Youll start by passing under the Mackinac Bridge for a close-up view of Big Mac. Then youll head across the Straits between Round Island Light and Round Island Passage Light as you begin this 3 hour cruise.

Turning east, youll pass by the privately owned Bois Blanc Light. Poe Reef and Fourteen Foot Shoal Lights mark your turn into the South Channel. A quick trip up the Cheboygan River takes you past the Cheboygan Crib Light before you head back. En route, youll enjoy the clear blue waters of the Straits, a birds eye view of the Coast Guard cutter MACKINAW, and plenty of maritime history.

This cruise is hosted by Shepler's Lighthouse Cruises, with GLLKA experts serving as your guides, providing narration and answers to questions throughout the cruise. The cruise is $49.50 per person, children 5 - 12 years - $27.50, and children under 5 ride free.

Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling Shepler's at (800) 828-6157 or (231) 436-5023.

Click to reserve tickets on Shepler’s website