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Eight Days a Week - 7 Nights (8 Days)
For intermediate paddlers

7 Nights (8 Days)
$1,250.00 CAD plus tax

If you are a capable & confident paddler, you will enjoy this trip more if you are prepared for the challenges that an eight day trip offers; Daily breakdown & set-up of camp, travel of at least 8 hours per day in ALL weather conditions, everyday. Multiple portages totalling several kilometres in length each day.
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Activities include:

Canoeing, portaging, canoeing, portaging, canoeing and even more portaging, all for hours on end each and every day. We will take you deep into Algonquin Park. It may even possible you will not see anyone else for days on end. You might end up seeing more moose then people. How’s that for getting away from it all?

Living without hydro, flush-action toilets, the internet. Yes, imagine that, it can be done and if you like the outdoors to begin with, you’ll probably find it a relief! The days will be spent tripping with hearty meals at the end of the day to replenish your tired but happy soul.

A forty-five minute orientation meeting is required at the beginning of the trip to familiarize our guests with the aspects of canoeing & water safety.
What is included in the package:

Equipment (Use of): Lightweight canoe, paddles, pfd (Life jacket), marine safety kit, lightweight tent & sleeping pad, headlamp, saws, canoe pack & food barrel (one pack and barrel per canoe). Drinking & eating utensils are also included. Fishing rod and tackle will be available upon request. (A fishing license is required).

Food: A total of 7 Dinners and 7 Breakfasts are included as well as light lunches and snacks on the trail during day-trips. Your meals are cooked by our guides over a campfire ensuring you get the full backcountry experience. One glass of wine is provided per person for each of the three dinners.

Fun: Our guides offer nearly 20 years of experience in the interior of Algonquin Park. Tripping is our favourite style of canoeing - You move and you see more when you move! This trip can be tiring but it is a good tired. At the end of the day you can put your tent up and then your feet, while we busy ourselves making you a tasty evening meal. Listen to the wind thru the pines or watch loons swim past you as eat.

Permits: Your camping permit is included in the cost of your trip.

Transportation: Pick-up/drop-off is in the town of Huntsville on the morning/afternoon of the the first day/last day of the trip. Transportation to and from Huntsville can be arranged at extra cost, depending on our guests’ needs.
What is NOT included in the package:

Hotel Accommodation: It is recommended that our international guests make their own arrangements if they need a hotel room the day before and/or day after the trip.

Sleeping Bags: Being a personal item, it is recommended that our guests bring their own sleeping bag. As a general rule, we do not provide sleeping bags. However, if a guest is unable to bring their own sleeping bag, we will provide one upon request. This must be indicated when you fill out the contact information form.

Fishing Permit: A fishing permit is not included. It is the responsibility of our guests to obtain a fishing permit.

For non-residents of Canada, a fishing license can be obtained beforehand online via the Ontario government web site. Click here to read the requirements of a fishing license. A permit can be purchased online by clicking here.

If necessary, a permit can be purchased in person in Huntsville for any guest that requires one. However, this will take time and possibly delay our departure in the morning by an hour or two. If arriving the night before, we recommend this be done that night. Assistance can be provided in this manner.

Cellphone service: There is no cellphone service in the interior of Algonquin Park. Connection might be possible, briefly, near access lakes. Once deeper inside The Park though, we will be utterly alone. Hope you can handle the disconnection withdrawals!
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