May 4 – October 23, with the exception of blackout dates noted below.  Please review the Grand Hotel dress code before booking.  For ladies, midriff baring tops, sweatpants or cut-off shorts are not permitted and for gentleman no sleeveless shirts, sweatpants, or cut-off shorts.  This add-on is entirely non-refundable and reservation are not needed.

2024 Blackout Dates:
May: 23, 28-30, 31
July: 26

*Blackout dates are subject to change without notice.

* Children age 5 and under are free of charge at Grand Hotel’s luncheon experience.

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Mackinac Island Activities – Plan more to your trip

Secure these activities now through September 1, 2024, with MyNorth Tickets. Prior to planning your trip, kindly review the concert dates and times to optimize your Mackinac Island Experience.

Experience The McCartney Years LIVE at Mission Point Resort

The world’s premiere Paul McCartney concert experience, The McCartney Years, is at the Mission Point Resort theater. Kicking off on Friday, May 24 through Sunday, Sept. 1, the show runs Wednesdays through Sundays at 3 p.m.

Having captivated audiences across the globe and referred to by the Beatles American promoter Sid Bernstein as the ‘best on the scene today,’ the show is one of the most authentic live music experiences for fans of the Beatles and Wings.  A great family friendly, high-energy, 90-minute concert for just $25 per person.  Children 3 and under are free if they sit on an adult lap.  Tickets are non-refundable. Purchase Tickets Here

Questions? Call Mission Point at 906.847.3000.

2021 GIFT CARD 2MP

Gift Cards

Gift Cards valid for five (5) years starting the date of purchase.  Gift cards may be used for the purchase of any Shepler ticket offered online or at our Ticket Office.  This includes parking and ticket add-ons.

$25 minimum

Give the gift of a Mackinac Island getaway! Gift cards last five (5) years from date of purchase and may be used for any Shepler ticket offered online or at our Ticket Office. Prepaid parking may ONLY be purchased at our Ticket Office. Ticket add-ons may be purchased online or at our Ticket Office, but cannot be purchased on Mackinac Island. Gift cards purchased may be sent as a physical card sent via US mail or email confirmation.