"Spar Island Zodiac Excursion"
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Skill Level

Hiking on moderate, advanced and expert trails. Sorry, but we are unable to accommodate children under eight (8) years of age or under 4’6″. Pregnant woman, people with neck/back injuries, are advised not to take this tour.

Pricing

Per person $135
Group (up to 12) $1295
13% HST tax not included  

US$, CDN$, VISA, MC, Discover and Amex accepted on board.

$135
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WHERE YOUR ADVENTURE TAKES YOU

 

This Ontario Signature Experience Zodiac Adventure Tour takes you to a very special and seldom visited area. Spar Island is Located about 20 Nautical Miles south south west of Thunder Bay. Accessible only by watercraft, it has a beautiful all-weather bay. Embark on this adventure roaring out past the Welcome Islands and Pie Island.

YOUR EXPERIENCE

THE ZODIAC RIDE

Experience the crystal clear waters and magnificent vistas of the world’s largest freshwater lake. This Ontario Signature Experience Zodiac Adventure Tour begins with a thrilling 1.5 hour Zodiac ride out past the Welcome Islands and Pie Island to a secluded bay located on Spar Island.

Our Zodiac Tour is fast and thrilling. When the waves and wind kick up you will get to feel the spray of the crystal clear waters. Each passenger over 110 lbs. is provided with a Canadian approved full-length Mustang™ flotation suit for safety and comfort. It will keep you dry and warm on your adventure. Sizes range from M to XXXL. Passengers under 110 lbs. will be provided with a Personal Flotation Device (PFD).

You may also get to experience riding up and down the waves or cruising at high speeds on top of them. This is thrilling but can also be physically demanding. Sorry, but we are unable to accommodate children under eight (8) years of age or under 4’6″ on our Zodiac Tours. Sail Superior does not recommend Zodiac travel for expectant mothers, people in frail health, or those with neck or back concerns. Instead, we recommend one of our unique and scenic  Harbour Sailing Tours  or our  Big Lake Adventures by sailboat.

THE HIKE

Hike a short distance (750m) up through the pristine boreal forest. As you climb higher the forest will give way to exposed rock and vegetative scrub. The environment reflects the raw beauty and power of Lake Superior. Continue upward and you will reach the TOP of the WORLD lookout. The high cliffs offer breathtaking views! Experience the expanse of Superior’s open water. Look south and marvel at the magnitude of the lake’s largest island, Isle Royale. In the distance, you can see Thompson and Pie Island’s tall tableland mesas.

We will zip back across the bay where you will get to enjoy Thunder Bay from a different vantage point. The best views of the city are from the water! Finish off by cruising around the manmade break wall, and back to Pier 3.

Each excursion is unique, as Lake Superior always has something to say about what you will see and which direction you will take.

WHAT TO BRING ON YOUR ADVENTURE

YOUR PET? Our Zodiac Tours are now Pet-Friendly! See our Pet Info Page here: Pet-Friendly Tours

We recommend you bring a cap, windbreaker, water bottle, camera, sunglasses and sunscreen. Bring great hiking footwear that you have used and trust, blisters are no fun. Hiking boots, hiking shoes or comfortable and sturdy running shoes are examples of appropriate footwear.

Bring a lunch and snacks or let us provide the food for your adventure for a small charge. We provide potable water on board for those of you who can’t quench your thirst for adventure. Each passenger over 110 lbs. is provided with a Canadian approved full-length Mustang™ flotation suit for safety and comfort. It will keep you dry and warm on your adventure. Sizes range from M to XXXL. Passengers under 110 lbs. will be provided with a Personal Flotation Device (PFD).

WHAT IS A ZODIAC?

“Zodiac” is a trade name for a Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) or Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB). Constructed with sides and bow made of flexible tubes containing air, a floor typically made of rigid aluminum sheets, and often outfitted with outboard engines, these boats are fast, lightweight, durable and incredibly seaworthy. Canadian forces and most militaries around the world use Zodiacs on their missions.

Details

Total Trip Length 5 hrs (9 AM - 2 PM)
Time on Water 3 hrs
Time at Destination 2 hrs
Passengers 6 - 12
Voyage guided by a seasoned captain Included
Generous provisions aboard $30/person/day upon request
Full weather protection suits available.
Please arrive no later than 15 min before your scheduled time.

Schedule

Monday Private Group by Request
Tuesday Private Group by Request
Wednesday Private Group by Request
Thursday Private Group by Request
Friday 9 AM - 2 PM Every Second Friday starting May 25, 2018
Saturday Private Group by Request
Sunday Private Group by Request

Policies

ZODIAC tours require a minimum of 6 passengers. If we do not reach this number we will help you reschedule or refund the booking fee. Notification of the cancellation will start 24hrs before the tour.

Please call or text ahead for same day last minute availability.

Tel/Text: +1.807.628.3333

Sorry, but we are unable to accommodate children under eight (8) years of age or under 4’6″on our Zodiac Tours. Sail Superior does not recommend Zodiac travel for expectant mothers, people in frail health, or those with neck or back concerns. Instead, we recommend one of our unique and scenic  Harbour Sailing Tours  or our  Big Lake Adventures.

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