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As an authorized park concessioner for Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, we offer 3 different tours from our dock in Bayfield, WI. The twenty-one island archipelago has intricate sea caves, stunning natural formations, historic lighthouses, and plentiful wildlife - making each Apostle Islands Cruise trip a unique and unforgettable experience.

Purchasing tickets in advance online is highly recommended.

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Michigan Island Lighthouse Tour

Approximate cruise length: 4.5 hours

Explore Michigan Island’s history and sights as you tour the unique, side-by-side lighthouses. Park Service staff will guide you through the grounds, even climbing up the 120′ tower for a spectacular view of the Apostle Islands! Be sure to visit the new lighthouse museum on Michigan Island.

Guided lighthouse tour may require additional fee of $5/Adult – $3/Child per person or $10 per family charged by the National Park Service. Correct dollar amount required, or credit card. This fee and access to the lighthouses may vary due to COVID restrictions. Please visit https://www.nps.gov/apis/index.htm for the latest COVID updates for the park. 

Dates

Departure Time

June 25 - September 6 (Tues, Fri, Sat, Sun)
8:30 am
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Fees

Adult: $49.95
Child (6-12): $28.95
Child (under 6): $1.00

Raspberry Island Lighthouse Tour

Approximate cruise length: 4 hours

Step back in time on a National Park Service guided tour of the historically-preserved Raspberry Island Lighthouse. Learn the history and stories of this iconic structure on your guided tour by Park Service staff. 

Guided lighthouse tour may require additional fee of $5/Adult – $3/Child per person or $10 per family charged by the National Park Service. Correct dollar amount required, or credit card. This fee and access to the lighthouses may vary due to COVID restrictions. Please visit https://www.nps.gov/apis/index.htm for the latest COVID updates for the park. 

Dates

Departure Time

June 25 - September 6 (Tues, Fri, Sat, Sun & Labor Day)
2:15 pm
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Fees

Adult: $49.95
Child (6-12): $28.95
Child (under 6): $1.00

Stockton Island Day Hiking

Approximate cruise length: 4.5 hours

Spend time exploring beaches on beautiful Stockton Island, where the sand shines and nature flourishes. The island sports several hiking trails for those that like adventure. Explore the trails on the largest island in the National Lakeshore. Bogs, dunes, lagoons, savannahs, and pine forests are yours to explore. And don’t miss the “singing sands” at Julian Bay beach!  The overall duration of this trip is about 4.5 hours, giving you about 2 hours on the island. 

Dates

Departure Time

June 25 - September 6 (Tues, Fri, Sat, Sun & Labor Day)
8:30 am
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Fees

Adult: $49.95
Child (6-12): $28.95
Child (under 6): $1

Stockton Island Overnight Camping Shuttle

Approximate cruise length: 4.5 hours

Visit the largest island in the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore! Beautiful sunsets along with miles of hiking trails, a brownstone quarry site, and pristine beaches make for great photo opportunities! Bring along your kayak and your sense of adventure!

Overnight campers can ride the shuttle from Stockton to Michigan and back – $10/person

* NPS Camping Permit Required

Dates

Departure Time

June 18 - September 6 (Tues, Fri, Sat, Sun)
8:15 am

Please contact the office to schedule your return date ahead of time.

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Fees

Adult: $59.95
Child (6-12): $34.95
Child (under 6): $1.00
Single Kayak Transport: $30.00
Tandem Kayak Transport: $35.00

Oak Island Overnight Camping

Explore the tallest of the Apostle Islands! Enjoy miles of hiking trails, beaches, and starry skies. Oak Island campers depart Bayfield on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays at 2:15pm. Oak Island campers are dropped off and picked up on the shuttle’s way to Raspberry Island.

* NPS Camping Permit Required

Dates

Departure Time

June 25 - September 6 (Tues, Fri, Sat, Sun & Labor Day)
2:15 pm

Please contact the office to schedule your return date ahead of time.

Buy Tickets

Fees

Adult: $59.95
Child (6-12): $34.95
Child (under 6): $1.00
Single Kayak Transport: $30.00
Tandem Kayak Transport: $35.00
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Map of Apostle Islands