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Ugly Anne Boat Cruises

Open today: 14:00 - 20:30
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“sunset cruise”(68 reviews)
“captain chris”(20 reviews)
Come take a ride on Ugly Anne and experience the Straits of Mackinac and Mackinac Bridge like never before. Learn the about the over 80 shipwrecks, about the building of the Mackinac Bridge and the islands that are scattered throughout the Straits...more
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229 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9692
+1 231-436-5094
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All reviews sunset cruise captain chris beautiful sunset mackinac bridge a family run business intimate cruise bridge tour photo ops straits area wonderful pictures awesome trip different perspective highlight of our trip great customer service interesting facts staff was friendly ticket booth
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

We took the history boat cruise that went under the Mackinaw Bridge. It was a fun and informative cruise. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We had a great time!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Very nice ride, we had a great time! The crew was very professional and knowledgeable. We would definitely come again.

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Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kubotanick
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Family owned and operated and everyone was incredibly nice and accommodating. There were great photo ops and a lot of interesting information. We live in the area and still learned some things and found it worthwhile.

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank km0110
Reviewed 24 September 2018

What an awesome experience! The staff are so friendly and fun to be around. The sunset cruise was absolutely beautiful! We will definitely return for another cruise when we are in the area again. I would book ahead for the day you would like to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank beau2be
Chris W, Owner at Ugly Anne Boat Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Thanks so much for the kind words and for coming out with us. Hope to see you again

Reviewed 23 September 2018

We loved the down to earth family run boat. Very nice folks. The views and sunset were perfect. Thanks for the trip. Will visit again when in the area.

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Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gmbmcon
Chris W, Owner at Ugly Anne Boat Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

So glad you enjoyed the cruise. It is always nice to hear that our customers are enjoying the cruises.

Reviewed 19 September 2018

I just recently went on this with my friends and we had a great time! Captain Chris and his dad are awesome and very informational. It was so fun seeing the bridge up close and being under it. I also loved this tour because it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kmazic
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

I was planning my first trip to Mackinaw city when I came across the sunset cruise. I am originally from Michigan & had never been to Mackinaw so my boyfriend (who has been there multiple times) & I planned a trip. The day of the...More

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 11 September 2018

We've been on the Sunset tour twice; the second time being a few days ago. The captain's mom runs the ticket booth and she is one of the nicest ladies you'll ever meet! Such a sweetheart! She would bend over backward to make you more...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 47vicki
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely a bucket list must😃 Everything was enjoyable. Learned a lot and crew was friendly. We will definitely go again!

Thank Connie H
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We had free time one evening during a visit to Mackinaw City, so opted for the sunset tour. Because it was so special, we made sure we again did an Ugly Anne tour - this time the historic tour.

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Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Frederick M
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Lorna K
17 May 2017|
Response from Chris W | Property representative |
Good morning, Our dock is located at 229 s Huron ave in Mackinaw City. There is construction in front of us at this time so you will want to park in front of the construction then walk to the north of the construction, then... More
Kim F
29 July 2016|
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Response from Lisa M | Reviewed this property |
If you are traveling from Illinois, take interstate 75 north to Mackinaw City. Located at 229 S Huron Ave. Look for the parasailing sign and its right next to it. Enjoy
Jennifer S
30 May 2016|
Response from Straits_Area_Tour_Co | Property representative |
If it is raining and we have to cancel the cruise we will exchange your tickets for another cruise. If you are not able to reschedule we can refund your tickets. Capt Chris