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Beaver Island Boat CompanyFor 30 years, Beaver Island Boat Company’s ferry service has been providing the most affordable travel for passengers, vehicles and freight between Charlevoix and Beaver Island. Ride the Boat, forget your watch and begin to get acquainted to “Island Time”.  Feel yourself start to relax the moment you board one of our ferry vessels. Soak up the sun and cool lake breezes of Lake Michigan on our open air deck, or curl up with a good book and loved one in our comfortable passenger cabins. A trip aboard one of our ferries is a must for those who believe the journey should be just as wonderful as the destination.
Experience the rich history and natural beauty of America’s Emerald Isle on one of our Beaver Island Tours, available daily from Memorial Day-Labor Day. For more information please call us! 888-446-4095 or (231) 547-2311View Web Site  E-mail

Fresh Air AviationAir Service to Beaver Island from the Charlevoix Airport. Charter flights to the destination of your choice. Welcome to Fresh Air Aviation where getting to Beaver Island has never been easier or more enjoyable. As your committed aviation service provider we take our mission seriously. We use modern, well-appointed and comfortable aircraft piloted by experienced aviation professionals. Come experience the difference. Reservations can be made online at
or call 1-888-FLY-RGHT (359-7448) or (231) 237-9482. View Web Site  E-mail
Video – Tour of Fresh Air Aviation and Beaver Island

For more than 70 years we have been both Charlevoix and Beaver Island’s committed aviation service provider. At Island Airways, you are more than just a passenger, you are part of our family. Our operation is based in the main Airport Terminal located on the Charlevoix Airport. With our friendly staff and our history of safe, comfortable, and competitively priced flights, we’re ready to serve all your aviation needs. We offer charter flights to a multitude of locations in the United States, as well as freight and passenger services to Beaver Island and Charlevoix. We are also the certified carrier of the U.S. Mail, UPS, and FedEx. In addition, we are certified to ship hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) to Beaver Island. Our Beaver Island-Welke airport services include maintenance, free wireless internet, rental cars, and much more. We are here to accommodate all of your aviation needs! Contact us today (800) 524-6895 Website

Great selection of jetski’s, pontoon’s and Paddle boards! 24 foot Suncruisers that hold 15 people and you can ski or tow behind! 1-3 person jekskis and we also offer tours to the other islands. Call us today at (231) 459-6688 or (231) 448-2726. Check out our website also! Website

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Explore the islands with Captain Michael Collins, 30 year Island resident, and former US Coast Guard Skipper. Excursions, sunset cruises, transportation to the outer islands for hikers and campers, diving, snorkeling, exploring, also transportation to and from Charlevoix the UP or anywhere on the Great Lakes, Coast Guard licensed operator, State,DNR inspected vessel, dive master certified.
Cell (231) 313-8739   View Website   Email

Paradise Bay Boat Charters and Dive Shop provides a variety of water entertainment and adventure. SCUBA diving and boat charters are available. PADI dive classes are taught at many levels and instructed by certified master PADI instructor, Captain Mike Weede. Captain Mike also holds a 100 ton Coast Guard License.
Choose your trip:  a private charter to one of the outer islands; a two tank dive on one of Beaver Island’s shipwrecks; a snorkel on shore or on a shipwreck; a sunset cruise or a combination of all of the above and more. A short trip around Paradise Bay may be your desire. We will customize our trips to provide you with the best water experience on the island. Paradise Bay Dive Shop is the only DNR certified charter boat on Beaver Island.
The “Resolute” a 49 foot steel dive boat, also can be reserved for special events, including weddings (on land or underwater), birthday parties, or the celebration of your choice!!!
Call (231) 448-3195 or Cell (231) 632-1063. View Web Site  E-mail

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A full service marina. Slips, transient and seasonal. Gas, diesel, ship’s store, lounge, bath house, laundry, picnic area, free launch ramp, repair, haul-out. Auto rental. (231) 448-2300View Web Site  E-mail

The Beaver Island Municipal Dock is located on Paradise Bay right in the heart of downtown St. James, just a few minutes walk from many of Beaver Island’s most popular destinations. Open from May 1st until October 1st, the Municipal Dock has 25 slips, all with power and water. Bathroom, shower, and laundry facilities are available, and we are pet friendly! Slip reservations can be made using the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Reservation System at, or by calling (800) 447-2757. It is recommended to reserve a slip at least a few weeks in advance, especially during our busiest months of July and August. For any questions or more information, contact (231) 448-2252, or send an email to . The Beaver Island Municipal Dock also monitors marine channel 16.
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Taxi Service

Seasonal taxi service to anywhere on Island. Friendly and knowledgeable. Give me a call! (989) 239-9292.

A full service repair and maintenance facility for automotive, light truck, and all marine application (inboard, outboard, I/O, gas or diesel). Also accessories, rigging, and electronics. We specialize in late model computerized vehicles. Master Michigan & Master A.S.E. certified technician on call – AAA Tow Service available. ALLDATA equipped. (231) 448-2307. E-mail

Year round Mini-Van and Geo Tracker rental. Pick up at Ferry, Welke Airport, or near town cottage or hotel. We specialize in convertibles. Located at Beaver Island Marina. 4 hrs to 4 week rentals. Call Beaver Island Marina (231) 448-2300. View Web Site  E-mail

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In Charlevoix:

Budget Rent A Car of Charlevoix, offering rental service on the mainland, daily & weekly rates – with FREE DELIVERY & PICK UP to both air carriers locations, Island Air at the main airport, and Fresh Air at their office. In addition we offer FREE DELIVER & PICK UP at the Beaver Island Boat Company office. Call 231-547-6442 for rates and reservation information. In addition, we offer a selection of Used Vehicles for SALE, which may be viewed online at , or contact Pat McKeown at 231-437-3501 directly. email –
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