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Apostle Islands Cruise Service

City Dock, Bayfield, WI 54814
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Little disappointed in the Classic Grand Tour. Captain, though, gave an nice running commentary on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tjackc1955
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Tallahassee, Florida
Apostle Island cruise over Memorial Day weekend

My husband and I took this tour on Sunday morning over Memorial Day weekend. There is a line, we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cb-StLouis
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
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“top deck” (48 reviews)
“grand tour” (142 reviews)
“both sides” (27 reviews)
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City Dock, Bayfield, WI 54814
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Little disappointed in the Classic Grand Tour. Captain, though, gave an nice running commentary on what we were seeing. It was also COLD (we were there in late May with temps in the low 90's away from the Lake). Temp's on the lake were low...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I took this tour on Sunday morning over Memorial Day weekend. There is a line, we arrived about 20 minutes early and were about mid-way in the line. They sent out 2 boats, so we had the choice of which to board....More

1  Thank cb-StLouis
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Bayfield - and we will be back. This tour was great - as you get a overview of the islands, the history, and see beautiful scenery. It was a little over 3 hours. On a return trip - we...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The boat ride was relaxing and the Captain told some great stories. The boat was not filled for a Saturday morning. Once on the water, it was a bit nippy, so many of us moved to the lower cabin. I was smart enough to bring...More

1  Thank Susan M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently took this tour with my parents. It was a nice informative tour around several of the Apostle Islands. We saw 2 lighthouses, a historic fish camp, an old quarry along with sea stacks and sea caves. The tour lasted a little over 3...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Very good, took us around all of the islands and back very Scenic tour. Staff was very insightful answer the questions and was very accommodating

2  Thank Greg C
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

The Island Princess holds 37 people on the upper deck. First come first serve. We were told to come about half hour before boarding starts. Wrong!! We got there almost an hour early and we were at the back of the line. Never got a...More

Thank Patty S
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Our 2 bus loads of ladies on tour from MN took this boat tour on a not so great weather day. It was cold and very windy so we could not go out to Devil's Island and we were on a smaller boat and people...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We took the Grand tour in late September. The weather was cool with a little light rain, but we still enjoyed the tour immensely. We sat on the top deck (if you want the lower, enclosed deck - make sure you arrive at the dock...More

1  Thank CraigM1027
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Taking during one of the last glorious weather days of the year. The lake was was flat as it could be. Very informative commentary by the captain. A very nice experience. The tour itself could have been a bit shorter. Very friendly staff.

1  Thank LaurensRotterdam
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goodiowagirl
7 July 2017|
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Response from Jennifer C | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. They do have taxi and private tours. There is a lady in their shop who can answer your questions. We did see lots of see caves. I am unsure which island it was on.
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ctroncosoglez
4 June 2017|
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Response from Robert W | Reviewed this property |
I've only gone once - and slightly before the busy season near end of May on a Thursday. The boat I rode had about 30 passengers and it had about 20 seats empty. You can reserve online ahead of time - I didn't and had no... More
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