Island is the central Island of a 7-island archipelago located 30
miles in Lake Michigan north of Traverse City.
is the largest inhabited island in Lake Michigan. It is surrounded
by several smaller islands and the waters are pristine. The lake
is much warmer than Lake Superior and it is an ideal location for
kayaking. Escaping the crowds is one very good reason to plan a
trip to Beaver Island - peace and solitude is another.
Get to Beaver Island
the summer, spring, and fall, ferries run daily from Charlevoix
to Beaver Island. Take a look at the Beaver
Island Boat Company's Web Site for information, rates, and a
schedule, or call the Boat Company at 1-888-446-4095. The ferry
trip takes two hours and it's a great way to reach Beaver Island.
also has two air services now.
provides several flights per day to and from Beaver Island, year
round. The airplane trip allows you to reach the Island in 15
minutes and on a clear day offers some great aerial views. Take
a look at the Island Airways
Web Site for more information and rates or call them at 1-800-524-6895.
Aviation now provides air service to the Township Airport on the
west side and pride themselves on their extremely friendly service.
Call 1-888-359-7448, or book your flight online on the Fresh
Air Aviation Web Site.
can reach the Island by private boat or plane. The Island has two
airports: the Township Airport and Welke Airport. Beaver Island
also has the Township Yacht Dock and the Beaver
Island Marina located right next to the home base of the Inland
Seas School of Kayaking.
Stay on Beaver Island
people enjoy camping on Beaver Island. There are also a number small
motels and three B & B's, which we have listed on our Beaver
Island Lodging and Camping Links page.
you have any questions, call us at (231) 838-1290 or
We will do everything we can to make sure you have a great time
on Beaver Island, whether you come to snorkel, to learn to kayak
for the first time, or to fine tune your skills with a class or
trip to the outer islands.
Give us a
call or send us an email today.
Chamber of Commerce - www.beaverisland.org
Marina - www.beaverislandmarina.com
Net - www.beaverisland.net
'News on the Net' -
Tour - www.beaverislandtour.com
Indigo Guide Service (fishing on Beaver Island) - www.indigoguideservice.com