In over 40 years of providing adventure travel holidays, we have paddled and hiked thousands of kilometers with countless satisfied customers. We've learned how to make your trip very special. Over 70% of our clientele are returning participants!

Overview

The Nahanni River is one of the world's great wilderness destinations. It is the experience of a lifetime to explore this remote, pristine, alpine river valley.
You will discover a mountainous wonderland with breathtaking canyons, a magnificent waterfall, diverse wildlife, and exciting paddling on the fast-flowing river. This expedition will become one of your greatest shared family experiences - and the stories will be recounted for years to come. The two-week Nahanni "Classic for Families" trip starts at Rabbitkattle Lake, where you will get a chance to hike to the unique Tufa Mounds. Paddling on, you will be amazed at Virginia Falls, which is twice the height of Niagara Falls. You will then canoe through the spectacular canyons section to the Mackenzie Lowlands and the confluence with the Liard River. The trip is highlighted by fun Class I and 2 whitewater, interesting day hikes up tributary canyons, wildlife viewing, and exploring Virginia Falls.
Starting at
$7595 CAD
Package Price

Trip Highlights

  • Families
  • Breathtaking canyons
  • Diverse wildlife

In over 40 years of providing adventure travel holidays, we have paddled and hiked thousands of kilometers with countless satisfied customers. We've learned how to make your trip very special. Over 70% of our clientele are returning participants!

Quick Facts

Paddlesport

  • Canoeing

Activity

  • Whitewater

Experience/Service

  • Instruction or Skills Clinic

Waterway

  • Whitewater Class I
  • Whitewater Class II

Destination

  • North America

Length

  • 2 Weeks

Accomodation

  • Wilderness Camping

Guided

  • Yes

Outfitted

  • Fully

Special Interest

  • Family
  • Intermediate

Adventure Level

Easier Challenging

Itinerary

Meeting Place

Fort Simpson, NWT

The two-week Nahanni "Classic for Families" trip starts at Rabbitkattle Lake, where you will get a chance to hike to the unique Tufa Mounds. You will then canoe through the spectacular canyons section to the Mackenzie Lowlands and the confluence with the Liard River.

Dates & Packages

Nahanni River Classic Canoe Trip for Families

Guides 5:1 ratio

Accommodation
• 12 nights camping
• 1 night at Lindberg Landing - Day 13

Meals
• excellent trail meals and snacks from Day 1 lunch to Day 13 lunch
• dinner Day 13 and breakfast Day 14 at the Lindbergs

Canoeing Equipment
• custom 17’ ABS expedition canoes with spray decks and knee pads
• paddles, PFDs, throw bags, paddling helmets

Camping Equipment
• tents: free-standing, custom expedition dome tents - 2 per tent
• "kitchen": tarp, fire box, cooking stoves, utensils, dishes, etc.
• containers for food and group equipment

Safety Equipment
• first aid, safety, river rescue, and repair kits
• communications equipment (satellite phone)

What Guests Are Saying

We hoped for an unforgettable family holiday - and got it! Thanks to the guides and staff for a seamless experience.

- James, Manitoba, Canada
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