Group Tours

    Get the Group Together!

    Discover exciting group travel adventures when you cruise on the 410' SS BADGER!  Enjoy a relaxing 4-hour trip between Ludington, Michigan, and Manitowoc, Wisconsin.  There is plenty to see and do aboard the huge ship—including games with our entertainer, free movies and satellite television, shopping in the gift shop, or just strolling or lounging on the spacious outside decks.  Meals are available in our Badger Galley.  

    Got a group? Get on the Badger! Contact us at or (888) 227-2628 to learn more!

    • Special Rates For Group Meals
    • Driver & Escort Comp
    • Itinerary Assistance
    • Host Greeting

    Travel with your motorcoach with ease! 

    The S.S. Badger is 410' long and 7 stories tall—she regularly carries large loads across the lake, including semis, oversized loads, buses, passenger vehicles, motorcycles and more! Our skilled crew will help load your motorcoach onboard and make traveling a breeze for you and your group. Save miles, time, and relax onboard the Badger!





    Group Pricing

    Group Tour Operator Fares
    Exclusive rates for professional tour operators. Must be booked over the phone to receive the rate.

    2023 Group Tour Operator Fares*Price includes all fees and taxes. ONE WAY ROUND TRIP
    Adults $60 $102
    Students (ages 5–18) $31 $52

    *Based on a minimum of 15 passengers in the group; Vehicle fares are not included.

    2023 Group Motorcoach Fares*    
    Motorcoach One Way $275  
    *Fares are one-way and do not include passenger fares. Coach fare includes driver/escort passenger fare.

    General Passenger Group Fares

    Please call for the discount code, General Passenger Group Fares are not automatically applied online. 

    2023 Group
    Passenger Fares (
    *Price includes all fees and taxes.)

    Summer Season

    Summer Season

    ONE WAY 
    Spring/Fall Season

    Spring/Fall Season

    Seniors (65+) $69 $127 $60 $110
    College ID'd
    Active Military $69 $127 $62 $114
    Children 5–15 $37 $68 $37 $68
    Children 4 & Under Free Free Free Free

    *Based on minimum of 10 paying passengers in group traveling on one ticket; Vehicle fares not included.


    Autos, Vans & Pickup (Passenger fares not included)  *Price includes all fees and taxes.

    Summer Season

    Summer Season

    Spring/Fall Season 

    Spring/Fall Season 

    Autos, Vans & Pickups $83 $150 $83 $150
    RV/Trailers/Motorcycles (Passenger fares not included) ONE WAY
    All season
    All Season
    RV's/Trailers $9/ft $16/ft
    Motorcycles $51 $102
    With sidecar or trailer/trike $77 $154
    Please bring two tie-downs per bike.

    Organizations We Belong To

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    Contact Information

    Phone: (888) 227-2628

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