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TRIP TYPE: 

NUMBER of ADULTS (16 & Over): 

NUMBER of CHILDREN (15 & Under): 

CANOES, KAYAKS & BIKES: 

DOUBLE KAYAKS: 

MOTORS UNDER 5HP: 

MOTORS OVER 5HP: 

INFLATABLE BOATS: 

SCHEDULES & FARES

Reservations are strongly recommended. Please review our policies below regarding parking, cancellations and more.

2024 SCHEDULE

Departs Copper Harbor 8:00AM
Departs Isle Royale 2:45PM

Date Period

Days / Week

Sailing Days

May 13 – June 2

2

Mon & Fri

June 3 – June 30

5

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri & Sat

July 1 – July 31

6

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun

Aug 1 – August 31

7

All Days
(except 8/21, 8/28)

Sep 1 – Sep 7

6

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun

Sep 8 – Sep 30

6

Mon & Fri

2024 ROUND-TRIP FARES

One-way fares are half price. Full fare is due upon reservation confirmation.

Passenger / Cargo

Fare

Adults (16 and over)

$160

Children (15 and under)

$115

Canoes, Kayaks, Bikes

$60

Double-Kayaks

$80

Inflatable Boats

$30

Motors Under 5HP

$15

Motors Over 5HP

$30

No return trip on May 13. No trip to island on September 30.
Sailing time is approximately 3 hours 45 minutes. Boat docks at the Rock Harbor main entrance on Isle Royale.

DAY TRIPS

Many people visit Isle Royale with us just for the day. Sailing time between Copper Harbor and Isle Royale is approximately 3 hours 45 minutes. This leaves around 3 hours on the island (usually about 2 hours of actual hiking time), before returning back to Copper Harbor.

AVAILABILITY CALENDAR

  • JULY 2024

    AVAILABLE SEATS TO ISLE ROYALE

    AVAILABLE SEATS TO COPPER HARBOR

    SUN

    MON

    TUE

    WED

    THU

    FRI

    SAT

    01 MON

    02 TUE

    03 WED

    04 THU

    05 FRI

    06 SAT

    07 SUN

    08 MON

    09 TUE

    10 WED

    11 THU

    12 FRI

    13 SAT

    14 SUN

    15 MON

    16 TUE

    17 WED

    18 THU

    19 FRI

    20 SAT

    21 SUN

    22 MON

    23 TUE

    1

    0

    24 WED

    0

    0

    25 THU

    0

    2

    26 FRI

    0

    0

    27 SAT

    1

    0

    28 SUN

    0

    0

    29 MON

    0

    0

    30 TUE

    0

    0

    31 WED

    0

    0

  • AUGUST 2024

    AVAILABLE SEATS TO ISLE ROYALE

    AVAILABLE SEATS TO COPPER HARBOR

    SUN

    MON

    TUE

    WED

    THU

    FRI

    SAT

    01 THU

    0

    0

    02 FRI

    0

    0

    03 SAT

    3

    0

    04 SUN

    1

    0

    05 MON

    0

    14

    06 TUE

    0

    2

    07 WED

    0

    0

    08 THU

    2

    5

    09 FRI

    5

    0

    10 SAT

    0

    0

    11 SUN

    0

    0

    12 MON

    0

    4

    13 TUE

    0

    1

    14 WED

    6

    0

    15 THU

    20

    0

    16 FRI

    19

    0

    17 SAT

    10

    0

    18 SUN

    0

    2

    19 MON

    0

    0

    20 TUE

    2

    1

    21 WED

    0

    0

    22 THU

    0

    1

    23 FRI

    28

    0

    24 SAT

    3

    0

    25 SUN

    0

    3

    26 MON

    0

    0

    27 TUE

    29

    1

    28 WED

    0

    0

    29 THU

    10

    11

    30 FRI

    23

    0

    31 SAT

    0

    38

  • SEPTEMBER 2024

    AVAILABLE SEATS TO ISLE ROYALE

    AVAILABLE SEATS TO COPPER HARBOR

    SUN

    MON

    TUE

    WED

    THU

    FRI

    SAT

    01 SUN

    0

    10

    02 MON

    15

    0

    03 TUE

    24

    0

    04 WED

    0

    0

    05 THU

    2

    1

    06 FRI

    28

    0

    07 SAT

    17

    9

    08 SUN

    0

    0

    09 MON

    17

    1

    10 TUE

    0

    0

    11 WED

    31

    12

    12 THU

    0

    0

    13 FRI

    44

    11

    14 SAT

    0

    0

    15 SUN

    0

    0

    16 MON

    47

    44

    17 TUE

    0

    0

    18 WED

    0

    0

    19 THU

    0

    0

    20 FRI

    36

    33

    21 SAT

    0

    0

    22 SUN

    0

    0

    23 MON

    39

    50

    24 TUE

    0

    0

    25 WED

    0

    0

    26 THU

    0

    0

    27 FRI

    59

    36

    28 SAT

    0

    0

    29 SUN

    0

    0

    30 MON

    0

    32

PARKING

All parking now paid morning of departure. Cash, check, or credit cards accepted. Our parking lot is unsecured, but watched and very safe. No reservations needed.

Parking charges:

  • Cars, SUVs, Vans, Pick-Ups:  $10 per night  ($50 maximum - nights past 5th night are free)

  • Cars, etc. with trailers:  $15 per night ($75 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.

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. Consult the NPS web site for information: www.nps.gov/isro/

The daily fee is paid in advance at www.pay.gov, search on "Isle Royale".  

CANCELLATIONS and CHANGES OF DATES

Cancellations and changes of dates are made by PHONE or EMAIL ONLY (906-289-4437, isleroyalequeen@gmail.com). There is no refund if you cancel or change the dates of your reservation less than TWO WEEKS (14 days) before departure time. Cancellations received with more than TWO WEEK notice will be sent an 85% refund. We levy no additional charge for changes of dates with more than two week notice. Failure to use a paid reservation on scheduled day of departure forfeits entire fare. If canceling or changing dates for all or part of a group of 10 people or more, notice of ONE MONTH is required for an 85% refund. ALL refunds are paid back your to credit card. Requests for cancellation can be emailed to isleroyalequeen@gmail.com.

SPECIAL DAY TRIP CANCELATION POLICY

Our day-trip policy, as a courtesy to our visitors, is that 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. Under some conditions, we reserve the right not to permit reserved passengers to take day trip. The decision is SOLELY the captain’s – in consultation with ownership. General poor land weather, such as rain, does NOT make you eligible for any refund or for going another day. If lake conditions do not permit, in general, at least a 2-hour stay at the island, you are refunded 100%.