Boreal Forest Guides

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Boreal Forest Guides Canoe Treks 2018 Lake Land Area

Paddle N' Pour Program 

Cost: $80 person or $900 for group bookings (private). 

Run dates:  Thursday Evenings in August must pre-register min 10 max 12 for the program to run please

Time: 6:15pm- approximately 9:00pm

What, Paddling followed by Wine and Craft Beer! Boreal Forest Guides, Wine Knows, and MMM Fusion Bistro have teamed up to offer this eco-tourism adventure, sharing a common goal to bring a unique experience to the local area for the enjoyment of both locals and tourist alike. 

Join Boreal Forest Guides on an interpretive paddle in our Clipper 29' Voyager Canoe on the beautiful shores of Cold Lake where you can indulge your senses and enjoy the serenity of the natural world around you! Once you have completed your paddling journey, Amy from Wine Knows, our local Sommelier will meet you a short walk up the hill from the Marina at Mmm... Fresh Fusion Bistro where you will savor various delightful Wines and/or Craft Beers paired with a delicious Mediterranean appetizer's prepared by Amar in a guided tasting that will surely intrigue and awaken your savvy sense

If we have inclement weather we may need to re-schedule the paddle portion last minute as Safety is a huge priority.

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Voyageur Canoe Program

Cost: $50/person or $550 for group booking (private).  

Program RUNS DAILY from 6:30pm-8:30 and is pre-booked

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Travel back in time to Canada's beginning and paddle in a 29' big boat (Voyageur canoe) with you and up to 12 of your closest adventurous friends. Learn about the fur trade both in Canada and here in Cold Lake spanning from the 1600 - 1900's. We will talk about local legends and the history of the canoe and how it shaped this great country.

We prefer group bookings for the big Canoe but if we can get 6 paddlers we would be happy to guide you on this historical adventure. 


Note: If these times are not working for you we can always customize a time and date that would work for you and your group. 

Sunset Paddles

Cost: $50/person or $550 for group booking (private).

Program RUNS DAILY from 9:15pm to ~11pm and is pre-booked

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Do you love the sunsets here in the Lakeland? They are some of the best in the world. Come check it out. We are happy to offer this program to those who may not mind staying up a little later to indulge themselves in the breath-taking sunsets here on the lake. 

Once again group bookings are preferred but if we can get a minimum of 6 people we will be happy to take you out. 

Paddle The Beaver River

Offered Saturdays from 9am-4:30pm

This adventure shall be offered on Saturdays leaving from the Ardmore Bridge and finishing at the bridge just south of Cold Lake near the Casino 

That's right we said it! lol. In this full day adventure (7-8hrs) we will paddle down the Beaver River, A local water way used by the local indigenous people, Fur trappers and Voyageurs to transport trade goods and furs to and from the Athabasca region to Fort William and beyond to Montreal and eventually shipped off to Europe. This trip shall be done in our new 16' Prospector canoes.

Call or email to book your group today!

16' Prospector Canoe treks

If the Big Boat is not your style we also have room for up to 8 in our brand-new Clippers. These canoes are light weight stable and tough. Book them now for your guided paddling trip or fishing adventures. 

Cost dependent on program/activity or trip. Call or email to book now!

Multi day trips

Northern Saskatchewan Experience: Paddle The Churchill River and follow the route of the Fur traders, we will see rock paintings, waterfalls, and incredible nature! More info coming soon! or; ask us about one of the many other trips we could custom plan to your needs and requests.


  • All life jackets, paddles and equipment shall be provided for all of our programs. Please let us know if you have any special needs or requirements, we will do our best to assist. 
  • We can book just the big boat for up to 12, the smaller canoes with an additional 8 for a total of 20 paddlers all together. Call or email and we can discuss your needs. 
  • Please be advised that due to safety and law we do not allow alcohol or drug use on our boats
  • Come on out and let us help you connect with nature and reunite with our past. Keep Calm and Paddle on!