Can you kayak on the Detroit River?

We specialize in offering kayak and stand up paddle board tours of the Detroit River and the islands of the city’s East side. We are open from May through October offering public tours on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Can you kayak at Belle Isle?

Make your adventure count! Bring your own kayak or SUP and join us as we ‘paddle against plastic pollution’ along the canals of Belle Isle. Some kayaks will be available onsite on a first come first serve basis.

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How long does it take to get through Belle Isle Aquarium?

It’s a fifteen minute visit. Interesting fish and sea creatures many from the great lakes.

Where can I launch a kayak on Belle Isle?

Public access: Belle Isle is a state park, so you’ll need to buy a recreation passport (available on the island). Once on the island, though, you can launch a kayak either from the Belle Isle Beach on the north side or on the inland channel near the Flynn Pavilion on the south side.

Can you paddle board at Belle Isle?

Belle Isle Park – Detroit

For advanced riders, paddle the 7-mile loop around Belle Isle for the ultimate test of stamina.

How do you get onto Belle Isle?

Part of the James River Park System, the main access to Belle Isle is by pedestrian footbridge from Tredegar St. on the north shore. Alternate access is by wooden bridge near 22nd St. or by rock-hopping from the south shore.

Is Belle Isle Beach Open today?

Belle Isle Park is open year-round 5 am -10 pm.

Is Belle Isle still free?

Per the Belle Isle Conservancy, “There is no cost to enter the park, however a Recreation Passport is needed to DRIVE onto the island.

How much is the Belle Isle Aquarium?

Free Admission & Free Parking!

While the Aquarium is free, as is the parking, all Vehicles entering Belle Isle State Park are required to have a Recreation Passport.

What is the oldest aquarium in the world?

Did you know? Brighton Aquarium was conceived and designed by Eugenius Birch, the architect responsible for the West Pier. Work began in 1869 and the aquarium opened in 1872 making us the oldest continually operating aquarium in the world!

Can you drink on Belle Isle?

Though you can’t drink alcohol on Belle Isle since it’s run by the Department of Natural Resources, bringing beverages for a spritzer is a great secondary option.

How many aquariums are in Michigan?

We’ve got more than 25 amazing aquariums and zoo’s throughout the state, just waiting for your to explore.

Which zoo is better Toledo or Detroit?

The Toledo Zoo comes in at 11th on our rankings, with the Detroit Zoo right behind them at 12th. This one really does come down to personal preference, and an enjoyable day can be had at either one.

What is the largest aquarium in Michigan?

SEA LIFE Michigan is the state’s largest aquarium with over 250 species and 2,000 creatures including sharks, rays, green sea turtles and more! Journey through the freshwater lakes of Michigan all the way to the depths of the ocean and meet the amazing creatures that live there.