Guided Boundary Waters Camping Trips
Guided and fully outfitted canoe trips in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCA) near Ely, Minnesota
Fully Outfitted Guided Boundary Waters Canoe Trips for Friends and Families
Fully Outfitted Guided Boundary Waters Canoe Trips for Friends and Families
2016 Per Person Rates
Fully Outfitted and Guided Custom Boundary Waters Canoe Trips
10% off adult price for youth under 18 years, available with each paying adult.
These rates include your licensed guide, all BWCAW permit fees, ultralight canoes,
canoeing equipment, camping equipment and trail food outfitting.
2 Days
3 Days
4 Days
5 Days
6 Days
7 Days
8 Days
For trips of 9 or more days, please call 218-343-7951 for pricing.
The above rates do not include Quetico Provincial Park permit and camping fees.  
Discounts are not cumulative. First and last days count as full days.
© Boundary Waters Guide Service LLC     PO Box 731, Ely, MN 55731     218-343-7951
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There is magic in the feel of a paddle and the movement of a canoe, a magic compounded of distance,
adventure, solitude and peace. The way of a canoe is the way of the wilderness and of a freedom almost
forgotten, the open door to waterways of ages past and a way of life with profound and abiding satisfaction.
– Sigurd Olson
Or click here and consider our Workshop and Group Trips
We use ultra-lightweight Kevlar canoes and the best camping gear, prepare mouthwatering meals,
and are focused on you having a fun, safe and successful BWCAW canoe camping trip.  We provide all
the gear and meals for your guided trip.  We even provide your comfy, freshly-laundered sleeping
bag.  All you need to bring are your clothes and be ready for fun!

With over a million acres and 1,200 miles of canoe routes, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area is full of

Let us understand your goals and tailor your trip.

How do we customize your trip?

It's simple.  We listen.  Tell us about your experiences and expectations.  We'll use our knowledge to
provide trip options. To help with this process, we will email you a link to our online Routing Form.
Once completed, we will email you route options that fit perfectly with your interests.

If you know exactly what you want, tell us.

If you're not sure, click on the below sample trip itineraries for ideas, and then talk with us.  There
are many more options, but these samples are a good start.
We make trip planning simple and fun.  Contact us.

1)  Call us at 218-343-7951.  We're happy to talk.
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Relaxing Introduction to the Scenic BWCA
Difficulty: Easy
3 or 4 days
Varied Scenery with Big Border Lakes, Cliffs, Waterfalls, and Pictographs
Difficulty: Intermediate
5 or 6+ days
Most Remote and Least Traveled with Challenging Portages
Difficulty: Challenging
6 or 7+ days