Madeline Island Ferry Line

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100 Main Street
La Pointe , WI 54850
(715) 747-2051
(715) 747-2355 (fax)
Hours:
The ferry runs until freeze-up - schedule varies per season; see www.madferry.com for current times.

About Us

Madeline Island Ferry Line provides passenger, bicycle and car transportation between the picturesque towns of LaPointe and Bayfield.The 25-minute trip provides spectacular views of the Lake itself read more
  • About

    Madeline Island Ferry Line provides passenger, bicycle and car transportation between the picturesque towns of LaPointe and Bayfield.The 25-minute trip provides spectacular views of the Lake itself and several of the 22 Apostle Islands. Feel yourself being carried away!

    Begin your voyage to the Island by stopping in the Madeline Island Information Station across from the ferry landing in Bayfield. It is a treasure trove of visitor information on Island attractions, lodging, restaurants, shops and other businesses. The displays in the Information Station highlight Island artistry, museums, lodging, parks, restaurants, and shops. A visit here will prepare you for all there is to see and do while you're on the Island, and get you set for the ferry trip.

    Check out the FREE downtown La Pointe Walking Tour offered June 26 thru August 25, 2017 (Monday-Friday), 11am. Meet at the Ferry office for a stroll through La Pointe with a knowledgeable local guide. History, news and more. 4 person minimum. Tour is appropriate for adults and children. Total walking distance is approximately 1/2 mile. 10% discount on Madeline Island Museum admission, with tour. For reservations or information call 715-747-2051.

    Can't make a guided tour? Print a self-guided map from our web site, or pick up copies on the Island or Bayfield. Tours include: Capser Trail, Walk to Grant's Point (historical), Everyday La Pointe Art Junket Tour and Historic Downtown Walking Tour.

    Check us out at www.madferry.com for current events, ferry schedule updates downtown, island and biking maps.

  • Highlights

    • Downtown Restaurants/Museum/Gift Shops/Bank/ATM
    • Parks/Beaches/Swimming
    • Bike, Moped, Kayak, Paddleboard, Sail or Boat Rentals
    • Golf/Marina/Groceries and FREE Island WalkingTours
    • Lodging - Cottages, Motel, Condos, Homes, and Campgrounds
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  • Directions

    Catch the ferry in Bayfield, WI (54814) at the ferry dock - 7 Washington Street