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The Trip at a Glance
Adventure Provider: French River Adventures
Length: 3 days
When: June to October
Trip Fee: $329 plus HST (based on double occupancy)
Trip Rendezvous: The Lodge at Pine Cove, near Noelville

This getaway at the luxurious Lodge at Pine Cove combines topnotch flat-water and white-water (optional) paddling on a Canadian Heritage River with a good night sleep in a comfortable bed and delicious gourmet meals. 

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Each morning after breakfast (delivered to your cozy cottage), set out in your canoe to explore the historic French River. Paddle to scenic Restoule Falls or the Rainy Rapids then return to the Lodge for a delicious 3-course dinner in the Lodge’s spectacular dining room. 

Whats Included

2 nights accommodation in a luxurious private cottage, a 3-course dinner for two in the lodge, 2 deluxe hamper breakfasts served in your cottage with a view, 1 ready-to-go gourmet picnic lunch for 2, unlimited use of a canoe and a route map.

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About the Guides

Guides are available upon request for an hour, half-day or full-day outing. 


Getting There

Your adventure is based at the Lodge at Pine Cove, on the French River near Noelville.

Latitude 46.094179            Longitude  -80.228927


The Lodge is located approximately 370 km (4 hours driving) north of Toronto. Follow Hwy 400 north and Hwy 69 north towards Sudbury. Travel east on Hwy 64 and watch for signs for the lodge. 


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About the Adventure Provider 

Created in 2000, French River Adventures builds on years of canoeing, kayaking and hiking experience. They know the French River well and would love to help you discover the French River. They welcome both lodge guests and non-guests alike.

More Options

If you are not an experienced canoeist or kayaker, you can hire one of the guides to accompany you for an hour, half-day or full-day outing to take advantage of our knowledge of the river.  There are lots of hiking and fishing options available close by.

Don’t Miss

The Ontario Parks award-winning French River Visitor Centre is a must see.  Its main exhibit,  “Voices of the River” tells the story of the French River, one of Canada’s earliest travel routes. 

For regional travel information, visit Northeastern Ontario.  




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