Getting to Insel Haus

Our guests arrive by ferry, plane or helicopter.

Ferry Service

Locate Michigan's North/South corridor, the I-75 Expressway. Exit at marker #326, (Levering Road), turn east, travel eight miles to the city of Cheboygan. Continue east to Water Street at the foot of the bridge spanning the Cheboygan River. Turn south one block to the Plaunt Transportation Company dock. Call 888-752-8687 for the ferry schedule. Round trip rates: $16.50 US per adult, $11.50 US per child, (5 to 11 years old), $57.50 US per automobile. Pricing subject to change. A reservation is necessary only when transporting an automobile to the Island. Plaunt Transportation Company rules: No credit cards - cash or check only.

Please note that all scheduled trips are Strictly Weather Permitting. Any trips in December through April are at the sole discretion of the ship's captain.

For more information, visit Plaunt’s website:

Plane Service

Call Great Lakes Air, their number is 906-643-7165. They will fly from the Cheboygan or St. Ignace airports. Be sure to advise them you wish to be flown from the Cheboygan airport to Bois Blanc. They will quote the current fare and equipment for this ten-minute flight.
Exit the I-75 Expressway at marker #326, (Levering Road), turn east, travel to the city of Cheboygan. As you approach the city the Cheboygan Airport will be on your left.

Pellston Regional Airport, Northern Michigan’s gateway to the world, hosts a Northwest Airlines Air Link. Insel Haus is accessible to guests from any nation served by international airlines.

Pellston car rental and taxi service is available for the 25 minute ride to Cheboygan.

Car Rental: AVIS 231-539-8302
Traverse City Leasing: 231-539-8404
Taxi: Mackinaw Shuttle & Air Cargo: 231-539-7005
Wolverine Stages: 800-825-1450
Mackinac Limosine: 888-349-8294

Helicopter Service

Insel Haus guests also arrive by helicopter. They land on our spacious lawn and beach. Travel arrangements can be made at most major metropoilitan airports or call RJ Helicopters: (800) 713-2505, (734) 457-5620, FAX: (734) 457-5702.

Advise us of your scheduled arrival time, by ferry or plane, and we will greet you at the island dock or airport.

Dock to Insel Haus

If you arrive with an automobile, drive to the end of the dock, turn right on the county road, and travel one mile. A beautiful bay will be on your right, a large meadow on your left with Insel Haus sitting atop a rise.

Advise us of your scheduled arrival time, by ferry or plane, and we will pick you up at the island dock or airport.

Cooking & Food Service

Continental breakfast available between 7 and 10am.

You may also bring your own food or send us a shopping list. Food will be here when you arrive. Fee: cost plus 10%.

Do your own cooking or we will arrange for a local cook. Terms negotiable. We can also recommend local help as maid service.

What is provided?


Stove(s) with Oven(s)
Coffee Maker(s), Filters
Pots, Pans, Utensils, Silver Ware
Dishes, Glasses, Dinnerware
Dish Soap, Towels, Cloth
Some Condiments, Spices
Plastic Wrap, Tin Foil, Baggies
Paper Towels


Wash Cloths, Hand Towels, Bath Towels, Bath Mats, Hand Soaps, Toilet Paper


Pillows, Bed Linens, Comforters, Alarm clock(s), Bath Mats, Hand Soaps, Toilet Paper


Washer(s) and Dryer(s)
Radiant Heating/Air Conditioning
Electric Organ
20,000 Watt Diesel Generator
Computer Connection(s)
Broad Band Internet Service
Two Fireplaces
XEROX Copier
VHS Movies
CD's - music
TV Receivers

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