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St John River Canoe Trip (more Info)
One of Maine’s finest spring canoe trips through a forest of fir and spruce. We begin our trip at the outlet of Baker lake. Below Baker Lake the river has an unusually even gradient, later in the trip, we’ll take on Big Black Rapids and Big Rapids, there are no portages. The best time to paddle is high water in May. 6 days & 5 nights, 112 miles. Trip meets and ends in Medway. Transportation provided. Note: we may add another day to the trip in low water or head winds. Plan on 6, free up your schedule for 7 just in case (no extra charge for the 7th day).
May 17-22, 6 days (room for 9)
Cost per person $1595.00 (covers significant NMW fees & Transport)
Allagash Canoe Trip (more info)
Our best trip for spotting moose with numerous starting and ending locations. Our 5 day trips start at Churchill Lake skipping the large headwater lakes. Our 7 day trip starts on Chamberlain or Eagle Lake and includes exploring the abandoned logging trains on the shore of Eagle Lake. Note; Trips beginning on Allagash Lake are possible when water levels allow us to do so.
Families with younger kids age 10 and older are welcome on our 5 day trips which are mostly river travel, on longer trips, we recommend the minimum age be 12. We try and match up trips (families with younger kids with the same). Late August and September trips tend to be all adult trips.
- **June 21-26, 6 days, (available)
- July 1-5, 5 days, (full)
- July 10-14, 5 days, (full)
- July 22-26, 5 days, (available)
- July 31- Aug. 4, 5 days, (available)
- *Aug 7-11, 5 days Downeast Photography Workshop
- Aug 8-12, 5 days, (available)
- *August 15-19, 5 days, Juan Pons Photography Workshop
- August 24-30, 7 days, (available)
- September 4-10 7 days, (available)
- *September 15-19, 5 days Downeast Photography Workshop
- September 16-22, 7 Days, (available)
*More information coming in the fall of 2021 about our 2022 photography workshops. Contact us to get on our waiting list and we’ll let you know when these become available for booking.
Cost per person, 5 day trips $1150.00, 6 day trips $1350.00, 7 day trips $1550.00, *kids $50.00 off, *kids is defined as ages 17 & younger
**We begin our trip on Allagash Stream spending time on Allagash Lake exploring ice caves & fishing for Brook Trout. Next we paddle lively Allagash Stream (you can try your hand at canoe poling) to Chamberlain Lake. We visit the ‘ghost trains’ on Eagle Lake and paddle lively Chase Stream Rapids on our last day! Note: late June the bugs are subsiding and water levels are more reliable on Allagash Stream.
St. Croix River Canoe Trip (more info)
Day tours & overnight trips, 3-5 days. Designated as a Canadian Heritage River, the St. Croix flows along the eastern Maine border with New Brunswick Canada offering great wilderness scenery, moderate whitewater, maintained campsites and fishing for small mouth bass. the St. Croix is well suited for families and groups of all ages with little or no experience and can be paddled all summer long.
- May 28-30, 3 days (available)
- July 18-20, 3 days, (available)
- July 27-31, 5 days (available)
Cost per person: day trips $150.00, 3 day trips $750.00, 4 day trips $895.00, 5 day trips, $1050.00, kids and teens up to age 17 come at 10% off.
Baskahegan Stream Bass Fishing Canoe Trip (more info)
The Baskahegan Stream in northern Washington County is a lesser known canoe trip, offering excellent opportunities for small mouth bass fishing, moose watching and viewing beaver, otter, eagles, and waterfowl. A leisure canoe trip with a focus on fishing.
- May, 3 days (TBA)
Cost per person: $695.00 adults, $650.00 for ages 17 and under
Bonaventure River, Gaspe, Quebec (more info)
7 day whitewater canoe trip nestled in a forest of Black Spruce. We begin our trip at Lac Bonaventure high in the Chic Choc Mountains and end near the Bay of Chalour. Lots of lively class I whitewater with a few class II-III ledge drops. Must have solid paddling skills. (pictures of one of our 2019 trips)
- June 9-16 (available)
Cost per person $1795.00
NE Mistissibi River, Northern Quebec (More Info)
The NE Mistissibi River is one of Eastern Canada’s best whitewater canoe trips. It features over 70 sets of rapids in 70 miles, many over 1 kilometer in length. When paddling in low to medium water, there is only one short portage and several linings, making this an excellent river to paddle or pole that is not too physically demanding. Scouting more difficult rapids prior to paddling provides helpful insight on how & where to run. Fish for Brook Trout and Northern Pike. Must have good whitewater paddling skills.
- July 10-20, (available)
Cost per person is $2795.00, includes all equipment, meals while on the river, 1st night at a campground in Doubeau/Mistissini. For adults and ages 13-17 when take part with an adult. (note: your deposit is refundable if Covid 19 travel restrictions prevent us from going)
De Pas River Two Week Canoe Trip (More Info)
The De Pas is located in Northern Quebec and northeast of Labrador City and east of Schefferville. A tributary to the George River, the De Pas begins with numerous headwater lakes flowing northeast to the George River. Numerous class I-III rapids. This is an excellent back country canoeing and camping adventure offering fabulous fishing for Brook Trout, Lake Trout & Northern Pike with opportunities to view wildlife including bear, wolf and caribou.
- July or August, (inquire)
Cost per person is $5995.00, includes all equipment, meals, round trip on the train from Sept Isle to Schefferville, overnight lodging in Schefferville on both ends of the trip and bush flights in and out. Ages 13 and up, adults.