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Address: 690 Main Street, La Pointe, WI
Phone Number: (715) 747-3636
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Fun kayaking trip!

Despite an unexpected high wind and small craft warning that caught us out on the water, owner Ed and guide Kelsey did a great job of giving us a safe, fun-filled day that made up... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
Laura N
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Chicago, Illinois
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

We booked our tour with the owner, Ed, and had a great time kayaking to the sea caves. We started with a kayaking, which was helpful in that it save my arms from doing all of the work! Ed made sure everyone was well educated before taking off to the lake. Even the experienced kayakers thought the lesson was useful.... More 

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Thank AmfromtheStP
Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Our family of four LOVED our experience with Apostle Islands Kayaks. And this was in no small measure because of the thoughtful and experienced skill of Ed Kale, our guide. This is an honest guy who has been doing this for years. He's good at it because he loves it and the region.

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Thank Bernard F
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Despite an unexpected high wind and small craft warning that caught us out on the water, owner Ed and guide Kelsey did a great job of giving us a safe, fun-filled day that made up for the fact we couldn't make it to the sea caves. Kelsey took us through the lagoon for a calmer experience, sharing his love of... More 

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Thank Laura N
Pensacola, Florida
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

30 mins instruction. 1 hour to sea caves, very nice. Cliff jumping, paddling into caves, very nice. The way back was complicated by high winds at times paddling backwards. Took 1:30 to paddle back with great effort.

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Thank julie s
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Ed provides an excellent instructional piece for the untrained kayaker. The 2 young adults with us had a fabulous time. Ed has a great manner with people, he knows his business, has good equipment, and is very reasonably priced.

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Thank Wally W
Hudson, Wisconsin, United States
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Quick Background info: We are a family of 5 with 13 & 14 year old girls and a 7 year old boy. Madeline Island in general: I've found that most people that live on an island run on island time- if you can understand this, then you will love every business on Madeline. Tips: -Bring your lunch + lots of... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We did the self guided tour on July 22 at 1:30 and it was a blast. You get a few hours to paddle out to see the caves at Big Bay State Park. I think 3 hours will be enough for most, as you will get tired by the end. Ed will teach you techniques on how to paddle your... More 

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Thank Will F
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

AWESOME KAYAKING TRIP - went on a tour guided trip - 5/23/2015 Everyone was friendly - Sea Caves were a site to see!!!!!! Awesome work out!!! will do it again - Karen S ,Highly Recommended

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Charlestown, Indiana
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We kayaked the lagoons and went out to see the Red Cliffs along the mainland. Sea Caves were in our sights, but we were overruled by the windy water conditions.

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Thank chezhd
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

This is a lot of work in the wind. We had a good time though. Everyone was friendly we didn't get to see the caves due to wind which is beyond anyone's control. The reality is here you will pay less for this place than anywhere else on the island. We did a guided tour and the guide helped us... More 

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