Get ready for our evening paddle! We will have group coolers waiting for you mid way-- bring what you want cooled off! We gather around 6pm. We’ll paddle out to the lighthouse. When we get back we’ll rendezvous at the firepit. June 6 & 7 are our first evening paddles. Register below. Cost is $50, piggyback $40.
We've had a busy winter, new additions to the 2019 season :)
Excited to announce the opening of our 3rd location, Downtown Rapid River!
Cherri Tallman has joined Blue-Mystique. She will be guiding tours out Traders' Point launch ever Thursday and Friday nights at 6 PM
Come and try kayaking and stand up paddle boarding on the serene waters of the Manistique River with Blue Mystique. Paddle to a beach in the harbor for a picnic, float to Manistique’s picturesque lighthouse, enjoy the wildlife. At the end of your float, fish off the dock, shop our shop, enjoy a glass of wine at the winery across the river, and have ice cream and a great meal right next door.
Blue Mystique is a Lake Michigan outfitter, a pioneer on the ‘coast less traveled’. Blue Mystique offers a selection of kayaks, tandem kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, road bikes, and for more fun, bicycles built for two! They offer hourly or daily rentals. If you’re camping, renting a cabin, or want to explore outlying areas, you can haul to your location. Life jackets are provided at no charge in sizes for toddlers to adults. Want to borrow waterproof bag for a phone or wallet? Just ask, they’ve got you covered! Enjoy a relaxed, affordable group event for all ages and experience levels. (We’ve seen dogs join in on the fun.)
The staff is trained for skills and safety by a highly experienced local ACA certified instructor each year and have up-to-date weather technology literally at their fingertips.
Gearing up for the 2019 season, owner Elizabeth Douglas is excited to say the seasonal operation starts on Memorial Day weekend. With anticipation of a long, hot Fall they extended their booking season. Check out the online booking calendar at www.blue-mystique.com or call 906-286-4535.
Check out the online reviews for Blue Mystique’s shop. You’ll find sunscreen, beach footwear, towels, & bags, beach toys, swimsuits, & rash guards for kids, custom-designed t-shirts, art, tasteful nautical gifts, and more. Liz invites you to join the crew on the porch overlooking the river to relax and share stories. (There is always good music playing for an on the water state of mind.) Keep an eye out for events and live musicians.
Featured on TV10, Blue-Mystique’s ‘Listen to Your Art’ is an offering of art/science classes for all ages in all types of weather. We can create inside, or out with a view of the water. Select one of our nature-inspired art/science classes developed for little hands and big hands. Relax and allow your imagination to soar. Liz notes that Blue Mystique is great for families and groups because there are all sorts of activities going on, “Maybe Dad wants to take the kiddos on the water and Mom just wants to hang out and be creative.”
Full Moon and Hot Summer Night paddles are a must! We head out every Thursday and Friday evening at 6PM launching from Traders’ Point. Family coming to town? Book a private guided tour, available for groups of 4 or more.
On October 6th at 10 a.m. gather at blue-mystique. Cost is $100 per person. Piggyback is $75 per person. The tour is six hours, camaraderie and libations to follow at The Jack Pine Lodge.
Blue-Mystique has taken the word "Discover" as a challenge. See the story on ABC10.
Could you use a good paddling? The 3rd annual "Hops on the Harbor" Brew Festival will be held August 18, 2018, noon until 5:00 p.m. in Manistique, MI at the Manistique Marina. Come and enjoy an afternoon on the harbor! We will have many beers and ciders to choose from several local brewers! Come and meet the brewers and taste their latest brews!
Blue-Mystique is located right across the river. Come and paddle! Book online and use promo code THIRSTY for a discount.
Admission to Brew Fest: Advanced Purchase $35, $40 purchase at the gate. Only 500 tickets are available.
Featured local brewers:
Ore Dock Brewing Company
Upper Hand Brewery
Mackinaw Trail Winery
Cognition Brewing Company
MSU Extension in Schoolcraft Country and the 4-H Summer Activity Program had a fun time kayaking and stand up paddle boarding (SUP) with Blue-Mystique on beautiful Lake Michigan in Manistique! Thank you MSU Extension for the great pictures of the event!
The final Full Moon Paddle of the Season will be Sunday, August 26, 2018. All Skill levels are welcome! If you are a first time or beginner, we have amazing instructors who will be on hand to guide you! Kayaks are available to rent or you may bring your own! Come relax on the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan and enjoy the best of Manistique under a full moon! Come paddle with us! Register online at https://www.blue-mystique.com/
The Coast Less Traveled event continues tonight. The second event is the 5k Run/Walk, and begins here at Blue Mystique at 8pm. Don't miss out on your chance to sign up and run for a good cause, as all proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.
Sign up here: https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/Manistique/RacetheCoastLessTraveled
Yesterday's event was the Full Moon Paddle, and it turned out to be a great success! Over 40 people in kayaks came to the event. Even though it was a little cloudy, the paddle was nice and easy. Here on the Manistique River, the paddle was protected from the wind by surrounding trees. Thank you for coming everybody, it was nice to see all the new faces on the water. Can't wait to host this event next year!
Come join us tonight for a fun paddle that will be guided by local kayakers along the river in beautiful Manistique, MI. Tonight's paddle will kick off a weekend long event of discovering the beauty and peacefulness of our beautiful waterfront at night! The paddle will begin at 8 pm. Price: $20 race fee +$2.50 Signup fee. Incase of rain, the event will take place the following night, July 28th at 8pm. To rent Kayaks contact: https://www.blue-mystique.com/ For more information about or to register for the Discover the Coast Less Traveled event in Manistique this weekend, go to https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/Manistique/RacetheCoastLessTraveled. Space is limited, so REGISTER NOW!