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“Don't bother”

Mackinaw Trolley- Day Tours
Ranked #3 of 6 Tours in Mackinaw City
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

My husband and I wanted to take a tour any tour and when I called about the times I was told We don't offer tours to anyone but groups. This is NOT advertised anywhere on the web site or in the bourchere. It stats group tours are available. I asked if we could be put on with a group since it was only the two of us and was told that depends if the group would want you on their tour. Very disappointed. and will NEVER recommend this tour to any one... Group or not. FALSE ADVERTISING.

1  Thank Nancy W
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Learned a lot while on the tour. The guids know all the history of the island. Tour is divided into 2 parts. The city, and the State Park. There is a different carriage for each that switches at a large gift shop, souvenir shop, snack bar. The highlight of the 2nd half is arch rock.

Thank Michael K
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Took the 5 pm tour and really enjoyed it. Driver picked us up at our motel right on time. He was very knowledgeable about the sights in Mackinac City and even took us across the 5 mile long bridge. The tour was well worth the price.

Thank KnoxvilleBud
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We took our friends from Ohio and Ontario for the 7:30 evening, sunset ride. Mike was our guide. We were told to be at the pickup at 7:15, which we were. The next stop, we had to wait at least 20 minutes for the group to get there because they were still at the restaurant. We made several more stops and people were standing in the aisles. This is a two hour ride. A mother with children had to repeat to the driver several times that they could not stand for 2 hours. He was also aware that he had other people to pick up. He finally called the office and they got another trolley to pick up the extra people. So, due to rude people and the mistake of the Trolley company, we were late starting. Tour was good in the beginning, but before Mike got us to the Fort part of the tour, he said, because we are late, we won't be able to see the sunset. He took a very, long, lengthy time talking about the Fort. This part could have been abbreviated to allow more time. As we crossed the end of the bridge, we asked if we could cut the time short at the park on the other side of the bridge so we could see the sunset. Reluctantly he agreed but kept saying that it was cloudy and we probably wouldn't see the sunset. He also stated that this was not a sunset ride. Of course it was. Why go at that time if not to see the sun set???? We wondered if he would have skipped even a good sunset. Our night was cloudy, but the sky was beautiful. He made a point at least 6 times to make sure we knew that there was no sunset, justifying the while debacle. The worst part of all of this was that half of the people who were late, fell asleep during the ride.

2  Thank Mary B
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We took the 7:30 tour which online says was a sunset tour . Our group was at the pick up point early,and so was the trolley. That's when thingy went down hill. The driver decided to wait an extra 20 minutes for other groups to show up, after which he told us we were going to miss the sunset because we were running late. He then took his time driving around town giving us history lessons, which I normally like, but he kept losing track of what he was talking about, meanwhile telling us about 6 times that it wasn't going to be a good sunset anyway. We brought up the fact to him that if he cut some of the stops a little shorter,we might have a chance of seeing the sunset.then he told us this really wasn't advertised as a sunset tour. BULL!

1  Thank Larry B
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