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Whitecap Kayak

31375 Wannebo Rd

Washburn, WI 54891

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Whitecap Kayak offers customized guided Apostle Island Kayaking on Lake Superior from the Apostle Islands to the Porcupine Mountains. 

Your Schedule
Custom Destinations
No Experience Necessary
We Provide the Gear

Ready when you are!

Customized Apostle Island Kayaking Tours on

Lake Superior


Not Your Ordinary Guiding Service

Our unique approach to guiding Apostle Islands kayak trips sets us apart from other touring services; You tell us when and where you want to go! Plus, we don't overbook our guides. That means your tour is as leisurely, or as quick, as you like it to be. (We're not an "assembly line".)

Well trained!

Our guides carry some of the highest levels of certifications through the American Canoe Association of all the guide services in the Apostle Islands!


Apostle Islands Camping

Length: Multi Day Trip

Camp in the Apostle Islands

A "playground" for historians, paddling-enthusiasts and beach-lovers alike! The Apostle's boast of old brownstone lighthouses, remote sandy beaches, and plenty of islands to explore!

Launch: Little Sand Bay, WI

Overnight Trip

Meyers Beach Sea Caves Kayaking

Length: About 2.5 Hours

Half Day Sea Caves Paddle

Kayak through one of the highlights of this paddling destination and explore the caves of the Apostle Island National Lakeshore with an experienced guide.

Launch: Meyers Beach, WI 

Day Trip

Apostle Islands Sea Caves Kayaking

Length: About 5 Hours

Full Day Sea Caves Paddle

Accessible only by water, these famous caverns along the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore are a playground of unique geographic wonder!

Launch: Meyers Beach, WI

Day Trip

Saxon Harbor Sea Kayaking

Wander amongst Canyons, Cliffs, and Waterfalls

It’s impossible to convey all of Lake Superior’s vast geological beauty. But this tour may, perhaps, capture the heart of it.

Length: About 3.5 Hours

Launch: Saxon Harbor, WI 

Day Trip

Lake Superior Camping

Discover Hidden Lake Superior Shoreline

Kayak along towering rocky cliffs. Set up camp amidst rich green foliage, hidden creeks and waterfalls. Scout smooth pebble beaches. The shoreline will ignite the explorer in you!

Length: Overnight Trip

Launch: Saxon Harbor, WI 

Overnight Trip

Kayaking the Gile Flowage

Unveil the Wild Wisconsin Flowages

This chain of lakes has a distinctly wild flavor. If you love sighting eagles, catching fish, and relaxing under the scented cedars like we do, you’ll love the Flambeau Flowage.

Length: Overnight Trip

Launch: Gile, WI 

Overnight Trip


Kayak Camping in Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

Dates: July 27th - 31st

ACA Trip Leader Course

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, July 27th – 31st The ACA Trip Leader Training Course and Trip Leader Assessment are meant to prepare people to lead other paddlers either recreationally or professionally in a coastal kayak environment. 

Cost: $500 per person

ACA Costal Kayaking Certificaton

Dates: May 22nd - 24th, 2020

ACA Coastal Kayak Instructor Certification

It’s more than just bragging rights! Take your love for kayaking to a much higher level! We strongly value formal training. The American Canoe Association (ACA) is a great organization that standardizes paddle-sport safety and instruction. It’s acknowledged as the “Gold Standard” of paddle-sport education throughout the US and several foreign countries. 

Cost: $270 per person

Whitewater Kayaking Montral Canyon

Length: About 2 Hours

Learn to Whitewater Kayak

Feel the rapture of being alive as learn the skill of whitewater kayaking! Join us at Wausau for their recreational dam releases, and let one of our instructors guide you through the basics of whitewater kayaking.

Launch: Wausau, WI