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Apostle Islands Cruise Service

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Address: City Dock, P.O. Box 691, Bayfield, WI 54814
Phone Number: 800 323-7619
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Worth the chilly wind

We took the evening cruise of the islands. Should have planned more & worn pants. Overall good trip, crew friendly and engaging. The weather was great with calm waters. So our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We took the evening cruise of the islands. Should have planned more & worn pants. Overall good trip, crew friendly and engaging. The weather was great with calm waters. So our boat was able to get super close to the caves which made for really fear photos. Along the way we passed a bear swimming to a near by island.... More 

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Fair Haven, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is very much a weather dependent experience. Our 5:30 cruise was under perfect conditions. We were totally pleased. We were astonished to see a black bear swimming right in front of our boat in the middle of a good sized distance between 2 of the islands. The Captain pointed out several eagles & nests, all easy to see without... More 

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Muskego, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This was a great way to see almost all of the islands. The day we went out was a perfectly calm day, which was rather surprising knowing how large the waves can get on Lake Superior. The boat was large and comfortable. We sat on the top level where we could get a good view of everything around us. We... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We were really planning on passing this up, but drizzly weather on our last day led us to sign up for the 3 1/2 hour tour, which Living Adventures kayaking had also recommended as a good way to get an overview of the Apostle Islands. We found this to be true, and enjoyed getting a feel for the geography of... More 

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Waynesville, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I had been planning this trip a long time. My husband, my 92 year old mother, and myself took the glass bottom boatt cruise. It was breathtaking! The islands, Lake Superior,lighthouses,were incredible. sea caves. I was a little disappointed that we didn't get closer to the Sand Island light house. i was unable to get any pictures of it.I had... More 

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Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

My husband and I went on the glass bottom boat tour. We had a beautiful sunny day and lake superior was clear so we were able to view two ship wrecks. The captain gave us a choice to view another ship wreck or go to the sea caves on devils island. Most of the people on the boat wanted to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The only cruise running was the 3 1/2 hour cruise. We enjoyed it but really wanted to take the other boat trips that did not start for another couple of weeks

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Plymouth, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I have always wanted to see the Apostle Islands, and this is a great way to accomplish it. We were so fortunate to have the most beautiful day, so the conditions were perfect! We took our 2 boys, 9 & 12, and they loved the shipwrecks. We were able to see them through the water, and they are sure to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Nice boat tour around the islands. We chose to sit on the lower deck inside. First seats on the port side. BEST seats ever! The captain was great... We got so close to the caves, just beautiful! We did see a few bald eagle one even had just caught his breakfast...wish I could have been fast enough to catch that... More 

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Leander, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We just happened to be in town the first day they offered evening cruises for the 2015 season so we booked it in lieu of the afternoon cruise. This worked out great - gave us time for a liesurly breakfast, then a drive up to Little Sand Bay, then a 2 hour hike above the sea caves off Meyer Beach... More 

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Address: Address: City Dock, P.O. Box 691, Bayfield, WI 54814
Phone Number: 800 323-7619
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Bayfield

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