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Due to construction on WIS 13 between Washburn and Bayfield, plan on 30-45 minutes of additional travel time.

Grand Tour

Our most popular cruise, the Grand Tour takes you on a narrated, informative 55-mile scenic cruise. Throughout this memorable cruise, you’ll pass extraordinary natural scenery, beautiful historic Raspberry and Devils Island Lighthouses, standing rocks, extensive sea caves, and marine wildlife. Learn the rich history of centuries of human interaction with Wisconsin’s “Crown Jewels” on majestic Lake Superior. Approximately 3¼ hour cruise.

 

No Evening Grand Tour Sunday August 21

GRAND TOUR

Offered daily from
May 13 – October 22
10:00 am Buy Apostle Island cruise tickets.
   

EVENING GRAND TOUR

    Adult: $41.95
Child (6-12): $23.95
Child (under 6): $1.00
Prices do not include 6% WI sales tax
   
   
September 8 – October 21 (Fri & Sat only) 4:00 pm
   

 

 

Tour Highlights

Grand Tour of Apostle Islands - Raspberry Island Lighthouse tours.   Apostle Islands Grand Tour - Devils Island boat tours   Grand Tour - Manitou Fish Apostle Island Cruises.

Raspberry Island Lighthouse

The “Showplace of the Apostle Islands” was built is 1863 to mark the entrance to the West Channel.  This lighthouse served as home to several lighthouse keepers through the years until 1947 when the light was converted to automatic operation.

 

Devils Island

The most northern point of the cruise, Devils Island, has dramatic rock formations and sea caves that wrap around its northern shore.  Devils Island Light sits on the northern end of the island and was built in 1898 and later automated in 1978.

 

Manitou Fish Camp

The fish camp has been restored to its time of use in the 1930’s when the camp was actually used by local fishermen.  They depict the fishing industry in the area from the 1930’s through the 1950’s.

         
Grand Tour - Wildlife tour of Apostle Islands.   Grand Tour - sunsets boat cruises.   Grand Tour - Sea Stacks boat tours.

Wildlife

Wildlife is abundant at the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.  You may have an opportunity to see eagles, deer, bears, and other wildlife in their natural habitat.

 

Sunsets

Experience extraordinary sunsets during our Evening Grand Tour.  Witness brilliantly colorful and breath-taking sunsets that you won’t soon forget.

 

Sea Stacks

These beautiful rock formations are seen at various locations throughout the tour.  The formations tower out of the water and are great photo opportunities.

THE APOSTLE ISLANDS

GRAND TOUR

GLASS BOTTOM BOAT TOUR

RECREATION SHUTTLES