With the world famous Quetico Provincial Park and the White Otter Lake / Turtle River Waterway Park at it's doorstep, it's easy to see how Atikokan, Ontario earned the title of Canada's Canoeing Capital.
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This is Canada's "Boundary Waters Canoe Area" - indeed Quetico Park links to the BWCA in the US with Remote Area Border Crossings. The BWCA, Quetico and the White Otter Wilderness combine to offer recreational campers thousands of square miles of pristine northern wilderness to enjoy in the same manner Indians and Fur Traders did centuries ago- by canoe. We're blessed with an ideal location to offer complete and partial ultralite canoe trip outfitting into over 4000 square miles of Northwestern Ontario's Sunset Country Wilderness - including both Quetico & the White Otter.
Whether you're a family looking for a Canadian wilderness vacation, a boy scout troop planning a high adventure canoe trip, rockhounds investigating the Canadian Shield geology, wilderness art or photography enthusiasts, or a group of fishermen looking to experience some of the best fishing Canada has to offer we can help. Our ultralite camping gear - whether you need complete outfitting, or just canoe rentals or partial outfitting is all top, name brand equipment.
Our Canoe Trip Menu Selection is a combination of fresh & dehydrated / freeze dried food that is both delicious and easy to prepare.
We offer Quetico Area Transportation & Shuttle services to and from any and all wilderness access points as well as airport shuttles to and from International Falls Minnesota, Thunder Bay Ontario, Fort Frances Ontario and Atikokan Ontario.
We can issue you your fishing licences, Crown Land Camping Permits plus we can book and pick up your Quetico Park Camping Permits for you.
Most of all we're a small, family run fishing camp and canoe outfitting business. We've been providing friendly, personal service to guests since 1967. We hope you choose us as your outfitter - we'll work hard to ensure you have a great vacation.
Complete Canoe Trip Outfitting
Complete outfitting will supply you with all the equipment and food you require to journey through some of the finest canoe country in the world. If you choose to arrive at our base the night before your trip begins or stay there the night after the end of your trip you are welcome to pitch your tent at one of our spacious campsites at no charge. Housekeeping cabins are available at regular rates and are subject to availability. Single night cabin stays can not be reserved until 2 wks prior to dates.
GEAR: you will be provided with top quality ultralite equipment which we will review with you prior to your trip departure. Comfortable life jackets and paddles are included with your 46 LB Souris River kevlar canoe or 60 LB Alumacraft canoe. Sleeping pads, Slumberjack sleeping bags, Peak 1 or Optimus stoves (with fuel), Eureka 2, 4 or 6 man tents, Duluth and Ostrom packs, all ultralite cooking utensils, and a folding saw and shovel are all included with your package.
Our Ultralite Deluxe (Kevlar canoe) package also includes bent shaft paddles, camp and canoe chairs and Thermarest mattresses.
As we replace and update gear each year, some items may change, but you can be assured of quality wilderness equipment for your adventure.
If tripping in Quetico we will reserve your park permit for you and provide it to you with your equipment. Parking, transportation to and from entry points and hot showers are all included with our complete outfitting packages. We've worked hard to offer packages featuring the best gear at some of the best prices in canoe country.
FOOD: Your trip food will be a combination of AlpineAire freeze dried foods with other fresh and non perishable items designed to be delicious and nourishing while still easy to prepare. Staples and spices of your choice are included with your food pack and we include fresh steak, chicken or pork chops for your first nights meal. We are always happy to accommodate special dietary requirements (Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Diabetic etc) and work with you to ensure that your choice of snacks is included with your chosen menu. See our On Line Menu Planner for complete details.
After your wilderness adventure we are pleased to invite you to join us with a few ice cold refreshing beverages of your choice as you wind down and prepare for your trip home.
Partial Canoe Trip Outfitting
Partial outfitting and transportation services are available. The same top quality equipment and services are available and we would be happy to reserve and pick up your park permit for you if requested.
Scouts / School Groups / Church Groups / Youth Groups
This package was designed to provide non-profit groups of 10 or more the opportunity to explore the Canoeing Capital of Canada utilizing high quality outfitting gear with a delicious, nourishing menu, while still allowing for considerable discount from our regular outfitting rates.
Featured Gear / Services for Non - Profit Package
• Alumacraft canoe including paddles and life jackets
• transportation to / from wilderness access points
• Sleeping pads
• qualofil sleeping bags
• Coleman camping stoves & fuel
• Folding saw and shovel
• Tents & tarps
• Cooking utensils & cook kit
• Packs for food & gear
• Non-profit group menu planner food
• Choice of hot dogs or hamburgers first night
• Hot showers at base
• Free parking at base
• Group leaders receive camp / canoe chairs & Thermarest mattresses
Cost: Contact us for a quote
SERVICES / GEAR NOT INCLUDED
• personal packsWe can arrange school bus charters and airport pick up & drop-offs. We will pre-arrange for fishing licenses and arrange for anything else the group needs - collectively and / or individually.
• maps (over & above initial basic route planning maps)
• camping at base - (night before / after trip)
• camping permits (if tripping in Quetico Park)
• fishing licenses (organized / non-profit group rates available)
We assure you of the highest quality, friendly service every step of the way. We will always actively encourage and support organizations that develop an appreciation for the wilderness in both younger and older generations. Please contact us anytime to begin planning your trip.