Rates & Schedule

South Manitou Island

RATE:

$35/adult – $20/kids (12 & under)
(Round Trip)

Kayak/Canoe Transport Rate:   (We do not rent kayaks/canoes, we just transport for people)

$35.00 roundtrip single Kayaks

$70.00 roundtrip tandem kayaks/canoes


May:

Trips usually start on May 15, 16, and 17.

Weekends starting the 3rd weekend of May (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)

Memorial Day Weekend:

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday

Friday May 23 depart 10am

Saturday May 24:  depart 10 am and 1:50pm

Sunday May 25:  depart 10 am.

Monday of Memorial weekend, there is no Daytrip.  We depart Leland at 12:30pm and pick up at 2pm.

June 1-15

Daily except no runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

June 16-30

Daily trips seven days a week

For the above dates: We will be departing for South Manitou at 10 a.m. and then the boat stays on the island until 4 p.m., getting back at 5:30 p.m., however most fridays and the last couple of wednesdays, campers will go over at 1:50pm (mirroring our summer schedule, while day visitors are still departing on our morning 10 am run)

July 1 – Labor Day

We are now going to be running seven days a week July-labor day to both South and North Manitou Islands.

10:00 am Leave Leland
11:15 am Arrive South Manitou Island

11:30 am Leave S. Manitou
12:25 pm Arrive North Manitou Island

12:30 pm Leave N Manitou
1:35 pm Arrive Leland

1:40 pm Leave Leland
2:45 pm Arrive North Manitou Island

2:55 pm Leave N. Manitou
3:50 pm Arrive S. Manitou Islan

4:00 pm Leave South Manitou Island
5:30 pm Arrive back to Leland

In the morning at 10 am to South Manitou, we will be taking “day visitors”, this boat is mainly for passengers who are just going to spend the day on the island, not camping.

The 1:50 pm boat is for campers going over to North Manitou Island and South Manitou Island. The 11:30 am departure from South Manitou will be picking up campers from previous days and the same with the 12:40 pm pick up on North Manitou, we will be picking up campers from other days.

****ALL Day visitors to south will be departing Leland at 10 am and leaving the island at 4 pm.

 

***ON LABOR DAY MONDAY, WE WILL NOT HAVE A DAY TRIP.  WE WILL DEPART LELAND AT 12:30PM AND WE WILL DEPART SOUTH MANITOU ISLAND AT 2:00PM.

WE WILL DEPART LELAND FOR NORTH MANITOU ISLAND AT 10 AM ON LABOR DAY,  MONDAY AND DEPART NORTH MANITOU ISLAND FOR LELAND AT 11:00 AM RETURNING TO LELAND AT 12:30PM.

Labor day  - September 15

We run Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
(Day trips are ONLY on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Depart Leland at 10 a.m./Return at 5:30 p.m.)

September 15 – First full weekend of October

**We do need a minimum of 25 passengers to make a trip.  Trips will be cancelled if the minimum is not met.

Fridays, Saturdays (daytrip) and sundays.

Fridays and Sundays in the fall are just for campers, departing Leland at 10 a.m. and stopping at both islands and returning back to Leland at 2 p.m.

In the fall, daytrips are only available on SATURDAYS.

Kayaks: $35 each
Canoes/Tandem Kayaks: $70 each


SCHEDULE:

  • 9:15 am- check in at ticket office
  • 10:00 am – boat departs for island
  • 11:30 am – boat arrives at island
  • 4:00 pm – boat departs for Leland
  • 5:30 pm – boat arrives in Leland

North Manitou Island

RATE:
$35/adult – $20/kids (12 & under)
(Round Trip)

Please check schedule below for different times of the year as North manitou times vary.


MAY 1-31 (See Memorial weekend additional days and different times)

Fridays and Sundays

* 10:00 Depart Leland

*11:00 Arrive North Manitou

(immediate turnaround, pick up returning campers at 11:00am)

Memorial Day Weekend:

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday

Friday of Memorial weekend:

11:45: Check in

1:00: Departure for North Manitou Island

Saturday May 24:  check in by 1pm depart at 1:50pm for North Manitou

Sunday May 24:  check in by 9:15 am and depart at 10am for north Manitou

Memorial Day Schedule (monday)

9:15 am check in

10:00am departure for North Manitou (early departure)

11:00 am pick up on the island (immediate turnaround)

12:30 arrival back in leland

2:50 pm pick up on the island (immediate turnaround)

this is the late departure off NM

4pm approximate arrival back in Leland

June 1-30

Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fridays

*10:00 departure for North Manitou.  Most Fridays there will be a 1:50pm  departure instead of the 10am. departure except for June 6.

This boat will be going to South Manitou first to drop off day visitors, it will then go to North, arriving about 12:30pm.

*** ATTENTION NORTH CAMPERS RETURNING:   Returning campers will be picked up at 12:30, then go  to South Manitou until the 4PM return arriving back in Leland at 5:30pm.  This is different than usual.

DATES THAT THIS IS GOING TO AFFECT NORTH MANITOU CAMPERS:  JUNE 3, JUNE 5, JUNE 7, JUNE 10, AND POTENTIALLY JUNE 17.  THESE DATES YOU WILL POTENTIALLY BE GOING ON TO SOUTH MANITOU FOR THE DAY.  YOU WILL NEED TO BE AT THE DOCK ON NORTH MANITOU FOR PICKUP AT 11AM.


JULY 1 – Labor Day

We are now going to be running seven days a week July-labor day to both
South and North Manitou Islands.

***Saturday August 29, Monday August 31, Tuesday September 1, Wednesday September 2, and Thursday September 3,  There is no 1:50 p.m. boat to North Manitou. North Manitou campers are required to go on the 10 am boat…

Labor Day, September 7

On Labor day, we will run a 10 am boat to North Manitou Island picking up campers at 11am and returning to Leland at 12:30pm. The south Manitou island boat will depart on labor day at 12:30 pm and pick up campers at 2pm, returning to Leland at 3:30 pm.

10:00 am Leave Leland
11:15 am Arrive South Manitou Island

11:30 am Leave S. Manitou
12:25 pm Arrive North Manitou Island

12:30 pm Leave N Manitou
1:35 pm Arrive Leland

1:40 pm Leave Leland
2:45 pm Arrive North Manitou Island

2:55 pm Leave N. Manitou
3:50 pm Arrive S. Manitou Island

4:00 pm Leave South Manitou Island
5:30 pm Arrive back to Leland

In the morning at 10 am to South Manitou, we will be taking “day visitors”,
this boat is mainly for passengers who are just going to spend the day on
the island, not camping.

The 1:50 pm boat is for campers going over to North Manitou Island and South
Manitou Island. The 11:30 am departure from South Manitou will be picking up
campers from previous days and the same with the 12:40 pm pick up on North
Manitou, we will be picking up campers from other days.

After Labor Day – September 15

Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Departure at 10 a.m.

September 15 – First weekend of October

Fridays and Sundays in the fall are just for campers, departing Leland at 10 a.m. and stopping at both islands and returning back to Leland at 2 p.m.

SCHEDULE:

  • 9:15 am – check in at ticket office
  • 10:00 am – boat departs for island
  • 11:00 am – boat arrives at island
  • 11:00 am – IMMEDIATE TURNAROUND FOR LELAND. NO LAYOVER. 12:00 pm – boat arrives in Leland

Spring/Fall
Please call operator.  Off-season, we do need a minimum of 25 passengers to make a trip.  Trips will be cancelled if minimum is not reached.

We will be running one boat to both islands on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays through the fall, which could make your return as late as 5:30 pm.

Hunt Schedule
Generally, it is a week-long hunt late October/early November.  Please call 231-256-9061 for details.

Off-Season
We will not take campers over on Sundays in the fall and early spring.
We want all the campers to go over on Fridays or Saturdays and have everyone
return together on Sundays. We can’t guarantee boat trips that far in advance.

Cancellation Policy

  • Individuals require a 48 hour notice for a refund.
  • Groups of 10 or more require a 2 week notice for a refund.
  • There is a 20% cancellation charge for all reservations.
  • Parking is available for $2.00 per day.
  • All schedules are dependent on the weather.

SPECIAL CHARTER TRIPS ARE AVAILABLE FOR CLUBS AND GROUPS.
PLEASE CALL 231-256-9061 OR E-MAIL FOR MORE INFORMATION.