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Mackinac Bridge History Cruise

Mackinaw City, United States
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Offered in: English


Travel under Michigan’s majestic Mackinac Bridge and learn about the many shipwrecks that happened below on this guided, 1-hour history cruise. Discover more than 100 years of history in the Straits of Mackinac and see Fort Michilimackinac and the Old Mackinac Point Light from the water.
  • Enjoy a sightseeing cruise along Michigan’s Straits of Mackinac
  • Travel under the Mackinac Bridge
  • Learn about the history of the bridge
  • See local points of interest from the water
  • Educational and entertaining for the entire family
Climb aboard Ugly Anne, an authentic North Atlantic wooden lobster boat from the Gulf of Maine, at MRA Dock, and prepare for a 1-hour cruise along the Straits of Mackinac.

Travel under the magnificent Mackinac Bridge, an awe-inspiring suspension bridge that connects Michigan’s Upper and Lower peninsula. Enjoy a narrated history of the many shipwrecks that happened beneath the bridge and learn about living in the north country and the maritime history of the area, including local Native American lore.

Find out how the bridge was built and hear about the car ferries that traveled this route for over 100 years. From the water, see Fort Michilimackinac, the former 18th-century French-turned-British fort and trading post, and the Old Mackinac Point, located at the junction of Lake Michigan and Lake Huron.

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Reviews by Viator travelers
, Jun 2019
We were pleasantly surprised how fun, informative and relaxing this one-hour tour was! It was great to be able to go directly under the longest suspended bridge in the Western Hemisphere. This family owned business is top notch.
Beautiful day! Everyone we dealt...
Val K
, Jul 2016
Beautiful day! Everyone we dealt with made the experience very enjoyable. They treated us like we're family.
Great people, great tour. Loved the...
Dorothy R
, Jul 2016
Great people, great tour. Loved the personal touch with additional stories that were piggy backed by the guy on the boat besides the pre-recorded information.
This was an awesome trip, found out...
Kelly H
, Jun 2016
This was an awesome trip, found out more history then I ever knew and I have been coming up here going on 40 years now. Finally got a real view of the bridge.
Fantastic tour!! Company is fantastic...
Jennifer H
, Oct 2015
Fantastic tour!! Company is fantastic!! 5 plus stars loved it!!

Product code: 8053P2

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