Enjoy an exciting wilderness adventure and sleep under the stars in safety and comfort. See wildlife, amazing scenery, stunning sunsets and a night sky that will take your breath away. Make new freinds and create memories that will last a lifetime.
Enjoy wilderness overnight trips of 2 to 5 nights in world famous Algonquin Provincial Park with over 2,000 lakes and 7,000 square kilomters of wilderness, Frontenac Provincial Park or other parks in eastern Ontario. As well, 2 to 8 day trips are available on the Rideau Canal, a world heritage site, from Kingston to Ottawa and points in between. The Rideau Canal trip includes camping at the locks or stay at local bed and breakfasts. All equipment and food provided. You provide clothing*, personals (tooth brush, insect repellent, sunscreen, etc.) rain gear and a sleeping bag. Sleeping bags and rain poncho’s are available to rent from Firefly. Please state dietary needs/preferences, (ie. vegetarian, glutten free, alergies, etc.) Please dress appropriately for the temperature, weather conditions and activity (see below). Participants of wilderness trips must be physically capable of paddling several hours each day as well as carrying packs of up to 25 kg. for distances up to several hundred meters. Portages on the Rideau canal trip are only 50 to 100 meters. Suggested Clothing and personals for wilderness trips: These items include what you will wear at the start of the trip, – 3 pr wool socks, 3 pr underwear, 1 set long underwear (poly pro or similar), 1 pr quick dry pants, 1 long sleeve ‘T’ shirt, 1 warm sweater (wool or fleece), 1 pr shorts, 1 bathing suit, 3 “t” shirts, sun hat, shoes for paddling/portaging (sturdy) and shoes for camp (NO FLIP FLOPS), sun glasses, sunscreen, insect repellant, medications if required, small flash light or head lamp, fanny pack (waist pouch) to hold quick access personals, rain suit (pants and jacket), 1 small towel and tooth brush.
Canoe day trips of 2 to 6 hours are available in urban or wilderness areas in Eastern Ontario. Explore rivers, lakes or marshes and see wildlife. See historic Kingston from the water and hear interesting tales of it’s past, including ghosts! You are encouraged to bring a camera and/or binoculars. Please dress for the weather!