Reviews

Ashu Shrestha

15 June 2024
7 days 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
12 days ago

Hannah Lundberg

10 June 2024
12 days 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
13 days 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
17 days 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
17 days 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
22 days ago

Lillian Waddill

31 May 2024
23 days ago

William (Bill) Boswell

20 May 2024
a month ago

Silas Khor

19 May 2024
a month 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
a month 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
a month 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
a month ago

Beth Hillman

16 May 2024
a month 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
a month 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
a month 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
2 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
8 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
9 months ago

Marlene Damhof

06 October 2023
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
10 months 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
10 months 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
10 months 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
10 months 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
10 months 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
10 months 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
10 months 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
Had a great time! Highly recommend

Rayna Post

26 July 2022
2 years ago
Their customer service was over and above and the tour was beautiful.

Jessica Thompson

24 July 2022
2 years ago
Highly recommend!! We had the most incredible experience with Yooper Yachts! They went above and beyond before, during, and after our tour. We had the best time...
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Carlita Shen

23 July 2022
2 years ago
Bob and Rick are the best! We had a blast kayaking with them. They have amazing energy, and great stories and knowledge to share about Pictured Rocks. They also...
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Laura Dirks

18 July 2022
2 years ago
We had an awesome Kayaking adventure with Yooper Yachts! Rick was a wonderful guide. As a novice kayaker I felt safe and at ease. The communication and coordina...
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Csaba Biro

16 July 2022
2 years ago
Great experience with Bob and Rick. Old school, easy going, friendly guys. It's great to support a small, local company.

Ben Hawkins

16 July 2022
2 years ago
Very friendly, knowledgeable and local!!!

Chris Schneider

16 July 2022
2 years ago
The team at YY was top notch from the time I put the order in and had questions to the time we pulled our kayaks out of the water… the views were gorgeous, the ...
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Michael Kaufman

15 July 2022
2 years ago
Everybody @ Yooper Yachts was terrific to work with and extremely accommodating. We had a wonderful experience kayaking pictured rocks. Rick and Bob were phenom...
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Kyle Moroney

15 July 2022
2 years ago
We had an amazing Pictured Rocks kayaking adventure with Yooper Yachts! It was a beautiful sunny day for our small group tour in early July. A little windy, but...
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Tiffany Dollison

15 July 2022
2 years ago
I must say we had the best tour guide in the area! Bob it was a pleasure to meet and kayak the beautiful Pictured Rocks with ya! This place offers small group t...
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marcy rademaker

07 July 2022
2 years ago
My husband and I and our 18 year old grandson took the Sunset Cruise last night, we loved it! We used a tandem and our grandson had a single, which added to hi...
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Allison Klempert

06 July 2022
2 years ago
We had such a great day kayaking with Yooper Yachts! Bob and team were very open and honest with us about the weather and water conditions. The waves were a bit...
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GG L

05 July 2022
2 years ago
Took the entire family and had the best time! The stunning scenery was made even better with our knowledgeable and good-natured tour guides Bob and Rick. Becaus...
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Brian Van Duyne

30 June 2022
2 years ago
Had a wonderful time, we had a special request that they where able to accommodate. Would highly recommend. Thanks Rick for a great trip.

Alejandra Torres-Freese

20 June 2022
2 years ago
Amazing company, great family owned operation. We had a private sunset tour with Bob who had some much knowledge. Can't wait to come back!

Gyan Das

20 June 2022
2 years ago
We went on an evening sunset kayak tour with Yooper Yachts and it was an absolutely amazing experience. They were accommodating for the various skill levels in ...
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Anthony Cozzi

16 June 2022
2 years ago
What an amazing adventure! Rick and Bob are outstanding guides and hosts. The entire tour was perfect. We were educated along the way and the views were spect...
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Krista Lalonde

15 June 2022
2 years ago
Our kayak tour with Bob was amazing! We were the only tandem kayak on the tour and received a lot of history. Also was able to go at our own pace as Bob was sup...
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Allison Hansel

05 June 2022
2 years ago
Very friendly and accommodating company! We went out on the sunset tour, Bob and Rick were very knowledgeable and made sure to personalize the tour to our inter...
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Sabrina Hyde

16 May 2022
2 years ago
Our kayak tour with Yooper Yachts was incredible! We were graced with beautiful weather and calm waters in mid-May; we couldn't have dreamed of a better day. Bu...
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Michelle De France De Tersant

14 May 2022
2 years ago

Lana Foppe

08 May 2022
2 years ago
My family and I got a tour of the lake, the water was beautifully clear and the sights were gorgeous. We got to see the highest waterfall in Michigan, and were ...
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Mary Saggau

02 October 2021
3 years ago
Yooper Yachts could not have provided better service! This was a small, family-based business, and the personal touch came through in every aspect. They even ...
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Sam Sherstad

02 October 2021
3 years ago
Our family of 3 seniors and one 49 year old enjoyed the kayak tour with owner Bob in perfect late September weather. I wish I could post some of my beautiful ph...
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Alex Brown

29 September 2021
3 years ago
Stop looking for another tour and book with Yooper Yachts! They were super responsive and informative. It's a family run small business and they make you feel v...
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Jason Lucke

18 September 2021
3 years ago
Rick was a great guide! Great communication and much smaller, more personalized outfitter. Really appreciated being in a small group in a single kayak after wat...
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Daniel Dorff

31 August 2021
3 years ago
The tour was fantastic and Bob, our guide, was very knowledgeable, helpful, and personable. His wife who took our booking was incredibly helpful and informative...
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Graham Edwards

28 August 2021
3 years ago
I highly recommend Yooper Yachts to anyone who wants to see Pictured Rocks via kayak. They are a small, family-owned kayak tour outfit. They keep the tour group...
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Jen Blaharski

25 August 2021
3 years ago
A lot of other kayak organizations in the area only had tandem kayaks but our group had an odd number of people, so we were looking for single kayak options. Wh...
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steven smith

25 August 2021
3 years ago
Great experience with Yooper Yachts. Excellent communication during booking and leading up to our trip. Having the option of single or tandem kayaks in a small...
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Jacob Blaharski

25 August 2021
3 years ago
Bob and Rick were excellent tour guides, very personable and fun. The tour was amazing the views are breathtaking. There is no better way to take in the sites o...
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Theresa Tejada

25 August 2021
3 years ago
We had an amazing day today kayaking with Yooper Yachts! We’re an adventurous group of 5 in our 30’s who was looking for a one-of-a-kind experience and we could...
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Brittany Bunner

25 August 2021
3 years ago
Rick and his father were amazing guides and were able to give us an amazing small group tour. We had a blast and recommend yooper yachts to anyone visiting the...
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Sara Aqwa

24 August 2021
3 years ago
I absolutely loved my day kayaking with Yoooer Yachts! Everything was very organized and fun! Our tour guides, Rick and Bob, were very nice and professional! Al...
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Valerie Lake

22 August 2021
3 years ago
I am so glad we went with Yooper Yachts for our kayaking tour of Pictured Rocks. I looked over a few places that offered kayak tours, but most seemed to offer ...
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Kayla Coltson

04 August 2021
3 years ago
This tour was amazing along with the beautiful views of Pictured Rocks! The guides were very friendly and adaptive to all skill levels of kayaking! If you’re lo...
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Timothy Shoales

04 August 2021
3 years ago
With our small group of retirees and teenagers, our guide (Rick) was awesome!! He took us close to the rocks, spent time with us exploring interesting feature...
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mary schaap

03 August 2021
3 years ago
I could not have asked for a better experience. The day we were planning on going on out trip it was raining and cloudy so not a great day to go. Bob met us at ...
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Kruti Anand

03 August 2021
3 years ago
It was a fun experience for my girls and I. Thank you!

ryan ntende

23 July 2021
3 years ago
My brother and I met Bob last year and were fortunate enough to be Yooper's first ever trip this year. Everything went great! We had a blast with Rick and he co...
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Donna Ovak

23 July 2021
3 years ago
Big thanks to Yooper Yachts for a great day of kayaking and viewing the pictured rocks! Views were amazing and the kayaks were comfortable. Bob, our guide went ...
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Angela Lee

22 July 2021
3 years ago