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Fun Quick Ferry Ride

Service is always good! Never line ups, enjoy that they have 2 ferries in case it is busy! Just... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Orange County, California
Perhaps a quicker and certainly more scenic way to reach Michigan.

Why drive to Detroit or Michigan via Windsor...using either the bridge or the tunnel? This is a... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Wallaceburg, Canada
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“marine city”(8 reviews)
3490 King St | No longer operating, Sombra, Ontario N0P 2H0, Canada
+1 519-892-3879
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

I believe an ice storm damaged the ferry landing We were there September 16, 2018 and the ferry no longer operates.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank travelguys2
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This was a planned activity as a means to another planned trip activity. Great way to get around and to accomplish what you need to in a hurry.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Service is always good! Never line ups, enjoy that they have 2 ferries in case it is busy! Just drive my car right on the ferry and enjoy the relaxing 5-minute ride over the river! The duty-free and restaurants nearby are a added bonus! Won't...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank ocFoodSafe
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Why drive to Detroit or Michigan via Windsor...using either the bridge or the tunnel? This is a wonderful way to reach, eat and shop in Michigan without having to interact with heavy traffic, long delays and uncertain destinations. AND...it's fun. Sombra is also a nifty...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank reggaeplus
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

The river crossing was very quick and easy. The cost was about $7.00 per crossing. There is usually a short wait time in the fall. In the summer we had a little longer wait time. People walk on and off the ferry as well as...More

Date of experience: October 2017
4  Thank brucew697
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We took the Ferry from Marine City to Sombra, Ontario and back during an international Girl Scout event. Boat was smooth, some Captain's are better at docking than others. It holds up to 6 autos and several dozen people. It is open to elements so...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank EricaDH
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Board in Sombra. Ontario... arrive at Marine City..Michigan. small ferry.... fantastic crossing, friendly service....we tried this crossing last October and its amazing. Easy, drive on board, the ferry crosses in less then 10 minutes. Best way to get to Michigan with no line up.... Loved...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Muma M
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We took the ferry for the first time this past weekend since we were on our way to Marine City Michigan where the ferry docked on the US side of the river. We arrived a little early since we did not know what to expect...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank gasman8181
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Waiting in long lines at the bridge is frustrating so we zip down to the ferry. Much prettier and more relaxing. Even if it doesn't save us much time because of the xtra drive it still feels like we are because we're not sitting in...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Family-Adventures-R
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I've always crossed at the bigger border crossings and decided to do something different this year for my trip to Florida. It was the first time using a ferry. The ride was quick, easy, inexpensive ($7 Cdn), and the customs was very friendly. I will...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank ClassyFreeSpirit
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12 August 2018|
Response from sydsgam |
Do we need passports from Marine City?
Jim P
16 February 2018|
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Response from EricaDH | Reviewed this property |
$7.00/car (each way) $3.00 on foot round trip $2.00/bicycle (each way) $4.00 motorcycle (each way)