Who We Are
Canadian Canoe and Kayak Wilderness Adventures (wildernessadventures.ca) has been providing exceptional wilderness experiences since 2000, by Canoe, Kayak and Dog Sled into beautiful wilderness area such as Algonquin Park, Georgian Bay’s 30,000 Islands in Ontario, Johnstone Strait and the Bowron Lakes in British Columbia, Yukon River in the Yukon Territories and the Nahanni River in the NWT in Canada.
We also provide Sea Kayak Adventures in Belize and Panama.
All of our guides and instructors are seasoned, mature, highly skilled, experienced and certified professionals with an enthusiastic love for outdoor adventure activities and many years of experience leading groups in these wilderness activities and locations.
Our mandate is to provide an exceptional and safe outdoor wilderness adventure experience that will not soon be forgotten.
What You Can Expect
What You Will Learn:
- Friendly and helpful professional guides and instructors with a world of experience that will be happy to share their vast knowledge of wilderness tripping techniques with you including:
- Proper and efficient paddling and boat handling techniques.
- Safe and efficient ways of portaging the canoe.
- Wilderness travel and camping techniques.
- Basic map reading, compass and navigational skills.
- How to plan a complete canoe or kayak trip, including where and how to find the best routes and maps, gear and check lists.
- How to prepare float plans, route plans, and emergency plans.
- How to pick and set up a good campsite for time of year, weather conditions, and group size.
- Water purification techniques.
- Menu planning and how to prepare and store food for wilderness travel.
- Wilderness cooking and baking techniques.
- What makes the best canoe design and materials for different types of trips.
- What is the best gear for canoe packs or kayak packs, tents, sleeping bags, mattresses, stoves and cookware, tarps, saws and lighting.
- What makes the best outdoor adventure clothing and rain gear, how to stay warm, dry and comfortable as well as some of the best values in these areas.
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