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Ferry Tickets

All tickets, add-ons, and packages valid for any departure April 21 through Halloween, 2021 and are entirely non-refundable.

$27

Save $2 off the regular adult ticket price of $29 by purchasing online in advance of your Mackinac Island visit!  Tickets valid for any date and departure during the 2021 season.  All round-trip tickets are entirely non-refundable and reservations not needed.  Regular prices apply in-person at all Shepler’s ticket offices ($29).  Discounts and promo codes taken off regular ticket prices; multiple discounts not permitted.

$16

Save $1 off the regular child ticket price of $17 by purchasing online in advance of your Mackinac Island visit!  Tickets valid for any date and departure during the 2021 season.  All round-trip tickets are entirely non-refundable and reservations not needed.  Regular prices apply in-person at all Shepler’s ticket offices ($17).  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 2021 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 Halloween, 2021 and are entirely non-refundable.

$73

Available online only.  Take advantage of a $14 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 2021 season (April 21 through Halloween, 2021).  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.

$58

Available online only.  Take advantage of a $17 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 2021 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:   $34.00
1-day child (ages 5-12):   $21.00
2-day adult:   $46.50
2-day child (ages 5-12):   $28.50
3-day adult:   $55.00
3-day child (ages 5-12:   $34.00

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:   $46.50
Child (ages 5-12):   $28.50

Available in the ticket office only.

Bring your own Bike Cpoy

Bikes, Burleys, Wagons, & Strollers

Bike, burley and wagon tickets valid for any departure April 21 through Halloween, 2021 and are entirely non-refundable.

$13

Round-trip transfer of your own bike to/from Mackinac Island. Please note that electric Bikes are not permitted on Mackinac Island. For additional information on island policies, please visit cityofmi.org.  All tickets valid for any departure during the 2021 season.  Tickets are entirely non-refundable and reservations not needed.

$26

Round-trip transfer of your own tandem bike to/from Mackinac Island. Please note that electric Bikes are not permitted on Mackinac Island. For additional information on island policies, please visit cityofmi.org.  All tickets valid for any departure during the 2021 season.  Tickets are entirely non-refundable and reservations not needed.

$13

Round-trip transfer of your own bike trailer, burley, or wagon to/from Mackinac Island (includes Keenz and oversized strollers). All tickets valid for any departure during the 2021 season.  Tickets are entirely non-refundable and reservations not needed.

There is no charge and tickets are not required for bringing standard strollers to and from Mackinac Island.  For their safety, children must be removed from strollers and seated with an accompanying adult.  Strollers will be securely stored on the aft deck of our motor vessels while underway.  Please note that oversized strollers and wagons such as Keenz will be charged $13 (see above).

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Ticket Add-Ons – Build Your Own Package

Ticket add-ons are not yet available for the 2021 season.  Please check back January 1 for additional information on building your very own Mackinac Island experience with additional ticket add-ons.

Check back January 1 for 2021 information!  The following information pertains to the 2020 season only: 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.  Hours of operation are 9:30am to 3:00pm weather permitting.  Please visit mict.com for tour hours and additional information.  Tickets valid for any date and departure during the season.  All round-trip tickets and packages are entirely non-refundable and reservations not needed.

Check back January 1 for 2021 information!  The following information pertains to the 2020 season only:  Save time and vacation dollars with Shepler’s convenient ferry ticket and carriage tour package for children ages 5-12.  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.  Hours of operation are 9:30am to 3:00pm weather permitting.  Please visit mict.com for tour hours and additional information.  Tickets valid for any date and departure during the season.  All round-trip tickets and packages are entirely non-refundable and reservations not needed.

Check back January 1 for 2021 information!  The following information pertains to the 2020 season only: While there is no charge for young passengers under 5 years of age, children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult and please note that Mackinac Island Carriage tours requires children under 5 to sit on an adult’s lap throughout the duration of the tour.  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.  Hours of operation are 9:30am to 3:00pm weather permitting.  Please visit mict.com for tour hours and additional information.  Tickets valid for any date and departure during the season.  Reservations not needed.

Check back January 1 for 2021 information!  The following information pertains to the 2020 season only: Stroll the grounds of America’s Summer Place, Grand Hotel, with this special ticket add-on including access to hotel gardens, lawn games, promenade, and of course the world famous porch.  Tickets are entirely non-refundable and reservation are not needed.  Be sure to check the Grand Hotel’s Dress Guide. for recommendations and regulations.

* There is no admission charge for children under 5 at Grand Hotel.

For information on The Grand Hotel operational guidelines please click here.

Check back January 1 for 2021 information!  The following information pertains to the 2020 season only:  Stroll the grounds of America’s Summer Place, Grand Hotel, with this special ticket add-on including access to hotel gardens, lawn games, promenade, and of course the world famous porch.  Tickets are entirely non-refundable and reservation are not needed.  Be sure to check the Grand Hotel’s Dress Guide. for recommendations and regulations.

* There is no admission charge for children under 5 at Grand Hotel.

For information on The Grand Hotel operational guidelines please click here.

Check back January 1 for 2021 information!  The following information pertains to the 2020 season only: 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.

For more information on For Mackinac Operational guidelines please click here.

Check back January 1 for 2021 information!  The following information pertains to the 2020 season only:  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.

For more information on For Mackinac Operational guidelines please click here.