Algonquin Park Moose Photography Safari
"Fim moose up close"
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Join professional photographer Rob Stimpson for a few days of shooting up in the northwest corner of Algonquin Park on a fun-filled canoe trip safari. This adventure fetaures one night at the Algonquin Log cabin and a second night in Algonquin Park camping at a comfortable basecamp. Bring your long lenses and lots of card space or film--which ever you prefer.
Arrive at the Algonquin Log Cabin for lunch (12:30pm). Enjoy a hike around the cabin before a late afternoon introduction of wildlife photography.
Wine and cheese and dinner at the Algonquin Log Cabin followed by sunset photo shoot of the point.
Accommodation double occupancy at the Algonquin Log Cabin
Breakfast and short transfer to "put in" of canoe route. Travel through lakes to a comfortable base camp with lunch on the way. Enjoy a fabulous dinner with wine and beer on a scenic point covered in Red Pine and enjoy dinner followed by sunset/ dusk photo shoot with Rob.
Camping accommodation in Algonquin Park
Early morning canoe to wildlife viewing location, with great opportunities to see and photograph beavers, Great Blue herons and loons as well. Return for coffee and breakfast. After packing, out we go for a photo shoot and hike through mixed maple forest. Paddle back to the take out, stopping along the way for a large smorgasbord lunch.
The above itinerary is intended to give you an idea of a 3 day Algonquin photography Safari. The exact program is tailored "on trip" to the preferences of the group and weather. Please note Algonquin Park in June is bug season. Be prepared for black flies and mosquitoes!<
June 7-9 2013 and June 9-11, 2013
$695 per person from Algonquin Park
$175 per person for return train transportation from Toronto
Group prices and custom dates are available for groups of 6 or more.
Cost includes: two night's accommodation, tasty meals, all equipment (except sleeping bags - rentals are available for $25 , park permits, wildlife photography workshop, and services of a wilderness guide.
Cost does not include: HST (13% federal tax), personal clothing, sleeping bags, fishing equipment/ licence.
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HOW MUCH EXPERIENCE DO YOU NEED?
None! The Algonquin wildlife photography Safari is for people at any level of experience. Our pace is relaxed, as the objective is to have fun, slow down and leave plenty of time to explore the beauty of the Park. You should be able to be active for up to four hours at a time.
Voyageur Quest canoe trips are participatory by nature. This includes learning how to paddle, portage (carry canoe overland between lakes or around rapids). The longest portage on this trip s 350m. Depending on the trip, you will paddle, portage and camp each day while our professional wilderness guide provides leadership and instruction on all aspects of living and traveling in the wilderness. You will be encouraged to participate in as far as you are comfortable doing so. This includes: learning how to paddle and portage a canoe, camping comfortably, preparation and creation of creative and delicious meals, learning about the natural world and the enjoyment of living in the outdoors.
A WORD ABOUT YOUR GUIDES
Voyageur Quest guides are skilled outdoorsmen and women who are there to ensure your canoe trip is an adventure of a lifetime. On top of being well versed in the natural and cultural history of northern Ontario, our guides are selected for their love of the people and the land. All Voyageur Quest guides are qualified professionals and trained in wilderness first aid.
WHO ELSE IS ON THIS TRIP?
A typical canoe trip might consist of one couple, a group of friends and individuals traveling on their own. The male and female ratio is usually equal but varies from trip to trip. Northern Ontario canoeing attracts people from all over the globe, so you will likely be traveling with an international group. Group size is usually between 6 and 8 people.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY
Each participant will be required to sign and return to Voyageur Quest a release of liability before being allowed to participate in any trip we offer. This document releases Voyageur Quest from liability in the case of accident or injury for any reason.
TO BOOK YOUR SPOT
A 25% deposit confirms your spot. VISA, MasterCard, AMEX or cheque can make payment. Please fill out a "to book" form and e-mail, fax or mail it to our office or you can simply call us at (416) 486-3605.
Photo by Tina McAuley, Moose Photo Workshop 2010