Ontario’s Great Getaways: Classic 3-day Algonquin canoe journey

The Trip at a Glance
Adventure Provider:  Voyageur Quest
Length:  3 days
When: Monday to Wednesday & Friday to Sunday, June 19th to September 27, 2015
Trip Fee: $425.00 + HST per person (based on double occupancy)
Trip Rendezvous:  Voyageur Quest Canoe Outpost at Algonquin Park Round Lake Access Point (#1), South River

 

Discover the magic of world-renowned Algonquin Park, the oldest provincial park in Canada.  Led by professional guides, this trip is ideal for people with any level of paddling experience or none at all!

The adventure features amazing wildlife (moose, fox, beaver, otters, bears) viewing opportunities, spectacular campsites and tasty backcountry cuisine. Learn or refresh paddle and portage skills and no trace camping techniques. Swim in clean fresh water, listen to the call of the loon, gaze at the stars and more.

What’s Included

Two nights camping accommodation, all meals, all group equipment, Algonquin Park permits, canoeing, hiking, wildlife interpretation and the services of a wilderness guide.

About the Guides

The guides are skilled outdoors people who are well versed in the natural and cultural history of Algonquin Park and are passionate about sharing their love for the outdoors. They are qualified canoe professionals, certified water safety/life guards, and trained in wilderness first aid.

 

Getting There
The Voyageur Quest Canoe Outpost is located at the Algonquin Park Round Lake Access Point (#1), South River.
Latitude 45.922976  Longitude  -79.184990
It is a 3.5 hour drive from Toronto. Need a ride? Voyageur Quest offers return transportation from downtown Toronto to Algonquin Park.

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About the Adventure Provider

Voyageur Quest is one of Canada’s most recognized adventure travel companies. It specializes in fun and educational year-round outdoor learning experiences in Algonquin Park.  It offers outfitting services, guided trips and lodge-based adventures. Its Algonquin Canoe and Log Cabin Adventure is a “Best in Canada” Signature Experience.

More Options 

Looking for a longer trip or something more luxurious? VQ offers a variety of three- to seven-day guided canoe trips in Algonquin Park including family trips, private guided trip and the renowned Moose Photography Safari, touted by award-winning travel bloggers, The Planet D, as one of the highlights of their summer in Ontario.

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If you love the wilderness but prefer a good bed and comfort at the end of the day, you’ll love the Algonquin Log Cabin and/or the Algonquin Cottage Outpost & Island Retreat, a favourite “camp” of painter Tom Thompson. Packages include a canoe and access to the unique floating sauna.

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Don’t Miss

In closest town, South River, Bean There Cafe specializes in home-made bistro-style lunches, soups, award-winning baking and locally roasted coffee. The Highlander Brew Co., open for retail sales, sampling and tours, features traditionally crafted Scottish Ale.

For regional travel information, please visit Explorers’ Edge.

 

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