With the Current
Disconnect to Reconnect. Leave behind the stresses of technology and reconnect with the natural rhythms of the wild.
This paddling option focuses on the beauty of the outdoors, taking the river slow, enjoying smaller rapids and making your way to our Luxury Full-service, strikers Point Lodge. The current of the river helps to push you along on your journey through the Boreal Forest.
Wildlife enthusiasts will enjoy the opportunity to spot a wide variety of bird species like the spruce grouse, hawk owl, great grey owl, bald eagles and whiskey jacks, as well as larger animals like moose, woodland caribou, black bears, and more.
Upon entering the final Lake, you are seemingly transported back in time to a space where evidence has been found from as early as 4000BC. Explore exquisite cabins constructed by the famous philosopher Wendell Beckwith on your paddle through Whitewater Lake.
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Our experienced wilderness guides will take care of the details so you can enjoy the ride! You will be outfitted with all the outdoor gear, equipment and food needed; simply bring appropriate outdoor clothing and you’re set! If you love painting, history, paddling whitewater, ornithology, geology, just let us know and we will we ensure your passions are ignited.
Start your trip with us in Thunder Bay. Enjoy the gifts of this northern city by exploring new restaurants, walking along Lake Superior, enjoying the view of Sleeping Giant, visiting local events/festivals or soaking in the local nature-inspired art galleries.
Enjoy glimpses of wildlife on your shuttle to Armstrong. It doesn’t take long for the buildings to disappear and before you know it you are surrounded by the pure and natural boreal forest. Guests are on the water in the early afternoon where the paddling begins! You will discover new strokes from our certified river guides who cater to your skill level; novice or experienced, anyone is welcome! Our keen guides love adventuring and will ensure a safe and exciting journey!
Embrace yourself in the immersion of nature. Our guides help guests to tune in and enjoy their beautiful surroundings along their paddle. Rise with the sun, sip on warm coffee and enjoy a glassy Canadian lake. Let the day take hold, grab on to your paddle and make your way with us down the river. When evening falls listen to the crackling of the campfire while searching for the big dipper!
Our guides offer you all the skills needed to paddle down a remote river. Through flat and whitewater you get a truly Canadian adventure.The canoe is a quiet way of traveling, providing the chance to see plenty of wildlife including moose, caribou and black bear!
Meals on the river are cooked over a fire, but embody the gourmet style that our lodges are known for. Food just tastes better over the fire, from fresh baked pizza to fish from the bottom of a rapid you just paddled, our guides have mastered the art of outdoor cuisine.
On your final day of paddling guests get the chance to explore historic sites before arriving to their luxury Lodge, Strikers Point. There you will be greeted by a First Nations elder for a welcome ceremony and cleansing followed by a feast of local fish during our shore lunch. The afternoon will be spent exploring the property, getting out on the lake and enjoying the beautiful Boreal forest. In the evening there will be a complimentary happy hour with cocktails and appetizers before dinner is served in the main lodge. Spend your evening by the bonfire under the stars and then head to bed in our newly renovated cabins. Pamper yourself and enjoy our lodge hidden within the Canadian Wilderness.
Wake up to a warm cup of coffee or tea delivered right to your cabin! Breakfast is served and it is your last morning to enjoy the beauty of the lake from ground level before your private plane whisks you back on your journey home! A stunning aerial view of the endless Boreal Forest is a great way to say ‘bye for now’.