The Saugatuck Chain Ferry, Diane, is the only remaining hand cranked chain ferry of its kind remaining in the United States. Diane is guided across the Kalamazoo River by a chain that is connected to both sides. It is hand cranked by trained operators and departs each dock every 10-15 minutes based on demand.
2023 Summer Hours
Closed for the season.
528 Water Street
26 total passengers, a bike will count as a half person. NO smoking or vaping is allowed on the vessel.
The Chain Ferry is managed by the Star of Saugatuck LLC. Please call 269-857-4261 with any questions.