Self-Guided Groups / Rental Gear

The CNA Outfitting Centre was built specifically to assist canoe trippers plan and launch wilderness expeditions. This award-winning facility is a meeting place to assemble your group, check your gear, pack your fresh food and review your maps and itinerary before embarking on your journey. Our knowledgeable guide-staff are available to assist you every step of the way as you embark on your adventure of a lifetime. Canoe North Adventures has extensive knowledge of canoeing the pristine rivers of the Mackenzie Mountains and we can share our proven strategies for safe river travel. We offer consultation services for self-guided groups to review maps, locate camping and hiking areas and to share our “no-trace” best practices. An adjacent accessory building warehouses an impressive assortment of professional tripping gear available to rent by the day or week. Our fleet of 40 expedition canoes are professionally outfitted with spray decks, kneeling pads, throw bags and bow & stern lines. We can prepare an expedition package including canoe and equipment rental.  Accommodation while in transit and commercial flights can be booked through our travel agent, Marlain Wietzes.  We will also put you in touch with North-Wright Airways to arrange charter flight quotes and co-ordinate travel dates.

Check out this blog by one of our Mountain River Self-Guided paddlers!

Gathering in the Lodge & Outfitting Centre

A great way to begin and end your expedition, we know your experience at our Lodge and Outfitting Centre in Norman Wells will be world-class. By making full use of the amenities and services provided by Canoe North Adventures, you are guaranteed a unique and quality experience with unparalleled convenience and significant savings realized. Let your adventure of a lifetime begin at the Canoe North Adventures Lodge & Outfitting Centre.