Commercial Services

Business Partners of the Park: Tours, kayak outfitters, fishing charters & water taxis

Outfitters on this list have met safety and best practice requirements from the Park to obtain a commercial use permit.

There are companies advertising commercial kayak trips in the park who do not, and will not have a commercial permit to do so in 2018. Make sure you check that your guide service is authorized to operate in the park. The list below are those outfitters who are authorized to do business within the park.
 

Concession Operated Tours:

Apostle Islands Cruises: Narrated sightseeing boat tours, island shuttles, and chartered powerboat tours and chartered island pick-up/drop off.
800-323-7619
715-779-3925
 
looking down from the trail on a sea kayak tour with an outfitter paddling along the caves
Sea kayakers at the mainland sea caves on a guided tour with an outfitter.

Kayak Tours & Outfitters:

Apostle Islands Kayak TOURS LLC (Wisconsin): Small group paddling tours.
715-513-7043
info@apostleislandskayaktours.com

Apostle Islands Tours LLC (Florida): Paddling tours, kayak rentals, overnight camping trips, and chartered powerboat tours.
305-305-5130
brycelynnea@bayfieldkayak.com

Canoe Sport Outfitters (Iowa); Paddling tours - advance reservations required.
515-961-6117
jeff@canoesportoutfitters.com

Crawdaddy Outdoors LLC (Iowa): Paddling tours - advance reservations required.
319-352-9129
info@crawdaddyoutdoors.com

Key Aqua Sports (Florida)
425-870-0018
underwoodmark26@gmail.com

Living Adventure Inc. (Wisconsin): Paddling tours, kayak rentals and overnight camping trips.
866-779-9503
715-779-9503
info@livingadventure.com

Lost Creek Adventures LLC (Wisconsin): Paddling tours, kayak rentals and overnight camping trips.
715-953-2223
info@lostcreekadventures.org

Trek and Trail (Wisconsin): Paddling tours, kayak rentals and overnight camping trips.
800-354-8735
715-779-3595
info@trek-trail.com

Voyageur Outward Bound School (Minnesota): Paddling tours - advance reservations required.
218-365-5761
suellen.sack@vobs.org

Whitecap Kayak LLC (Michigan): Paddling tours, kayak rentals and overnight camping trips.
906-364-7336
whitecapkayak@sbcglobal.net

Wilderness Inquiry (Wisconsin/Minnesota): Accessible paddling trips and camp experiences.
612-676-9400
info@wildernessinquiry.org
 

Water Taxis & Motorized Boat Tours:

Apostle Islands Cruises: (Bayfield) Narrated sightseeing boat tours, island shuttles, chartered powerboat tours and chartered island pick-up/drop-off.
800-323-7619
715-779-3925

Adventure Vacations, Inc. (Madeline Island) Chartered powerboat tours, powerboat supervised inflatable recreational kayaking, Big Bay State Park recreational kayak rentals.
715-747-2100
trips@adv-vac.com

Catchun-Sun Charter Company (Bayfield) Personalized power boat tours.
715-779-3111
catchun-sun@hotmail.com

Dreamcatcher Sailing Adventures (Bayfield) Multi-day and day trip sailing charters, chartered island drop-off/pickups.
800-262-4176
715-779-5561
info@dreamcatcher-sailing.com

Escape Excursions (Red Cliff) Chartered Boat Tours, Island Drop offs/Pick-ups, powerboat supervised recreational kayaking.
612-805-7454

Apostle Islands Kayak Tours LLC: (Florida) Paddling tours, kayak rentals, and overnight camping trips, chartered powerboat tours.
305-304-5130
brycelynnea@bayfieldkayak.com

Good Earth Outfitters LLC (Cornucopia) Chartered powerboat tours, island drop-off/pickups
715-742-3910
goodearthoutfitters@gmail.com

Nourse Charter (Bayfield) Chartered island drop-off/pickups.
715-292-9115
noursej@centurytel.net

PMG Charters (Bayfield, Cornucopia) Sailing charters, chartered island drop-off/pickups, chartered powerboat tours.
262-337-3078
pmgcharters@gmail.com

Superior Charters Inc.
715-779-5124
sail@superiorcharters.com
 

Sailing Charters:

Amicus Adventure Sailing (Minnesota) 4-5 night “Learn to Cruise” trip.
218-290-5975
amicussailing@frontier.com


Animaashi Sailing Company (Bayfield) Part day and full day sailboat charters.
715-779-5468
sailaway@centurytel.net

Dreamcatcher Sailing Adventures (Bayfield) Multi-day and day trip sailing charters, chartered island drop-off/pickups.
800-262-4176
715-779-5561
info@dreamcatcher-sailing.com

PMG Charters (Bayfield, Cornucopia) Sailing charters, chartered island drop-off/pickups, chartered powerboat tours.
262-337-3078
pmgcharters@gmail.com

Superior Charters Inc. (Bayfield) Sailboat charters and bareboat sailboat rentals (prior experience required for boat rentals).
715-779-5124
sail@superiorcharters.com
 

Marine Towing & Salvage:

Black Warrior Marine (Roy's Point)
612-708-1303
tucker@blackwarriorcharters.com

Last updated: October 17, 2018

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Mailing Address:

415 Washington Avenue
Bayfield, WI 54814

Phone:

(715) 779-3397

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