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Private Tours - From 3 Days up to 23 Days

From 3 Days up to 23 Days

Book your private tour today and your wish is yours to command; We can guide you through your most ambitious canoe trip you can dream up (Or we can set one up for you). If you ambitions are simpler, even a short trip like a private little 3 day jaunt for You & your party is possible too.

Either way, You get to have it your way!

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Activities include:

Just about whatever you wish! Base camping, mobile base camping, tripping. Canoeing, portaging, camping, hiking, wildlife viewing, fishing, star gazing, sleeping and solitude.

It’s ‘Your’ tour and ‘You’ get to do whatever ‘You’ want. Unlike our package plans, You get the freedom to design and decide where you want to go and what you want to see and do. If You need ‘Guidance’ in making these decisions, we can assist in making your wish come true.

For private tours we also offer winter base camping during the months of January - Mid-March. Snowshoe thru the woods hauling gear on a sled and sleep in a canvas tent complete with a wood burning stove.
What is included in the package:

Equipment (Use of): Lightweight canoe, paddles, pfd (Life jacket), marine safety kit, lightweight tent, sleeping bag & 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: One dinner and one breakfast is provided for each day of the trip with the following exception: No breakfast will be served on day one of the trip and no dinner is served on the last day of the trip.

Included as well are 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 dinner served.

Our meals consist of steaks, chicken and fish served with fresh vegetables and rice. Some dehydrated meals maybe served with day 3 meals and onwards. There’s dessert too! During winter trips all food is frozen.

Guided Fun: Our guides offer 20 years of experience in the interior of Algonquin Park. Among the activities You can participate in; Star gazing, wildlife observation, making bannock bread and fishing. Learn how to identify various species of tree & plant life. Discover the habitats of some of The Park’s wildlife and the roles they can play in Algonquin Park’s ecosystem. We’ll show you just how much fun being outdoors & unconnected from the outside world can be.

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

Additional Info: Once your trip is booked you will be emailed a PDF containing additional information on your upcoming trip - All that you may or may not need to bring with you for a fun and memorable trip!
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.

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 and following the links provided to purchase a license online.

If you need assistance, we can purchase and obtain a fishing permit for you at extra cost. Please provide reasonable time before the trip for us to secure your permit.

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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