My girlfriends and I are sick of summer in the city. It’s so humid by the July long weekend already that we were dying to get out of town. We needed to spend some time by a lake in Algonquin Park, relaxing on a dock. None of us have a cottage or a car so we were feeling kinda bummed out, until we heard that Voyageur Quest has our
To explore by canoe is to be Canadian
“Wherever there is a channel for water, there is a road for the canoe.” – Henry David Thoreau
At Voyageur Outfitting, we believe that the best kind of adventure is one by canoe. Designed and paddled by Indigenous peoples, it was used by the first Canadian explorers as an essential part of life and work. We honour the original voyageurs of the park
There’s nothing I love more than some fishing and a nice cold beer on a wide open lake in the spring. Add a few overnights, some canoe paddling, and my best buddy, and its the perfect way to get out of the city for an adventure. Algonquin park is the number one canoe destination in Canada, so what better place to make this happen! We have it all planned
Our Voyageur Quest Canoe Outfitting location at Algonquin Park Access # 1 is super convenient as you can park, get your permit, canoe and paddle away. Voyageur Quest Outfitting shares the same parking lot as the Algonquin Park access # 1 permit / ranger. No need for shuttles . Simply , park and paddle .
We have a wide range of canoes including ultra light Souris River canoes, MSR tents, barrels, stoves and anything else you
It’s been beautiful at Algonquin Park’s north west corner the first few weeks of May, 2016.
We have seen lot’s of moose and the trout fishing has been excellent. We are open for your Algonquin canoe trip needs and looking forward to seeing you this May long weekend. We have everything for your Algonquin park canoe trip including ultra light kevlar souris river canoes, packs barrel, tents
Happy 2016 and a warm Spring greeting to all of our Algonquin Park canoe trip friends ! As you can see in the picture taken on Easter Sunday March 26, 2016, Algonquin Park access # 1 is still in winter mode. Lots of snow and the ice is still 4 – 6 inches thick. Our outfitter will be open starting Thursday April 21, 2016. If you are looking to book a canoe for
Voyageur Outfitting have a few canoes to sell from our Algonquin Park canoe rental fleet including 17 foot ultra light Souris River Quetico kevlar canoes . Please see the images below. All canoes are at Voyageur Outfitting at Algonquin park access # 1.
17 foot Ultra light canoe Questico – Souris River – $1175
We have 4 Ultra light canoes for sale. One for $1295 , the other 3 at $1175 .
Our 2015 season is well underway. The summer solstice arrived earlier this week with super warm temperatures and a thunderstorm to boot. Algonquin Park water levels are back to normal, the black flies are gone and Canada Day is around the corner. Prime time canoe trip season is here ! Our location at Algonquin Park access point #1 is super convenient. Arrive at our Voyageur Outfitting shop, park and pick up
Happy Easter to our Algonquin Park canoe tripping friends ! It’s a warm today- close to 10c- and our first day to hit double digits in 2015. The warm air has us excited for when we all can first dip our paddle and head into the back country for some trout fishing( below is a picture of legendary guide Frank Kuiack returning back from one of our annual Trout Fishing
Happy New Year from Algonquin Park’s snowy north west corner! If you love winter like we do, get here soon as it’s gorgeous ! Lot’s of snow and great ice conditions for snowshoe, ski and dogsledding.
ALGONQUIN PARK WINTER CABIN
If you are looking for a winter escape, book one of our chalet suites down the lake at the Algonquin Cottage Outpost. These solar powered 2 bedroom suites
Extreme water levels and flooding at Algonquin Park northwest corner
Last night, I was enjoying a cold beer after a long day taking in docks and getting our Algonquin park canoe outfitter ready for winter. The weather was clearing and the soft light of sunset on the fall colours was gorgeous. I was talking with Matt and I noticed a few flies around his head. And then I felt it
September is gorgeous in Algonquin Park and for many the best time to go on a canoe trip. The weather is generally favourable with warm days and cool nights. Today , September 26 , 2014 the high was 26! The wilderness at this time of year is bug free and as the month progresses, the forest lights up with colour.
Quiet – have Algonquin Park to yourself! Here at Algonquin Park access # 1
ALGONQUIN PARK’S BEST SUNRISE
Kawawaymog lake at Algonquin park access # 1 has one of Algonquin Park’s nicest sunrise. Every morning the sun rises through the mist forming over the amable du fond river producing fantastic skies filled with orange, red , purple and blue. Departing at sunrise starts your Algonquin canoe trip off with spectacular beauty not to mention first class opportunities to spot wildlife.
Every morning, I start
Summer 2014 is flying by! Our canoe fleet has several new additions including 16, 17 and 18.5 foot Ultra light ( 42 pounds ) Kevlar Souris River Quetico canoes superb for those of you going on a long trip into Algonquin Park’s backcountry. Also added a few new Northern 16 foot standard kevlar canoes that are in the 50 pound range.
This past spring, Rick Harris took home one of
Holiday Monday was gorgeous at Algonquin Park’s north west corner. With high’s over 20 and a warm breeze , it was a perfect end for a long weekend canoe trip in Algonquin Park. Our Outfitter patio, the Broken Paddle was busy serving up ice cold Highlander Beer and pea-meal bacon sandwhiches all afternoon to thirsty canoe trippers wrapping up their adventure.
Voyageur Outfitting and the Broken Paddle Patio
The ice is out at Algonquin access point #1 and we here at Voyageur Outfitting couldn’t be more thrilled!
Come by and visit us, Voyageur Outfitting will be open the week of May 5th and we can’t wait to get out on the water