First Class Service, Every Guest, Every Day. For over 75 years, the Shepler family has been providing safe and sure passage to Mackinac Island. From the moment you arrive, we take care of it all. This is a higher level of service. Just 16 minutes to the Island. Free daily parking. Free on-site parking…guaranteed. Covered waiting area. Clean, spacious restrooms. Clean, comfortable boats. Free hotel and campground shuttle service. And you can now plan your entire Mackinac Island adventure online! Order ferry tickets at sheplersferry.com. It’s fast, easy and saves time on the dock. Just bring your email confirmation with your QR code! When you arrive, you’ll go past the ticket lines and straight to the boarding gate. We offer East- and West-Bound Lighthouse Cruises throughout the summer as well. Add to your own vacation package by ordering tickets for carriage rides, park admissions, attractions and more. Ordering online will save you time in line.