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Keweenaw Adventure Company

155 Gratiot Street, Copper Harbor, MI 49918
+1 906-289-4303
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Offer transportation up the mountain to get to the bike trails

We paid for transportation to get to the top of the overlook to ride on the mt bike trails. This... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2017
happygardener2016
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Romeo, Michigan
Mtn Bike Rental

This is my third year in this area and absolutely love it. This time I brought my two teen age... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2017
scottmwalz
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Long Lake, Minnesota
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Established in 1994, Keweenaw Adventure Company (KAC) is a guide and outfitter specializing in Lake Superior sea kayak adventures and mountain biking on Copper Harbor's internationally recognized trail system. With over twenty years' experience and an excellent safety record, we provide state-of-the-art rental equipment, essential goods and exceptional customer service. We offer a variety of guided day trips, as well as multi-day kayak tours on Isle Royale National Park and along the Keweenaw Water Trail. We have lodging available and have a small retail shop where we host a supply of essential bike parts and kayak accessories, bicycle, canoe & SUP rentals, bicycle service (mechanics), interpretive guided eco-hikes and a shuttle service, too. More than just a shop, we have also built our reputation as advocates, trail builders, community organizers and folks who like to have a good time.
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155 Gratiot Street, Copper Harbor, MI 49918
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

We paid for transportation to get to the top of the overlook to ride on the mt bike trails. This is a great option as once you get to the bottom of the mt, you would have to walk/ride back up the mt to get...More

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Shelby L, Administrator at Keweenaw Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review and share your experience! Delighted we were able to haul you all to the top and save you a climb. :)

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Reviewed September 22, 2017

This is my third year in this area and absolutely love it. This time I brought my two teen age boys and another family with teen agers. We camped at Ft. Wilkins just east of town. Because the campground is on Lake Fanny Hooe we...More

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Shelby L, Administrator at Keweenaw Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2017

Hi Scott! Great to hear from you and to read your 5-star review -- thanks so much for sharing your experience and making so many recommendations to others. Plus, loved how you ended your review, as Copper Harbor's slogan is, "It's worth the trip!" ;)...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2017

The Keweenaw Adventure Company is great resource to visiting mountain bikers -- trail advice, maps, help with any bike needs, etc. And they offer a bunch of shuttle options too. They also offer a variety of guided sea kayaking tours nearby and most interestingly on...More

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Shelby L, Administrator at Keweenaw Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2017

Thanks much for your 5-star review! Sounds like you took advantage of our variety of options and we certainly welcome you back for future adventuring. :)

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Reviewed September 4, 2017

Keweenaw Adventure Company adequately prepared our group of 5 for our 1st time kayaking/camping (4 days) on Isle Royale. Our guide, Rudy, topped it off with his ability to keep things organized. Beyond that he lent a special touch to the experience by sharing the...More

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Shelby L, Administrator at Keweenaw Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2017

Thank you Sharon! That's fantastic to hear that the tour exceeded your expectations -- very flattering! These Isle Royale tours are multifaceted and take a collaborative effort among our staff to enact, and it's much appreciated to hear that you had such a great experience...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2017

We just returned from a 4 day trip to Isle Royale. We are total river rats, but Rudy made our first experience with big boats and big water totally enjoyable. I cannot say enough about how well Keweenaw Adventure handled this trip from start to...More

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Shelby L, Administrator at Keweenaw Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2017

Many regards, Liz! Indeed these Isle Royale tours are multifaceted and take a collaborative effort among our staff to enact, and it's great to have your accolades. :) Also delighted to hear that now that you've had a taste of the isle, you want more!...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I brought our son on the sunset kayak trip led by Ryan. We had a wonderful time and beautiful weather! Ryan was friendly and knowledgeable, and we felt relaxed and safe. Being able to get out and check out the lighthouse was...More

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Shelby L, Administrator at Keweenaw Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2017

Thank you, thank you for taking the time and having the consideration to leave us a review -- Ryan says, "hello!" We certainly welcome you back for future adventuring. Paddle on!

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

My daughter and I just returned from a 5 day / 4 night kayaking tour of Isle Royale. We aren't campers and we had never kayaked before, but that didn't matter with Rudy Gemignani as our guide. Rudy taught us what we needed to know...More

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Shelby L, Administrator at Keweenaw Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2017

Nancy, great to hear from you -- thanks for the colorful, Five Star Review! You and Marissa were adventurous souls to jump in and join this tour somewhat last minute as novices. You ladies were a treat to host and we're super happy to read...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2017

Hey this was a fabulous time! Ben and Lauren were very thorough guides, good instruction and planning for the best route were shared clearly and openly. Both guides have super experience from their previous work sites in Alaska and other, teaching backgrounds so hepful in...More

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Shelby L, Administrator at Keweenaw Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2017

Many thanks for your 5-star review and recommendation! Glad to hear you had both the treat of a tour with Ben and Lauren, along with Captain Matt's scrumptious tacos!! ;)

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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

In the UP with friends to hike and enjoy the area. Booked a half day Kayak trip on Lake Superior with Keweenaw Adventures and went out with Ben. What a great trip, and Ben was an awesome guide. Paddled to a couple islands and had...More

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Shelby L, Administrator at Keweenaw Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2017

Thanks Paula! We super appreciate you taking the time to tell of your experience -- particularly the your island hopping, luncheon and laughs with Ben. :) Ben says, "Hello!" ... We hope to host you all again!

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Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Awesome little shop! Had to get a repair done and the mechanic was able to get it done quickly and correctly. But most importantly, I didn't miss any riding. Their rental fleet ( bikes and kayaks) is new and WELL maintained. Answered our questions and...More

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Shelby L, Administrator at Keweenaw Adventure Company, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2017

Many thanks for your 5-star review! We're glad to have kept you riding and we'll look forward to seeing up here in the Harbor next time!

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