Experience an exceptional canoeing adventure on the famous Nahanni River. The Nahanni area is the first "World Heritage Site", named by the United Nations in 1979. True wilderness canoeing with highlights such as Virginia Falls, The Gate, Sunblood Mountain, Painted Canyon, First Canyon and Kraus' Hot Spring. You will find yourself becoming immersed in the mystique of this river and the surrounding mountains. Your guides look after all the meals and camp chores. Dip your paddle in the legendary Nahanni and never look back.
The week long adventure explores the Nahanni's most spectacular landscapes. Drifting down river from 316' Virginia Falls you become immersed in the "Grand Canyons" of the Nahanni, Canada's deepest river canyons. Watch for wildlife or just let the view dazzle your mind as you soak in the scenery. Experience the thrill of paddling through sets of rollercoaster waves. Ashore your guides choose the best campsites and offer hikes to vistas over looking the river and up the many intriguing side canyons. In addition to a welcoming smile your guides prepare and serve hearty and delicious meals from our unique river trip menu.
The 12 day adventure is perfect for people with a bit more time and offers a second night of camping at Virginia Falls before moving on to explore the Nahanni's most spectacular landscapes.
The 14 day canoe trips from Rabbitkettle Lake provide a thorough exploration of Nahanni National Park. These trips appeal to active people who enjoy the adventure of canoe tripping. Participants should be prepared for two weeks of wilderness camping which will require you to be in good health, reasonably physically fit and a confident swimmer.
The 22 day Nahanni Headwater trips include the classic South Nahanni River whitewater canoe expedition from the Moose Ponds. This trip explores the entirety of the Nahanni River beginning in the newly formed Naats'ihco'oh National Park Reserve. Participants will be thrilled with the whitewater of the Rock Gardens and the stunning mountain scenery of the Sapper and Ragged Ranges. Additonal highlights include Rabbitkettle Lake and tufa mounds, pristine mountain scenery, awesome Virginia Falls, four grand canyons, hot springs, wildlife, hiking and more fun than you can imagine under the care of our experienced and qualified river guides.