Lower Missinaibi River - Journey to the Northern Sky
offered by supplier M20765 (read about supplier)
Tour Duration: 9
Group Size: 4
Category: Whitewater rafting, canoeing, kayaking outfitters
Season: May - September
Min Price: 1975 Canadian Dollar (CAD) per person
Max Price: 4825 Canadian Dollar (CAD) per person
Our Lower Missinaibi Expedition is the perfect package for those looking for a Northern Wilderness adventure, without the rigors of portaging. In fact, many days we rig a sail and enjoy the luxury of a summer tailwind as we sail towards James Bay- the largest estuary in the world! We begin our trip with a flight over Thunderhouse Falls, and land on the Missinaibi River, 40 miles north of the last road, and the last portage.
From here it is a downstream paddle to the town of Moosonee and the historic Cree settlement of Moose Factory on the James Bay coast. After exploring these native frontier villages we return to Cochrane aboard the famous Polar Bear Express Train. This adventure combines the unique natural history of the James Bay Lowlands with the colourful cultural and human history of the aboriginal and early European inhabitants.
- Westway Motel in Cochrane (first night)
- Pick up at Timmins Airport
- Transportation to Hearst Air Base from Cochrane
- Float Plane to the river
- All meals and group equipment
- Tents and therm-a-rests (if needed)
- Polar Bear Express Train
- Interior camping permits.
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M20765 has been guiding and outfitting wilderness holidays and expeditions for the last 20 years. Northern Ontario's foremost River Guiding Company, M20765 leads expeditions on Canada's finest paddling rivers including, the Missinaibi, Abitibi, Moose, Chapleau, Bonaventure, Sand, Petawawa and many more.
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