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The Duke of Edinburgh International Award Qualifying Adventures

The Duke of Edinburgh International Award

The Duke of Edinburgh International Award Qualifying Adventurous Journeys

Challenge Yourself

The Adventurous Journey challenges you to develop skills and tools to improve yourself and your community by encouraging you to go beyond your comfort zone.

Personal Growth and Social Development

Discover that you are more capable and powerful than you ever ever dreamed of. Learn how to work with a team ina remote wilderness environment.

Set Goals and Master Skills

Challenge yourself by setting and and achieve a task. Develop and master a wide range of technical, personal, team and leadership skills.

Qualifying Algonquin Canoe Trip

This adventurous canoe expedition takes place in Algonquin Park’s North West corner. Explore, paddle, portage and disconnect to experience an authentic backcountry wilderness experience. This expedition requires determination, physical effort and problem solving.

Qualifying Algonquin Winter Expeditions

Exploring Algonquin Park’s north west corner, this adventurous winter journey provides opportunities to snowshoe, backcountry ski and winter camp all of which require teamwork, perseverance and cooperation.

Qualifying Algonquin Hiking Trip

Lace up your hiking boots and travel to backcountry camping sites, hike along Forgotten Trails and expand your comfort zone!

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Algonquin Duke of Edinburgh Canoe Expeditions

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Duke of Edinburgh Winter

Algonquin Duke of Edinburgh Winter Expedition

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Duke of Edinburgh Hiking Expeditions

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Client Testimonials

My son recently got back from his Duke of Edinburgh Gold trip and had nothing but positive things to say about it! The practice and qualifying journeys were very well planned and fun for the whole group. Food was delicious, learning experiences were plentiful and nature was beautiful, just as expected.

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Our boys (9 of them) returned today from their Gold Duke of Edinburgh adventure journey – they can’t stop talking about the incredible time they had. Thank you so much, Blake, for making this trip a life long memory for them. It has been such a tremendous experience for them.

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MEDIA AND STORIES

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure Century Home Magazine Port Hope, Ontario, Canada – Winter 2002 A cabin in the woods and a dogsledding adventure makes a perfect country getaway. Some Canadians have a grudging acceptance of winter and will sigh by the window,

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UK Television Story on the Algonquin Log Cabin

UK Television Story on the Algonquin Log Cabin Voyageur Quest – August 2003 Scottish Passport, a UK television show, featured this story about the Algonquin Log Cabin and Voyageur Quest’s Algonquin canoe trips. Seen on this video are Scottish Passport

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National Geographic

The Muskoka Moose & Wildlife Seven-Day Family Canoe and Rafting Trip is on the National Geographic “A” List!

With 60,000 miles (96,560 km) of canoe routes, Ontario, Canada, is a paddler’s dream. … Read More

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Paddle into past

Paddle into past Janet Podolak News-Herald Cincinnati, Ohio, USA – July 10, 2005 A male swan on patrol puffs up his chest feathers and eyes us warily as we paddle near the edge of the Canadian lagoon he?s apparently guarding.

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SPECIALS & PACKAGES

Experience Winter Camping
March 26-27
Step out of your comfort zone and embrace the last few days of winter, by travelling to a winter camp, sleeping in a heated wall tent and learning winter camping techniques!
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Algonquin Photo Moose Safari
June 11-13
Spend a weekend searching for the picture perfect moment of Algonquin's amazing wildlife, with professional photographer Rob Stimpson.
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Algonquin Snowshoe and Chalet
Available March 17-20
Relax in a comfortable chalet suite and snowshoe and cross country ski right from your door!
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2875

+HST for 3 night
LAST MINUTE SPECIAL!

Algonquin Niippising Cottage

Available September 22-25, 2022
Relax in a comfortable cottage and canoe and hike right from your door! Relax in your comfortable cottage Take a dip and heat up in the floating sauna.

$2375

2 nights
Featured Trip!

Hondoo Island Chalet September weekend

Dates Available: <br Sept 16 -18, Sept 23-25, 2022
Luxury chalet on a private island. 4 bedrooms, fireplace solar power, swim dock , wrap around deck. Pontoon boat shuttle.

$925

+HST/person
Gourmet Algonquin Backcountry
October Spotlight

Oct 3- 5, 2022 Romantic Fall Culinary Adventure

Feast on a harvest menu and relax with wine in front of the wood burning fireplace. This 2 night package features seasonal meals, 2 nights private chalet accomodation and use f a canoe and floating sauna.

Give us a call

We'd be happy to answer your questions during regular office hours: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm 416-486-3605 or toll free at 1 800-794-9660

Send us an email

Send us an email and we'll happily get back to you as soon as possible. Inquiries after 5:00pm will be addressed the following business day. Additionally, feel free to use this form to get in touch. [email protected]

Location

Voyageur Quest operates across our three main locations, all in Algonquin's North West. When checking in for a trip, visit our Outfitter at Algonquin Park Access Point #1. GPS Co-Ordinates: Outfitter: 45.922151, -79.184819 Log Cabin: 45.956722, -79.233316 Cottage Outpost: 45.915361, -79.185695

Specializing in Algonquin Park Canoe Trips, Lodge-Based Adventure Trips, and Private Cottage Rentals.

ALGONQUIN PARK LAST MINUTE AND EARLY BIRD SPECIALS

$925

+HST/person
Gourmet Algonquin Backcountry
October Spotlight

Oct 3- 5, 2022 Romantic Fall Culinary Adventure

Feast on a harvest menu and relax with wine in front of the wood burning fireplace. This 2 night package features seasonal meals, 2 nights private chalet accomodation and use f a canoe and floating sauna.

$2375

2 nights
Featured Trip!

Hondoo Island Chalet September weekend

Dates Available: <br Sept 16 -18, Sept 23-25, 2022
Luxury chalet on a private island. 4 bedrooms, fireplace solar power, swim dock , wrap around deck. Pontoon boat shuttle.

2875

+HST for 3 night
LAST MINUTE SPECIAL!

Algonquin Niippising Cottage

Available September 22-25, 2022
Relax in a comfortable cottage and canoe and hike right from your door! Relax in your comfortable cottage Take a dip and heat up in the floating sauna.