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Odyssey Experiences

Professionally Guided Tours & Activities on Lake Superior and the North Shore
With Odyssey Resorts, there’s an adventure waiting for everyone. Beautiful hikes. Downhill skiing. Magnificent golf. Biking of all kinds. No matter what you’re into, you'll make great memories with Odyssey Experiences.

How it works

With the exception of Lake Superior Charter Fishing, Sailing on the Hjordis, and Wolf Ridge Adventures our Signature Experiences are based out of two hubs on the north shore at Larsmont Cottages in Two Harbors and Caribou Highlands in Lutsen. 

All Odyssey guests are welcome to participate in any Signature Experience from either hub.

Meeting Location Larsmont Cottages Hub: Main Lobby | 596 Larsmont Way, Two Harbors, MN 55616 
Meeting Location Caribou Highlands Hub: Recreation Room by the outdoor pool | 371 Ski Hill Rd. Lutsen, MN 55612
Map of Experince Hub Locations

Expert Guides You Can Trust

Wilderness First Aid Certified
Coastal Kayak, Level 2 Certified
Water Safety Course Completed
Lake Service Provider Certified
Signature Experiences

Guided Tours on the North Shore

Our Signature Experiences are based out of conveniently located Experience Hubs at Caribou Highlands, Larsmont Cottages, and Grand Marais.

Now taking private tour requests Monday - Wednesday throughout the Fall Season

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FEATURED TOUR
Easy-Moderate
2.5-3.5 hours (generally 2-3 miles)
For those looking to do something new and exciting this Valentine’s Day. We put together private couples snowshoe tours. We’ll set the scene – an easy snowshoe to a campfire in the woods, beverages, a light bite, and some personal time with your love.

Available Saturday, February 12th – only 4-time slots, so book today!
12:00 PM  |  2:00 PM   |  4:00 PM  |  6:00 PM

Kayaking

Easy-Moderate
Approx. 1.5-3 hours
Experience the wonder of Lake Superior in a whole new way. Get on the big water with one of our experienced and knowledgeable guides. Take in views of the lake and the shoreline's beauty while learning a new skill.
Duluth | Beacon Pointe
Two Harbors | Larsmont Cottages
Two Harbors | Grand Superior Lodge
Lutsen-Grand Marais | Lutsen Sea Villas & East Bay Suites

Canoeing

Easy-Moderate
Approx. 3 hours
Those looking to have a laid-back paddle, join us on a paddle through an inland lake surrounded by the stunning Superior National Forest. We'll show you the paddling basics and teach you about the surrounding area's history and ecology.
Lutsen | Caribou Highlands
Grand Marais | East Bay Suites

TENKARA FLY FISHING

Easy
Approx. 4 hours
Originating in Japan's mountain streams, Tenkara is the simplest form of fly fishing. It uses less equipment than traditional fly fishing and focuses on small streams. Which is ideal for the narrow rivers around us on the North Shore and the perfect match for beginners.
Lutsen | Caribou Highlands
Duluth-Two Harbors | Larsmont Cottages
Charter Fishing in Grand Marais

LAKE SUPERIOR CHARTER FISHING

Easy
Approx. 5 hours
There's nothing better than spending a day on the water catching fish and creating memories. Join a premier charter experience on Lake Superior where you'll fish for trout and salmon!
Departs from Grand Marais Harbor
Duluth Charter with FishNorthMN
Book Duluth Fishing | FishNorthMN

Hiking

Easy-Moderate
2 hours (generally 1.5-2.5 miles)
Trek through the Northwoods on our spring wildlife tours. Learn about the region's natural history and wildlife while experiencing the best spring scenery on the north shore. Bring your camera!
Lutsen | Caribou Highlands
Duluth-Two Harbors | Larsmont Cottages

PADDLE BOARDING

Easy-Moderate
Approx. 1.5 hours
Get a unique perspective of the North Shore's natural beauty atop a Minnesota's Paddle North Portager paddle boards. Destinations include lazy rivers, inland lakes, and safe harbors on Lake Superior.
Lutsen | Caribou Highlands
Duluth-Two Harbors | Larsmont Cottages

Have Questions?

Get in touch with our guides and learn everything you'll need to know about our tours. We'll also help you sign up for the tour that best fits your ability and interests. Fill out the form, and one of our guides will get in touch with you within 24 hours.

Check our current tours

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    This was a fantastic tour and would recommend to anyone who has a couple hours to spend learning about the North Shore of Lake Superior from a Knowledgeable source.
    Haakon O. Guided Hike, 2021
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    Our guided hiking tour was amazing! We learned so much about the area! We can't wait to come back and check out more tours.
    GALINA M. GUIDED HIKE, 2021
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    What a great option for guests! The host was super knowledgeable about different breweries and beers. Also gave other recommendations for Duluth and two harbors that we appreciated.
    KATIE J. BREWERY HOP, 2021
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    Good guide. Priced right. Easy to sign up. Beautiful location. Just what we were looking for...Thanks for offering this!
    CARLYN C. WILDERNESS CANOEING, 2021
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Out of Season Tours

Our Signature Experiences are based out of conveniently located Experience Hubs at Caribou Highlands, Larsmont Cottages, and Grand Marais.

ROCK & AGATE HUNT

Easy-Moderate
2.5-3.5 hours (generally 2-3 miles)
Join us on a Lake Superior Rock & Agate Hunt! Learn how to identify and locate these cherished rocks. We may even find a few agates!
Lutsen | Caribou Highlands

Brewery Hop

Easy
3.5-4 hours
Our popular craft beer hop starts at and ends at Larsmont Cottages. In between? You'll sample some of the finest brews from around the Twin Ports and Two Harbors. Pick your favorite, and bring back a crawler to enjoy around the campfire.
Two Harbors | Larsmont Cottages
Pick-up at Beacon Pointe available

ADVENTURES AT WOLF RIDGE CAMPUS

Easy-Moderate
2.5-3.5 hours
Enjoy a high-quality outdoor experience at Wolf Ridge! Learn lifelong nature skills from naturalists who are on a mission to teach about our beloved North Shore ecology. Pick from one of two classes and spend the day exploring Wolf Ridge's 2,000-acre campus.
Meet at Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center Main Campus Parking Lot or ride the Larsmont Shuttle.

Ski-Shoeing

Easy-Moderate
2-3.5 hours (generally 2-3 miles)
Experience a new way to explore the north shore on Hok Skis: Backcountry skiing, frozen lake expeditions, and twilight bonfire treks.
Lutsen | Caribou Highlands
Two Harbors | Larsmont Cottages

Pre-ski Yoga

Easy
1-hour
Join a 60 minute, all-level, pre-ski yoga class to breathe and move with intention!
Lutsen | Caribou Highlands

Spring Waterfalls

Easy-Moderate
2 hours (generally 1.5-3 miles)
Join our local guides on a tour of the most overlooked waterfalls & rivers on the North Shore! With record snowfall totals, this Spring will be an epic waterfall season. 
Lutsen | Caribou Highlands

Stargazing

Easy
2 hours (generally 1-2 miles)
Experience the brightest stars near the world’s newest International Dark Sky Sanctuary, the BWCA. Our guides are equipped with laser pointers and telescopes to teach you astronomy while taking you on a trek through the wintery Northwoods of Minnesota during the twilight hours!
Lutsen | Caribou Highlands
Two Harbors | Larsmont Cottages

Yoga

Easy
1-hour
Join a 75-minute, all-level, Hatha Yoga class to breathe and move with intention! 
Lutsen | Caribou Highlands

SAILING ON THE HJØRDIS

Easy
Approx. 1 hour
Sail on Lake Superior aboard a traditionally-rigged 50' schooner! Experience both the largest lake in the world and Grand Marais Harbor from the water.
Departs from the North House Folk School in Grand Marais

Information & Policies

CANCELLATION

48-hours notice is required for a full refund. Cancellations made within 24 hours will result in 50% refund. Cancellation due to inclement weather will result in a 100% refund.

WEATHER

In the event of light to medium rainfall, the tour will still go out. In cases of extreme inclement weather such as thunderstorms or when the temperature drops below zero including windchill, we will cancel the tour and contact you a minimum of 1-hour in advance, and provide a 100% refund.

PRIVATE & CUSTOM TOURS

Not finding your perfect North Shore tour? We offer custom tours and experiences as well as private tours if you'd rather not be with strangers. Give us a call at (218) 257-0068 for more information.

 

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