Experience the Richness of Canoeing
Consider the Themes below, then choose your adventure:
Paddle Canada Canoe Certification Courses - Learn to be skillful and safe on our rivers and lakes. Intro, Intermediate, and Advanced levels.
Join our acclaimed Bushcraft Canoe Trips - River Canoe Skills, Bushcraft Skills, Hunting, and Fishing, rolled into one grand adventure.
Hire our Guides - design your custom lake or river trip with our guides, gear, and safety measures.
Rent our Canoes, Tents, and Equipment - We have 24 tandem canoes, tents for up to 20 people, and all the paddling gear you need for a trip of a lifetime.
Bushcraft Canoe Trip - Athabasca River
September 10 to 17, 2023
Paddle Canada River Course, Bushcraft Training, Hunting, Fishing, and Traditional Camping all rolled into one grand adventure.
Moving Water Tandem Canoe Skills - Intro Course
June 2 to 4, 2023
The best course for making the transition from paddling lakes to rivers and rapids.
Moving Water Tandem Canoe Skills - Intermediate Course
June 29 to July 2, 2023
Cost - $350
This exciting course takes your skills up a notch from Class I rivers to confidently and safely paddling Class II rivers.
Athabasca River Classic Canoe Daytrip
Book a trip June to September
Cost $70 to $90
Our most popular day trip for groups who want to experence a wonderfully scenic, beginner river.
Nearly 90% of our courses and trips arise from groups and individuals contacting us, and hiring us specifically for their needs.
We would like to build a custom adventure for your group
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Custom River Trips
Perfect trips for groups, staff, schools, or families.
Contact us to get on our mailing list and for more information on helping you build the perfect canoe tripping vacation.
2022 Courses and Guided Trips
Here are our exciting plans for 2022:
Moving Water Canoe Skills Introduction Tandem $300 - June 3-5, 2022
Repeat participants discount fee of $250
Paddle Canada Sanctioned Course
Athabasca River near Blue Ridge, AB
Athabasca River Classic Canoe Trip
Various Dates Through Summer 2022
Description: Paddle a canoe on the incredible Athabasca River near the Hamlet of Fort Assiniboine (1.5 hrs Northwest of Edmonton, AB). Make sure to bring a camera, as on this trip you will likely see an abundance of wildlife in some of Alberta's remote wilderness. Using a Canoe as your vehicle, stop and play on the beautiful cliffs and sand bars along the way. In warm weather we may enjoy a swim at Walleye point and if time allows, we can top off the trip with a scenic visit to Historic Fort Assiniboine and enjoy a visit to the museum and largest wagon wheel and pick in the world.
Sunset Canoeing on Thunder Lake (10 minutes drive West of Barrhead, AB)
Various Dates through 2022. Please follow us on Facebook and Instagram for dates. (Nature Alive)
We meet at the Thunder Lake Boat Launch $20 per person Experience the serenity and beauty of the Sunset by Canoe on Thunder Lake. Weather permitting, we see the sunset and bright moon over the lake as we paddle our canoes along the shore at a leisurely pace. If there are heavy overcast skies and rain, the event will be cancelled. Tandem canoes, paddles, PFD's and safety equipment will be provided. We also have one large Voyageur canoe that will accommodate 8 paddlers. Certified and experienced guides will lead the group and organize paddlers. A waiver will need to be signed by all participants.
ADVANCED ONLINE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
MINIMUM AGE IS 15 Yrs.
2022 Athabasca River Bushcraft Canoe Trip
Canoe Basic Skills Clinic - $40
2022 Courses TBA. Please Follow us on Facebook and Instagram at Nature Alive for Updates.
Blue Ridge Recreational Area Ponds (near Whitecourt, AB)
Fox Creek Canoe Basic Skills Clinic - 2016
Canoe Basic Skills Clinic - $35
2022 Courses TBA
Peanut Lake - 10 minutes South of Barrhead, AB
Canoe Skills on the Athabasca River