Activities in Northern Canada « CanadaWilderness.com Adventure Vacation Directory - northern canada

By: Canada Wilderness  09-12-2011
Keywords: Tour Operators, eco tourism

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The best river expeditions from Alaska to Nunavut. Knowledgable, qualified and friendly guides, superior guide/participant ratio & itineraries, excellent food and attention to detail. Nahanni, Tatshenshini, Alsek, Stikine, Firth, Wind, Snake, Mountain, Coppermine, Burnside, Soper, Babine, Chilko, Chicotin, Fraser and more. Canoe and raft options allow us to accommodate all skill levels on all rivers. We have helped thousands of northern dreams come true over the decades. Most of our guests return over the years to travel several rivers with us.

Category: Canoeing in Northern Canada

Five northern rivers – Wind, Big Salmon, Pelly, Teslin and Yukon. A boreal wilderness spanning eleven mountain ranges highlight the natural ecosystems of these great rivers. Opportunities to experience black and grizzly bear, moose, wolf, eagles and falcons, waterfowl, songbirds and much more. Natural and human history combined for a learning adventure of life in the North. Chestnut canoes in 18’ Prospectors and 22’ Freighters.

Category: Canoeing in Northern Canada

Discover the beauty of the Yukon by paddling pristine rivers, hiking remote trails or joining our van tours beyond the Arctic Circle to the Arctic Ocean. Our guided trips are not just a journey from one place to another but an experience of a lifetime! Our qualified and experienced guides make sure you’ll enjoy a safe adventure. Nature Tours of Yukon is the one-stop address for the self-directed traveler: canoe rentals, satellite phones, outdoor equipment and transportation all come with our expertise and friendly advice. Custom trips available.

Category: Canoeing in Northern Canada

Canada’s Northwest Territories legendary triple trophy fishing….you can have it all in ONE trip. Kasba Lake Lodge offers 1000’s of trophies: huge Lake Trout, ferocious Northern Pike and the world’s biggest Arctic Grayling, all in ONE trip and on ONE lake.

Category: Fishing in Northern Canada

On top of your dreams you’ll find the North! Celebrating 25 years of exploring the landscapes and unique culture of the north. Travel with our experienced Tour Guides through breathtaking scenery in Alaska, Yukon and British Columbia for simply 5 days or up to 3 weeks. Specialized in guided canoeing, hiking and fishing trips. Expeditions on northern rivers such as Snake, Wind, Big Salmon, Teslin and Yukon. Winter adventures like dogsledding. Small group travel & customized tours.

Category: Eco Tourism in Northern Canada

Long or short, challenging or tranquil, we offer an array of river trips down several of the Yukon’s most beautiful rivers. Ranging anywhere between seven and 22 days, our guides will take you on rivers that have been an integral part of the culture and history of the Yukon for centuries. Ruby Range Adventure has been guiding visitors to the Yukon and Alaska for many years. We bring unmatched experience and a genuine love of the North to every trip we lead. Our guides are qualified to lead you into the deepest wilderness.

Category: Canoeing in Northern Canada

The purest and sweetest of water and air awaits you at the top of the spectacular, untamed Coast Mountains! Incredible vistas, abundant wildlife, magnificent displays of alpine flora, geological wonders and no man-made trails for a wilderness wander of immense proportions and a freedom feeling that is unparalleled. Book your vacation of a lifetime with confidence – thirty years of experience. The mountains are absolutely sublime!

Category: Hiking/Backpacking in Northern Canada

Category: Canoeing in Northern Canada

Discover the beauty of the Yukon by paddling pristine rivers, hiking remote trails or joining our van tours beyond the Arctic Circle to the Arctic Ocean. Our guided trips are not just a journey from one place to another but an experience of a lifetime! Our qualified and experienced guides make sure you’ll enjoy a safe adventure. Nature Tours of Yukon is the one-stop address for the self-directed traveler: canoe rentals, satellite phones, outdoor equipment and transportation all come with our expertise and friendly advice. Custom trips available.

Category: Hiking/Backpacking in Northern Canada

Fly-in tundra canoe trips east of Great Slave Lake on the Thelon River and surrounding region. All trips guided by Alex Hall, wildlife biologist and the Canadian Arctic’s first and most experienced canoeing guide. Photograph muskoxen, caribou, wolves (our specialty), grizzlies, moose and a plethora of birds. Since 1974 we have operated the most remote canoe trips in the world, hundreds of miles from the nearest road or community. Visit our website to see our 7 minute video, over 150 photos in our photo galleries, and for full details on our canoe trips.

Category: Canoeing in Northern Canada

Family oriented fishing trips for trophy lake trout, Arctic grayling and northern pike in gin clear Yukon lakes and streams. Comfortable tent camps, a sauna, sand/pebble beaches, midnight sun, northern wildlife, exceptional campfire cuisine, sourdough stories and Robert Service recitations. 22 Chestnut freighter canoes with 30hp outboards offer plenty of room and are incredibly stable on both moving water and big water. Thirty years in the North.

Category: Fishing in Northern Canada

Canoeing on a Yukon River is an experience of a lifetime .We are specialized in a selection of canoe, hiking and combination trips with very small groups for all levels of expertise.We provide professional guiding for your safety in the wilderness, for interpretation and teching technical skills. The Teslin, Big Salmon, Wind River, or Kluane National Park are some of our destinations. We also rent canoes and organize individual Tours.

Category: Canoeing in Northern Canada

CABIN RENTALS – WILDERNESS RETREAT on secluded Dalayee Lake, nestled in the rolling hills of southern Yukon, only 55 miles from the city of Whitehorse. Two rustic log cabins surrounded by mountains are only accessible by air or overland trail. A stroll through the typical alpine forest may offer you signs of passing moose, lynx and hares and a paddle on the turquoise water of the lake will make you remember the stories of famous writer Jack London. Available year ’round.

Category: Eco Tourism in Northern Canada

CANOE EXPEDITING: NWT and Nunavut. Wilderness travel service; with one call, plan your entire trip. We can supply canoes, spray decks, all accessories, plus air transport. Over 30 years of northern experience in tourism. Custom quotes: let us know the size of group, where you want to go, and approximate dates. Packages available from Yellowknife and Edmonton.

Category: Canoeing in Northern Canada

GOLD RUSH TOUR – YUKON & ALASKA Are you ready for an adventure that leads you into one of the world most remarkable wilderness regions? If yes, come and explore with us Canada’s Yukon and Alaska and relive the Gold Rush of 1898! Discover the land of the midnight sun, the land of the magic and mystery, the land of rivers, deep blue lakes and magnificent alpine scenery. The land that inspired both Jack London and Robert Service to write their stories and poems. Come and see it for yourself.

Category: Hiking/Backpacking in Northern Canada

Taiga Journeys offers you great hiking in amazing Kluane National Park, in Yukon’s south-west mountains. Seven day hikes out of Haines Junction get you into great backcountry without carrying heavy backpacks or doing without a soft and cozy bed. Day trips up to 8 hours will bring us into unrivalled wilderness. The trails will lead from the boreal forest to the alpine. Observe nature, take pictures, enjoy spectacular vistas and visit a traditional fishing camp where you will experience local First Nation’s history.

Category: Hiking/Backpacking in Northern Canada

Explore the land beyond the horizon and create your own tall stories. Adventure and World-Class hospitality await with Nature Tours of Yukon. Live the Yukon adventure and experience stunning fall colors, the crisp night air and see Aurora Borealis light up the sky. Join one of our tours or customize your own. Quality, personal attention, friendly staff and world class hospitality are the key ingredients of our service. We speak English, Deutsch, Nederlands and Français. The possibilities are only limited by your imagination!

Category: Eco Tourism in Northern Canada

Are you ready for an adventure that leads you into one of the world most remarkable snow wilderness regions? If yes, come and explore with us Canadas Yukon! Discover the land of the midnight sun, the land of the magic and mystery, the land of dogsled trails and wood-stove-cabins. The land that inspired both Jack London and Robert Service to write their stories and poems, the land which created their characters who are still around out here – come and see it for yourself. For more information, check out our web site.

Category: Dog Sledding in Northern Canada

Category: Eco Tourism in Northern Canada

SUPERB SPORT-HUNTING: Barren-ground caribou, musk oxen, wolves, polar bear, grizzly bear, walrus and small game. Comfortable full-service base camps in the NWT and Nunavut. Quality game, top-notch boats, experienced Inuit and Dene guides, unsurpassed attention to service. Additional camps and fly-out spike camps also available. EXCELLENT FISHING: lake trout, arctic char, arctic grayling and northern pike. Fish Great Slave Lake or from one of our many outpost camps. Packages from Yellowknife and Edmonton.

Category: Hunting Trips in Northern Canada

DOG SLEDDING TRIPS – Taiga Journeys offers the most authentic dog-sledding trips in the Yukon. Travel with a well-known Yukon musher family that has been living year round in the Yukon wilderness and guiding dog sled trips for more than 20 years. Spend the night in wilderness cabins or walled trapper-style tents heated by wood stove. Dog sled along spectacular trails and enjoy campfire picnic lunches. Taiga Journeys offers weekend dog sledding trips and longer excursions from 4 ½ to 10 days. Join in the fun and come home to the beauty of Yukon winter.

Category: Dog Sledding in Northern Canada

The best river expeditions from Alaska to Nunavut. Knowledgable, qualified and friendly guides, superior guide/participant ratio & itineraries, excellent food and attention to detail. Nahanni, Tatshenshini, Alsek, Stikine, Firth, Wind, Snake, Mountain, Coppermine, Burnside, Soper, Babine, Chilko, Chicotin, Fraser and more. Canoe and raft options allow us to accommodate all skill levels on all rivers. We have helped thousands of northern dreams come true over the decades. Most of our guests return over the years to travel several rivers with us.

Category: Eco Tourism in Northern Canada

With Taiga Journeys you head out to paddle the Dease River, located in Northern British Columbia, adjacent to the Stikine drainage, close to the Yukon border. The Dease River flows north through the Cassiar Mountains and is an easy river paddle with stunning mountain views, great fishing and good wildlife viewing opportunities. There will be time for swimming, fishing, and enjoying wilderness tent camps every night. The river has a steady flow and we have to stay alert for sweepers and undercurrents. The two rapids, a whirlpool and some splashes will spice up our ride.

Category: Canoeing in Northern Canada

ARCTIC DOG SLEDDING – We offer a fabulous trip to the Arctic Ocean during our Arctic Spring each year in April. This little expedition starts in Inuvik at the Arctic Chalet and takes you on a six day camping trip to the village of Tuktoyaktuk and beyond. We travel a circular route up over land and lakes to the ocean and then back down the Mackenzie River. We also offer short trips by the hour or day as well as an easy overnight trip to a comfortable cabin in the Campbell hills. On all of these tours you have the opportunity to drive your own team of beautiful pure white huskies bred and raised in the Arctic. Customized tour packages include a variety dog sledding tours and accommodations in our cozy full-service cabins. Other tours are also offered throughout the winter. Join us for an exciting winter from November to April 15.

Category: Dog Sledding in Northern Canada

We base our wilderness adventures on the seasonal movements and habits of fish and wildlife. Our knowledge and experiences, based on over 30 years in the North and backstopped by insatiable, inquisitive natures, are shared through interpretation, hands on learning, anecdotal information and storytelling. In all our trips, Cedar and Canvas Adventures strives to deliver an understanding of life in the North, an awareness of the fragility of our natural ecosystems and the benefits of conserving Yukon fish, wildlife and its habitat.

Category: Eco Tourism in Northern Canada

Category: Hunting Trips in Northern Canada

SEA KAYAKING: on Bathurst Inlet, one of the most beautiful spots in the North on Canada’s Arctic coast. Beautiful scenery, excellent hiking, good wildlife viewing and birding, many ancient Inuit campsites, history, fascinating geology. Packages from Yellowknife. Guided and unguided trip quotes.

Category: Kayaking in Northern Canada

The best river expeditions from Alaska to Nunavut. Knowledgable, qualified and friendly guides, superior guide/participant ratio & itineraries, excellent food and attention to detail. Nahanni, Tatshenshini, Alsek, Stikine, Firth, Wind, Snake, Mountain, Coppermine, Burnside, Soper, Babine, Chilko, Chicotin, Fraser and more. Canoe and raft options allow us to accommodate all skill levels on all rivers. We have helped thousands of northern dreams come true over the decades. Most of our guests return over the years to travel several rivers with us. Begin your plans now before our trips are completely full.

Category: Rafting in Northern Canada

Amazing kayak expeditions in the eastern Arctic. Search for Narwhal on the north coast of Baffin Island, explore the extreme north on Ellesmere’s Buchanan Bay or choose one of four unbelievable destinations in Greenland including Aasiaat – the Place of Whales.

Category: Kayaking in Northern Canada

Offering high quality guided canoe trips throughout Northern Canada. Canoe trips for a variety of skill levels in Northern Ontario & Quebec, Nunavut, NWT and the Yukon. Paddle stunning mountain rivers in the Yukon & western NWT. Canoe the remote wilderness of Nunavut & Baffin Island’s vast tundra barren lands. Travel along historic James and Hudson Bay rivers or paddle the classic Canadian Shield trips country of Ontario and Quebec’s near north. Scheduled and private trips available! For more information, check out our website.

Category: Canoeing in Northern Canada

Escape to an arctic oasis in Nunavut. Wildlife and birdwatching, hiking, boating, guided excursions. Inuit culture, arctic history, wildflowers, geology, and photography in stunning scenery. Comfortable full-service lodge in historic old Hudson Bay Post and mission church. All ages, physiques and interests. All inclusive packages from Yellowknife. 35 years of northern experience – owner/operator. Late June to early August.

Category: Eco Tourism in Northern Canada

Nine uncommon hiking adventures in the Arctic: three expeditions on Ellesmere, the world’s most northerly park, Devon Island, the Torngats, the Katannilik Traverse, and three treks through Baffin Island’s Auyuittuq National Park. Black Feather – great wilderness holidays since 1971.

Category: Hiking/Backpacking in Northern Canada

Muktuk Adventures is owned and operated by Frank Turner – Yukon Quest veteran – who has been in the mushing business for over 20 years. Muktuk offers year-round adventures. Just 25 minutes from downtown Whitehorse, Muktuk Guest Ranch B&B is located on the Takhini River and surrounded by the mountains of the Ibex Valley. We specialize in day-trips (half and full day) and week-trips (6-9 days) for small groups of both novice and experienced mushers. Stay with us for dinner and have a Taste of Yukon – our special dinner featuring arctic char, caribou, elk and bison – or for the night in one of our guest rooms or cabins. Check out our website for more information.

Category: Dog Sledding in Northern Canada

Since 1971 – Canada’s most experienced outdoor adventure company with the largest choice of great expeditions in the arctic: paddle the Nahanni River, Mountain, Natla-Keele, Coppermine, Hood, Burnside, Horton, and more. Trips from 10-21 days for all skill levels.

Category: Canoeing in Northern Canada

Category: Hiking/Backpacking in Northern Canada


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Information on fishing for char, salmon, trout, bass, pike and walleye.

Nahanni River – Discover the breathless beauty of Canada’s most exciting wilderness river. Whether you are inspired by the northern lights, glacier wrapped alpine peaks of the continental divide, miles of white water rapids, the unclimables, spectacular Virginia Falls, North America’s deepest canyons, the mysterious caves and underground rivers of the tufu mounds or simply bathing in the hot springs or photographing ; Dall Sheep, caribou herds, Peregrine Falcons, Musk Ox and Grizzlies up close, the Nahanni will awe and inspire you especially when your guide regales you with historical tidbits, archaeological insights and Inuit stories passed down for generations and collected over thirty years guiding on the river.

Typically, smartphones are only useful useful if you are in range of the nearest cell tower. However, the Backcountry Navigator app provides offline GPS mapping. Even if you are outside of cell phone service range, the GPS on your Android (in theory) will continue to work anywhere you have a wide, clear view of the sky. With a bit of pre-planning, Backcountry Navigator lets you download maps and aerial photos of the areas you plan to explore while you are still in cell range and then use your Android’s GPS to find your position on these maps when you are in the wilderness.

The Nahanni, the Tatshenshini, the Bowron Lake Circuit, and The Mackenzie River are just a few of the spectacular white water canoeing, kayaking and rafting opportunities that confirm Canada has the best rated wilderness experiences in the world. Great Bear Lake and Great Slave Lake add to Northern Canada’s reputation as a great place for wilderness kayaking and hiking experiences. Whether you want to kayak among the glaciers, white water raft down heart pounding rapids or photograph Dall sheep, grizzlies and caribou herds numbering in the thousands you won’t be disappointed.

Links for information on fishing & hunting regulations by province.

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