2013 Schedule

Fares & Schedule

Call 906-289-4437 to make a reservation.
We have no online reservation system.

3 hours and 15 minutes  each way.

Sailing Period          Days
5/13 - 6/7                 M & F only
                                 - extra sailing date: Weds 6/5
6/10 - 6/29               M, T, Th, F, Sat
                                -  (NO Sun, Weds)
7/1 - 7/30                 M, T, Th, F, Sat, Sun
                                -  (NO Weds)
7/31 - 9/1                 EVERY DAY
9/2 - 9/30                 M & F only

Each sailing date, the Queen IV makes one round trip.
The vessel departs Copper Harbor at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time
and departs Isle Royale (Rock Harbor entrance only) at 2:45 p.m. EDT

2013 Round-Trip Fares
PEAK SEASON - July 15 thru August  15
One-way fares half price
Adults (12 and over)        $130.00
Children (11 and under)      65.00
Canoes,  Kayaks                  50.00
Double-Kayaks                   80.00
Motors(under 5 hp)             10.00
Motors(over 5 hp)               30.00

2013 Round-Trip Fares
OFF-PEAK - May 13 - July 14 & Aug. 16 - Sept. 30
One-way fares half price
Adults (12 and over)     $120.00
Children (11 and under)    60.00
Canoes, Kayaks, Double-Kayaks, motors: Same as above

DESPOSIT: Full fare is required  to make all reservations.

In addition to ferry charges, the National Park Service levies a User Fee for Isle Royale: $4.00 per DAY (not per night) per ADULT (12 years old and up). The fee is paid on the ferry during the crossing. NO credit cards are accepted for fee. ONLY cash, check, or traveler's check are accepted. NO NPS nationwide cards, such as the “Golden Age Passport,” cover the fee. Other rules apply. Consult the NPS's web site for information: Isle Royale National Park Web Site

Our parking lot is unsecured, but very safe. Charges:

Cars, SUVs, Vans, Pick-Ups:  $5 per night  ($20 maximum)
RVs and Motor Homes over 24’ long $10 per night ($40 maximum)
Advanced notice on RVs required.
Cars, etc. with trailers  $7 per night ($28 maximum)

Parking begins each morning the Queen IV sails at 7:00 am. Parking attendants will show you where to park your car. You may drive onto our dock to unload gear before parking. Please do not park in our lot before being shown where to park. Call or email us for complete information on parking fees and procedures. We do not allow camping or overnight parking (when you are not on the island) in our lot.

There is no refund if you cancel your reservation less than three (3) days (exactly 72 hours) before departure time. Cancelations received with more than 3 days (72 hours) notice will be sent an 85% refund. If canceling a group of 10 people or more, two-week’s notice is required for an 85% refund.

Taxi companies run from both Houghton and Calumet to Copper Harbor. Limo service to and from the airport (CMX) near Calumet is available from www.coppercountrylimo.com.