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This is the closest you'll get to wilderness in modern Door County with an extraordinary tour of  Rock Island, Wisconsin's oldest wilderness park. The adventure begins before tour as you take a car ferry on your own across the strait of water know as Deaths Door to Washington Island. Our tour crosses from island to island and circumnavigates Rock Island but we'll stop along the way for a picnic lunch. Learn about the life on the Great Lakes with this amazing water adventure.

Highlights of Your Adventure:

  • Amazing water views abound with a perspective of Lake Michigan like no other.

  • Learn about the natural history of Rock Island State Park a certified Wisconsin Naturalist.

  • Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch amidst the stunning scenery.

  • Visit Thordarson Boathouse, an architectural marvel, upon arrival to island.

  • Marvel at the gorgeous nature views of tall bluffs and weatherd shorelines throughout the journey.

  • Don't miss out on this once in a lifetime chance to see explore an island on the Great Lakes.


Duration: 4 hours

Tour Start Time: 10am

Ages: 18+

$154 per person includes:

  • Sea kayak rental

  • Paddle rental

  • Lifejacket rental

  • Kayak lesson

What to bring:

  • sun hat/sunscreen/sunglasses

  • beach friendly shoes

  • water bottle 

Cancellation: Free cancellation up to 48 hours in advance for 100% refund.

No Pressure tipping policy:  Unlike other tour companies that try to pressure you for a tip after you've already paid for tour.


While we do accept walk-up participants, this tour regularly sells out. Once a time slot is booked other tours may not be available at that same time slot.  To get your preferred choice and to avoid missing out, we highly recommend booking as soon as possible.

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The Highest Quality Kayak Tour in Door County. Period.

This is the tour for travelers looking for a unique kayak experience different from what the other high-volume tour companies provide.  Our tours are designed to offer a connection to nature and our fellow humans but also learn about the sport of sea kayaking. We believe in seeking health and happiness through outdoor activities that bring awarenes to the Great Lakes  We are a low-volume, local, guide-owned company that is dedicated to creating life-changing experiences on the water.

Free Cancellations & No Tipping Required

Cancel up to 48 hours in advance for a FULL refund. We know that plans can change quickly and that your vacation time is important, that’s why we offer one of the most generous cancellation policies in Door County.


Professional Guide for a Higher Level of Customer Service

Professional guide is a pretty loose term these days in Door County but Kayak Guide Justin can offer real credentials with globally recognized organizations. No other tour in Door County is led by guide that is an ACA L3 Coastal Sea Kayak Instructor and Wisconsin Master Naturalist. Paddle safely with Wilderness First Aid/CPR certified guide that grew up on the Great Lakes and kayaks Door County all 12 months of the year. 

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