kayaking

Kayaking Lake Superior

A paddle or two in a kayak can give you a new perspective on Lake Superior’s beauty and views that most people will never see! Talk with our guides to plan your water route.

Tours are available through the summer and early fall and must be arranged in advance.

Guided Kayak Tour Information

  • All tours are facilitated by an ACA certified guide.
  • We provide the kayaks, paddling gear, transportation (if off property), bottled water and snack.
  • A minimum of 2 participants is required for all tours, maximum of 12 participants.
  • All tours can be tailored to meet a paddler’s skill level.
  • Tours are available based on favorable weather conditions. Offsite tours are dependent on the ability to transport kayaks and equipment.
  • A  gourmet picnic box lunch can be or ordered to go from the Ledge Rock Grille with any tour (must be ordered 24 hours in advance). Available with any tour for $10.00 per person.
  • Once a tour is booked, it is non-refundable; however since this activity is exceptionally weather dependent, refunds will be granted due to unfortunate weather and inability to reschedule.
  • Due to insurance liability, we do not allow individual rental of our kayaks or kayak supplies.
  • $45-95/participant – depending on the tour.

For inquiries, please contact Explore Activities Coordinator, Tyler Selleck via email: [email protected] 

What do I bring sea kayaking?

To ensure your sea kayak adventure is a good experience, we suggest that you bring the following:

  • Shorts or a Swimsuit
  • Shoes that can get wet
  • Sunscreen & Sunglasses – glasses strap recommended
  • Camera to capture your experience on the big lake!
  • Fleece Jacket for chillier mornings, avoid cotton

Guided Kayak Adventures

Fill your weekend with picturesque adventure! The best way to appreciate the scenic sights of Lake Superior’s North Shore is by water.

Call Larsmont Cottages at  866.687.5634  if you have any questions.

Larsmont Shoreline Tour

  • Launch right from the resort and travel up and down the shoreline for scenic views of the property and lake superior’s iconic shoreline.
  • $45.00 per person for one hour “on the water” and $65.00 per person for two hours.
  • Great for a first time paddler & a minimal time commitment for this life-changing experience.

Larsmont to Two Harbors or Vice Versa

  • Launch from the resort or Agate Bay boat launch depending on which way the wind is blowing!
  • See the harbor and ore docks up close, a few caves along the shoreline, and beautiful views of lake superior shoreline.
  • This is a lengthy trip requiring a minimum of 3.0 hours of paddling without a tailwind.
  • Recommended for more experienced paddlers – ask a guide for more details.
  • $95 per person – includes transport (to or from) Two Harbors.

Knife River Beach Tour

  • Launch from the Knife River beach and paddle around Bird Island.
  • $65.00 per person for one hour “on the water” and $75.00 per person for two hours
  • Allow for an additional 30 minutes for travel and set up time.
  • Good for first time and intermediate paddlers.
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