North Shore Expeditions

North Shore Expeditions is a small owner-operated company devoted to helping you explore Lake Superior’s north shore by kayak. It offers Lake Superior kayaking trips, tours and kayaking in Grand Marais, Minnesota and other places on Minnesota’s coast. It also do multi-day kayak camping trips and American Canoe Association instruction. Their guides are highly trained, experienced and safe. They’re also sensitive, supportive and patient.

The owner is also a photographer who has had images used by National Geographic, and two of the guides are National Geographic Adventurers of the Year!

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Latitude: 47.748528 Longitude: -90.334538 Elevation: 603 ft
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Areas of Service and Expertise

Service Areas:

  • Lake Superior's north shore
  • Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness
  • Superior National Forest

Types of Experiences and Trips Provided

North Shore Expeditions offers American Canoe Association coast kayaking instruction and has one of the highest ranked instructors on the north shore. It also offers guided day trips and overnight trips on Lake Superior and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

North Shore Expeditions is owned by a full-time resident of Cook County. He has lived in the area for over 10 years and hires and trains locals.

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