Weather Alerts

Schedule Update (Effective April 9, 2018): The 3pm trip to Madeline Island and 3:30pm trip to Bayfield are cancelled until ice conditions improve. 

Ice and weather conditions are impacting the operation of the Madeline Island Ferry Line. Shifting ice can cause trip delays or cancellations. When the ice moves the ferry cannot safely operate.

Watch closely for important information on our website and Facebook page regarding disruptions in ferry service due to ice/weather conditions. If you are planning a trip to the Island, it is advisable to check for updates on ferry operations before you come and while you are staying on the Island.

Receive important schedule updates on extra  trips or interruptions in service due to weather via text messages on any type of cell phone.
To sign up: in the to/contact/phone number line type  24587 and in the text line type  madferry  and press send and in a few moments you should receive a short text telling you that you will be receiving text updates in the future. If you do not receive this message retry. For help, text help and in the to/contact/phone number line type 24587. Text messages will often get through to phones in areas on the island where voice calls will not.  Don’t miss out on this service. To opt-out of the service type stop in the text line and in the to/contact/phone number line type 24587 Message  & data rates may apply