SS Badger Lake Michigan Carferry

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Customer Reviews

1,188 Ratings

Relax and enjoy! The view is gorgeous and the activities are quaint.
Maureen C. · June 17, 2016
Great Experience, great ship, friendly people! Get a cabin it's worth the price
Craig S. · November 26, 2015
Awesome trip ! If you are staying overnight book your hotel room well in advance We almost didn't have a place to stay You want your car too It is a long walk into town We had a great time! The trip was an awesome value!!!
Cindy G. · November 25, 2015

What You'll Get

The Deal

$189 for a roundtrip cruise for two adults ($380 total value)

  • Roundtrip passage for two adults ($121 value each)
  • Access to a private stateroom, stocked with two twin beds, a toilet, and a sink ($98 value)
  • Meals ($40 value)

Two adult passengers can enjoy the fresh lake air aboard the 410-foot steamer boat during a four-hour Lake Michigan crossing, from Ludington, Michigan, to Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Each passenger enjoys one meal and a drink per crossing and private stateroom access for a place to nap or store belongings. Roundtrip crossings can be scheduled back-to-back. See the full schedule.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Oct 11, 2015. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gift. Must be at least 16. Subject to weather. If a trip is cancelled for weather or mechanical issues the customer may rebook the full value of the deal anytime during the active period, however no additional compensation will be offered. Arrive 60 minutes before departure. Reservation required, subject to availability. Extra $12 fee for bicycle. Car passage can be added for $142 Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About "S.S. Badger" Lake Michigan CarFerry

While the S.S. Badger has been honored as a National Historic Landmark, its beginnings were humble. First setting sail in 1953, the Badger originally carried railcars, along with a few select passengers, across scenic Lake Michigan. Now the last of the Great Lakes's coal-fired steamships, the 410-foot vessel ships cargo of a different kind, transporting guests and their vehicles across Lake Michigan with the comforts and amenities of a modern cruise ship, with ongoing efforts to improve their ship environmentally.

While the boat sails between Ludington, Michigan and Manitowoc, Wisconsin, guests amble through the open deck for views of the scenic shorelines or set up shop on deck chairs, armed with a cool drink and a Mermaid-to-English dictionary. The ship’s shaded interior entertains with movies, guests shouting at celebratory bingo, and arcade games giving off musical tones as kids set new high scores. For a more muted ride, private staterooms let guests snooze away the hours, and a quaint museum elucidates the ship’s history in hushed solitude. An in-house bar blends, shakes, and stirs ingredients into a range of refreshing cocktails, while the café showcases artfully crafted sandwiches like a deli hall of fame.

By purchasing this deal you'll unlock points which can be spent on discounts and rewards. Every 5,000 points can be redeemed for $5 Off your next purchase.