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CANCELED - 2020 SCHEDULE & FARES - CANCELED

TENTATIVE 2021 SCHEDULE WILL BE SIMILAR TO 2020

Reservations always strongly recommended.

Reservations online at www.isleroyale.com 

or call 906-289-4437

2020 SCHEDULE

One round trip per sailing date arriving at and

departing from the Rock Harbor Main Entrance

Departs from Copper Harbor: 8:00 am EDT

Departs from Isle Royale: 2:45 pm EDT

LENGTH OF CROSSING: about 3:45 each way (55 miles)

2020 period           Days per week        Sailing days

May 15 - June 12

0

ALL TRIPS CANCELED

June 15 - 30

5

M - T - Th - F - Sa

No Weds or Sunday

July 2 - 21

6

M - T - Th - F - Sa - Su

No Weds

July 23 - Sept 7

7

EVERY DAY

Except NO Weds 9/2

Sept 9* - Oct 2*

2

Monday, Friday only

SPECIAL NOTES:

                 Weds 9/9

2020 ROUND-TRIP FARES

HIGH SEASON - 7/2 thru 9/11

One-way fares half price

Adults (16 and over)

$136

Children (15 and under)

100

Canoes, Kayaks, Bikes

60

Double-Kayaks

80

Inflatable Boats

30

LOW SEASON - 5/15 - 6/30 and 9/14 - 9/28

One-way fares half price

Adults (16 and over)

$124

Children (15 and under)

94

Canoes, Kayaks, Bikes.etc.

Same as above

DESPOSIT

Full fare is required  to make all reservations both online and by phone.

DAY TRIPS

Many people visit Isle Royale with us just for the day. Crossing time over is about 3:45, leaving about 3 hours there (usually 2 hours or so of actual hiking time), with 3:45 back. At times we offer discounts for day trips other than from July 1 through Labor Day. For discount information, call.

ISLE ROYALE USER FEE

The National Park Service levies a user fee for Isle Royale: $7.00 per day (not per night) per person 16 years and older, or $60.00 for an annual Isle Royale Pass covering the pass-holder and 3 other people for any length of time. ALL nationwide passes now cover the fee. Pay the fee ahead at www.pay.gov. Consult the NPS web site for information: www.nps.gov/isro/ 

PARKING

Our parking lot is unsecured, but watched and very safe. No reservations needed. Charges:

Cars, SUVs, Vans, Pick-Ups:

     $10 per night  ($30 maximum - each night past 3rd night is free)

Cars, etc. with trailers:

     $15 per night ($45 maximum)

RVs over 24 feet and car-trailer units over 40 feet (please notify us):

     $20 per night (NO maximum)

Parking begins each sailing day at 7:00 am. An attendant shows you where to park. You may drive onto our dock to unload gear before parking. Please let us show you where to park. Do not park on your own. No camping of any kind -- in cars, tents, trailers, or RVs -- is allowed in our lot. Also not allowed is overnight parking when you are not on the island.

CANCELATION POLICY

There is no refund if you cancel your reservation less than ONE WEEK (7 days) before departure time. Cancellations received with more than ONE WEEK or 7 days’ notice will be sent an 85% refund. If canceling a group of 10 people or more, notice of TWO WEEKS is required for an 85% refund..

SPECIAL DAY TRIP CANCELATION POLICY: If conditions on Lake Superior involve average waves of 5 feet or more, and you are at our dock, and you choose not to go, we will refund 95% of your day-trip fare. (General poor land weather, such as rain, does NOT make you eligible for any refund.) If lake conditions do not permit, in general, at least a 2-hour stay at the island, you are refunded 100%.

Click HERE for Boarding Information

TAXIS

Taxi companies run from both Houghton and Calumet to Copper Harbor. Look online for Greg’s and Neil’s Taxi services. Copper Country Limo offers service to and from the Houghton County Airport (CMX) between Houghton and Calumet.

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