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Tour S1d: Pictographs, Agawa Bay

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

In the heart of Lake Superior Provincial Park, we find ourself facing ancient pictographs of the Ojibway people from the vantage of our kayaks. Mishipehsu, the great horned lynx, is depicted in a spectacular pictograph of the spirit that is Lake Superior. We paddle by the islands of Sinclair Cove and peer into crystalline coves reverberrating with the surge of Lake Superior.

Tour begins with basic sea kayak instruction. Meeting points are in Sault Ste. Marie, Pancake Bay and Agawa Bay where we take on passengers for this special day on Lake Superior

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Trip at a Glance :
Dates: Thursdays, beginning July 6 (weekends as well if numbers permit)
Departure: Voyageurs' Lodge, Batchawana Bay at 9:00 a.m., Agawa Bay Campground at 10:00 am
Price: $160 CDN (taxes included)
Level: Beginner/Novice
Distance: 12 km
Duration: 1 days
Included: kayaks, guides, lunch, shuttle
Not Included: Personal gear
Note: Ideal for novice paddlers

Itinerary

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.

  • 10:20 a.m. We arrive at Sinclair Cove to begin one hour of basic training (paddle strokes, turning, and safety procedure).
  • 10:30 a.m.- 11:00 explore the cove then paddle south for the short twenty minute paddle to the pictographs. Some pictographs can only be seen by the water; we will discuss the history and cultural significance of the pictographs.
  • 11:00- 12:00 p.m. We will paddle through the small island chain south of the pictographs and return to Sinclair Cove for lunch
  • 1:00pm - 2:30 p.m. We continue north out of the cove to Barret Island. The island has a massive granite resting spot - plenty of time to explore and pick blueberries.
  • 2:30-3:15 p.m. Paddle back to Sinclair Cove for the return van ride (arrive in Sault Ste. Marie at 6:00 pm

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