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Tripping the Lake Fantastic

This water adventure is a great introduction to canoeing and canoe day-tripping … in style!
This water adventure is a great introduction to canoeing and canoe day-tripping … in style! After some instruction and practice, you will carve a paddle through the still waters on Margaret, Dan, Horse, and McEwen Lakes to discover the backcountry beauty of the Haliburton Highlands. You will also try some new forms of paddling, and visit a canoe builder who makes birch bark canoes and a paddle shop where they make amazing paddles. This two-night and three-day package are well suited to the novice and experienced canoeist!
3 Days from $1709/person CAD
Family
Guided
Off The Beaten Path
Private

Primary Location

Ontario's Highlands

Departures

Seasonality is from mid May to Mid October

Included:

  • 2 nights of accommodation at the Heather Lodge, Sir Sam's Inn & Spa, or the equivalent based on double occupancy
  • 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, and 2 Dinners
  • Fee to all experiences and services of additional instructors/guides as required per itinerary
  • All equipment and materials
  • All service gratuities

Not Included:

  • Anything of a personal nature or that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

Contact us for more information and pricing!

  • This is a sample itinerary - the exact program is tailored to the preferences of the group and weather conditions

Optional Extras:

  • Ask us about adding additional tours and services!

Custom Itinerary

This is a pre-designed itinerary. At Landsby, we are specialists in creating unique experiences in Canada, due to a personal and direct relationship with our local partners.

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Itinerary

DAY 1: ARRIVAL

Arrive at the accommodation and settle in. If you are new to canoeing you will learn the basics of flatwater canoeing under the guidance and safety of a certified instructor. For those with some canoeing experience, this will be an opportunity to refresh and hone your paddling skills. After your experience, rest and relaxation. Enjoy dinner and gather around an outdoor campfire for songs, stories, and sweets with a local character. Meals: D

DAY 2: DAILY ACTIVITIES

After breakfast, arrive at Margaret Lake. Review canoeing and portaging basics. Embark on a canoe trip Margaret Lk. – Dan Lk.‐ Horse Lk. ‐ McEwen Lk. – Black River – Wren Lk. Bush lunch on route. Arrive at Black River Canoe access point. Afterward, visit Rick Nash, a birch bark canoe builder. Return to accommodation for dinner and overnight. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 3: DAILY ACTIVITIES & DEPARTURE

After breakfast, check out your accommodation. Experience either canoeing (advanced skills), introduction to stand-up paddleboarding, or introduction to kayaking. After lunch, visit the Paddle Shop at Haliburton Forest to see a wide variety of paddles, see how paddles are made, and shop (optional) for your very own paddle. Meals: L


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