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Apostle Islands Cruise Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was the second cruise I took on Lake Supervisor. The first one was in Picture Rock. I did some research online before taking this cruise, but it was less thrill the second time around. There was lot of open sea cruising at higher speed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WheelingTraveler
Reviewed November 26, 2018

We like to kayak, and on our first-ever trip to Lake Superior, we thought it might be fun to do that. But the weather was iffy enough that we decided on a cruise instead, and boy, are we glad we did. This is one gigantic...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Emmanuel S
Reviewed October 29, 2018

We had just enjoyed 4 days in Michigan and Isle Royale National Park and had done several water adventures so when we started on this cruise, we were not that impressed until we arrived at Devils Island and saw the sea caves--definitely made it worth...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank IllinoisMrsZ
Reviewed October 24, 2018

for years I have been saying I was going to do the cruise, go to Bayfield every year. finally did it was nice day and great views of the islands and caves. it did get to be a bit long on the return cruise, but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank leoo346
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Our original cruise was canceled due to wind. I am happy they take safety first! The actual cruise was full of interesting information and history of the various islands. We saw lighthouses, intricate sandstone caves, and several eagles. Boarding and disembarking were simple and speedy.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Odyssey771991
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We signed up for the "Grand Evening Tour" on the last Friday night in September. An hour or two before departure we were called and informed it had to be canceled due to high wind; they processed a refund. We re-booked for the next night...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ChipSet
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Raining and windy when we went, but the boat crew were there to help with anything needed. Did have a bit of a problem hearing the narrator so had to move spots to listen. Captain did his best to give us a nice smooth ride...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Betty193r
Reviewed September 24, 2018

We took this boat tour as part of a travel group (24 people). It was one of the highlights of our vacation. They offer several different tours, we took the Lighthouses and Sea Caves tour, we saw lighthouses and sea caves. The boat was comfortable,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank peterglassman
Reviewed September 22, 2018

We had a super boat trip around the northern Wisconsin lake shore. The little village of Bayfield was our starting point. This is a quaint little town with many places to eat and attractive gift shops. The boat trip was well narrated and we saw...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gregbA4618TU
Reviewed September 21, 2018

We had never been to the Apostle Islands and were so happy that we chose to do the Grand Tour on September 14, 2018. Sherman was our Captain and he did an awesome job! There were two other staff on the boat who were also...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Sandy O
June 26, 2018|
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Response from Ramboandoc | Reviewed this property |
The Grand Tour does not allow passengers to get off. In fact, I don't think any of these allow that. There is a glass bottom boat tour that allows you to see wrecks, if the water is clear. I am not sure if that same tour... More
July 6, 2017|
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Response from Jennifer C | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. They do have taxi and private tours. There is a lady in their shop who can answer your questions. We did see lots of see caves. I am unsure which island it was on.