Algonquin Park Information

Stories of Voyageur Quest’s adventures and helpful information about Algonquin Provincial Park to make your visit a fun and memorable trip.

Advice For Your Algonquin Park Canoe Route

It’s that time of year where the Voyageur Quest office receives phone calls every day asking our recommendation for an appropriate Algonquin park canoe route. My answer always starts with who are you travelling with and what kind of experience are you looking for. Algonquin Park...

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...

What it’s like to work at Voyageur Quest

Well it is sad to see it go, but it looks like another winter at Voyageur Quest has come and gone. The magic of the Near North in the winter never ceases to amaze me. Whether it is the wonder that clients get, the pure white sprinkle of snow on the trees, or the invigorating feel...

LOCATION- What is an ideal location for an Algonquin Cabin based trip or Adventure Lodge?

Assuming you are selecting an active Algonquin cabin based adventure, consider the location. In our opinion, adventure travellers seek Algonquin cabin based adventures that are lakeside, surrounded by nature. Again using, the Algonquin Log cabin as an example, the cabin is...

TOP 5 SPRING ADVENTURES IN ALGONQUIN PARK

As a guide working in Algonquin Park, I used to dislike spring. The blackflies and mosquitos put such a damper on things. Nothing like trying to enjoy a canoe trip with a bug hat on- can’t see a thing! I remember driving our toddler aged kids to their Toronto school after a...

FAMILIES LOVE OUR ALGONQUIN PARK ADVENTURES

Fun -filled wilderness trips offer amazing value ! For 22 years, Voyageur Quest has been the first choice of families when it comes to selecting a quality Algonquin Park family adventure. As one of Canada’s signature experiences as chosen by the Canadian Tourism commission,...

ALGONQUIN LOG CABIN ADVENTURES

If your family are keen for some kind of Algonquin adventure but camping is not an option for one or two of your clan– check out Voyageur Quest’s Algonquin Log Cabin 3 day “Pathways of the Algonquin”. Featuring unique guided canoe and hiking excursions, this classic adventure has...

12 PERSON ALGONQUIN COTTAGE OUTPOST

For families who wish to make their own Algonquin fun, the Algonquin Cottage Outpost offers a gorgeous waterfront location to base your family for 3 or 6 nights of summer Algonquin fun. The private Algonquin Cottage Outpost is ideal for a group of 12 – 15 or a few families who...

POLAR VORTEX AND ALGONQUIN PARK WINTER ADVENTURES

POLAR VORTEX AND ALGONQUIN PARK WINTER ADVENTURES As I write this on a windy and cold January night, the weather network has issued yet another “weather alert” advising of us that “another bitterly cold arctic air mass has once again invaded Algonquin Park and persist through the...

Algonquin park canoe trips – guided or self guided?

Algonquin Park has become Canada’s # 1 canoe trip destination. Algonquin’s size with thousands of kilometres of canoe routes contribute to it’s drawing power for canoe trip – not to mention incredible wildlife viewing and scenic lakes. Algonquin Park is also arguably the...

6 GREAT ALGONQUIN PARK CANOE ROUTES

With 29 access points and over 2000 kilometers of canoe routes, Algonquin Park offers a lifetime of canoe trips. From white-water rivers to tiny trout streams and every kind of lake in between, Algonquin is truly a canoe trip paradise. Where you live often dictates which...

ALGONQUIN FAMILY CANOE TRIPS

I can’t tell you how many times I have heard from parents telling me their Voyageur Quest family canoe trip in Algonquin Park was the best thing their family have ever done together. How wonderful is it for a child to see their own mom portage a canoe or their dad sleeping in a...
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