One of our most popular student winter adventures are our multi-day student lead Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Winter Expeditions. These trips are based out of our Algonquin Log Cabin on Surprise Lake, with our hot tent set up in … Read More
The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Winter Expeditions
From Canoes to Snowshoes: A Canoe Trip Guide’s First Season Guiding in an Algonquin Winter
I’ve always been captivated by winter. Maybe it’s the twenty below nights when the forest is dead silent except for the sound of tree branches cracking in the wind, or maybe it’s the snow-covered lakes you can snowshoe, ski or … Read More
Backcountry Skiing Algonquin
Flying down a hill in Algonquin’s snowy back country , on the edge of control , without fully knowing what lies around the bend or under the fresh snow gets my adrenaline flowing. At this moment, I am in 100% … Read More
A fantastic winter team !
March is winding up and winter has flown by. Too fast for those of who love the snow ! Our fantastic winter team helped make this one of our best winter season’s to date. Algonquin’s north west had amazing snow … Read More
Perfect Algonquin Park Winter Escape from Toronto
I live in a concrete jungle. Like most people my age I work a set schedule and often struggle to find the time or the means to get out of the city. It’s the middle of winter and although most … Read More
Algonquin Fall Colour and Winter adventures
The East wind is howling today with whitecaps on Kawawaymog Lake and waves crashing on the dock . The surrounding hills are filled with colour , especially the red maples which are peaking. The last week of September is always … Read More
Since 1991 – Voyageur Quest Celebrating 25 years
Since 1991 – VQ celebrating 25 years! 2016 is a special year as Voyageur Quest is celebrating 25 years leading Algonquin Park “wilderness adventures for the inquisitive spirit.” The journey to date has been more than we could ever have … Read More
Winter is here!
While some of us witness this change in temperature and develop a growing sense of forboding of the long cold nights to come, the shovelling of snow, the trudging through slush, I say phooey. We live in Canada, we are … Read More
A November Adventure.
“November’s transition makes for great adventure” Being a seinor guide at Voyageur Quest I find that the question, you know “that question”, at parties where you are meeting people for the first time, is difficult this time of year. “So … Read More
March Break family adventure
– Snowshoe, Suntan and Spring SkiingAs March comes around, all of us need a break – a chance for sunshine and to shake off the winter doldrums. If you have kids, March Break offers a chance for a family adventure. … Read More