Discover the Unspoiled Nature
Northern British Columbia, Canada

Discover the Unspoiled Nature

Canoe Adventure - Taste the Tranquility

Embark on a 10-day expedition through the pristine, untouched lakes of northern British Columbia with NBC Adventures. Immerse yourself in the unspoiled wilderness of western Canada, where we answer nature's call in kind. Our guided canoe adventure invites you to navigate tranquil waters, surrounded by ancient trees and the presence of exotic wildlife. Experience the unique connection nature provides as you journey through mountain passes and off-the-beaten-track areas.

Canoe Adventure in Northern BC
Canoe Adventure in Northern BC
Canoe Adventure in Northern BC
Canoe Adventure in Northern BC
Canoe Adventure in Northern BC
Canoe Adventure in Northern BC

Tour at a Glance

1) 2 Persons minimum / No maximum
2) Deposits are non-refundable and we recommend trip cancellation insurance.
3) A 50% deposit is required at the time of booking
4) Final deposit of 50% due one month before the trip

Experience Unforgettable Canoe Trips with NBC Adventures

Discover the enchanting natural wonders of British Columbia's northern territory with NBC Adventures, a true paradise brimming with myths, exotic wildlife, and stunning beauty.

Black Lake

Begin your trekking adventure from our base camp at Black Lake, your gateway to black bears, bald eagles, and other majestic wildlife.

Toodoggone Lake

Unwind in our charming cabins nestled on the shores of Toodoggone Lake and immerse yourself in the diverse range of activities provided by NBC Adventures.

McClair Creek

Experience a captivating journey to McClair Creek, meandering through black spruce and dense willow terrain while exploring the remnants of an ancient mining camp.

Belle Lakes

Accompanied by McClair Creek, your adventure will lead you to the enchanting Valley of Belle Lakes and Belle Creek, revealing picturesque beauty along the way.

Chukachida Lake

Nestled amidst the Omineca Mountains, the crystal-clear waters of Chukachida Lake offer a tranquil escape, rejuvenating visitors with its serene allure.

Moosehorn Lake

Start your day with a hearty breakfast by the shores of Moosehorn Lake, where you can relish the peaceful wilderness before the natural world comes to life.

Canoe Adventure in Northern British Columbia, Western Canada

Embark on an unforgettable journey as you paddle across pristine lakes, navigate renowned rivers teeming with fish, and experience the grandeur of mighty waterways. The portage between different watersheds, take refreshing swims in clear pools and immerse yourself in the serenity of the water.
Anticipate captivating wildlife encounters, including moose, caribou, black bears, wolves, beavers, otters, muskrats, minks, fish, and various bird species. Your knowledgeable guide will regale you with traditional stories and legends, sharing the rich tapestry of travel routes and wildlife intertwined with Sikanni culture.
For those interested, introductory fly-fishing lessons await during your adventure. Each night, find solace under a vast starry sky, serenaded by the tranquil sounds of the wilderness, occasionally punctuated by the haunting howls of distant wolves. Don't forget to ask your guides to teach you how to call back to these mystical creatures.
Embarking on one of our canoe adventures promises the journey of a lifetime, offering profound insights into water, wilderness, and your harmonious place within this beautiful world.

Canoeing Trips Itinerary

Your journey kicks off with a morning rendezvous with one of our skilled pilots in Smithers. From there, you'll embark on a scenic flight, either aboard a floatplane or a wheel plane, destined for our main lodge at Black Lake. Upon arrival, savour a gourmet lunch crafted by our talented chef, followed by a comprehensive camp and gear orientation.
After selecting your choice of snacks for the upcoming adventure and gearing up with a paddle and life jacket, you'll have the perfect opportunity to unwind and soak in the tranquil surroundings before dinner. Whether you're eager to explore the waters by canoe, try your hand at fishing, or simply indulge in relaxation within our wood-fired sauna and hot tub, the choice is yours.
As the day winds down and another delectable meal awaits, you'll gather at the lodge to review maps of your intended route alongside your knowledgeable guide, making any personal adjustments to ensure an exceptional canoeing experience.
With an early breakfast to fuel your day, you'll embark on the next phase of your journey as you take to the skies for a scenic flight to a remote lake, serving as the epicentre of your upcoming adventure. From this point onward, the path you traverse is yours to chart, guided by your expert wilderness guide.
We're keeping the details close to our chest, as surprises are integral to this thrilling adventure. Embrace the unknown and let the untamed wilderness of British Columbia reveal its secrets at every paddle stroke.
As your canoeing odyssey enters its ninth day, it's time to prepare for your departure. A float plane will rendezvous with you in the afternoon at your designated pickup spot. The flight will transport you back to our main lodge, offering a welcome opportunity to unwind and pamper yourself, soothing those well-earned tired muscles.
All camp amenities are at your disposal, and if you still have some energy left to spare, consider taking a refreshing dip in the water or perhaps persuading one of our wranglers for a brisk trail ride atop one of our dependable horses around the camp.
Come evening, delight in a sumptuous meal, followed by a tranquil soak in the hot tub, where you can lose yourself beneath the expansive starlit canvas above.
On this 10th and final day of your remarkable canoeing expedition, you'll indulge in a leisurely brunch before embarking on the next leg of your journey. You'll be escorted to a floatplane, whisking you away from this wilderness haven and transporting you back to Smithers. Here, you have the option to catch your connecting flight home, or if you prefer, we can arrange another night's stay in a comfortable hotel.

What to Expect

Prepare for an extraordinary journey filled with unforgettable experiences:
- Scenic Paddling: Navigate pristine lakes and renowned rivers teeming with fish and savour the might of the waterways.
- Exploration and Portage: Journey between different watersheds, indulge in refreshing swims in clear pools and relish the tranquillity of the water.
- Wildlife Encounters: Anticipate diverse wildlife sightings, including moose, caribou, black bears, wolves, beavers, otters, muskrats, minks, fish, and various bird species. Your guide will share captivating traditional stories and legends, illuminating the intertwining connections with Sikanni culture.
- Fly-Fishing Opportunity: For those interested, introductory fly-fishing lessons are available during your adventure.
- Starry Nights: Each night, immerse yourself in the vast canopy of stars and the peaceful sounds of the wilderness. Listen for the enchanting echoes of wolves howling in the valleys—don't forget to ask your guides to teach you how to call back to them.
Embarking on one of our canoe adventures ensures a lifetime journey, leaving you with a deeper appreciation for water, wilderness, and your place within this magnificent world.

Accommodation

Your accommodations throughout the journey will adapt to the routes and daily travel distances. We offer a range of lodging choices across our territory:
Cabins: Scattered along the lakeshores, these cozy cabins provide a comfortable retreat.
Wall Tents: Spacious and well-equipped, wall tents offer a rustic yet accommodating camping experience.
Tipi Camps: Immerse yourself in traditional camping with our tipi camps, which provide a unique and cultural stay.
Your experienced guide will always have an ultralight tarp or tipi camp on hand, ensuring your comfort during inclement weather or unexpected situations.

Food/Meals

At NBC Adventures, we believe in the power of food to foster friendships and camaraderie. We're dedicated to providing you with high-quality, delectable meals that make your stay with us truly special.
Main Lodge Dining: Enjoy a serene atmosphere at our lodge as our talented chef prepares local delicacies tailored to your tastes and trip requirements. We prioritize sustainability, incorporating wild edibles and seasonal local plants into our menu.
Canoeing Cuisine: Most supplies are carried with you during your canoeing adventures. Travelling by boat allows us to offer a range of amenities, including delicious breakfasts, lunches, and dinners prepared by our adventure cook. Meals are often cooked over an open fire, with occasional stove-top or oven-prepared dishes in cabins. Expect delightful surprises with wild edibles and the occasional shore lunch.
Healthy Snacking: For quick bites, our lodge offers a selection of organic, keto/paleo-friendly, and vegan granola bars and dried goods to keep you fueled during your journey.

Customize Your Canoeing Adventure

If our pre-made adventure packages don't quite align with your vision, feel free to contact us! We're here to create a tailor-made experience that caters to your specific preferences, whether it's a unique combination of activities or a trip duration that suits your schedule.

Let us know your comments and suggestions.