Reviews

Naomi Johnson

20 July 2024
2 days ago
So fun. If you are a photographer you should get there early to get in line and find a good seat (Maybe up to an hour). I ended up standing in the back section ...
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Michelle Ford

19 July 2024
3 days ago
Awesome trip! Reservation so easy and great response time to questions! Rick and bob we just fantastic as guides! I have done several of these trips at pictur...
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Lynn White

19 July 2024
3 days ago
Not only is this an amazing company, the sunset paddle is seriously one of the coolest things my husband and I have ever done! Pictures don’t even begin to do ...
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Roupina Carman

18 July 2024
4 days ago

Debra Balser

16 July 2024
6 days ago
What a great experience with Yooper Yachts! Highly recommend the Lovers Arch Paddle. So much fun! Kayak through Pictured Rocks, ☑️ checked off my bucket list!

Ashley Shankleton

15 July 2024
7 days ago
Raya, Bob, and Rick are simply incredible. To book the experience with Raya was flawless. Her communication about the trip and updates about the weather approva...
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Jim Smallegan

14 July 2024
7 days ago
Such an amazing experience. Raya, Bob, Ricky, they are all so nice to work with. We had an amazing time and are looking forward to our next visit. So much fun!!...
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Emily O'Neill

14 July 2024
8 days ago
Rick and his dad Bob were amazing tour guides. Clean language and no smoking is something that's important to me. I don't like to be around that stuff and th...
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Michelle

13 July 2024
8 days ago

Allison Woodwick

13 July 2024
8 days ago
Very Friendly Family run business. Not the cookie cutter rush of get in get out. Our tour was very laid back for everyone to enjoy what they wanted to, includ...
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Francine Hermelin

13 July 2024
8 days ago
So amazing!!!!!!! We could not have been in better hands than in those of Yooper Yachts. Raya, Bob, and Rick treated us with such care and made the day so much ...
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Joseph Miller (Just a Catholic Dad)

13 July 2024
9 days ago
Very friendly staff who were very accommodating and provided a wonderful experience.

Andy Salter

12 July 2024
9 days ago
We had a fantastic experience With Yooper Yachts. Our original trip was canceled due to poor weather, but they gladly added us to another trip the next day. Bob...
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Amy Rublein

10 July 2024
12 days ago

N P

10 July 2024
12 days ago
Great fun! And great guides! Our group loved every minute of our trip. It was so beautiful to see the Pictured Rocks up close from the water. So many beautiful ...
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Heidi Borter

09 July 2024
13 days ago
Good communication when booking and day before. Easy to find meet up location with a staff prepared and punctual. Nice guides and pace was perfect for people of...
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Tanya Khazin

08 July 2024
13 days ago

Stephanie K

08 July 2024
14 days ago
We had absolutely the best time during our tour with Yooper Yachts! We did the private tour and it was totally worth it. Our guide was great, and the scenery co...
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Shepador Travel

08 July 2024
14 days ago
Yooper Yachts is hands down the only choice to experience Pictured Rocks with. From the very first call, Raya and Bob took the best care of us in setting up our...
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steve strahl

07 July 2024
14 days ago
I really had a blast with you guys thank you so much

Abigail Donnelly

06 July 2024
16 days ago
We couldn't have asked for a better time with Yooper yachts! Pictured rocks is simply stunning, and getting to spend time with a small group, family-owned busi...
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Lisa Durall

03 July 2024
18 days ago
Terrific family owned business. Bob and Rick are knowledgeable and very accommodating. If you want to feel like you are on a trip with family, go with these guy...
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Dana Manis

03 July 2024
19 days ago
What a great day and amazing experience! From start to finish Yooper Yachts made everything so easy. We would definitely book with them again! Thank you again...
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Sam Hunt

01 July 2024
21 days ago
We signed up for the lovers Arch paddle the last week of June 2024. Raya was very responsive from the get go, and made scheduling very easy. We met up with Bob,...
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Brad Zahar

30 June 2024
21 days ago
Could not have asked for a better trip. Rick and Bob were wonderful guides. They are local, family owned, care about their customers and know the water and cond...
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BuKiddy

30 June 2024
22 days ago
Best Kayaking trip of our lifetime. A great teamwork by Raya, Rick and Bob. Thank you all for making our first visit to the U. P. and Kayaking in Lake Superior ...
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Natasha Popowich

30 June 2024
22 days ago
They were very professional and a fun crew to be with! They were flexible and let us do some extra exploring in the caves. It was worth every penny and the suns...
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mary jaworski

26 June 2024
a month ago

Kevin McDermott

25 June 2024
a month ago
We had a great time on the trip out to Chapel Rock! Plenty of neat spots - Rick was a great tour guide. Highly recommend if you want to see it all by paddle!

Lucero L

24 June 2024
a month ago
What a great experience! Yooper Yachts was the best! After weather forced a cancellation to our scheduled tour, YY was able to get us rescheduled for a private ...
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William Thompson

22 June 2024
a month ago
10/10 recommend booking your kayak paddle with yooper! Support locally owned small business and benefit from the smaller group experience. Our guide Rick did an...
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Jared Goris

22 June 2024
a month ago

Ryan Passmore

20 June 2024
a month ago
We had a wonderful experience with Yoopers Yachts! Raya, Rick and Bob were simply outstanding to us as guests visiting the area. Picture Rocks National Lakeshor...
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Kelly G

18 June 2024
a month ago
Raya was a wonderful communicator - she contacted me the week leading up to our trip and kept us informed of the weather conditions. Our guides were knowledgea...
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Ashu Shrestha

15 June 2024
a month ago
Rick was our tour guide and we had a fantastic time kayaking with him and our group on the lake. It’s a tiring but great experience for those willing to kayak t...
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Caitlin Nagy

10 June 2024
a month ago

Hannah Lundberg

10 June 2024
a month ago
We had a wonderful experience kayaking Pictured Rocks with Yooper Yachts! The views were incredible and Bob was a wonderful guide, helping us to feel safe and c...
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Bountiful Living Foods

09 June 2024
a month ago
Raya was very kind, considerate and attentive. Bob our guide gave us good instructions and on the trip told us interesting information about the shoreline. The ...
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Amy Grenier

06 June 2024
2 months ago
Amazing experience with Yooper Yachts. Veteran and family owned business. They go above and beyond to make sure you have a great experience. They also make sure...
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Nicole Mueller

05 June 2024
2 months ago
Perfect small, local, family owned business for your kayaking adventure on Lake Superior to see the Pictured Rocks from the water! Small group of 4 made it more...
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Renee Hoppers

31 May 2024
2 months ago

Lillian Waddill

31 May 2024
2 months ago

William (Bill) Boswell

20 May 2024
2 months ago

Silas Khor

19 May 2024
2 months ago
We had a great time kayaking Pictured Rocks with Bob. He had everything setup for us and took great care of us. Bob, yoos the best! Raya also communicated and a...
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Shannon Mladucky

16 May 2024
2 months ago
Easy meeting place! Small group Van drive! Everything was ready to go at the beach! Great guide and ran by a father and son! Support local small buisness. Will ...
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Alexis Han

16 May 2024
2 months ago
They are a great family owned business! Very communicative and understanding and we got to see some amazing views

Casper Guo

16 May 2024
2 months ago

Beth Hillman

16 May 2024
2 months ago
The Painted Rocks tour was an amazing experience. The age range in my family was 8-77, and everyone enjoyed the trip.

Kathy Johnson

16 May 2024
2 months ago
We had one of the best adventures of our lives. We loved how responsive Yooper Yachts was to our request, how personable they were (we loved our guides--Bob and...
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Vy T. Zunker

16 May 2024
2 months ago
We had an awesome time in the lake with YY. They’re a small family owned business and made the trip feel like we were just hanging out with friends. It was also...
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Katie Mueller

07 May 2024
2 months ago
An all inclusive kayaking experience: They had everything you could ever need to have fun out on the lake including the best of midwestern hospitality. small an...
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Darren Hegna

05 May 2024
3 months ago
Had an amazing time while doing this tour. The guide did a great job showing us around and giving us nice and easy and clear instructions so we didn’t have a ha...
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Dean Oleole

12 October 2023
9 months ago
Great communication before, up to and during the trip. Genuinely friendly family business who care about their customers getting a first class experience. We th...
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M Smith

06 October 2023
10 months ago

Marlene Damhof

06 October 2023
10 months ago
We had a wonderful experience with Yooper Yachts. Raya was great to answer all our questions ahead of time. Rick and Bob were knowledgeable and experienced guid...
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Rachael Schexnayder

26 September 2023
10 months ago
Bob went above and beyond for us to be able to kayak working around weather issues. It was an amazing experience to be so close to the beautiful pictured rocks....
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Len Bogan

25 September 2023
10 months ago
We went with a friend who had never been kayaking. Our guide took good care of her and she always felt safe. We enjoyed great views of the cliffs and even saw t...
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Kirin Saint

21 September 2023
10 months ago
Had a fantastic trip with Ricky and Bob a few weeks ago - they were kind, knowledgeable, and supportive. Highly recommend their kayaking services!

Matt Basinger

11 September 2023
10 months ago
Bob, Raya, and Ricky are the absolute nicest people you will ever meet. They did an outstanding job leading our group of docs and med students as part of the Un...
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Mike Sagan

06 September 2023
a year ago
I don't typically post reviews, but Rick is a man of outstanding character. My family and I were headed to camp and we popped a tire on the curve near his resid...
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Symantha

28 August 2023
a year ago
Could not have asked for a better experience! From the booking to the trip itself. Absolutely stunning views and the guides are incredibly personable. Definitel...
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Michael Duty

28 August 2023
a year ago
If you're trying to decide who to kayak with, look no further than Yooper Yachts. This was a superb experience! Bob and Rick were great guides and were very kno...
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Cara Coleman

27 August 2023
a year ago
We loved this local, family-run kayak tour/business. We appreciated the smaller group setting and ability to rent single kayaks rather than tandems. We also had...
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Eric Zimmerman

26 August 2023
a year ago
Yooper Yachts is a smaller local and family-run operation and it shows in the personal service that you receive. I reserved my experience on their website and r...
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Aaron Phelps

18 August 2023
a year ago
Great family run operation. Because they are a small operation, they can be very flexible with your trip and have some fun along the way that bigger groups won'...
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dunia

10 August 2023
a year ago
Cannot recommend this place enough! Bob and Rick were sweethearts and had us laughing the whole time, literally from the moment we saw them at their garage. Sup...
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Britney

07 August 2023
a year ago
My family had a great time kayaking with Yooper yachts today! They ensured the water wouldn’t be too rough for our trip, so we would enjoy our experience. Bob w...
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Madelynn Pokrzywinski

05 August 2023
a year ago
My friends and I booked a personal kayak tour and it was fantastic. The guides were personable and I could tell they really cared about us having a fun time. We...
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Janetta A. Ksar

05 August 2023
a year ago
We had a great time kayaking - and we were so grateful we booked with this company as so many other tours had 15-25 people with them. This made it much more int...
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Jen Woodman

02 August 2023
a year ago
This was one of the best outdoor experiences our family has had. Our guides, Bob and Rick, were kind, chill, knowledgeable and FUN!!! We had such an enjoyable ...
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James Lewis

28 July 2023
a year ago
EPIC trip to Chapel Beach. My wife and I really enjoyed the paddle and local knowledge by a great guide Bob who along with his wife and son own the business. Th...
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Val Sh

28 July 2023
a year ago
Highly recommend going with Yooper Yachts for a guided kayak tour. We had an absolute blast and I was beyond pleased with our experience. Going at our own pace ...
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Connie Kuhl

23 July 2023
a year ago
We had an amazing kayaking adventure with Yooper Yachts! Rick and Bob did an excellent job as our guides and made the trip so much fun. They were very accommod...
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Daisy Rodgers

23 July 2023
a year ago
Highly recommend Yooper Yachts! The family was very helpful with answering any questions we had, and when potential bad weather was headed our way they said we ...
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Joel Deis

22 July 2023
a year ago
We had an amazing time with Bob! It was so cool to have a personalized experience instead of going out with one of the big companies on the bay. Can’t recommend...
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Haley Kidd

20 July 2023
a year ago
We had a great time with Yooper Yachts! They provide a great kayaking trip.

Ella Pace

17 July 2023
a year ago
We had a great experience with Yooper Yachts. Everything went really smoothly and our guides were very kind and knew a lot about the area. The weather wasn’t as...
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Anthony Wolters

09 July 2023
a year ago
We had a great time! Definitely recommend and looking forward to coming back in the fall!!

William Judson

08 July 2023
a year ago
Awesome kayak guides who can set you up with a private tour. Was very pleasant and we had great communication before the trip. Would recommend!

Richard Allcox

08 July 2023
a year ago
Awesome experience. Bob and Rick are very knowledgeable and very personable. They were very accommodating for my daughter with special needs and we were able t...
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Leah Graves

03 July 2023
a year ago
Kayaking with Yooper Yachts was a great experience for my family! We really enjoyed the personable service of the guides and the smaller group size. It was an a...
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Rachael Crouch

02 July 2023
a year ago
This was our third time going on a guided paddle with Yooper Yachts, and they never disappoint. Bob and Rick are outstanding guides, no matter the size of the g...
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Mark Iacopetti

26 June 2023
a year ago
Great experience. Our guide Rick was stellar. Loved that they do single kayaks as well.

Ryan M

24 June 2023
a year ago
Fantastic trip, don’t hesitate and book it! Bob couldn’t have been more helpful and kind. He definitely made this a memorable trip. Will be back for sure!!!

Ann Wood

24 June 2023
a year ago
I've kayaked with other kayak company's, but I enjoyed yooper yachts the most!

KBP

24 June 2023
a year ago
Bob & Rick were great! No hassles or herding - nice small group tour. Guides were respectful & encouraging. Weather was great. They even took pictures for us...
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Bailie Barrington

24 June 2023
a year ago
This was a super great experience and a must do for any trip to the UP. Our guides, Rick and Bob were super accommodating to the groups pace and were very knowl...
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Mary Conklin

17 June 2023
a year ago
Our group had a great time with Rick leading us through our tour. We had a private tour and it was nice to have only our group out on the tour. Rick was very in...
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Casey Jennings

17 June 2023
a year ago
We had an awesome trip with Yooper Yachts. We are so glad we decided to book with them, a great local and family owned business. Raya made scheduling a breeze...
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Cynthia Shepherd

11 June 2023
a year ago
Bob was an awesome guide! The entire process from booking the tour through the end of the tour was an exceptional experience. I would 100% recommend Yoooer Yach...
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Mrs Lewis

04 June 2023
a year ago
Outstanding trip, made even better by awesome equipment and kind company. The attention to detail I would expect from a Marine (Semper Fi!) combined with a gre...
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Mix Mann

30 May 2023
a year ago

Juston Noyes

30 May 2023
a year ago

Megan Burgess

28 May 2023
a year ago
Rick and Bob were fantastic tour guides!! They were attentive to all of us on the lake, from the person that hadn’t kayaked before, to our 14-year-old and makin...
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Diana Nguyen

28 May 2023
a year ago
We found this local, family-owned business on Google last minute and it was the best decision we made for our spontaneous trip to UP. The whole family was so ki...
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Allison Shore

26 May 2023
a year ago
We did the Lover's Arch tour, it was a wonderful experience all around! The guides were super friendly and knowledgeable and let us set our own ideal pace. We w...
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Jennifer Campbell

24 May 2023
a year ago
Bob and his son were amazing! They are overly concerned with the guest experience over and above anything else and it is evident in their performance. They are ...
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Kayla Lemon

23 May 2023
a year ago
Great experience! It was my first time kayaking and our first trip to Michigan. Rick and Bob were awesome and it’s so personable. They really care about you and...
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Jay Li

15 May 2023
a year ago
This was such an incredible experience. Amazing views of Pictured Rocks that you can only get from the water. The guides at yooper yachts were incredibly attent...
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Leon Zech

15 May 2023
a year ago
Grant and I had a wonderful time! The guides were excellent and very friendly! Would recommend Yooper Yachts to anyone with a family!

Tracy Masterson

04 October 2022
2 years ago
Open in October for a great excursion at Pictured Rocks! Our guide was knowledgeable and extremely nice. Overall, I highly recommend YY for a kayaking trip!

Effie Krause

26 September 2022
2 years ago

Julie Moore

18 September 2022
2 years ago
Rick and Bob did a great job leading the tour and we had a wonderful time. Would definitely recommend Yooper Yachts!

Heather Wallace

16 September 2022
2 years ago
Bob and Rick- father and son duo welcomed us. We met at their HQ to park and gather life vests, etc. They drive us to the beach and led our kayaking tour along...
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Melissa Rose

16 September 2022
2 years ago
Excellent service! The trip was well coordinated and a wonderful experience. They catered to everyone in the group. Highly recommend them!

Sarah Absher

16 September 2022
2 years ago
We had an amazing trip! Bob is a local from Munising, very knowledgeable on the area, Pictured Rocks, and everything about the UP. We had a private trip with ...
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Jodi Vandermyde

13 September 2022
2 years ago
Great guide company! It was that nice that it was a small group and had the freedom to paddle at the pace we wanted. Highly recommend!

sheila mcintosh

11 September 2022
2 years ago
Such a great experience! We're so glad we chose Yooper Yachts: the small group, lots of time on the water and Rick and his Dad made it special!

Yolanda Reyna

07 September 2022
2 years ago
They are a very responsible team, honest and very careful with their clients... for them the safety and satisfaction of the client comes first... thank you 100%...
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Teresa UnRue

04 September 2022
2 years ago

Jessica Roland

02 September 2022
2 years ago
We are so glad we booked our kayaking trip with yooper yachts!!! It was the highlight of our trip. I've never been kayaking before and the guys made us feel saf...
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Nathan Brouwer

25 August 2022
2 years ago
Great sunset paddle along Pictured Rocks! Yooper Yachts had great communication and guide. Very relaxing trip and was really nice to be able to use single kayak...
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Gary Awe

23 August 2022
2 years ago

Michael Estep

19 August 2022
2 years ago
Yooper Yachts is the absolute best way to experience picture rocks. Rick and Bob insured that everyone got to experience the lakeshore like a local. You’ll expe...
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Tom Miller

18 August 2022
2 years ago

Eytan Adler

16 August 2022
2 years ago
We had a great time with Bob and Rick! They were very friendly and flexible to tailor the activities to our group. The equipment was all in great condition, and...
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Katerina Newman

15 August 2022
2 years ago
We had a wonderful kayak experience with Rick! Basically got a private tour and it was really personal and gorgeous. We were so glad that we picked Yooper Yacht...
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Heather Healy

05 August 2022
2 years ago
We loved our kayaking trip with Yooper Yachts! Bob and Rick were completely dedicated to our experience; making sure we stayed safe, learned fascinating facts a...
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sybil kary

03 August 2022
2 years ago
From start to finish Yooper Yachts are hands down the best! So easy to work with, helpful, knowledgeable, and fun! My group had a blast, learned so much about t...
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Carrie Hand

03 August 2022
2 years ago
Amazing!!

Myra Reineke

31 July 2022
2 years ago
Bob and Rick's guided kayak tour along the Pictured Rocks shoreline exceeded our expectations! This was the first time we'd been paddling out on "the big water....
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tony kiesel

31 July 2022
2 years ago