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Apostle Islands Cruise Service

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Address: City Dock, Bayfield, WI 54814
Phone Number: +1 800-323-7619
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This is the main attraction in Bayfield - and it should be. I think the cruise is a little too expensive, and a little too long. But it is beautiful to get out there on a nice... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is the main attraction in Bayfield - and it should be. I think the cruise is a little too expensive, and a little too long. But it is beautiful to get out there on a nice sunny day and see the caves

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Kimberly, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Great narrative by the ship's captain. Interesting stories regarding all of the islands and light houses, and provides opportunities for meeting and greeting others from all places on the globe. Great way to spend the morning.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The tour was packed with information and the crew was awesome. We went on a rainy low visibility day, so we were told what we could have seen if it were clear. We were shown 21 of the 22 Apostle islands, and all had great fall foliage. I was a little disappointed that we only got up close to a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Phenomenal Tour! Captain Sherman; Bryce, Helmsman; and Lilly (cabin crew) were equally wonderful and very personable! Truly enjoyed the stories Sherman shared with us along the way, a perfect addition to the overall enjoyment of the cruise. The magnificent beauty of the Bayfield area, the islands, lighthouse, caves, etc. is beyond description. I was enthralled with every nuance of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Captain Sherman, pilot Bryce and crewmember Lily made for a great cruise. Sherman's local history added color to the adventure

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This was the perfect thing-to-do on a beautiful, sunny autumn day in this magical town. My wife and I came away breathless from the cruise -- awed by the scenery and the fascinating history of the Apostle Islands. Appreciated the captain's detailed account of local 'folklore' that made the trip that much more exciting. Highly recommended. This is a must-do... More 

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Royersford, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The morning we booked our cruise for was 40 degrees with strong winds. The colors were all as brilliant as I would have thought for the time of year but it was changing. That day the wind was blowing so strong that the cruise had to be cut short but we received a partial refund. The Captain was great and... More 

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Winter Haven, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Exceptional 3.5 hour boat ride to various islands. Sherman and crew did an outstanding job with information about the islands, lighthouses and caves. You won't be disappointed. Fall colors were magnificent.

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Rochester, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I have mixed feelings about this Grand Tour. The cashier recommended the later tour because there tended to be less crowded so we opted for the second of the late afternoon cruises. Although we got there 20 minutes early, there already was quite a long line. However, that meant that the end of our trip was in the dark (good... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Lots of tours to choose from and we were very happy with the Apostle Islands Cruise Line. The captain was friend and had lots of knowledge and interesting stories. We loved the cruise.

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