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CANOE ADVENTURES

Canoe Canada on a river adventure as it was first experienced through the pristine valleys and untamed rivers of the Muskwa-Kechika in Northern British Colombia and the Nahanni in the Northwest Territories.

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CANOE ADVENTURES

Canoe Canada on a river adventure as it was first experienced through the pristine valleys and untamed rivers of the Muskwa-Kechika in Northern British Colombia and the Nahanni in the Northwest Territories.

CANOE CANADA'S NORTH

Liard Tours assists adventurers in planning canoe and rafting trips by providing floatplane transportation to backcountry rivers and lakes.  We are Transport Canada certified to carry canoes and other external loads.  We also offer optional shuttle pickup to and from the Northern Rockies Lodge at Mile 462 on the Historic Alaska Highway.

 

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OUR ROLE IN YOUR CANOE ADVENTURE

Liard Tours takes care of your transportation needs via floatplane transport and pickup via our shuttle van. All canoe trips are unguided. Canoe rentals are also available.

Our pilot, Urs, has been flying this region since 1981 and operates a DHC3 Turbine Single Otter that is Transport Canada certified to carry canoes as external loads into back country lakes. All canoe trips depart from our floatplane dock at Northern Rockies Lodge located in Muncho Lake, British Columbia at Mile 462 of the paved Alaska Highway between Fort Nelson, BC and Whitehorse, Yukon.

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Self guided CANOE TRIPS

 

GATAGA RIVER, NORTHERN B.C.

Grade 3, river travel time 14 days
Our bushpilot's most popular river adventure. The Gataga-Kechika Rivers flow through the Rocky Mountain trench and joins the Liard River near Fireside. This is a relaxing 14 night unguided package for every canoeist who would like to experience the serenity of the Northern Rockies and the Muskwa-Kechika Wilderness area. We drop paddlers off at Mayfield Lake and pick                                                                                            up at Fireside. Canoeists are responsible for undertaking further research to                                                                        ensure a safe trip. READ MORE

 

TUCHODI RIVER, NORTHERN B.C.

Grade 3, river travel time 3 to 8 days.
Scenic Tuchodi Lakes are located in a mountain valley 80 miles southeast of Muncho Lake in the Muskwa-Kechika Wilderness area. Excellent hiking and game watching opportunities. Fishing is great for lake trout, dolly varden and arctic grayling. The river is relatively fast (6 - 9 mph) and drops 1,000 feet in the first 40 miles. Sand pillar formations can be seen along this route. The Tuchodi River joins the Muskwa River which allows you to travel downstream all the way back to Fort Nelson. Canoeists are responsible for undertaking further research to ensure a safe trip. 

 

NETSON LAKE / RABBIT RIVER, NORTHERN B.C.

Grade 3, river travel time 8 to 10 days.
Netson Lake offers excellent fishing for arctic grayling, lake trout and dolly varden. The Netson River winds through a game-rich mountain valley, joining the Rabbit River and the Liard River. This canoe route is for the experienced river traveler that enjoys the challenge of white water canoeing. Canoeists are responsible for undertaking further research to ensure a safe trip. 

 

 

DALL LAKE / TURNAGAIN / KECHIKA RIVER, NORTHERN B.C.

Grade 2-3, river travel time 8 to 14 days.
Your trip starts at Dall Lake, a very productive trout fishing lake. The Dall River winds its way towards the clear flowing Turnagain River. Outstanding lake trout and dolly varden (bull trout) fishing opportunities. The Turnagain River joins the Kechika River approximately 50 miles upstream from Fireside (Skook's Landing). Some previous canoeing experience is recommended for this trip. Grade 2 - 3, river travel time 8 to 14 days. Canoeists are responsible for undertaking further                                                                      research to ensure a safe trip. 

 

NAHANNI NATIONAL PARK, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

South Nahanni River Route - Grade 2, novice, river travel time 7 days     The South Nahanni River, in Nahanni National Park, Canada’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the classic Canadian river tours.  The meandering section of the South Nahanni between Rabbitkettle Lake and Virginia Falls lends itself to novice and experienced paddlers alike. Canoeists are responsible for undertaking further research to ensure a safe trip.