Transportation to Isle Royale National Park

Ranger III

128 passenger vessel, 6 hours one way Schedule via Houghton, Michigan
Trips depart at 9 am EDT

Passenger Season: Early June - Mid September

Houghton to Rock Harbor Lodge: Tuesday & Friday Rock Harbor Lodge to Houghton: Wednesday & Saturday
 

Contact: National Park Service
800 E. Lakeshore Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
Phone: 906-482-0984
Email: ISRO_Ranger3Reserv@nps.gov
Web: www.nps.gov/isro


Isle Royale Queen IV

100 passenger vessel, 3 hours one way

Schedule via Copper Harbor, Michigan
Trips depart Copper Harbor at 8 am and Rock Harbor at 2:45 pm EDT

Contact: The Isle Royale Line
Box 24
Copper Harbor, MI 49918
Phone: 906-289-4437
Web: www.isleroyale.com

All canoes, kayaks, and excess gear must have advance reservations. Cancellations: Individual reservations require 72-hour notice for a refund. Group reservations of 10 or more require 2-week notice for refund. There is a 15% cancellation charge for all reservations.
 


Voyageur II

48 passenger vessel

Grand Portage - Windigo: 2 ½ hours

Windigo - Rock Harbor: 5 hours

(2 day round trip)
Schedule via Grand Portage, Minnesota
Departures:
Grand Portage - 7:30 am CDT
Rock Harbor - 8 am CDT
Voyageur does not stop at any docks other than Windigo and Rock Harbor unless there are reservations.
 

Contact: Grand Portage
Isle Royale Transport Line, Inc.
PO Box 10529
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Phone (Summer): 218-475-0024
Phone (Winter): 651-653-5872
Email: reservations@isleroyaleboats.com
Web: isleroyaleboats.com
 


Sea Hunter

Grand Portage - Windigo: 1 ½ hours
Trips depart Grand Portage at 8:30 am and Windigo at 2 pm CDT

Contact: Grand Portage
Isle Royale Transport Line, Inc.
PO Box 10529
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Phone (Summer): 218-475-0024
Phone (Winter): 651-653-5872
Email: reservations@isleroyaleboats.com
Web: isleroyaleboats.com​


Isle Royale Seaplanes

Schedule via Houghton County Airport and Isle Royale National Park
On-call up to 6 days a week , weather permitting, for 4 passengers

Passenger Season: Mid May - mid-Sept

Reservations: (toll-free) 877-359-4753 or 906-483-4991
Email: info@isleroyaleseaplanes.com
Web: IsleRoyaleSeaPlanes.com

Maximum baggage capacity is 50 pounds per person.
Baggage service provided for all guests by Rock Harbor Lodge bellmen.

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