Departing from Sheplers Mackinaw City dock, youll bear west and pass directly under the mighty Mackinac Bridge, setting the stage for this 3-hour round trip tour.

Visible to the south along the 20 mile run to White Shoal Light is Wilderness State Park. To the south lies Grays Reef Light, originally built in 1891.

Your ship will then double back toward the medieval-looking Waugoshance Light. The 12 mile eastward run to St. Helena Island provides ample opportunity for plenty of lighthouse lore. The final pass on the Westward Cruise swings by the St. Helena Island Light, then back to Mackinaw City.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. Cruise direction could change due to severe weather.

The cost is $49.50 for adults, and $27.50 for Children (5-12 years), with children under 5 years riding 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