Most of this sea kayak adventure takes place along the rugged coastal waters of Lake Superior Provincial Park, spanning over 100 km of undeveloped coastline of crystal clear water, bordered by striking pink granite or dark volcanic rock. We travel through time passing by the eroded roots of the oldest mountains on earth. Moose and caribou occasionally emerge from the dense northern forest to wander the beaches and coves.
|Trip at a Glance :|
|Dates:||2014: July 28 - Aug. 3|
|Departure:||Voyageurs' Lodge (near Sault Ste. Marie)|
|Price:||$995 CDN (taxes included)|
|Distance:||100 km at 15 - 25 km/day|
|Duration:||7 days, 6 nights|
|Included:||Guides, shuttles, transportation from Sault Ste. Marie, permits, group outfitting, three-hour safety and skills instruction|
|Not Included:||Meals, camping equipment, kayaks (rentals and food packages available)|
|Note:||Less experienced, but fit, paddlers will be
considered for tandem sea kayaks.
Transportation from Sault Ste. Marie airport (YAM) to Voyageurs' Lodge and return - $100.00.
The trip meeting place is Voyageurs' Lodge (60 km north of Sault Ste. Marie). Optional airport pickup and return ($100.00 return trip)
- Day 1: At Voyageurs' Lodge we review safety procedures, practice on-water rescues, then load the van for a scenic one hour drive to our put-in at Coldwater Creek on Agawa Bay. Then paddle north to Baldhead River to view the falls and go for a swim in the deep pools. We continue to Beaty Cove to set up camp.
- Day 2: Beaty Cove to Warp Bay. We have lunch at Rhyolite Cove, formed from a unique red volcanic rock, then continue past the spectacular cliff face on Devil's Warehouse Island to our camp at Warp Bay
- Day 3: Warp Bay to Chalifant Cove. We paddle through the lava flows of Gargantua, past Devil's Chair, to the protected Chalifant Cove
- Day 4: A relaxing day, at Chalifant Cove, we base camp here another day. We take a day to explore Chalifant Cove, Squaw Island and Indian harbour
- Day 5: Chalifant Cove to Redrock River, and then to Till Creek. The large expansive beach at the Redrock River is a remote area. A great place for a long break to swim in the clear water, or relax to the sound of the rolling surf. We continue on past the steep Cape Chailon section to make camp near Till Creek falls.
- Day 6: Till Creek to Brule Hrbr. After a morning hike to the falls we paddle past Old Woman Bay, one of the most spectacular cliffs on Lake Superior. We continue on to Brule Harbour, explore the quite bays, and camp at Smokey Point.
- Day 7: Smokey Point to Michipicoten River Harbour by 1:00 p.m. where you will be shuttled to Voyageurs' Lodge by 5:00 p.m., to end our guided sea kayak adventure trip in northern Ontario.