What You'll Get
The call of the wild is like a call from an elderly grandparent: though you can’t quite make out what’s being said, you feel better about yourself when you answer. Pick up nature's phone with today's Groupon: for $190, you get a four-day, three-night canoe trip from Voyageur North Outfitters in Ely (a $390.30 value, tax included).
Voyageur North Outfitters safely equips paddlers for jaunts across the pristine coastlines of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, backed by a membership to the Professional Paddlesports Association and 31 years of experience. The featured Voyageur Lightweight Complete Outfitting Package provides all the necessary equipment and supplies for actuating your aluminum vessel, except for clothing, personal items, and pitch pipes for fairytale-wildlife sing-a-longs.
A full set of cooking gear easily outdoes the traditional method of vigorously rubbing sticks together until they become pliant enough to chew, and essentials such as self-supporting Alps tents, sleeping bags, and ponchos keep patrons coddled in comfort. Free transportation to the main entry points and free parking are also provided during your expedition.
The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness aptly displays the aquatic allure of northern Minnesota's Superior National Forest. Glide alongside the panoply of wildlife, including bald eagles, loons, and moose foraging for lucky pennies about the pines and paper birches of these picturesque lakes.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Oct 15, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1/person, may buy 2 add'l. as gifts. Limit 1/visit. Reservation req'd.; subject to availability. 30 day cancellation notice req'd. or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Must be 18 or older or be accompanied by guardian. Must sign waiver. Tax included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Voyageur North Canoe Outfitters
John and Lynn O'Kane have been dedicated to outfitting explorers for treks for more than 32 years, guided by a wealth of experience and membership in the Professional Paddlesports Association. They offer a variety of services to arm adventurers for canoeing, camping, and other outdoor escapades with complete packages stocked with all the necessary goods, from ultralight aluminum canoes to live bait for fishing. To help visitors make the most of their forays into the wilderness, they offer customized route planning service and select routes most suited to travelers’ desires, experience levels, and abilities to follow bread-crumb trails. Back at base, there's a bunkhouse available for rent (upon availability) where campers can enjoy time in Ely before or after they set out on their treks.