• Stockton Island, looking south.

    Apostle Islands

    National Lakeshore Wisconsin

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Business Partners - Tours, Kayak Outfitters, Charters and Water Taxis

Business Partners of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore provide a variety of ways to see and enjoy the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. They offer opportunities to learn, explore, and experience the park through unique and specialized trips, tours, adventures and expeditions. The following commercial, public, and private companies and organizations are currently authorized to operate within the park under terms of a Commercial Use Authorization or Special Use Permit:

Current List: Tours, Kayak Outfitters, Charters, and Water Taxis (pdf updated every Friday by COB)

This list is published as a courtesy to park visitors and NPS makes every attempt to keep it up-to-date. Business partners should not rely on this website as their sole means of advertising to potential customers. Business partners must have a valid Commercial Use Authorization (CUA) or Special Use Permit (SUP) in order to provide these services within the national lakeshore.


Did You Know?

Piping Plover

Long Island is home to the only known nesting sites in Wisconsin for the endangered Piping Plover. In 2012, five nests were successful with a total of eleven surviving chicks!