Group Tours

    Get the Group Together!

    Discover exciting group travel adventures when you cruise on the 410' S.S. 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.

    2021 Group Tour Operator Fares* ONE WAY ROUND TRIP
    Adults $47 $78
    Students (ages 5–18) $21 $34
    *Based on minimum of 15 passengers in group; Vehicle fares and secuirty fee not included.
    2021 Group Motorcoach Fares*    
    Spring & Fall, Summer Days (T–W–Th) & Evenings Free  
    Summer Days (Friday/Saturday/Sunday/Monday) $175  
    *Fares are one-way and do not include passenger fares or security fee. Coach fare includes driver/escort passenger fare.

    General Passenger Group Fares
    Fees do not include $6.50 security fee each way for adults, seniors, children & vehicles.

    2021 Group
    Passenger Fares

    Peak Season

    Peak Season

    ONE WAY 
    Shoulder Season

    Shoulder Season

    Seniors (65+) $54 $98 $48 $87
    College ID'd
    Active Military $55 $99 $50 $90
    Children 13–18 $24 $44 $24 $44
    Children 5–12 $22 $40 $22 $40
    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

    Peak Season

    Peak Season

    Shoulder Season 

    Shoulder Season 

    Autos, Vans & Pickups $67.50 $122 $62 $112
    Please call for group trailer and RV rates.      
    Motorcycles (Passenger fares not included) ONE WAY
    All season
    All Season
    Motorcycles $39 $71
    With sidecar or trailer/trike $59 $112
    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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