Border Lakes Tours & Guide Service - Boundary Waters Canoeing

Tours and Rates

Canoe Day Trips


Guided canoe trips include a seasoned guide, high performance canoes/paddles/life jackets, catered lunch,  and paddling instructions from your guide.  Our canoes and paddles are lightweight (which makes for easy paddling!). 

 Routes may include 1 or more portages. Rates will vary depending on the number of paddlers.  Minimum of 2 people.  Maximum group size is 8.  Maximum number of canoes is 4. 

Full Day Tours

  • 1-3 people: $ 350 
  • 4-6 people: $ 140 each
  • 7-8 people: $ 135 each

Discounts for children

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 Hike along wilderness trails in the boreal forest.  See wildlife, rushing streams, waterfalls and more.  Both half day and full day hikes available. Includes catered lunch from a local cafe.    Minimum of 2 people.  Maximum of 8 people.

Full Day Hikes

  • 1-2 people: $ 150
  • Each additional: $ 70
  • Shorter hikes available, call for details

Discounts for children

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Multi-Day Canoe Trips


Ready for a week long adventure to the wilderness?

Border lakes offers multi-day guide service for  canoe trips in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area and Quetico Provincial Park.  

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 Winter is magical!  

Border Lakes Tours also offers cross country ski tours to some amazing places accessible only by hiking, skiing or snowshoeing!  

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A deposit of $100 is required at the time of booking.  

If the trip is cancelled by Border Lakes Tours (e.g., due to weather), there will be a full refund.  

For cancellations with 48 hours or more notice, a full refund less a $25 processing fee will be given. 

For cancellations less than 48 hours notice, the $100 deposit will be forfeited.  

No shows with no advanced notice will be charged the full amount of the tour.  The $100 deposit will be credited toward this amount.

*There will be a 4%  fee added to all credit/debit card transactions.*