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Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry

Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry offers winter service to Mackinac Island from St. Ignace, Dock #1 ONLY, Novemberโ€”April, Weather Permitting

Updates to Schedule posted on Facebook.


Board the barrier free main decks of a Star Line Hydro-Jet ferry and enjoy a panoramic view of the Straits that includes the Mackinac Bridge.

Then sit back, relax and enjoy the area’s scenic beauty, from the comfort of our glass enclosed cabins or our open air observation decks. Watch as Star Line’s Hydro-Jets produce their distinctive 35′ roostertail spray.

Star Line Services

  • Over 65 Round Trips Daily (in season)
  • Free Daily Parking
  • Secured Overnight, Indoor & Valet Parking
  • Free Luggage Handling
  • Largest Modern Fleet Serving Mackinac Island
  • Only HydroJet Ferry Service On the Great Lakes
  • Glass Enclosed Lower Deck & Open Air Observation Deck
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Clean Restrooms & Enclosed Waiting Area at Docks
  • Major Credit Cards Honored

Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry
587 N. State Street
St. Ignace, MI 49781


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Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry Page On Facebook.


Wednesday October 16th, 2019 - 4:31 pm

Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry

Update! We are back on our regular schedule in Mackinaw City and Saint Ignace. We will have a 5 PM and 6 PM leaving St Ignace and Mackinaw City AND 5:30 PM and 6:30 PM from Mackinac Island back to Mackinaw City and St Ignace. Due to lake conditions, we do have to CANCEL our last round trip out of Mackinaw City. There will be no 7:30 PM departure leaving Mackinaw City or 8:00 PM leaving Mackinac Island today, Wednesday, October 16th. 2019. Again, we thank everyone for their patience today! ... See MoreSee Less


Comment on Facebook

Jessica Ramsay

Wednesday October 16th, 2019 - 12:32 pm

Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry

UPDATE - We will now be running a 4 PM boat from Mackinaw City to Mackinac Island and a 4:30 PM ferry from Mackinac Island back to Mackinaw City. We will continue to update everyone as conditions improve...

Star Line appreciates your understanding during this weather challenging situation. Thank you.
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Comment on Facebook

Great job to the captain of our 2:30p boat back to St Ignace...very rough waters out there this afternoon...crazier than an amusement park ride! Thanks for providing the shuttle to get us back to our car in Mack City so we could still make it home today ๐Ÿ˜Œ

Always safety first! Thank you Star Line!!!!

Great job Star Line! That is why we take Star Line when we go to the Island.

Seriously... you guys are all the best!!!! Thank you for all your care and expertise!!

Love Star Line. Theyโ€™re the best!

Be safe!

Daniel a little glad we cancelled ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜ฌ


Lorrie Tucker Thomas

Teresa Kudwa

Amanda VanDyke๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜ณ

Jeanine Kukla Marty Kukla

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Wednesday October 16th, 2019 - 10:44 am

Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry

Update: The weather is causing some challenges in Mackinaw City and we are closely monitoring the situation. For the moment we are on schedule for an 11am departure from MC and a 11:30 departure to MC from the Island. Stay tuned for further MC updates. St Ignace boats are on schedule. Thank you. ... See MoreSee Less


Comment on Facebook

So glad we came back yesterday

Yup, it was a wild ride over yesterday!

We go up every year for the turtle run and had a scary boat ride once to MC. It scared the beejesus out of me and now I leave from ignace to make myself feel better lol

Safe crossing

Stay safe.

Whats going on up there thats causing issues?

Jeanine Kukla Marty Kukla

Rose Witt Kathy Spaniola

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