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Algonquin Park stories, pictures and adventures at Voyageur Quest

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

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Winter at the Algonquin Log Cabin

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To work off the grid in the paradise that is Algonquin Park’s north west corner is something truly special. Film maker Dave Hartman was up visiting last week and caught this slice of life at the Algonquin Log Cabin.

Finding Christmas at Algonquin

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A snowy dream awaits at the Algonquin Log Cabin It’s a week after Halloween and already I have seen my first Santa. Yes, a Santa climbing a Palm Tree off a beach in southwest Florida. Thankfully the Christmas music has not yet hit the airwaves nor the talk of presents and...

The Secret of Winter

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The Secret of Winter Get outside and feel amazing in winter Do you love winter? Do you love getting outside on a cool crisp day ? Do you love the après ski drinks and wood burning fireplaces? Does the frozen beauty grab your attention. Do you love the romance of snow ?...

Guiding at Algonquin Park with Voyageur Quest

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The View From Here A canoe guide shares her thoughts on a summer guiding at Voyageur Quest The first thing I think of when I think of Voyageur Quest ( VQ) is the community, and this summer we had a pretty awesome one. I spent the summer months between guiding in the park and...

Advice For Your Algonquin Park Canoe Route

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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

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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

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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?

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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...


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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...


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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,...


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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...


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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...