Day Trips and Instruction

Looking for something to do and only have a short amount of time? We offer several half and full day trips and instruction for anybody from beginner to expert. Whether you are interested in learning how to Stand Up Paddle, Canoe, Sea Kayak or go hiking, we have a program for you.

kayak instruction

Sea Kayak Half-Day Basics

Cover the basic sea kayak skills with a certified instructor in the morning and the sea kayak is yours for the afternoon to explore the protected Michipicoten River or, if conditions permit, Michipicoten Bay, Lake Superior.

Available most days. If booking a day in advance, be sure we confirm your booking.

Adults: $107
Youth under 16: $57

Includes lunch. Min 2 adults.

 

 

Family in sea kayaks in a lesson at Naturally Superior Adventures

Sea Kayak Day Tour

Starting with some basic instruction, your guide will help get you paddling with confidence, safety and efficiency. Most of the day is spent exploring Michipicoten Bay including Perk Point Lighthouse or, if Superior is rough, the Michipicoten River.

Available most days. If booking a day in advance, be sure we confirm your booking.

Adults: $165
Youth under 16: $75

Includes lunch. Min 2 adults.

A canoe lesson at Naturally Superior Adventures

Canoe Half-Day Basics

Cover the basic tandem canoe skills with a certified instructor in the morning. Enjoy lunch in the lodge or on the beach. The canoe is yours for the afternoon to explore the protected Michipicoten River or, if conditions permit, Michipicoten Bay, Lake Superior.

Available most days. If booking a day in advance, be sure we confirm your booking.

Adults: $97
Youth under 16: $40

Includes lunch. Min 2 adults.

A family out on a self-guided eco tour in a canoe at naturally Superior Adventures

Canoe Full-Day Tour

Starting with some basic instruction if required your guide will lead you on an exploration of Driftwood Beach, Sandy Beach and Michipicoten Bay covering paddling technique en route. If conditions are rough on Superior, we’ll head up the river stopping at Silver Falls. We’ll make a packed lunch in the lodge before heading out.

Available most days. If booking a day in advance, be sure we confirm your booking.

Adults: $147
Youth under 16: $55

Includes lunch. Min 2 adults.

Family out on the stand up paddling (sup) boards at Naturally Superior Adventures

Stand Up Paddling 2 Hour Basics Class

Try the fastest growing paddle sport in North America … maybe even in the entire Universe! SUP is easy to learn and an awesome way to get on the water for exploring and for fitness. We’ll start with best board stance, balance, straight line and turning techniques. When you’re ready, we’ll try some cool moves. Designed for all levels. You’ll get wet and you’ll love it!

Includes two hours of instruction (10am – 12pm) and use of the SUP for the whole day. Lunch served in the lodge is also available.

Available most days. If booking a day in advance, be sure we confirm your booking.

Adults $52
Youth under 16: $36

Two ladies in a canoe at Naturally Superior Adventures

Self-Guided EcoTour of the Michipicoten River

Paddle the scenic Michipicoten River from the swifts below Scott Falls dam to our base at the river mouth on Lake Superior. Includes a fully outfitted single or double sea kayak or tandem canoe, shuttle to the put-in using our vehicle and map with eco-guide information on river heritage, history, wildlife and ecology.

Previous paddling experience is required. There are swifts (< class 1) below Scott Falls dam. Because the river is dam controlled, water levels and corresponding river speeds can change without notice.

Available most days. If booking a day in advance, be sure we confirm your booking.

First Boat: $148
Additional boats half price

Michipicoten river day trip

NSA Guided EcoTour of Michipicoten River

The Michipicoten is one of Superior’s largest tributaries and a key part earliest Indigenous life and a key link in the northbound Hudson Bay Company Voyageur fur trade route.

The route begins below Scott Falls dam with the steep hills and some class 1 swifts of the river valley, transitioning about 6 km later to a meandering flow past an abandoned fur trading post and our base at the river mouth on Superior.

You can expect to see otters, mergansers, and various ducks and if you’re lucky wolves/coyotes, black bear and moose. The river is loaded with fish, especially from late August to mid October when the salmon spawn. During that time, dozens of bald eagles arrive to feast.

Your guide loves paddling, is certified with wilderness first aid and knows the heritage, history and ecology of the River. This day trip is suitable for paddlers some experience. We can accommodate novice paddlers.

Available most days. If booking a day in advance, be sure we confirm your booking.

First Boat: $390
Additional boats half price

Includes lunch. Min 2 adults

hiking around pukaskwa

Landlubber? Check out our local hiking options.

There are a number of hiking options in our area. Anywhere from 2 hours to full day, gentle to rugged.
Naturally Superior Adventures can support you with a shuttle to make a one-way trip or pack a lunch for you so you can make it a whole day adventure.

We would be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Please email us at [email protected] or phone 1-800-203-9092.