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Algonquin Park Canoe Trip

3 day Adventure Tour - from £415

Few things are more Canadian than a canoe trip through the thick boreal forests of Algonquin Provincial Park. The park covers 7,000 square kilometres of prime wilderness and is world renowned for its waterways and abundant wildlife.

Highlights:

  • The opportunity to see wildlife in its natural habitat
  • Fresh meals prepared for you by your guide
  • Learn to paddle a canoe on your own
  • Free time to swim, fish or hike
  • Fall asleep to the sound of nature

Your Wildlife & Adventure Tour

This three-day experience features camping accommodation. Group size is limited to eight guests and a guide who prepares delicious meals allowing you to put your feet up after an invigorating day on the trail. These three-day trips leave every Monday and Friday.

No Experience Necessary

You do not need any prior experience or a high level of fitness to take part in this tour. The ‘Algonquin Canoe Trip’ is for people at any level of experience. Other than those guests returning to Algonquin Park after a long break, most of our guests are experiencing Algonquin Park for the first time. Our pace is very relaxed, as the trip objective is to have fun, slow down and leave plenty of time to explore the beauty of the Park.

Participatory Trips

On the canoe/camping portion of this trip you will be encouraged to participate in setting up camp, gathering firewood, and meal preparation, as far as you are comfortable doing so. This gives you the opportunity to learn new skills and experience all the daily activities of an Algonquin canoe trip.

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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive in Algonquin Provincial Park

Optional 07:45 pick up in downtown Toronto (additional cost) or meet at 12:30 at the Voyageur Quest Canoe Outpost. After an orientation, canoe lesson and lunch, paddle across the lake and into Algonquin Park. Along the way learn how to paddle and portage and stop for a swim in the clean fresh water. Set up camp on a scenic point covered in Red Pine and enjoy dinner by the campfire. Lying in your tent, fall asleep to the sound of the west wind whistling high above.

Day 2 - Algonquin Provincial Park

Early morning paddle in search of moose. Return for a tasty breakfast and then break camp to paddle deeper into Algonquin Park and explore the lakes and rivers. A floating lunch is served before paddling up a bog where you’re likely to catch sight of beavers, great blue herons and moose. The final stop is at a beautiful lake where you have the afternoon to hike, swim, fish or take a siesta! Feast on another backcountry gourmet creation and bannock cooked over the fire. Take in the night sky and share stories and laughter around the fire.

Day 3 - Depart Algonquin Provincial Park

The distinctive smell of fresh coffee and bacon frying gets you out of your sleeping bags and up for breakfast. After packing, hike through mixed maple forest learning about the unique mix of flora and fauna. Learn to solo a canoe and to navigate as you paddle back to the take out, stopping along the way for a large smorgasbord lunch. Return to the canoe outpost around 15.00. If choosing to take the shuttle back to Toronto it arrives back at around 19.00.

3 day Adventure Tour - from £415

Optional Upgrade

Stay longer by upgrading to our 5 day Algonquin Park Canoe Trip from £749.

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Price is per person. All guests are required to sign a liability waiver, registration and medical forms. Daily activities may be modified due to weather or to accommodate other trip logistics. Departs Mondays & Fridays – 1 Jun – 28 Sep 2020. Itineraries may vary for tours departing from 1st April 2021 onwards. Not suitable for children 5 yrs & under. Please note that an extra charge of £13 per person per day applies for gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan meals.

YOUR WILDLIFE & ADVENTURE TOUR

Exciting unique experience packages, including activities and accommodation that can be built into a longer Canada holiday.

Your Tour includes:

  • 2 nights’ camping accommodation
  • Return transfers from Downtown Toronto
  • All meals from lunch on day 1 to lunch on day 3
  • Tents, tarps, sleeping bags, sleeping mat
  • Canoes, paddles, pfds, packs, barrels
  • All cooking equipment
  • All guiding and park user fees

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