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ARRIVE IN YOUR OWN BOAT

ARRIVE IN YOUR OWN BOAT

Arrive in Your Own Kayak or Canoe – Self Guided Tour

Get yourself to Bannerman Island with your own Kayak or Canoe and enjoy a walking self-guided tour around the Bannerman Island historic trails. A Bannerman Castle Trust Historian will be on hand to answer questions about Bannerman Island and will give two different 20-minute tours about the history of Bannerman Island for those who want to learn about Bannerman Island. These are exclusive tours and they are limited tickets available. We will have bottled drinks for sale on the island as well as Bannerman books and t-shirts. Items for sale on the island require credit card purchase, no cash will be accepted. Due to COVID 19, social distancing rules apply on the island. You should bring a mask and hand sanitizer.  We use CDC-approved cleaning supplies.  Note, tickets are per-person, so even if you arrive in a canoe or a tandem kayak, each person must buy a ticket.  Once you arrive, you will have 1.5 hours on the island. You can depart at any time up to that point. 

Your chosen time slot is your ARRIVAL TIME AT THE BANNERMAN ISLAND DOCK.  You are responsible for planning your paddle time to ensure an on-time arrival.

$30 per person, a max of 6 people can arrive at one time.  You must buy tickets in advance.

All boaters are personally responsible for the safety of themselves and their occupants, in addition to the safe operation of their craft.

Arrive in Your Own Small Motorcraft – Self Guided Tour

Get yourself to Bannerman Island via your own small motorcraft and enjoy a walking self-guided tour around Bannerman Island.  Features a walking self-guided tour around the Bannerman Island historic trails. A Bannerman Castle Trust Historian will be on hand to answer questions about Bannerman Island and will give two different 15-minute lectures about the history of Bannerman Island for those who want to learn about Bannerman Island. These are exclusive tours and there are limited tickets available. We will have bottled drinks for sale on the island as well as Bannerman Books and t-shirts.  Items for sale on the island require credit card purchase, no cash will be accepted.  Due to COVID 19, social distancing rules apply on the island. You should bring a mask and hand sanitizer.  We use the CDC approved cleaning supplies.

If you come in a small motorcraft, please note each person must buy a ticket. You will have a maximum of 1.5 hours on the island. 

$30 per person, a minimum of 4 people, max of 10 people in your group.  Only 1 private boat will be allowed at a time.  You must buy tickets in advance.

IMPORTANT: The water is extremely shallow around Bannerman island. 1.5 feet at low tide to 3′ at very high tide. Not good for boats with inboard motors.  No boat larger than 26’ can dock at the island.  Larger boats can moor in the deeper water and use a dingy to ferry guests to the island dock.

All boaters are personally responsible for the safety of themselves and their passengers, in addition to the safe operation of their vessel.

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