Province/Territory: Ontario

Canoe and Log Cabin Adventure

  • 26-foot voyageur canoe
  • 7000 square kilometers of wilderness
  • 01 billion stars

You enjoy a quick bite then spend the afternoon paddling, portaging and swimming before setting up camp on a scenic point. Morning arrives and it’s back on the water to traverse lakes and—fingers crossed—spot a beaver, Great Blue heron or moose. The next day is spent exploring a mixed maple forest then it’s time to paddle to a rustic log cabin. Once there, you pamper yourself with a sauna, some wine and cheese and a delicious meal. Morning brings a guided hike, lunch served lakeside and then you and your group make like explorers--paddling a 26-foot voyageur canoe from one island to the next. Later, when night falls and the sky is blanketed with stars, you push off again for an exhilarating night paddle. The sound of a loon calling from across the water sends chills up your spine.

Why you should visit
  • Go where there are no roads, as you dip a paddle and canoe across remote, interior lakes.
  • Feel like a voyageur as you hike backcountry trails under a canopy of coniferous and deciduous trees.
  • Clean up for dinner with a quick dip in a clean, crisp lake.
  • After a day of exploring in the wilderness and fresh air dig in to a hearty, campfire-cooked meal.
  • Stand under a starlit sky mesmerized by the spine-tingling sound of a wolf calling in the distance.
  • Relax and rejuvenate in a rustic, log cabin tucked away off the beaten path.

Weather

  • The summer climate of Algonquin Park is not uniform. Daily highs can range from 16°C to over 30°C. In summer, it can be humid throughout June and July; the humidity tapers off around August. During autumn, it is cool and dry, with temperatures ranging from 16°C to 27°C.
  • Discover local weather information. Research local weather patterns at Environment Canada's Canadian Climate Website.
Visitor information
  • Book Your Adventure.
  • If you get lucky, you might catch sight of a large moose or hear a pack of wolves howl under the full moon!
  • All Voyageur Quest guides are qualified professionals and trained in wilderness first aid.
  • On the canoe/camping portion of this trip you will be encouraged to participate in setting up camp, gathering firewood, and meal preparation to give you the opportunity to learn new skills and experience all the daily activities of an Algonquin canoe trip.
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When to go
  • Retreat to the wilderness, wildlife and tranquility from July to September.
Need to know
  • The trip is for people at any level of experience. 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.
  • You should be able to be active for up to four hours at a time.
  • Algonquin Park covers 7,000 square kilometers of prime wilderness.
  • The Park is world renowned for its waterways and abundant wildlife.
  • The ideal way to experience Algonquin's beauty is by canoe.
Getting Here