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Ugly Anne Boat Cruises

229 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9692
+1 231-436-5094
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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 of Mackinac while enjoying beer, wine and N/A beverages. On board is a tour guide that can answer any questions you have. Ugly Anne will start cruises for the season on Memorial Day weekend. We will have a daily 5pm history cruise and sunset cruise both going under the the magnificent Mackinac Bridge and departing from Mackinaw City through mid- October. We do not have public cruises on Tuesdays. Tours from Mackinac Island will be scheduled by charter only.
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229 S Huron Ave, Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9692
+1 231-436-5094
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

We booked the tour not really knowing what to expect. We were pleased to see a boat big enough to fit about a dozen quests comfortably. They offered beverages for sale during the tour, although, It would have been nicer if they had included at...More

1  Thank Happycamper48054
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Very nice people and excellent family experience. We will definitely do this again. My family and I loved the experience

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1  Thank CindyN1234
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

The crew was helpful and very pleasant! The views were breathtaking and the entire experience was amazing!! This was our second time doing the sunset cruise with Ugly Anne and we will be back to do it again!!

1  Thank D7950ZHmariab
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We kept Communications with Patty who was the Secretary for the cruises, there were issues with the weather and being windy, she kept us informed and when she thought it was the best time for me in my family to go. I thought that was...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Our group of 22 enjoyed our ride under the bridge for a view from this unique perspective. Our group had Groupons to redeem and there was a problem with scanning one of them but it was resolved. The early ticket check in of 45 minutes...More

Thank marksfamilyof5
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our evening History Tour! Especially around the bridge. Here's a photo of us by the boat and a photo of Pat who was wonderful to work with! Another photo is of the captain on the boat, and a couple of photos of the...More

Thank dhyde01
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We wanted a boat cruise to go under the bridge and we found it with Ugly Anne all of us had a wonderful experience Ugly Anne offer two tours. 5:00 and a sunset cruise we took the 5:00 tour. Staff is very friendly We Learned...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We went on the Mackinac Island tour. The first tour had to be rescheduled cause of the winds. Was able to make it a few days later. Chris was a gem, and the older gentleman..(sorry I forgot his name) was very informative and sweet. I...More

Thank PStaley
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Great experience, captain and first mate were very friendly and informative! Highly recommended!!!!!!

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Thank Scott K
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I had contacted Captain Chris about a month before the season with several questions and he was very helpful and quick to respond. We knew we wanted to go on Ugly Anne based on his responses to my inquiries and they did not disappoint! Pat...More

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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