Ferry System

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

Neebish Island Currently there are no delays.    The Neebish Islander II drydock update: June 22, 2018.  Significant progress is being made on the ferry drydock project.  We hope to have the Neebish Islander II back in service in the near future.  A tentative date for the drydock completion is yet to be determined, pending the USCG final inspection.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.   Please continue to check this page or call the delays and cancellations phone line at 906-632-1516 for the most up to date information.

Drummond Island Ferry:  July 13, 2018 – The July 14, 2018 3:10 a.m. and 3:40 a.m. runs will be cancelled due to mechanical complications and repair.  Please stay tuned for further updates.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  Please check the Drummond Island Ferry Facebook page for the most up to date information.

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