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Mac Woods Dune Rides
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“all ages”(46 reviews)
“mac woods”(52 reviews)
We offer a 40 minute tour of the Silver Lake Sand Dunes. We have a vehicle that holds about 20 people that goes on a seven mile trail in the dunes. We stop at Lake Michigan or Silver Lake for a few minutes for pictures and to enjoy the view.
629 N 18th Ave, Silver Lake, Mears, MI 49436-9666
+1 231-873-2817
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All reviews fun ride all ages mac woods minute ride roller coaster lake michigan silver lake a lot of fun take pictures gift shop kids and adults driver guide whippy dip super fun minute wait great driver private area
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Trip was alot of fun. Very entertaining and knowledgeable driver. The trip is over too quick... you want to do it again as soon as you return

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ronny S
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Just returned from girlfriend's weekend trip with 6 nurse friends of over 40 years. We did the dune scooter rides & had an awesome time. Our driver/guide was Robert & he was very funny & informative, engaging the children & adults as well & interspersing...More

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

My kids and Went on this ride in August on our first trip to Silverlake Sand dunes. We were looking for something relatively inexpensive that we could see the dunes on. This ride was totally worth it! Our guide was knowledgeable and funny. The views...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Adrianne K
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Friendly driver / tour guides provide a little history with a fun ride. One hill was like a mini roller coaster. When not flooded, supposedly they take you down to the edge of Lake Michigan.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank C_N_1_77
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Since we have 2 small children, a dune buggy was not an option so we took the Mac Wood’s tour. We had such a great time! Our tour guide Lynda was so entertaining with facts and stories and jokes for both kids and adults. She...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Compared to the 500 acre ORV section, MAC Woods is a totally different experience. The ride was super smooth with some nice hills that made it a lot of fun. Overall, a very relaxing and enjoyable experience. Chuck was our guide and he did a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Scott B
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Scott was our driver and he did an excellent job. We all has a great time and would highly recommend ro anyone visiting the area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 339kennethd
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide, Scott, was great - funny and informative. Ride was fun.. you get cruising over the dunes. We all loved it!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 995susand
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Great experience with the with family. Honestly, this is definitely something different and not an activity you’d find everything. We liked the variety of scenery, the breezy ride and the great driver.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank itsmenia
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We wanted to take a dune ride but not the "hairy" kind. LOL Mac Woods Dune Rides fit the bill. It was an enjoyable experience and is great for all ages. It is on a first come first serve basis but the wait wasn't long...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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26 July 2018|
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Response from happyseptember | Reviewed this property |
There is a long seatbelt that goes across all of the people in the seat and it is very loose. There is a long padded bar in front of you at waist level in case you feel the need to hold on. Only one time in the ride did I... More
Diane H
27 June 2018|
Response from cco95582 | Property representative |
The tallest dune we go on is about 175 feet tall.
Lis K
17 June 2018|
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Response from Jennahlee87 | Reviewed this property |
It’s a very smooth ride, no bumps at all. We were surprised. Plenty of hills and beautiful views you can’t get from the dunes everyone gets to ride on. The tour was well worth it.