The Sandy Sightseeing Schedule

Monday:

Passage Island, 1:30pm to 6:00pm:

Cruise across one of Lake Superior's popular shipping lanes to a rugged island that has not known the grazing effects of moose on its vegetation. See the rare devil's club shrub and a picturesque 1881 lighthouse. Be prepared to hike 1 mile each way on a trail with several steep inclines.

Tuesday:

Hidden Lake/Lookout Louise, 9:00am to 12:30pm:

Walk with a guide from the lake side to the ridge top where you can see Ontario’s Sleeping Giant and Isle Royale's north side. Day Hikers and back-packers may choose to trek to Rock Harbor via the Greenstone Ridge, Mt. Franklin, and the Tobin Harbor trails (10.2 mi) or return to Hidden Lake for the boat ride to Rock Harbor.

Edisen Fishery/Rock Harbor Lighthouse, 2:00pm to 6:00pm:

Visit a historic commercial fishery site, tour with a guide, and take a quarter mile guided walk to the oldest lighthouse (1855) on Isle Royale.

Raspberry Island/Sunset Cruise, 8:00pm to Sunset in June-July & 7:30pm to Sunset in Aug-September:

Take a walk along a boardwalk through the spruce bog on Raspberry Island followed by a cruise on the Sandy around Scoville and Blake Points to view features like the Canadian Shoreline, the site of the Monarch shipwreck, and a Lake Superior sunset.

(After Aug.15, cruise only).

Wednesday:

Passage Island, 9:00am to 1:30pm:

Cruise across one of Lake Superior's popular shipping lanes to a rugged island that has not known the grazing effects of moose on its vegetation. See the rare devil's club shrub and a picturesque 1881 lighthouse. Be prepared to hike 1 mile each way on a trail with several steep inclines.

Raspberry Island, 2:30pm to 5:00pm:

Take a walk along a boardwalk through the spruce bog on Raspberry Island. Enjoy an afternoon on your own spectacular island within an island.

Thursday:

Hidden Lake/Lookout Louise, 9:00am to 12:30pm:

Walk with a guide from the lake side to the ridge top where you can see Ontario’s Sleeping Giant and Isle Royale's north side. Day Hikers and back-packers may choose to trek to Rock Harbor via the Greenstone Ridge, Mt. Franklin, and the Tobin Harbor trails (10.2 mi) or return to Hidden Lake for the boat ride to Rock Harbor.

Edisen Fishery/Rock Harbor Lighthouse, 2:00pm to 6:00pm:

Visit a historic commercial fishery site, tour with a guide, and take a quarter mile guided walk to the oldest lighthouse (1855) on Isle Royale.

Friday:

Passage Island, 1:30pm to 6:00pm:

Cruise across one of Lake Superior's popular shipping lanes to a rugged island that has not known the grazing effects of moose on its vegetation. See the rare devil's club shrub and a picturesque 1881 lighthouse. Be prepared to hike 1 mile each way on a trail with several steep inclines.

Raspberry Island/Sunset Cruise,

8:00pm to Sunset in June-July

7:30pm to Sunset in Aug-September:

Take a walk along a boardwalk through the spruce bog on Raspberry Island followed by a cruise on the Sandy around Scoville and Blake Points to view features like the Canadian Shoreline, the site of the Monarch shipwreck, and a Lake Superior sunset.

(After Aug.15, cruise only).

Saturday:

Edisen Fishery/Rock Harbor Lighthouse, 9:00am to 1:30pm:

Visit a historic commercial fishery site, tour with a guide, and take a quarter mile guided walk to the oldest lighthouse (1855) on Isle Royale.

We do not accept advanced phone reservations for the sightseeing tours. Guests may sign up for any tour going out during their stay once they arrive at Isle Royale. The sightseeing tours are not limited to only lodge guests! We welcome all to join our sightseeing tours! It is an excellent way of seeing Isle Royale!

Rock Harbor Lodge also offers fishing charters, and water taxis to various places around the island by reservation.

Inquire in the Lodge office for sightseeing reservations once you arrive on the island.

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