Kayak and Hike Isle Royale

 

July 18-22

Other dates available for private groups of 10 to 12

$1900 Single, $3400 per couple or double occupancy

Discover Michigan’s wild, remote and most notable Lake Superior destination.  Experience a place where the natural beauty surrounds and embraces its visitors for an intimate encounter. Learn about the plants and animals that live, thrive, and survive the rigors of island living. Each day kayak the crystal clear near shore waters and underwater rocky shoals.  Steeped with numerous trail overlooks and historical destinations, Isle Royale provides endless opportunities for exploring. Wildlife viewing is abundant and astounding.  This haven for migratory breeding birds is also a place where natural selection unfolds without human management.

Hear loons cry in the early mornings and through out still nights.  Grey wolves and moose tell the story of survival and co-adaptation.  Visit world recognized Peterson cabin where over 30 years of wolf and moose research has taken place. See and touch the largest moose skull collection in the world.  Meander down the trail and visit the historic Edison fish Hatchery and Rock Harbor lighthouse.  Enchanting and transforming, Isle Royale and its neighboring 400 island archipelago are global treasures waiting to be explored.  Lodging is located at comfortable Rock Harbor Lodge.  Rooms have private baths and picture windows overlooking the harbor and islands.

This all inclusive ecotour provides transportation, fresh wholesome meals, kayaks & accessories, maps, permits and fees, and ecologist/kayak guide.

Highlights - incredible wildlife sightings, Peterson wolf research station, largest moose scull collection in the world, Edison Fish Hatchery, Lake Superior

Trip Instructors and Guides- Paddling Guides.

Start Location– Houghton, Michigan. National Park Service Ferry-Ranger III.

Grade– Some paddling experience, but not necessary. Comfortable lodging provided on Isle Royale at Rock Harbor Lodge.

Provided– 4 nights/5 days. All meals provided. Lodging accommodations, sea kayak gear, guide, transportation to and from island, NPS permits.  Gratuities and alcoholic drinks not included.

Charitable Contributions - Peterson Wolf/Moose Research Project