Prices are Falling! Arnold has the lowest ferry prices. $15/adult & $8/child age 5-12. All tickets are round-trip & expire October 31, 2016.

Start your vacation as soon as you push off from the mainland with the Arnold Difference

Breathe in the breathtaking sight of the majestic Mackinac Bridge, the sparkling waters of the Straits of Mackinac, the magnificent Grand Hotel, Round Island Lighthouse, and the shoreline of Mackinac Island & Michigan’s great peninsulas. A 30-minute cruise from St. Ignace or a 40-minute cruise from Mackinaw City is just the right amount of time to appreciate these unforgettable panoramic views.

Lowest ticket prices! Only ferries with cash bar.

Sunset & Fireworks Cruises, Live Music, Cocktails

Free parking

Shuttle services

Sip n’ Sail Cruises

Sip a cocktail as you enjoy a romantic sunset cruise with your special someone, take in the sights with family aboard a Mackinac Bridge excursion or celebrate a special occasion with a fireworks cruise.


Group Discounts and Packaging

Discounted rates & packages for motorcoach and student groups of 20 or more. Affordable, easy, educational and fun Mackinac Island packages for school, scout & youth groups. Free on-site bus parking, luggage handling and easy passenger boarding for motorcoach groups. Must be booked seven days prior to arrival. 

Private Cruises for Special Events

Turn Your Special Occasion Into An Extraordinary Memory! Private charters give your event a personal and extraordinary location that won’t break the budget. Host an intimate event for up to 60 aboard the sophisticated Isle Royale Queen III or celebrate big with up to 300 aboard the stately Straits of Mackinac II. Let the Straits of Mackinac set the scene.