Apostle Island Kayak Tours
Trek and Trail is the original Apostle Island kayak tour company. Located in Bayfield, WI, Trek and Trail has 30 years of experience in providing kayaking trips to the Apostle Islands and along Lake Superior’s shore. Trek and Trail’s mission is to provide safe, affordable and quality kayak outfitting and guide services to those seeking memorable outdoor experiences in Lake Superior.
Expert, friendly and attentive tour guides from the Trek and Trail team will introduce you to Northern Wisconsin’s pride – Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Home to 21 ruggedly beautiful rock formations floating on Lake Superior, kayaking tours to Apostle Islands National Lakeshore will keep you fascinated with “sea caves”, beautiful sandstone cliffs, unique rock formations, singing sands, and historic lighthouses.
Apostle Islands Kayak Tour Information
With Trek and Trail kayak tours, you will experience sculpted cliffs & red sandstone caves carved out by the mighty Lake Superior. Enjoy paddling through grand archways, neat little tunnels, and into large crack formations. It’s truly an unforgettable adventure!
Trips range from half-day excursions to popular day trips to the Mainland Sea Caves, to multi-day paddle adventures to the islands.
ALL GUIDED TRIPS USE TANDEM KAYAKS FOR SAFETY. Trek & Trail’s number one goal is safety. Our guides have been through countless hours of training and work very hard on and off the water to provide a memorable and safe experience for each and every kayaker.
|Apostle Island Kayak Day Tours||Distance||Length||Rate Per Person|
|Half-day Sea Caves||3.5 miles||3 hours||$65|
|Full-Day Sea Caves||7 miles||6.5 hours||$129|
|Sand Island Sea Caves||8 miles||Full Day||$129|
|Basswood Island||8 miles||Full Day||$129|
|Bay of Treasures||4.5 miles||Full Day||$129|
|Cliffs and Wreck||1-2 miles||1/2 Day||$60|
Multi-day tours include kayaking and camping. Paddle an open-water crossing to a treasured inner island. Hike forested trails. Swim crystal waters. Take in brownstone cliffs, sea caves, lighthouses, beaches, shipwrecks and sunsets/sunrises. All multi-day tours start with a Basic Safety Course that will allow you to rent with us in the future ($55 value).
All overnight trips include meals, snacks & beverages, guide, kayak equipment, PFD’s and safety gear, wetsuits, camping permits, cooking gear, water filtration, van shuttles to or from land put-ins /take-outs, and outfitting with tents and sleeping pads.
|Kayak Multi-day Tours||Duration||Rate Per Person|
|Apostle Islands Overnight||2 Days||$309|
|Travel Through Time||3 Days||$415|
|Island Base Camp||4 Days||$535|
|Wild Island Escape||5 Days||$655|
|Devil’s Island Rendezvous||6 Days||$775|
Overnights listed below run routinely with one guide and up to 6 participants. 2-person groups include a surcharge of $100 per person for 2-4 day trips and $200 per person for 5-6 day trips.
If you’re looking for more spectacular paddling and camping adventures in the area, also consider a canoe trip to the Boundary Waters Canoe and Wilderness Area.