Meyers Beach Sea Caves: Full Cave 5 Hr ($98) | 1/2 Cave 2 Hr ($55)
(Tandem kayaks only)
*Runs 6/16/17 to 10/8/17*
* 7/1/17 to 9/4/17 children 5-11 years old can ride in the middle hatch of a tandem kayak for a reduced rate***
*Children Must be at least 12 years old and 100 lbs to paddle in a tandem kayak.*
* All Paddlers must be less than 260 lbs and less than 6’6″ to properly fit in the kayaks and gear that we use at Meyers Beach.*
Meyers Beach has the largest caves, the largest cliffs and also tends to have the largest crowds. This is the section of caves that became famous as the ice caves, they are absolutely breath taking, but it is important to note that other outfitters will be at the caves as well as private paddlers. It is a 1 mile paddle from Meyers Beach to the first cave and the first 1/2 mile of caves can be a bit crowded but we still explore all the nooks and cranny’s. The 1/2 Cave tour explores the first half of the sea caves and then returns. The full sea cave tour explores all the caves and spends time exploring the sea stacks, tunnel caves and sea arches on the back end of the sea caves, where it is less crowded.
Roman’s Point Sea Cave Tour: 3 HR $50 per person (Single and tandem kayaks)
*** Runs 5/22/17 to 10/8/17***
***5/22/17 to 6/30/17 participants must be at least 88 lbs. 7/1/17 to 9/4/17 participants must be at least 35 lbs. At all times riders must be shorter than 6’6 and less than 285 lbs.***
Roman’s point is a stretch of caves in Siskiwit Bay directly in front of Cornucopia, that lead into Bark Bay. There are 8 really good caves that you can get your kayak into and in several spots you are able to paddle through tunnel caves. The tip of Roman’s Point is a beautiful 50 foot tall sandstone arch that frames Bark bay as you paddle through it.
The Roman’s Point tour stays close to shore and allows us to offer single kayaks and tandem kayaks, it’s your choice. Roman’s point sandtone cliffs are just as tall as Meyers Beach and the caves are nearly as good, but we hardly ever see anyone else at these caves. We will traverse every nook and cranny and give you all the time you want to explore the caves, take photos and bask in the brilliance of their beauty.
Shipwreck Tour: 2 Hr ($40) (Single and Tandem Kayaks)
(Kid friendly 20-35 lbs allowed)
Kids 4-10 yrs old 50% off for each paddling adult
On the night of 20 September 1901, the 280 foot long wooden steamer Fedora steamed south into the channel between the Wisconsin mainland and Basswood Island, heading for Ashland. The demise was quick and violent. A kerosene lamp blew up in the engine room, igniting oil drums and turning the vessel into a giant floating fire. With the water pumps also located in the engine room, the ship was doomed, the crew in immediate danger. The huge fire lit up the shoreline, giving Capt. Frank Fick his best hope to save his men. Before flames hit the pilothouse, Capt. Fick steered the ramming the vessel onto a sandbar just offshore. As the ship burned down, the crew and captain safely swam to the beach, glad to be alive. This shipwreck is in very shallow water exposing a bit of the hull’s planking. The chilly water has kept what remains of this vessel remarkably well preserved after over a century. This is our easiest tour and great for kids.
Madeline Island Self-guided Sea Cave Tour: $40
The Madeline Island Sea Caves are much fewer and lower to the water than the Roman’s Point and Meyers Beach Sea Caves, however it does have access to the old growth boreal forests of Big Bay State Park. We have turned this into a self-guided tour because you can launch your kayak from Big Bay State Park and paddle all of the sea caves in less than an hour while hugging the shoreline the entire way. With the ferry over to Madeline Island it is really better to be on your own schedule as it is easy to lose an hour by missing a ferry. There are 3 caves in about a ¼ stretch at wilderness point all of which you can fit a kayak into. We provide you with a sea cave map and instructions, however it is important to remember that you will have to transport your kayaks on the ferry which costs $14 per adult and $25 per auto.
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