Straits Area Cruises

Come join us for a cruise on the Straits of Mackinac. Enjoy panoramic views of the Mackinac Bridge, beautiful sunsets and more!!

Our specialty cruises include:

Pirate Ship Cruise

FAMILY FRIENDLY CRUISES Depart Wednesday through Saturday

NAUTI PIRATE CRUISES (21+) Depart Thursday through Saturday.

Evening cruises on the Straits of Mackinac aboard the pirate ship the Good Fortune will leave from our Main Dock on Mackinac Island. Sail under the Mackinac Bridge or around the Island. Cruises start June 22nd and run through September 3rd. Family friendly cruises depart at 5:45 PM on Wednesdays through Saturdays and Nauti Pirate Cruises (21 and older – valid ID required) depart at 7:15 PM on Thursdays through Saturdays.

4th of July Fireworks Cruise

The fireworks cruise will be launched from both the St. Ignace docks and the Mackinaw City docks. The boats will sail out into the straits where passengers will be able to watch the firework fun, while relaxing out on the water. The cruise will last for about 1 ½ to 2 hours in which passengers will be able to chill out on the waves and enjoy the beautiful show. Beverages, snacks, and other refreshments will be available for purchase on the trip. The cruise will begin at 9:00pm and will depart as scheduled unless there is inclement weather.

Wedding Party Cruises

For rehearsals, ceremonies, weddings, and receptions:

Private charter boat options available for sunset cruises, day cruises, and cruises under the Mackinac Bridge with full bar option

Check our dates and buy your tickets TODAY!

Image of kids having fun on the Good Fortune pirate ship
Mackinac Island Ferry Company Wedding Photo by Mackinac Express Edited copy