Welcome to the St. Ignace Municipal Marina of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Built in July 2003, St. Ignace Marina is a 136-slip state-of-the-art facility that can accommodate yachts up to 150' in length. Our new 8.25 million dollar marina is conveniently located in downtown St. Ignace Michigan near shopping, restaurants, boat supplies, and groceries. This spacious Upper Michigan facility overlooks the beautiful Mackinac Bridge, Mackinac Island and Moran Bay.
Open to the Public The St. Ignace Municipal Marina is open to the public. We invite you, your family and friends to come and experience our historic Moran Bay, the Straits of Mackinac, the City of St. Ignace's 19th-century atmosphere, Mackinac Island, and Lake Huron. We try to accommodate all cruise-ins, but our summer season can get very busy, so please
consider making a reservation to ensure a slip during your stay.
Our Location Finding the marina is easy, just look for the new St. Ignace Lighthouse, named Wawatam, erected on June 6th, 2006 at the end of the old Railroad Dock. The lighthouse is white with red accents and stands 52' in height. The marina is centered within the City of St. Ignace and is nestled along the graceful shores of Moran Bay. Please visit the Marina Location page for details.
Amenity Highlights Our 136-slip marina offers restrooms, shower, FREE WIFI, laundry facilities, pavilion with grills, dog run, 30 & 50 amp electrical, 200 amp for large slips, wells up to 140 ft, 24 hr security, navigational lighthouse, gas/diesel, valvtech fuel, an 80 ton lift, Certified Marina Staff,
State-of-the-art four-boat launch ramp, fish cleaning station, and more. Please visit our Marina Amenities page for a full list and our marina features and services.
Photo by Gina Harman - St. Ignace Municipal Marina
Port o' Call The Straits of Mackinac beckons you to discover St. Ignace and its incredible beauty and charm. This Port o' Call is well known for its lakeshore activities, outdoor entertainment, shops, restaurants, things to do, attractions, museums, golfing, and rich native, French and American history. Visitors will also enjoy the one mile long Huron Boardwalk that starts near the St. Ignace Marina and continues along the waterfront. There are many great attractions along the way.
Outdoor Entertainment Visitors can enjoy numerous free activities. Locals on the Bay - Free Waterfront Entertainment, Bayside Live! Free Waterfront Entertainment, Fireworks every Saturday from Memorial Day to Labor Day
Wine and Beer Tastings, Historic Walking Tours, and more. Please check our Calendar of Events for dates and times.
Recreational Lake Huron and Moran Bay Water and Boating Activities St. Ignace is the ideal place to enjoy recreational water and boating activities. Come and begin your outdoor water filled adventure with us. We can help you make all of your vacation dreams a reality. Sailing, swimming, boating, fishing, parasailing, jet skiing, water skiing, diving, and exploring
our area can all begin here. We invite you to visit our Photo Gallery where we have a variety of photos of the marina, our city, events, and activities.
Diving Come and discover the Straits of Mackinac Underwater Preserve. View incredible shipwrecks such as the Cayuga, Cedarville, Fred McBrier, J. H. Tiffany, the Mailand, and more. See up to 20 shipwrecks up close with visibility of 20 to 50 feet. We have area Dive Charters that can assist your exploration of these great vessels of long ago. Please visit our Request Information page to contact us about available Dive Charter Services.
Photo by Dave Kunze - Parasailing in St. Ignace, Michigan
St. Ignace Michigan Area History Michilimackinac Cove, also known as the Kiwanis Beach Park, is located just east of the St. Ignace Marina. It is across from the Museum of Ojibwa Culture and the resting place of Father Marquette. It is a famous landing place for 17th century adventurers, explorers, voyageurs,
traders, coureurs de bois, soldiers and missionaries, who followed indian routes to this shore; Brule, Nicolet, Dablon, Marquette, Perrot, Jolliet, La Salle, Hennepin, de Tonty, Duluth, Lahontan, Cadillac, making history here.