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Canoeing in the back lakes

Canoeing in the back lakes

Duration:7 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

I have canoed, camped, hiked, and fished in the Muskoka/Parry Sound area for over 50 years. In particular I visit the smaller and out of the way places with few cottages and a more natural environment than the larger lakes or resorts can offer. I have now retired and have the opportunity to share this beautiful part of Canada with others.
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What we’ll do

Since the beginning of Canada, canoeing has been a part of the Canadian experience. However with more people now living in cities, actually taking advantage of the versatility of a canoe and getting into the back lakes is something rarely done by either visitors or residents. The purpose of this experience is to change that, and provide a glimpse into the natural environment which is off the…

What else you should know

This experience will take you into the back country. Cell phone coverage is spotty, so do not bring a phone unless you use it as a camera. This experience is not suitable for children under 10 years old or pets.

What I’ll provide

Outdoor gear
I will provide the canoes, paddles and life preservers required.

Where you'll be

We will meet and begin our trip in the parking lot at the south end of Kapikog Bay on Healey Lake. There is road access to the parking lot from the Kapikog Lake Dam Road, and plenty of parking. From there we will paddle and portage through unmarked but well cleared portages into our destination at Juniper Lake, passing through Kapikog and Dunbar lakes, and up Juniper creek.

Availability

Activity advisory

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 10 and up can attend. Prior canoeing experience is very helpful

More tips

This experience will take you into the back country. Cell phone coverage is spotty, so do not bring a phone unless you use it as a camera. This experience is not suitable for children under 10 years old or pets.

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Canoeing in the back lakes
New experience
From €94/person
New experience
From €94/person