Straits of Mackinac Shipwreck Preserve

Diver & Area Info

Charter Boat OperatorsEmergency Contacts



St. Ignace Scuba – charters & air/nitrox fills  Capt. Dan Friedhoff, Capt. Jerrie Hayden
Ph: 989-430-0311

Nautical North Family Adventures – Cheboygan, MI   49721 Capt. Jennifer Robydek   Glass-bottom Shipwreck Tours, Snorkeling & more   Ph: 231-444-3400

Abyss Dive Charters — Ada, MI   Capt. Dan Block
Ph: 616-295-6542

Blackdog Charters — Presque Isle, MI   Capt. Brian Anderson
Ph: 507-236-2280

Shipwreck Adventures — Two Rivers, WI   Capt. Greg Such
Ph: 920-482-0725

Shipwreck Explorers — Milwaukee, WI   Capt. Jitka Hanakova
Ph: 414-807-8233

Local Dive Shop/Air Fills

St. Ignace Scuba – charters & air/nitrox fills
Ph: 989-430-0311 by appointment only, call ahead

Northwest Scuba – 205 S. Lake St    East Jordan, MI 49727
Ph: 231-536-0235

Scuba North – 833 S.Garfield  Traverse City, MI 49686
Ph: 231-947-2520

Diver Central – 251 Clay Drive  Cadillac, MI 49601
Ph: 231-876-3483

Boat Launches/Marinas

Cheboygan       Boat Launch        County Marina

Mackinaw City   Mackinaw City Marina   Straits State Harbor

St. Ignace       Boat Launch      City Marina

Area Accommodations

Mackinaw City
St. Ignace


National Weather ServiceCentral Great Lakes Sector
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Area Family Attractions

Mackinac Island – Ferries and Attractions

Star Line Ferry    Mackinaw City and St Ignace  800-638-9892

Shepler’s Ferry    Mackinaw City and St Ignace  800-828-6157


Cheboygan River Front Range Light   606 Water St    231-436-5580 for info

Mackinaw City

Icebreaker Mackinac Museum   131 S. Huron    231-436-9825 for info

Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Assn.   707 N. Huron    231-436-5580

Old Mackinaw Point Lighthouse & Straits Shipwreck Museum  526 N Huron Ave

Colonial Michilimackinac   102 W Straits Ave

Historic Mill Creek  Discovery Park    US-23 4 miles east

Mackinaw Crossings Shopping Center    231-436-5030

McGulpin Point Lighthouse    500 Headlands Rd    231-436-5860 for info

Headlands Dark Sky Park – 15675 Headlands Rd   231-436-5041 for info

Heritage Village    1425 Central Ave

Jack Pine Lumberjack Show  US23 1.5 miles east


St. Ignace

Castle Rock     North end of Business Loop _ I-75 at Exit 348    906-643-8268

Deer Ranch    W1540 US-2, before Mystery Spot   906-643-7760
Mystery Spot     5 miles west of St.Ignace on US-2    906-643-8322

Garlyn Zoo    40 miles west of St Ignace    906-477-1085

Huron Boardwalk – St Ignace waterfront walkway

Mackinaw Parasailing    Star Line Railroad Dock    866-436-7144

Kewadin Casino    3015 Mackinac Trail    906-643-7071

Fort De Baude Museum  and Gallery   334 N. State St    906-643-6627

Museum of Ojibwa Culture    500 N. State St   906-643-9161

St. Anthony’s Rock – Limestone Sea Stack in downtown St Ignace

St Ignace Golf and Country Club   US2 behind Big Boy   906-643-8071


Sault Ste Marie    –  40 miles away

St Mary’s Falls Ship Canal (Soo Locks)     Water Street

Soo Locks Boat Tours    515 & 1157 E Portage Ave    800-432-6301

Valley Camp Museum Ship  501 East Water St  906-632-3658

Tower of History  326 E Portage St

River of History Museum  531 Ashmun St


Paradise / Newberry Area   70+ miles away

Whitefish Point Lighthouse and Shipwreck Museum 906-635-1742

Tahquamenon Falls State Park – largest waterfall in Michigan

Tahquamenon Falls Riverboat Tours & Toonerville Trolley  888-77-TRAIN

Oswald’s Bear Ranch  13814 Co Rd 407  Newberry  906-293-3147


Naubinway     50 miles west on US-2

Top of the Lake Snowmobile Museum  906-477-6298

Munising    115 miles northwest

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Pictured Rocks Cruises  100 City Park Drive  906-387-2379

Glass Bottom Shipwreck Tours  1204 Commercial Ave  906-387-4477