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Adventure Mining Company

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Adventurous Copper Mine Tour

What an exciting way to visit and learn about Copper Mining in the UP! My wife, son (11) and I... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
Benelidad
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
Adventure is right!

This was soooo cool. Heard about it and purposely went to find it. It was awesome! There are... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Gail S
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The Adventure Mining Company offers a variety of tours of the Historic Adventure Copper Mine. Choose from easy 45 minute underground walks to 3 hour excursions that feature rappelling down and 80 foot underground shaft. No fancy electric lights or...more
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Adventure Road, Greenland, MI 49929
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

What an exciting way to visit and learn about Copper Mining in the UP! My wife, son (11) and I decided to take the "Minors Tour" as a different way of experiencing and learning about the mining industry. Each of us donned our minors hats...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

This was soooo cool. Heard about it and purposely went to find it. It was awesome! There are different levels and time amounts so there is something for everyone!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

We have been to several caves but this was the first time in a mine. Our tour guide was great. I believe her name was Josie. You could tell she loved her job. You actually where hard hats with lights on them unlike the cave...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Tim E
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We visited the copper mine while vacationing around Lake Gogebic. We’ve been to a few mines and caves before and would rank this place towards the top. We did the rappelling “miners” tour and it was really cool. We’re still torn picking a favorite: rappelling...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

...it was a little challenging at times but this 71 year old guy and his 17 year old granddaughter had a ball during our 5+ hours underground. The pasty lunch we ate by candlelight was even warm! Three years ago when visiting in the area...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

We had a ball with our tour guide. She was a student of Geology and rocked it out of the park with knowledge. She gave us an awesome tour, answering all our questions and having fun with us. It was dark and we saw some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Joan S
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Very informative. Branden is very knowledgeable and communicates well. Incredible to think it was all dug by hand, through solid rock! The repelling was a blast. Well worth the time and money.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank frickert2018
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Adventure Mining Company is a great place to stop. Our family of 4 (2 adults and 2 eight year old boys) did the Prospectors Tour which is approximately an hour and 20 minutes long. I would estimate the 90% of the tour was underground. After...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank TheHolmesLife
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We went in the middle of the afternoon on a Tuesday and got a tour in 15 minutes. Our guide, Josie, was very knowledgeable and upbeat, was great to answer all our questions. We took the prospectors tour, which was totally do-able for two adults/2...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

This tour (Prospector's Tour) was a highlight of our UP vacation this summer. We've been on several cave tours (Mammoth, Jewel) and I have to say that we enjoyed this one the most. The guides are very informative and we learned so much about mineral...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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KarenM3869
August 11, 2017|
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Response from sandys5boys | Reviewed this property |
The price is going to depend on which tour you take. We did the tour where you get to rappel (not the one where you also get lunch) and it was $60/person and it lasted about 2.5-3 hrs. The time also depends on how many... More
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Patricia S
May 10, 2016|
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Level 1 is the only level most tours explore. The Miners tour repels to the top on level 2. The Captains tour explores all of level 2. Levels 3 on down are currently flooded. Mike (tour guide)
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