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Madeline Island Ferry Line

La Pointe, WI 54850
+1 715-747-2051
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Smooth sailings

We took the ferry to Madeline Island for the weekend. The staff was quick & efficient to get all... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
katebackstrom
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Burnsville, Minnesota
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Good as can be. Jammed in.

Went for a ride to the Madeline island. They got the cars jammed in. But long as no dents no... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
txpackerfan10
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Arlington, Texas
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“nice ride” (10 reviews)
“madeline island” (41 reviews)
“smooth ride” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
La Pointe, WI 54850
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+1 715-747-2051
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"nice ride"
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"madeline island"
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"smooth ride"
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"fun experience"
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"both ways"
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"minute ride"
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"leave the car"
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"takes about minutes"
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"every half hour"
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"little pricey"
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"easy trip"
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"ferries run"
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"smooth operation"
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"round trips"
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"car round"
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"everyday life"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took the ferry to Madeline Island for the weekend. The staff was quick & efficient to get all the cars on both to the island and back. This weekend was packed to due the Madeline Island Half & Full Marathon. They did great to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a ride to the Madeline island. They got the cars jammed in. But long as no dents no biggie....

Thank txpackerfan10
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

This ferry ride to Madeline Island is both scenic and fun. The hours may change for this season but it is sufficed to say it is always punctual and comes plenty of times daily to allow you to come on go whenever you want to...More

Thank Tina D
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Taking the ferry to Madeline Island is THE only way to get to the island. Unless of course you have your own boat. The ferries run back and forth daily as long as the water stays open and barring bad weather. They run on time...More

Thank scooterpieMinnesota
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Loved the little ferry, very effecient, a little pricey. Staff could have been a bit more friendly. A short but good ride. Scenery incredibly beautiful, wonderful views of the other islands.

Thank leesacarter
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We went over and back for a day visit, and were impressed with the smooth operation. I felt more safe than if I was making the trip on the ice!

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We took the Ferry over with our car. Nice ride and must do for any travelers to Bayfield! Ride on Ferry is smooth no rough ride.

Thank Barbara F
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

If you come to Bayfield, you have to ride the Madeline Island Ferry Line over to Madeline. It is a Wisconsin classic. The ticketing is efficient, the boats are frequent enough that you never have to wait long. There is a beautiful terminal in which...More

Thank Patricia G
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Our family of 4 took the ferry across to Madeline Island. For all of us and our car was $81 roundtrip. I didn't think this was too bad considering we made a day trip of it and explored the whole island. The staff was friendly...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We took our car over to Madeline Island on the ferry and we were one of the first ones on the boat. When we were getting on the ferry ramp was highly elevated and my car bottomed out so be careful. The rest of the...More

Thank Todd H
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