Algonquin Canoe Tours

  • 3 Days / 2 Nights or 5 Days / 4 Nights
  • All year round

Algonquin Canoe & Lodge Adventure

Nothing beats immersing yourself in Algonquin Park’s lake side paradise. Canoeing through a mix of large lakes and generally slow moving stretches of river, with lots of time for wildlife viewing, hiking and back country exploration. The pace is relaxed, as the objective is to have fun, slow down and leave plenty of time to explore the beauty of the Park. The campsites on this canoe trip provide a unique way to sleep amongst the stars. Practice ‘no trace’ camping and enjoy long swims in the clear freshwater. Fish for trout, relax and get into the rhythm of the canoe tripping lifestyle. No experience is required for the Algonquin 5 day canoe trip but you should be in fit and be able to keep active for up to 5 hours at a time – at a walking pace. The 5 day canoe trip travels one-way, west to east, through the north-western and more remote sections of the park.

Duration: 5 Days

Departs: Algonquin

Day 1

Meet at the Voyageur Quest rendezvous location situated at the northwest corner of Algonquin Park. The northwest corner of Algonquin Park is famous for its rolling hills, great trout fishing and beautiful lakes. Your canoe assisted excursion to Algonquin Park starts early afternoon, after lunch, along the way you will learn how to paddle, portage and have ample time to swim in the clean freshwater. Camp is conveniently located in a picturesque spot where you can enjoy a campfire cooked dinner and relax midst the peaceful, natural environment. Immerse yourself in the panoramic views of the park and fall asleep under the stars in the comfort of your tent to the sound of the west wind whistling high above.
Hotel: Algonquin camp site

Day 2

A cooked breakfast is a welcome start to the day, before leaving camp and paddling east through a series of classic Algonquin Park lakes. A floating lunch is served and provides the energy needed to paddle up a bog where you have the opportunity to see beaver, Great Blue herons and moose. The final stop is on a beautiful lake where you have the afternoon to hike, swim and fish or take a well-deserved rest! Enjoy fresh baked bannock cooked over the fire and listen to legends and myths of travelling through the Canadian wilderness.
Hotel: Algonquin camp site

Day 3

Another scenic start to the day is perfected by the delivery of fresh coffee and breakfast, providing you with energy needed for the day ahead. After breakfast, head out for a hike through a mixed maple forest learning about the unique mix of flora and fauna present in the park. You then have the opportunity to learn to solo a canoe and to navigate as you paddle back to the take out, stopping along the way for a buffet-style lunch. The journey continues to your accommodation for the next two nights, Algonquin Log Cabin. You may choose to enjoy some relaxing time swimming or freshen up before the evening ahead. Enjoy a selection of cheese and wine followed by a delicious dinner at the Algonquin Log Cabin.
Hotel: Algonquin Log Cabin

Day 4

Today you will head out for a day exploring the trails around the Algonquin Log Cabin. A wilderness adventure playground, Music Lake provides the ideal place to hike and discover the outdoors. Enjoy a picnic lunch alongside Music Lake before hiking to surprise Lake where a 26-foot Voyageur Canoe awaits. Enjoy a leisurely paddle as you ‘Island Hop’ your way down the lake and arrive via canoe at Algonquin Log Cabin, your accommodation for the next two nights. A welcome retreat after a day outside exploring you can relax, swim or take a sauna. After dinner we recommend taking part in the night canoeing adventure, which concentrates on the pursuit of Loon calls, Barred Owl hoots and Wolf howls.
Hotel: Algonquin Log Cabin

Day 5

Start the day with a walk to Lookout Bluff which offers picturesque views overlooking Algonquin Lakes, before returning for lunch back at the Log Cabin. Take advantage of any last minute, exclusive photographic opportunities before your adventure comes to an end.

Departures June, July & August

Pathways of Algonquin

Explore Algonquin Park’s northwest corner on a 3-day lodge based adventure. Canoe in the search of moose on early morning canoe excursions, hike to scenic lookouts, and enjoy tasty home cooked meals. This three day experience features rustic accommodation at the Algonquin Log Cabin. Located on Surprise Lake, the Log Cabin combines a scenic and peaceful location with knowledgeable wilderness guides, warm hospitality and an intimate ambience.

Duration: 3 days

Departs: Algonquin

DAY 1

Meet at the Voyageur Quest rendezvous location situated at the northwest corner of Algonquin Park. Enjoy lunch followed by a hike of Kitchie Island. Your accommodation for the next two nights is a welcome retreat after a day outside exploring. Choose to relax, swim or take a sauna at your accommodation or continue onto Otter Bay for further adventures. After a home cooked dinner enjoy a night paddle in a 26 foot-Voyageur Canoe, which concentrates on the pursuit of Loon calls, Barred Owl hoots, Wolf howls and the other incredible sounds of the park.
Hotel: Algonquin Log Cabin

DAY 2

Start the day with a walk to Lookout Bluff which offers picturesque views overlooking Algonquin Lakes, before returning for lunch back at the Log Cabin. The afternoon is free for you to relax and explore the surrounding area, including Surprise Lake, where you can go swimming, fishing or canoeing. Late afternoon, travel by canoe and paddle towards a scenic campfire point where you can enjoy a relaxing evening ambience. Admire the sunset, revel in the warmth of the bonfire, enjoy alfresco dining and learn about the northern sky.
Hotel: Algonquin Log Cabin

DAY 3

This morning take advantage of remarkable photographic opportunities only obtainable during sunrise, paddle and search for moose and beaver lodges right from the seat of your canoe. Afterwards, enjoy a cook out maple syrup breakfast as a reward for your early start. Return to the Lodge where you may choose to enjoy some relaxing time swimming after a Canadian inspired BBQ lunch. Your adventure in Algonquin ends late afternoon.

Departures May, June, July, August, September & October.

Algonquin Canoe & Lodge Adventure

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