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26TH ANNUAL DOOR COUNTY LIGHTHOUSE FESTIVAL-2019 FALL SCHEDULE

We have many exciting fun tours to select from! Please be sure to select the correct day and time for the tour(s) you wish to attend. Be sure to pay attention to where your chosen tour(s) departs from.

Please contact Carrie Dorski at the Door County Maritime Museum at 920.743.5958 with any questions.

PARTICIPANT - IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • Arrive at the tour departure location at least 15 minutes before departure time
  • Dress in layers as the weather can change quickly
  • Take note of the lunch details of each tour
  • Bring your camera, sunscreen, and bug spray
  • Wear sturdy close-toed shoes, especially when hiking
  • Each lighthouse tour ticket includes free admission to the Death's Door Maritime Museum in Gills Rock through the end of the season
  • Intensity is the level of difficulty in participating in the tour (“1” being the easiest “5” being the most difficult)

BOAT TOURS-

TOUR E: LAKESHORE LIGHTHOUSE CRUISE

Departs from the Municipal Dock in Baileys Harbor
This boat tour includes seeing the Cana Island Lighthouse, the historic “Bird Cage” (old Baileys Harbor Lighthouse) and the Baileys Harbor Range Lights. The tour will also cruise by the location of several shipwrecks from the 1800s and you may be able to see one from the boat.
Cost: $52.00
Length: 2 hours
Capacity: 22
Intensity level: 2
Lunch: N/A
Dates/Times:
Saturday October 12 10:00AM ; 1:00PM
Sunday October 13 10:00AM ; 1:00PM

TOUR G: SCHOONER CRUISE-EDITH M. BECKER

Departs from the Marina in Sister Bay
Set sail into yesteryear on a 19th century tall ship to see Peninsula State Park's Eagle Bluff Lighthouse. Join the crew in hoisting a halyard or sit back and listen to wind and waves aboard the 65-foot schooner, the Edith M. Becker. Local lore and history of the surrounding waters and water views of the Eagle Bluff Lighthouse will complete this sailing adventure as you view rocky shores, islands, caves, and majestic bluffs.
Cost: $65.00
Length: 2.5 hours
Capacity: 23
Intensity level: 3
Lunch: N/A
Dates/Times: Saturday October 12 10:00AM ; 2:00PM

ADVENTURE TOURS-

TOUR H: CHAMBERS ISLAND TOUR

Departs from the dock @ 9448 Spruce Street in Fish Creek
Access to the lighthouse will require a 3-mile round trip docent-led hike across the island to the historic lighthouse. Lighthouse caretakers will meet the tours as they arrive at the house. There you will be able to soak up the amazing view and climb to the lantern room platform. Good hiking shoes recommended.
Cost: $68.00
Length: 4 hours
Capacity: 56
Intensity level: 4
Lunch: Bring a box lunch
Dates/Times: Sunday October 13 9:00AM ; 11:30AM

TOUR I: PLUM ISLAND TOUR

Departs from the Shoreline Charter Dock in Gills Rock
This is a rare opportunity to visit Plum Island and see into the island buildings with a guided tour by members of the Friends of Plum & Pilot Islands. This walking tour covers more than 2 miles round trip and requires good walking shoes. Shorts are not recommended.
Cost: $80.00
Length: 5 hours
Capacity: 14
Intensity level: 4
Lunch: Bring a box lunch
Dates/Times: Saturday October 12 8:30AM ; 12:00PM

TOUR L: CANA ISLAND KAYAK EXPEDITION

Departs from Rieboldt Creek in Baileys Harbor
Enjoy a guided kayaking experience to see the historic Cana Island Lighthouse from the water, climb the lighthouse, and enjoy lunch on the grounds.
Cost: $80.00
Length: 4 hours
Capacity: 12
Intensity level: 5
Lunch: Bring a box lunch
Dates/Times:
Saturday October 12 9:00AM
Sunday October 13 9:00AM

TOUR N: BAILEYS HARBOR KAYAK EXPEDITION

Departs from Rieboldt Creek in Baileys Harbor

See all of the Baileys Harbor lighthouses on this guided kayaking experience; the Baileys Harbor Range Lights, Cana Island Lighthouse, and the historic “Bird Cage” (old Baileys Harbor Lighthouse). You may even see a shipwreck or two.

Cost: $80.00
Length: 3 hours
Capacity: 12
Intensity level: 5
Lunch: N/A
Dates/Times:
Saturday October 12 1:30PM
Sunday October 13 1:30PM


Venue Information

120 N Madison Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
920.743.5958
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Organizer Information

Door County Maritime Museum


120 N Madison Ave
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
920.743.5958

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Name:
Carrie Dorski
Phone:
920.743.5958
Email:
[email protected]

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