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

2019 Fares (One-Way)

Low Season: Prior to 7/9/18 and after 8/24/18
Adults: $55.00
High Season: 7/9/19 through 8/24/19
Adults: $70.00
Ranger III Inaguration Special: 6/11/19 through 6/22/19
Adults: $70.00 round-trip during these dates only
Child: $35.00 round-trip during these dates only

​Fares Effective All Season
Children (1 -15 years): $35.00
Infants (under 1): Free
Boat (less then 18'01"): $100.00
Boat (18'01" to 20'00"): $150.00
Canoes/Kayaks (hand loaded): $30.00
Canoes/Kayaks (over 20'00" or 90 lbs): $60.00
Outboard Motor: $15.00
100 lbs gear per passenger: Free
Additional freight after 100 lbs: $9.50/100wt.

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

2019 ROUND-TRIP FARES

PEAK SEASON - 7/1 thru Labor Day 9/2
One-way fares half price
Adults (16 and over) .............$136
Children (15 and under) ........ 100
Canoes, Kayaks ...................... 60
Double-Kayaks ........................ 80
Motors(under 5 hp) .................. 10
Motors(over 5 hp) .................... 30

2019 OFF-PEAK SEASON - 5/13 - 6/29 and 9/4 - 9/30
One-way fares half price
Adults (16 and over) ............ $124
Children (15 and under) .......... 94
Canoes, Kayaks, Double-Kayaks, motors: Same as above

The Isle Royale Queen IV arrives in Rock Harbor around 11:30 AM, and departs Rock Harbor at 2:45 PM.

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

Grand Portage - Windigo: 2 hours
Windigo - Rock Harbor: 5 hours

(2 day round trip)
Schedule via Grand Portage, Minnesota
Departures:
Grand Portage to Rock Harbor: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday
Rock Harbor to Grand Portage: Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday

Voyageur does not stop at any docks other than Windigo and Rock Harbor unless there are reservations.
 

Contact: Grand Portage Isle Royale Transportation Lines, Inc. 
PO Box 366
Grand Portage, MN 55605
Phone: 218-600-0765
Email: reservations@isleroyaleboats.com
Web: isleroyaleboats.com
 


Sea Hunter III

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 366
Grand Portage, MN 55605
Phone: 218-600-0765
Email: reservations@isleroyaleboats.com
Web: isleroyaleboats.com​



 

Isle Royale Seaplanes

Isle Royale Seaplanes flies from their Houghton County Portage Canal in Hancock, MI as well as Devil’s Track airport in Grand Marais, MN.

Isle Royale Seaplanes flies to the island 5 times per day, every day of the week with the exception of Wednesday.

Flights to/from Grand Marais, MN:
Isle Royale National Park:
Windigo: 25 minutes
Rock Harbor: 45 minutes


Flights to/from Houghton, MI:
Isle Royale National Park:
Windigo: 35 minutes
Rock Harbor: 45 minutes
 

Passenger Season: Mid May - Mid September

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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