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Ugly Anne – Straits Area Tour Company

Straits Area Tour Company – Water Tours Aboard Ugly Anne

Mackinaw City Cruises

Mackinaw City/Mackinac Bridge History Cruise- 5:00pm Daily
Learn the history of shipwrecks as you travel over them, local Native American Lore, learn about living in the north country and the maritime history of the area while cruising under the “Mighty” Mackinac Bridge. Get up close to this awe-inspiring piece of architecture.
5:00pm  $24.00 Adult  $12.00 Children
(Approx. 1 Hour)  $24.00 adults/ $12.00 ages 3-12.  (No Tuesday History Cruises)

Mackinaw City Sunset Cruise- Departs 45 Minutes Before Sunset Daily
Take in the sunset over Lake Michigan aboard Ugly Anne.  The cruise will take you under the magnificant Mackinac Bridge then give you the best seat in the house to see one of the most beautiful sunsets in North America.  (Approx. 1 hour) $24.00 All Ages.  (No Tuesday Sunset Cruises)
*Cash bar available on all cruises

Private Charters

Mackinac Island History Cruise –  See the sights of America’s 2nd National Park and learn the maritime history of the Straits of Mackinac from the water aboard Ugly Anne. Included is a live narrative and historic video footage.  1 Hour  $375
Under the Bridge Cruise-  See the Mackinac Bridge from a perspective few are able, the underside, watching cars drive 200 feet above.  Live narrative and historic video footage available upon request of the guests.  1.5 Hours Mackinaw CIty $450 Mackinac Island $500

Around the Island Cruise –  View Mackinac Island from the water seeing all of the sights from America’s 2nd National Park.  1.5 Hours Mackinac Island $500
Bois Blanc Island Cruise-  Take a ride to the largest island in the Straits of Mackinac.  We will take you to Bois Blanc where local residents will pick you up at the marina and take you to the Boblo Tavern for cocktails and a meal.  Total trip is around 4.5 hours.  Cocktails and the meal are an additional cost along with alcoholic and N/A drinks on the boat. 4.5 Hours Mackinaw CIty $850  Mackinac Island $900

Les Cheneaux Islands –  We will take you to beautiful and historic Hessel, Michigan aboard the Ugly Anne.  We arrive in the Hessel marina and it is just a short walk to the Islander Bar for cocktails and a meal.  Total trip is around 4.5 hours from Mackinac Island and 5.5 hours from Mackinaw City.  Cocktails and the meal are an additional cost along with alcoholic and N/A drinks on board.  5 Hours $900

Customized Charters –  Other charters are able to be customized to fulfill the request of the group.  Pickups available in Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island (other pick up locations may be available if notice is given).


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