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Shoreline Cruises Aboard the S.S. Badger Carferry

June, July, and August, 2023

Celebrate on the S.S. Badger Carferry by taking one or all four of the shoreline cruises offered this year. It’s a guaranteed fun time for all!

If you’ve never taken a trip across Lake Michigan aboard the S.S. Badger, start small and take a Shoreline Cruise! Four of these fun excursions are planned for this summer, each one lasting two hours. It’s time to join in the festivities and celebrate this grand ship. For all cruises, tickets are non-refundable but are transferable. The ticket price does not include the security fee. Kids under five are always free. No passes will be accepted for the shoreline cruises, and they go on rain or shine. Tickets must be purchased in advance by stopping in at the Manitowoc or Ludington ticket offices or by calling (800) 841-4243.

Themed Shoreline Cruises in Manitowoc Typically Include:


Packers vs. University of Wisconsin


Bon Voyage to Summer

Featured Shoreline Cruises in Ludington Typically Include:


Lions vs. Packers


4th of July 
Through the Decades


Bon Voyage to Summer

Stay tuned for the 2023 Shoreline Cruise Schedule!

For more information on the S.S. Badger Shoreline Cruises, please contact the Lake Michigan Carferry:

Ludington: 701 Maritime Drive, Ludington, Michigan 49431
Manitowoc: 900 South Lakeview Drive, Manitowoc, Wisconsin 54220

(800) 841-4243

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