$25 for a Half-Day Rafting Adventure on the Menominee River from Northwood's Adventures in Vulcan, MI (Up to $52.95 Value)

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Robin V. · 9 reviews TOP REVIEWER
· Reviewed September 26, 2017
Had a great time. The area is beautiful the gorge is exciting and our guide was knowledgeable and amazing

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Myra N. · 3 reviews TOP REVIEWER
· Reviewed September 26, 2017
The trip was great and the guide had interesting facts about area

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Steve M. · 6 reviews TOP REVIEWER HELPFUL REVIEWER
· Reviewed September 26, 2017
We booked the trip as a family. Without question the trip was a blast. McKenzie, our guide, was a superstar and made us feel like we conquered rafting the most dangerous rapids on the Colorado River. Safety is this companies number one objective. Some of the rapids were challenging yet we couldn't wait to go down them a second time. We had a memorable fun day. Good stuff!

What You'll Get


Like deep-sea ping-pong, whitewater rafting requires a well-made paddle and the ability to overcome most fish-related phobias. Embrace accessible aqua fun with today's Groupon: for $25, you get a half-day whitewater-rafting adventure from Northwood's Adventures (up to a $52.95 value). River adventurers meet at 4789 US Highway 2 in Vulcan, Michigan, which is approximately five hours north of Chicago.

Northwood's Adventures offers downriver cruises through the whitely washed waters of the Menominee River. Launching daily at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., the approximately three-hour excursion begins with a brief safety talk, paddle practice, team-building exercises, and games led by experienced guides. Then it’s time to meander through a beautiful 2-mile stretch of Class I and II+ rapids that funnel into Piers Gorge Portage Trail sand beach. After a mild hike to look out upon the rapids to come, gung-ho rafters proceed through the 100-foot-tall rock walls and roiling Class IV+ water wraiths of mighty Piers Gorge. Post-gorge tackling, significantly damper rafters rendezvous with the cliff-top observers and proceed to the final set of rapids.

In keeping with the strict safety standards, Northwood's Adventures keeps all of its equipment clean and well-maintained, stocks each raft with a competent guide, and provides complimentary life jackets, helmets, and paddles for all passengers. Wetsuits and other gear are available for rental for an additional fee.

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires Oct 18, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy additional as gifts. Must be 12 or older. 58" chest max. Trip changes subject to $5 per-person fee. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Northwoods Adventures


A bright yellow inflatable raft splashes down the rushing waters of the Menominee River, its helmet-clad passengers hooting victoriously as they speed past banks dappled with lush trees and rock faces. Catering to seasoned outdoor enthusiasts and beginner rafters alike, The rafting experts at Northwoods Adventures strive to grant their clients a chance to experience the splash-laden rush via excursions in northeastern Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Their commitment to adventure is second only to the company's dedication to safety, exemplified in everything from its high-quality equipment to the team of meticulously selected guides. Trained as naturalists, medics, rescuers, and interpreters, each was considered for a place on staff only after successfully completing 600 hours of training and translating War and Peace into conversational moose.

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