or taking a boat cruise
along the Pictured Rocks certainly gives explorers an intimate feel, kayaking near the rocks brings paddlers so close to the cliffs that they can touch them while gliding through magical sea caves.
When you tour Pictured Rocks by kayak, you see 13 stunning points of interest. This includes Miners Castle, Painted Coves, Caves of all Colors, Lovers Leap, Rainbow Cave, Indian Head, Gull Rookery, Grand Portal, Battleship Rocks, Flower Vase, Indian Drum, Chapel Cove, and Chapel Rock.
Lake Superior isn’t just the largest and freshest of the Great Lakes. It’s also the world’s largest freshwater lake by surface area. It’s easy to let the worries of everyday life drift into oblivion and ease into a state of sweet tranquility when floating or paddling along the majestic body of water. When paddling near the Pictured Rocks, gorgeous colors stream down the rock face from the cliffs and mirror Lake Superior’s turquoise waters, making you feel like you’re living a dream.
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How to Kayak: Choose Pictured Rocks Kayaking
Safety & Convenience at its Finest
If you want safety and convenience when you go kayaking on Lake Superior, then Pictured Rocks Kayaking is the outfitter for you.
The Only Off-Shore Launch
Pictured Rocks Kayaking
provides the only
off-shore launch. This means, rather than taking off from land, kayakers cruise from Munising Bay aboard a kayak-launching boat and are released into Lake Superior just past Painted Coves. You can skip hours of paddling and get straight to the best parts. Once finished with the paddling portion of the trip, kayakers board the boat for a ride back to shore, leisurely gazing at the colorful cliffs.
Boat Follows You, With Bathrooms on Board
The boat follows you the whole time during the 4-5 hour adventure, so bathroom breaks are easy.
Also, since the launch boat follows kayakers along as they paddle, you’re always within a reasonable distance of restrooms and emergency help. Plus, by using tandem kayaks, stability is greatly improved. Trips are around 4-5 hours long with 2 hours – or 5 miles – of glorious kayaking time. Kayakers are asked to bring appropriate layers
as the temperature is often cooler along the lake.Book Your Tour Today
An Innovative Approach to Kayaking: The Vessel
In 2019, Pictured Rocks Kayaking launched its new vessel
, Kayak Express, a 64-by-19 foot boat created to take 72 passengers, six guides and 36 kayaks aboard. The boat was designed specifically for launching kayaks into the water. The off-shore launch is a unique approach that has revolutionized kayak tours.
Kayaking Pictured Rocks will create memories for a lifetime. Tours fill up fast, so book yours today!
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