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Escape into pristine wilderness and enjoy untouched beauty

What is BRANDstream
The Trip at a Glance
Adventure Provider: Canoe Canada
Length: 7 days, 6 nights
When: Weekdays from May 15 to Sept 25, 2015
Trip Fee: $1095 per person plus HST (minimum 2 people)
Trip Rendezvous: Canoe Canada Outfitters, Atikokan, ON

Enjoy the beauty of the untouched wilderness of Quetico Provincial Park. Fly by De Havilland Beaver floatplane to a water landing access point bordering the park and paddle and portage 70 miles across the best of Quetico's wild and remote drinking-water-pure lakes.

The fishing and wildlife sighting opportunities are spectacular on this route and there are many side lakes and streams you may decide to paddle and explore along the way.

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Whats Included

The trip includes trip planning and complete Elite Outfitting. Custom packed food and camping gear, kevlar canoes and gear, Quetico Provincial Park permit fees, mapping and routing, main base bunkhouse accommodations, float plane flight and ground shuttles in the Atikokan area.

About the Guides

The Canoe Canada staff will custom plan your wilderness paddling vacation. They have over 35 years experience and insight into one of Canada’s most wild, majestic spaces. They have been Quetico’s outfitting experts since 1974.  When you arrive in Atikokan, they will do a comprehensive map routing session, a full safety briefing on current park conditions and review the use of your gear and food outfitting. For a more enhanced paddling experience, guided trips are also available.


Getting There

Canoe Canada Outfitters is located at 300 O’Brien Street in Atikokan.

Latitude 48.759514    Longitude -91.621607



Most travellers arrive by road. Driving time is approximately 2.5 hours from Thunder Bay.

If travelling by air, there are flights to Thunder Bay from many cities. Use either a rental car or Caribou Coach Bus for the 120 mile drive west to Atikokan.

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About the Adventure Provider

Canoe Canada Outfitters is Quetico’s premier canoeing and outpost cabin outfitter serving the crystal-clear waters of Quetico and the area. They offer complete canoe trip outfitting; fly in or drive in outpost cabins with ultimate comfort and privacy, a complete selection of superior quality gear for rental; full service facilities to send you off and welcome you back from your adventure and a lifetime of intimate knowledge and experience fishing and living on the lakes of Quetico and area.

More Options

Not feeling as confident? Canoe Canada offers multi-day guided canoe trips with fly-in, paddle out options. Shorter and/or longer customizable trips are all possible.

Don’t Miss

While in Thunder Bay, explore back in time to the year 1815 to experience the fur trade at Fort William Historical Park.  There are 42 authentic, reconstructed buildings on the site and actors in period dress to bring it to life.

For regional travel information, visit Northwest Ontario and Thunder Bay.




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