While the cost is higher than a ferry fare, we think you’ll see the value right from take off. The flight will get your heart pumping–the perfect warmup for your time on the island. And don’t forget, you have ticket options…one way, round trip, or Intra-Island…giving you trip flexibility so you can plan your adventure your way.

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One Way Ticket

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Round Trip Ticket

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Intra-Island Ticket

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National Park Service Fee: Each visitor to the park is required to pay the National Park Service $7 daily user fee for each calendar day visiting the island. The fee must be paid through the National Park Service. Click here to pay the daily user fee. All NPS passes are now honored.

Payment: We do not accept deposits, full payment is required to confirm your reservation. Children under age 2, not occupying a seat, fly free of charge.

Refund/Cancellation Policy: Refunds are not provided within 14 days of departure. If Isle Royale Seaplanes cancels a flight due to safety/weather or any other reason, clients will have the option of a refund on the unused portion of their ticket, or a rescheduled trip at a later time. Rescheduled trips will be on a space-available basis. We will work with clients to find alternate transportation, but cannot guarantee success.

Flight Schedule

Our seasonal flights to Isle Royale begin May 15th and end September 22nd. We do not fly on Wednesdays. Please click here to fill out the request form and we will schedule your trip based upon flight availability.


Portage Canal Seaplane Base
21125 Royce Road
Hancock, MI 49930

(906) 483-4991

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Isle Royale Seaplanes


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