Madeline Island Ferry Line

View Website Favorite (11) 825 Main Street - La Pointe, WI 54850
Information: 715-747-2051

Ice Break-up through Ice Freeze. All trips, weather and ice permitting. See website or call for schedule of dates & times. Reduced schedule on Christmas and New Year's Day.

Let the magic of Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands weave its spell! The Madeline Island Ferry service between Bayfield and La Pointe operates four boats which carry passengers, vehicles, bikes & motorcoaches. Enjoy beautiful scenery, sparkling clear blue waters and friendly people during the 20-25 minute trip to Madeline Island. Free Island walking tours are offered during the summer months. Dogs ride free! As long as the pet is on a leash or properly kenneled, they are welcome. Pets must be attended at all times.

  • Features
    • Disabled Access
    • On Water
    • Boating Services Available
    • Pets Welcome/Inquire
  • Tour Type
    • Ferries

Nearby Places

1
Anishinaabe Cultural Days 8/17/2019 - 8/18/2019 La Pointe - 0.37 miles away
2
Commemorating the Treaty of 1854 9/29/2018 - 9/30/2018 La Pointe - 0.37 miles away
3
Point to La Pointe Open Water Swim 8/03/2019 Bayfield - 2.75 miles away
4
Apostle Islands Lighthouse Celebration 8/27/2019 - 9/14/2019 Bayfield - 2.8 miles away
5
Mural Fest & Classic Car Show 9/07/2019 Ashland - 13.53 miles away
6
Downtown Days 8/02/2019 - 8/03/2019 Ashland - 13.75 miles away
7
Red Clay Classic Races 9/27/2019 - 9/28/2019 Ashland - 16.54 miles away
8
Ashland County Fair 8/15/2019 - 8/18/2019 Marengo - 24.42 miles away

Travel Green Wisconsin Certified

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Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

  • Puridyne oil filters, which greatly extends the useful life of engine oil, are installed on 3 largest boats
  • Biodegradable, vegetable-based hydraulic fluid is used in all boats
  • Captains turn off boat if idle time is greater than 10 minutes, take the most direct routes, and keep the engine below 1400 RPMs when possible
  • In process of installing a solar panel for the Herring Shed’s solar hot water system