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An Ely Must!!

North Woods Adventures is run by LIZ who knows the Superior Forest as good as the wildlife who live... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
cliff f
Naples, Florida
Lots of fun

We had a great time. The guides are fun and very knowledgeable in wildlife and plant life... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2016
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Oct 24, 2017
“An Ely Must!!”
Oct 19, 2016
“No moose, no bull.”
Tour the Great North Woods in our safari-style off-road adventure vehicle. Family fun starts here! Day tours start at $15. Learn about Minnesota's Boreal forest in the splendor that Superior National Forest offers. Join Minnesota's First and Only...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
36 E White St, Unit B, Ely, MN 55731-1571
+1 218-235-1727
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

North Woods Adventures is run by LIZ who knows the Superior Forest as good as the wildlife who live there. She is a gem . Completely enjoyable and knows so much. She is reliable and dependable, and will not stop guiding you till she finds...More

Thank cliff f
Reviewed 19 October 2016

After reading about the moose tour it sounded like this company knew what they were doing, TRACKING them, TRAIL CAMERAS, moose calls and yet we saw absolutely nothing except a pileated woodpecker. Not even a wolf, a deer, bear, nothing. I understand these are animals...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

We had a great time. The guides are fun and very knowledgeable in wildlife and plant life knowledge. My son had a great time looking at the woods, plants and learning about nature. The truck is very comfortable and spacious. The four wheel drive part...More

Thank Trigger1968
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

My family tagged along on a fantastic Safari with Mark and Liz. The kids loved the off road experience with just enough bumps to keep them laughing and excited the whole time. The trucks suspension handles the bumps extremely well though... it's a comfy ride....More

1  Thank Jake H
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Liz and Mark were very friendly and knowledgeable people, my wife and I were very pleased with the tour they took us on and got to see a black bear out in the wild. The sights were great and the hospitality was better. I cant...More

3  Thank Crystal N
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We wanted to see the Ely area but did not have the time or expertise to Kayak, canoe or camp throughout the area. Most of the tours and outfitters in Ely offer guides and equipment to enjoy the border waters. North woods adventures offers off...More

4  Thank Michael R
Reviewed 28 July 2015

In short...do it! Slightly longer version...my family and I were up for a weekend and not being from the area wanted something fun to do. We got to explore, pick blueberries, have a drink on the way and meet some great people (although if you...More

6  Thank Vivienne W
Reviewed 5 July 2015

LIz and Mark took our group of 4 adults on one of the best tours I have ever been on. We rode in a custom made vehicle that allowed us to stand or sit as we rode through some pretty rough and wild terrain in...More

4  Thank Evelyn R
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Great people! Liz and Mark couldn't be nicer, enthusiastic and knowledgeable!! We spotted a wolf and moose tracks among many other sightings of wildlife. We learned lots of fun facts about Ely and it's history and surrounding lakes. Any question we had for liz she...More

4  Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 18 October 2014

Liz and Mark took our family (including the dog) on a fabulous tour of the Superior National Forest - there are just no words to describe the beauty and knowledge of the area that they shared with us. You don't want to miss one of...More

3  Thank CaroleAnn228
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