Apostle Islands Sea Caves Map
Sea Caves can be found at the following locations. Each location is given a star rating for the sea caves, ease of access, and crowd levels. If you see an image above the text you can click on it and play a video from that sea cave location. The locations include Devil’s Island, Meyers Beach, Sand Island, Romans Point, Houghton Point, Chequamegon Bay, Madeline Island, Red Cliff, Stockton Island, Cat Island, Eagle Island, Outer Island and Spirit Point. You can expect large crowds at Meyers Beach. The other sea cave locations you will have mostly to yourself.
APOSTLE ISLANDS KAYAKING
Apostle Islands Kayaking can be unpredictable; our primary goal is safety. We have the best safety record in the Apostle Islands because we are the most cautious and we choose to paddle in the most protected locations, away from large crowds. The biggest concern for paddlers on Lakes Superior is the cold water temperatures and large waves. We offer a sea cave kayak options on the East side of the Bayfield Peninsula where the water is warmer and we only launch in calm (less than 1 ft wave) conditions.
BEST CHANCE OF LAUNCHING
Tours at Meyers Beach and other exposed sea caves cancel about 20% of the time.
Our tours have about a 5% chance of cancellation.
You have a much better chance of launching the tour you signed up for when you book with us.
ABOUT OUR TOURS
We cater to families with kids and people who are looking for a relaxing paddle without crowds. Apostle Islands kayak tours can be dangerous but we choose to paddle in conditions that are not challenging.
We tell you this to help you make your outfitter decision.
Our guided tours take place at secluded sea cave destinations, where we are likely to be the only group there. We allow you plenty of time inside each cave to sit and enjoy the ambiance and take as many photos as you like.
WHAT IF WE CANCEL?
Being a cautious outfitter means we do have to cancel sometimes, but if we ever cancel your Apostle Islands kayak tour or if the CDC restrictions make it impossible to travel, you receive a 100% refund.
In the event of a weather cancellation we also give your group priority re-booking, meaning we will open up spots on whatever tour you want and for whatever date you choose.
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Any Reservation that is cancelled more than 98 hours in advance receives a full refund. Less than 98 is 50% refund.No show, no refund.If weather cancels your tour you receive a full refund. We try to give you at least 24 hours notice by text or email if weather is a concern. If we cancel the tour you receive a 100% refund.
We do our best to get you out to your desired location. If weather does not permit we do not force you to go on a different tour. We will offer an alternative tour, a chance to reschedule or a 100% refund.
You must have previous kayak experience and know how to swim to rent a sea kayak. A 1 to 2 hour safety course is mandatory for all rentals and we reserve the right to require a guide for your rental.
Our goal is to facilitate your Apostle Islands kayak adventure into one of the most unique and biodiverse destinations in North America. The Apostle Islands are a sandstone island achipelago that feature long stretches of towering sandstone cliffs nestled amonst pristine beaches. These islands are some of the last places to find old growth boreal forest and home to the famous sea caves.
The expanse of Lake Superior surrounding Apostle Islands National Lakeshore has endless pockets of natural splendor. The guides at Apostle Islands Adventures have spent years exploring the area, only to find untapped locales of awe-inspiring landscapes. The team dedicates their time helping others seek out places of serenity by traveling by boat or kayak. Whether crossing to an island or exploring a sea cave, the team specializes in private or small group tours. Tour-goers are also free to explore on their own by renting a kayak complete with instruction.
Something for everyone
• Tours are appropriate for beginners and inexperienced paddlers.
• If you do not have kayak experience we highly suggest that you go on a tour with a guide.
• It takes kayaking skills, you must be in good shape and you must be able to swim to kayak without a guide in the Apostle Islands.
• Tours are appropriate for beginners and inexperienced paddlers as we only launch in safe paddling conditions and guides are equipped to tow if necessary.
Lake Superior is the most dangerous lake