Covid-19

Covid-19

STAY HOME, STAY SAFEWith the emergence of COVID-19, a global pandemic, we find ourselves in unchartered waters riding out a storm. We hope you and your family are staying healthy. As of April 1, 2020, Ontario is in a state of emergency with orders to stay home and self isolate. Algonquin Park and backcountry travel are closed until further notice.

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What’s the right Canoe for my Trip?

What’s the right Canoe for my Trip?

Selecting the proper Voyageur Outfitting rental canoe for your next tripAt Voyageur Outfitting we have a wide variety of canoes available to rent for your next adventure. This selection allows you to choose the perfect canoe with your budget and terrain in mind but may cause some confusion when deciding what to reserve. Read on to understand what t

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Pushing the Canoe Trip Envelope

Pushing the Canoe Trip Envelope

Algonquin Park is so many things to the millions of people who have spent time here since its inception in 1893. For its early lumbermen, it was a chance to provide for their families far away in the Ottawa. For its artists and photographers, it’s a place of endless inspiration and creation. For its day hikers and car campers it’s a quiet and enjoy

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May Long Weekend Cabin & Canoe Special

May Long Weekend Cabin & Canoe Special

The May Long Weekend is coming up and Voyageur Outfitting has some great specials to celebrate the first long weekend of the summer of 2018.Book a night at our Algonquin Canoe Outpost before or after your May long weekend canoe trip and receive 20% your canoe rental ! The Algonquin Canoe Outpost has lakeside cabin accommodation on beautiful Kaw

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How to get to Algonquin without a car - my long weekend Lakeside Retreat

How to get to Algonquin without a car - my long weekend Lakeside Retreat

My girlfriends and I are sick of summer in the city. It’s so humid by the May long weekend already that we were dying to get out of town and spend some time by a lake, relaxing on a dock. None of us have a cottage or a car so we were feeling kinda bummed out, until we heard that Voyageur Quest has our perfect weekend basically already planned fo

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How to get to Algonquin park without a car - my Algonquin park bus adventure

There’s nothing I love more than some fishing and a nice cold beer on a wide open lake in the spring. Add a few overnights, some canoe paddling, and my best buddy, and its the perfect way to get out of the city for an adventure. Algonquin park is the number one canoe destination in Canada, so what better place to make this happen! We have it all

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Ice Out Anticipation

Ice Out Anticipation

Every year it starts...the anticipation - when will it really all go out? This year is different... For the first time that I can remember, Algonquin Park's official site, The Friends of Algonquin has announced "a delay in facilities opening." An unusually late start to the spring thaw has those keen to go trout fishing or to laun

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Access Point #1 The Road Less Travelled

Algonquin Park - Voyageur Quest’s home at Access Point #1The road less travelledAlgonquin Park, the first provincial park in Ontario, is an iconic Canadian locale, a stunning stretch of wilderness with thousands of lakes to canoe, amazing wildlife-viewing opportunities, and new treasures with each visit. But at 7,630km2, the park is larger than P

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2015 Season

Our 2015 season is well underway. The summer solstice  arrived earlier this week with super warm temperatures and a thunderstorm to boot. Algonquin Park water levels are back to normal, the black flies are gone and Canada Day is around the corner.    Prime time canoe trip  season is here ! Our location at Algonquin Park access point  #1  is  super

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Simple Pleasures of Algonquin Park Camping

Does desire or need for a wilderness adventure with camping fade as one gets older?As director of an Algonquin Park Canoe Trip and cabin operation, I speak to a lot of people about camping. Many tell me their camping days are behind them. They tell me how much they need an exciting outdoor adventure and that “I don’t camp anymore. I need a good bed

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Top 5 Algonquin Summer Adventures

By Denise StellerAlgonquin Park offers many gorgeous sites, trails and lakes to visit around the northwest corner of the park all year round. During August, there’s still a chance to take your family on one last Voyageur Quest Algonquin adventure before the fall season arrives. Below are our top five exciting things to do if you’re looking for some

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How to get to Algonquin Park Access Point #1 without a car -

How to get to Algonquin Park Access Point #1 without a car -

How to get to Algonquin park without a car - my Algonquin park bus adventure There’s nothing I love more than some fishing and a nice cold beer on a wide open lake in the spring. Add a few overnights, some canoe paddling, and my best buddy, and its the perfect way to get out of the city for an adventure. Algonquin Park is the number one canoe des

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Beer and A Burger

Beer and A Burger

Beer and a burger at Algonquin Park access point # 1Yes, nothing beats a cold beer and burger after a canoe trip into Algonquin's interior.  Voyageur Outfitting, located at Algonquin Park access point # 1,  has a new patio opening on Canada Day weekend.  The "Broken Paddle"  patio  aims to keep it simple. Cold beer and wine, a  tasty

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