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Efficient and timely service

The ferries are small and take cars to and from the island. The crew does a nice job loading and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
CathyC741
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Olympia, Washington
Great, speedy service

We were very impressed with how quickly this moves for on and off boarding. Great views of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jenodini13
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Belleville, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The ferries are small and take cars to and from the island. The crew does a nice job loading and unloading. Nothing fancy but reliable service,

Thank CathyC741
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were very impressed with how quickly this moves for on and off boarding. Great views of the area. Madeline island is a fun visit as well. Big bay state park is a must see!

Thank Jenodini13
Reviewed 5 days ago

This ferry line operates from Bayfield to La Pointe on Madeline Island. You can bring different types of vehicles, bikes and just yourself. Prices are in a range depending on your mode of transport. They stick quite well to their schedule.

Thank Reed S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a convenient way to get to the island. Inexpensive and short trip with Great views and scenery. Trip was uneventful and I did not get motion sick (I usually do!) but not sure how it would be during bad weather.

Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can you say about a ferry? Its quick, fun and expensive, 58 bucks for 2 people and vehicle. But it is efficient, boat operator really know what there doing. Young lady that took our payment was very nice,

Thank Leon G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The crew was very efficient in getting on board and prepared for the trip. We were on a Harley so we were a little worried about the stability of the bike. The trip "to" the island was smooth and great. The ride back was a...More

Thank FLSTC08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very easy to find and use. The brochure said it was 25 minutes to and from the island but it really did not take that long. Thought the cost was reasonable.

Thank Borders24U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We neede to get to Madeline Island to rent a boat for the day, we decided to take our vehicle so we wouldn’t have to carry a bunch of stuff from the landing to the rental and back. It’s a little pricy, but the ride...More

Thank GitchSup
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Ferry runs every 30 minutes out of Bayfield to Madeline Island for $14 round trip. Even on a busy summer weekend, we only waited 15 minutes to board the next ferry. All the cars waiting to go even made it on the next trip....More

Thank KimE_RN
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

A fun ferry to take. Spacious and efficient. There are different ferries that offer different seating arrangements. Staff was nice and answered questions to the best of their knowledge.

Thank shanay1017
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