Guided Adventures

Four seasons of fun!

Enjoy a guided day of discovery in the world famous Algonquin Provincial Park (aka, our backyard!).  You can enjoy this adventure in hikers in the summer, or on snowshoes in the winter.

Our knowledgeable guides will fill your day with wonder and enjoyment. See below for a sample itinerary.

Hikes will be selected based on group size and ability.  Have a particular interest or requirement? Just let us know and we will ensure your itinerary reflects that.

Snowshoeing

 Sample Itinerary: 

 9:30 a.m. – Group meets guide at the East or West Gate, introductions and icebreakers. The guide will ensure the group is properly dressed and prepared for the day, and will determine if hikes selected are in fact appropriate for group. (They can select another hike on the day.)

 10:00 a.m. – Head to first trail head and embark on first hike.  Guide will include relevant and timely interpretation of flora, fauna, ecology, geology, history, culture and other topics as they are appropriate.  She/he will nurture the groups interests and allow them to ask questions and have as many self discovery moments as possible.  There will be plenty of opportunity for photography and peaceful enjoyment of nature throughout.

 12:00 p.m. – Once finished the first hike the group will enjoy a trail lunch at a pre-determined spot – a look out or other beautiful location.

 12:30 p.m. – Group arrives at Algonquin Visitors Centre, time to explore and get some souvenirs!

 1:30 p.m. – Head to next hike location, this location will feature different elements than the morning hike, and the guide will interpret it as well.  Different photography opportunities and peaceful nature moments. Afternoon snack and beverage will be available on the trail.

 3:30 p.m. – Finally, group heads to logging museum and has a guided tour of this interesting historic feature and area.

 5:00 p.m. -The group will be finished in time to have dinner at a local restaurant on their way back to their accommodation.

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$90 Per Person

Cost includes guide, three course picnic lunch and day use fees for park

Sign up a group of 6 or more and receive a 10% discount!

Cost of snowshoe rental is additional in winter.

Enjoy a day of guided exploration and fun at Silent Lake Provincial Park. Start with a morning canoe around the beautiful non-motorized lake that this park was named after.

 Never canoed before or not confident? No worries, your guide, a certified instructor, will teach you the ways of the paddle!

Enjoy a delicious trail lunch before embarking on a 3 km guided hike around the Bonnie’s Pond trail – learningabout flora, fauna, and plenty more along with a spectacular look out!

This is such a fantastic park that you will want to bring your friends and family back for day trips and camping fun for years to come!

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$150 Per Person

Cost includes guide, three course picnic lunch, canoe rental and day use fees for park

Sign up a group of 4-5 and receive a 10% discount!

Sign up a group of 6-7 and receive a 15% discount!

Sign up a group of 8 or more and receive a 20% discount!

Family Canoe Silent Lake

Enjoy a guided hike along the South Algonquin High Falls Trail that starts on an old road through a red pine forest and ends with a spectacular water fall that you can walk up, swim around, lie on and explore.  There are plenty of glacial droppings to explore with crevasses, caves and unique flora and fauna.

A delicious trail lunch will be provided to enjoy in this magical spot.

This is a four hour experience from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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$50 Per Person

Cost includes guide, trail lunch and day use fees for park

 

All of our Guided Adventures include a fabulous lunch!  Here are the lunch options. When a group books we will send a survey that will cover preferences, intolerances, allergies, and what the group is selecting.  You will be pleasently surprised by just how ‘glamp’ this meal really is!

 

Lunch Menu Options

Salads

For groups of 2-4 may select 1 option.

For groups of 6-12 may select up to 2 options.

For groups of 12+ may select up to 3 options.

Waldorf Salad - Walnuts, apple, celery and dried cranberries, tossed in a dressing of mayonnaise, fresh lemon, salt and pepper. Classic!

Fresh Beet and Pear in matchsticks with feta, tossed in a dressing of olive oil, fresh lemon, salt and pepper. A surprisingly delicious combo!

Delicate Baby Greens with crunchy cucumber, sweet grape tomatoes, a bean medley, soft goat cheese and a basil parmesan dressing.

 

Homemade Soups

For groups of 2-6 may select 1 option.

For groups of 6-12+ may select up to 2 options.

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Potato Leek – All the amazing flavour with none of the heavy cream!  Fresh leeks are sauteed in butter, and simmered with potatoes in chicken broth, seasoned simply with salt and pepper.

Minestrone - Carrots, celery, onion, tomato, beans and pasta in a vegetable broth. Seasoned with garlic, oregano, basil, salt and pepper.

Hearty Bits

For groups of 2-4 may select 1 option.

For groups of 6-12 may select up to 2 options.

For groups of 12+ may select up to 3 options.

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Hearty Dips – Variety of tortilla chips or crackers, pitas or naan with robust dips such as hummus and guacamole.

Farmer’s Platter – Selection of charcuterie, cheese,  garnishes and condiments, served with crackers and crusty bread.

Rotisserie Chicken, goat cheese, chutneys and spreads, served with fresh baguette.


Kids

Kiddos can be picky sometimes, so if a youth in your group will eat none of the above, please choose one of the below for them.  These options can be vegetarian or vegan etc.

Beaners and Weans – Maple baked beans with cut up hotdogs! Classic camp fare!

Mac and Cheese – nuff said.

PBB (or N) Tortilla Rounds – Peanut Butter or Nutella (or both!) and a Banana wrapped in a tortilla and sliced into fun rounds.


Sweets and Beverages

A delicious selection of sweets and a selection of beverages will be available to refresh and compliment your meal, including a coffee and tea box.  A cooler of filtered ice water will be available and reusable bottles can provided for refilling throughout the day.