Ferry System

Sugar Island Ferry: Currently there are no delays.  Please check the Sugar Island Ferry Facebook page for the most up to date information.

Neebish Island: April 17, 2018 7:30 a.m. Ice conditions do not appear favorable for ferry operations at this time The ice conditions do not seem as if they will improve in the near future.  There will not be any ferry service until further notice. We apologize for this inconvenience. Thank you to the island residents and visitors for the their patience and understanding.

USCG Press Release: Neebish Island Ferry Crossing Ice Suspended Service Continues 04.18.18

The Eastern Upper Peninsula Transportation Authority operates the Drummond, Sugar and Neebish Island Ferries. For people coming to the UP of Michigan these islands are a place to visit.

From DeTour Village you can catch the Drummond Island Ferry for your quick trip across to Drummond Island. Located in Sault Ste. Marie, the Sugar Island Ferry is your transport to Sugar Island. Operating 7 days a week, their schedules can accommodate your travel needs through the full year.

The Neebish Island Ferry leaves from Barbeau to Neebish Island 7 days a week. This schedule is seasonal during early spring, late autumn, and winter months.

Whether your visit is for business or pleasure, our ferry system will get you to your island of choice.

EUPTA Minor/Child Fare Collection Policy (FERRIES)


20 Trip Commuter Passes
All Round-Trips
Senior Citizen - Age 65 and over
Student Age 18 and under
20 Trip Commuter Passes
All Round-Trips
Senior Citizen - Age 65 and over
Student Age 18 and under
20 Trip Commuter Passes
All Round-Trips
Senior Citizen - Age 65 and over
Student Age 18 and under