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Tour S1C: Mica Bay - Alona Bay, Lake Superior

Chalifant Cove in the heart of Lake Superior Provincial park, Ontario, Canada

Lake Superior from Mica Bay to Alona Bay is one of the most scenic coastal sections of eastern Lake Superior (85 km from Sault Ste. Marie). We paddle in a figure eight loop, passing secluded coves, and sheer granite rock faces.

Tour begins with basic sea kayak instruction, and offers a good introduction to sea kayaking.

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Trip at a Glance :
Dates: Sundays and Mondays, beginning July 3
Departure: Voyageurs' Lodge, Batchawana Bay at 9:00 a.m.
Price: $150 CDN (taxes included)
Level: Beginner/Novice
Distance: 16 km
Duration: 1 days
Included: kayaks, guides, lunch, shuttle
Not Included: Personal gear
Note: Ideal for novice paddlers


The evening prior to the trip, accommodation is available at the Voyageurs' Lodge on Batchawana Bay (60 km or 36 miles) north of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Please inform us and we will book this accommodation for you. For those who prefer to camp Pancake Bay Provincial Park is 5 km north of the lodge.

  • 9:00 a.m. Meet at Voyageurs' Lodge and drive to our put-in at Alona Bay (25 minute drive) where we begin basic training (paddle strokes, turning, and safety procedures).
  • 10:00 a.m.-12:00 Paddle south along Alona bay to a lava beach at Alona Bay.
  • 12:00 -1:00 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:00-5:00 p.m. As we kayak along the coast, we reach a large granite headland at south end of Alona Bay, and continue through a series of narrow channels and small granite islands. WE take several break stops along the way. Just before Mica Bay we paddle back to Alona Bay where you will be transported back to Voyageurs' Lodge

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