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Algonquin Private Log Cabin Winter Adventures

Private Log Cabin Winter Adventures

From $624+HST/person
3 Days 2 Nights Accommodation All Meals Guided Snowshoe and Ski Excursions

Winner of the "Best Winter package in Canada" by the Canadian Tourism Commision

Winter at the Algonquin Log Cabin is a true snowy wonderland for dog sledding, snowshoeing and backcountry skiing. Off the beaten track and very private, the Algonquin Log Cabin was built for active adventure types whose idea of a first class weekend (or anytime) adventure is to head to a remote lakeside cabin with special friends or family to enjoy active days and amazing food. The Algonquin Log Cabin can accommodate 12 guests. For larger groups, our Pinecroft Cabin (which can accommodate an additional 6 guests) is just steps away.

Private Log Cabin

Hidden on a quiet lake at Algonquin Park’s northwest corner, the Algonquin Log Cabin makes for the ideal private cabin weekend. With a talented cook preparing tasty meals, a guide to take you on scenic excursions by snowshoe, ski or dog sled, your family or group of friends are in for a unique combination of a rustic log cabin adventure and a catered winter safari. The luxury here is in the wilderness lakeside location with first class guide and cook service. Feast on tortiere with parmesan risotto, roasted vegetables, and our famous sticky pudding with hot fudge sauce. Meals are served at the large harvest table in front of the massive fireplace. Head out at night for torch lit skating. Try the luge run down the ridge trail.

Make Your Own Adventure

Unplug and remember the feeling of truly getting away. The Algonquin Log Cabin does not have cell service or electricity. Cozy, comfortable and free of distractions, the 2-night private experience offers your group a chance to connect in person, laugh, and have fun in a gorgeous natural playground. Private Algonquin Park cabin weekends are shaped to your group.Hit the trails for as long or as little as you like. Add dogsledding. Talk to Nikoline, our outstanding chef, about your menu preferences. Wild game, vegetarian, gluten free – Nik’s cooking and baking is truly wonderful and will shape accordingly.

What's included

Cozy private Log Cabin, tasty meals, guided excursions tailored to your group

Guided excursions tailored for you
Snowshoe forest trails with seasoned guides. Ski the island trail or challenge yourself on Cardiac Hill. You will love the Luge. Dog lovers love dogsledding. So much winter fun.
No Experience Necessary
It is recommended that you can be active at a walking pace for up to 4 hours at a time.
Best in Class Food
Our famous egg strata with cinnamon buns, homemade soups, breads, fresh salads, 3 course dinners - you will love the food!
All Equipment Included
Snowshoes, skis, poles, comfy duvets, plus lots more. You bring all your personal items such as clothing, toiletries and a book.
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Guided excursions tailored for you

Snowshoe forest trails with seasoned guides. Ski the island trail or challenge yourself on Cardiac Hill. You will love the Luge. Dog lovers love dogsledding. So much winter fun.

No Experience Necessary

It is recommended that you can be active at a walking pace for up to 4 hours at a time.

Best in Class Food

Try our famous egg strata with cinnamon buns, homemade soups, breads, fresh salads, 3 course dinners - you will love the food!

All Equipment Included

Snowshoes, skis, poles, comfy duvets, plus lots more. You bring all your personal items such as clothing, toiletries and a book.

Dates and Rates

Dates and Rates

Availability

 

Dec 16, 2022 – March 17, 2023

 

Pricing & Options

Algonquin Park Dogsled, Ski and Snowshoe Adventure
Regular Season
$945*+HST/person
  • 2 Nights Camping Accommodation
  • All Meals
  • Guided Snowshoeing and Cross Country Skiing and Dog sledding Excursions
  • Services of a Professional Guide
  • Come Alone or with a Group!
  • * Price changes to $985 Feb 1 - Mar 30
Algonquin Private Winter Log Cabin Adventure
Regular Season
from $624+HST/person*
  • 2 Nights Private Log Cabin Accommodation
  • All Meals
  • Guided Excursions - Snowshoe and Backcountry Ski.
  • Services of a Wilderness Guide
  • *Based on Group of 12
Algonquin Winter Chalet Getaway
From
$1795+HST
  • 3 Nights Chalet Accommodation
  • Sleeps 12-15 Guests
  • Use of Wood-fired Sauna
  • Firewood
  • 6 pairs of Snowshoes
Algonquin Private Winter Log Cabin Adventure
Regular Season
$580+HST/person*
  • 2 Nights Private Log Cabin Accommodation
  • All Meals
  • Guided Excursions - Snowshoe and Backcountry Ski.
  • Services of a Wilderness Guide
  • *Based on Group of 12

Trip Itinerary

Here's what you can expect on a typical Winter Lodge Adventure. This is just an example; exact programming is subject to weather and guest preferences.

Highlights of this Winter Adventure
• Snowshoeing through waist-deep snow to stunning forest lookouts.
• Delicious candlelight dinners served at the harvest table.
• Watching your youngest child steer a dog team.
• Catching up with old friends over a glass of wine in front of the massive, stone fireplace.
• Backcountry skiing the Kettle Lake loop.
• Torch-lit broomball games outside under a million stars.
• Sticky pudding with hot fudge sauce!
• That amazing feeling your body gets after a good day outside breathing cool, clean air.
• Roasting chestnuts in front of an open fire.
• Ski across the lake in the brilliant morning sunshine.
• Sip Algonquin tea in the heated tent.

Client Testimonials

“Thank you so much for an incredible weekend. The fact that you got 11 of my friends to challenge themselves and try snow-shoeing, cross-country skiing, is amazing. The food was incredible! Best Bachelorette!” 

Brook 

“Voyageur Quest organized the quintessential Canadian winter cabin experience; snowshoeing, tobogganing, cross-country skiing, sauna… and they did an amazing job. Their hospitality was beyond expectation. If you get the chance, get out and book a guided outdoor experience with Voyageur Quest; you won’t be disappointed.” 

Lindsay 

FAQs for Algonquin Log Cabin

It means that our cabin is not hooked up to grid electricity. We operate without the need for electricity aside from filling our water cisterns from our well, for which we use a generator.

There are two indoor bathrooms for the guests to use in the Log Cabin with flushing toilets. All of the water in the building comes from our well and is filtered for drinking before reaching the faucet.

There is a shower in the shower/sauna house was fitted with an electric pump on solar power to  offer solid water pressure. 

No.  There is no electricity and no Wifi.   There is  a cell phone repeater tower  within a 5 minute drive where you can get service.  

Yes you can drive right to the Log Cabin and the roads are plowed and are considered “snow roads”. Snow roads mean they are plowed into packed down snow which you are able to drive on! Snow tires are recommended. 

Voyageur Quest’s guides are skilled outdoor professionals who ensure your trip is an adventure of a lifetime. On top of being well versed in the natural and cultural history of Algonquin Park, our guides are warm, personable, and service-oriented. Most are graduates of post-secondary programs related to outdoor adventure and all possess industry certification in wilderness first aid. 

You only need to bring your personal items: clothing, toiletries, and cameras. A complete list of what to bring will be emailed to you after booking.

You do not require any prior experience. We host a range of guests from first-timers to grizzled outdoors people every week. Our pace is relaxed and the objective is to have fun, slow down, and leave plenty of time to explore the beauty of the Algonquin area.

You should be able to be active for up to four hours (walking pace) at a time. While travelling in the backcountry, we make frequent stops for snacks, hydration, toilet, and to admire the gorgeous views!

We provide fresh and mostly whole-foods meals that are prepared with care and skill. Whether you are in the backcountry or in our Algonquin Log Cabin, you will be served appetizers, main courses, and desserts. Our guests are consistently impressed with our elevated cuisine. Please explain in detail any special dietary needs or allergies you might have during your booking. Kid-friendly foods are added to Family Trips.

We are happy to accommodate  dietary requirements. For more specialty diets such as dairy free, vegan or gluten there is an additional charge.  Please be sure to describe your requirement in detail when making your booking. For severe allergies, it is recommended that you bring 2 EpiPens with you. 

Absolutely!   (and enjoy responsibly!)

Bring whatever you wish. Best advise is to bring a bag of ice with you as well. Remember: we are off grid – that means no fridge! We can provide you with a cooler to use for your stay.

Nearest locations to buy alcohol: 

-Voyageur Quest’s Broken Patio. Located at Algonquin Park Access Point #1

-Magnetewan Distillery. Locally made craft spirits. Located in Sundridge

-Highlander Brewery. Locally made craft beers. Located in South River. Products sold in most local LCBOs and BeerStores

-LCBO and BeerStore. South River

-General Store. Trout Creek. Small selection

Are you ready? Book your adventure today!

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