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ONTARIO’S GREAT GETAWAYS: Wonders of Whitewater Lake Photos: Ontario Tourism

Escape into pristine wilderness and enjoy untouched beauty

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The Trip at a Glance
Adventure Provider: Wilderness North
Length: 7 days/6 nights
When: June to September
Trip Fee: $1895 per person plus HST (minimum 2 people)
Trip Rendezvous:  McKenzie Cabins, near Armstrong Station

Whitewater Lake is a paddler’s dream come true. This adventure starts with an overnight stay in Armstrong Station followed by an exciting float plane flight to Whitewater Lodge in Wabakimi Provincial Park.  Spend your days exploring the fish-rich waters by canoe and wildlife viewing in the boreal forest. Each evening return to your cabin for a good night sleep. There is plenty of something and nothing to do for everyone.

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Whats Included

First night accommodation at McKenzie Cabins in Armstrong Station, floatplane ride to and from the lodge, private cabin accommodation for 5 nights at Whitewater Lake Lodge, all bedding, linens, towels and cookware, wifi internet and satellite TV at the main lodge, canoe & paddle rental, motor boat use for 1 day, detailed map of paddling routes, portages and points of interest around Whitewater Lake and food package for the duration of your trip.

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Getting There

Arrive at McKenzie Cabins, located just south of Armstrong Station anytime on Day 1.

Latitude and Longitude: 50.263414, -89.0042180

Directions – Travel north on Hwy 527 from Thunder Bay towards Armstrong Station (approximately 3 hours). Follow signs to Wilderness North on McKenzie Lake Road.

Google Map with icon for McKenzie Cabins (see screen capture for location)

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About the Adventure Provider


Wilderness North is widely renowned for both the quality of service and the exceptional experiences we offer our guests in the remote wilderness. Remote lakes mean virtually untouched fisheries with great potential. Wilderness North has the only cabins or lodges on many of the lakes it serves. Wilderness North has earned the trust of both experienced anglers and first time visitors for more than two decades. With our own fleet of deHavilland float planes, we open up the remarkable untouched wilderness from mid-May through mid-October.

More Options

Choose from many guided and self-guided trip options with many activities like canoeing and kayaking, fishing and birding to choose from.

Don’t Miss

While in Thunder Bay, visit explore back in time to the year 1816 to experience the fur trade at Fort William Historical Park. Enjoy locally-style food and drink as well as excellent art galleries. 

For local and regional travel information, visit Thunder Bay Tourism and Northwest Ontario




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