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Algonquin Island Retreat

Algonquin Island Retreat

from $1295+HST
3-6 Nights Accommodation Canoe Included Couples Only

Private Island at Agonquin Park's northwest corner

Private Escape for 2

Unwind with your partner at this private island. Canoe as much or as little as you feel. Paddle into the sunrise or watch it from the bedroom deck.

Cozy Cabin in the middle of the lake

Rustic with spectacular views from every window. The second floor bedroom includes a stunning walk out deck. The front porch is classic and just wide enough for a small dining table for two to watch the sunset. To view pictures of the cabin and island, click on the tour below.

What's included

3-6 nights Island rental , use of a canoe, canoe lesson and island orientation.

Stunning Location
1 Km out in the middle of Kawawaymog Lake, the island is very private. Explore the nieghbouring islands or paddle down the Amable du Fond River at sunrise. Keep your eye out for Bald Eagles, Moose and Loons.
Unplug and Unwind
Free from cell phones and 100% off the grid, the cabin is the perfect place to get lost. Add on wifi for an additional cost.
Well Equipped Kitchen
The island has a well equipped kitchen, BBQ and firepit. Don't feel like cooking? Head to the licensed Broken Paddle Patio for BBQ dinners.
Add to your Stay
Add on catered meals or a shop that will have your food waiting for you on arrival. Add stand up paddle boards or a float plane to get you on the island in an hour flight from Toronto.
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Stunning Location

1km out in the middle of Kawawaymog Lake, the island is very private. Explore the neighbouring islands or paddle down the river at Amable du fond River at sunrise. Keep your eye out for Bald Eagles, Moose in the bays and loons.

Unplug and Unwind

Free from cell phones and 100% off the grid, the cabin is the perfect place to get lost. Add on wifi for an additional cost.

Well equipped Kitchen

The island has a well equipped kitchen, BBQ and firepit. Don't feel like cooking? Head to the licensed Broken Paddle Patio for BBQ dinners.

Add to your stay

Add on catered meals or a shop that will have your food waiting for you on arrival. Add stand up paddle boards or a float plane to get you on the island in an hour flight from Toronto.

Dates and Rates

Dates and Rates

Availability

Spring 2024: May and June 

Fall 2024: September and October

Pricing & Options

Algonquin Cabin and Canoe
May-June & September- November
$965*+HST/Chalet Suite
  • *Mid-week dates with shared outdoor space
  • $1925+HST for weekends with private outdoor space
  • 3 Nights Accommodation in the Nahma or Magnetawan Chalet Suite
  • Welcome Orientation
  • Use of Canoe, Paddle and PFDs
  • Use of the Floating Sauna
Algonquin Island Retreat
May and June & September and October
$1295 +HST (spring)
  • 3 Nights Private Island Accommodation
  • Canoe, Paddles and PFDs
  • Welcome Orientation
  • $2590+HST for 6 Nights in the Spring
  • Fall $1345 for 3 nights and $2690 for 6 nights in the Fall
Manitou and Lost Dog Cottage
From
$1825+HST
  • 3-6 Nights Private Cottage Accommodation
  • Private Dock
  • Canoe, Paddles and PFDs
  • Campfire Pit
  • Welcome Orientation
  • Peak Season $1995+HST

Trip Itinerary

Day 1
Rendez-vous at Voyageur Quest Outfitting at Algonquin Park Access Point #1. Meet your Voyageur Quest representative and learn or refresh your canoeing skills before paddling out to the island. Relax, unwind and enjoy a sunset dinner for two.
Day 2
Sleep in or take in Algonquin’s best sunrise from the walkout deck from the master bedroom. Explore Kawawaymog Lake by canoe. Read on the hammock, swim, or do nothing at all!
Day 3
Rise and shine for an amazing sunrise paddle down the Amable du Fond through the morning mist. Search for moose and beaver lodges and take advantage of spectacular photography opportunities.
Day 4
10:00am – Check-out and paddle over to the Voyageur Quest Outfitting. Grab a cold beverage on the Broken Paddle Patio.

Client Testimonials

” The wood-burning stove warms up the whole cottage in no time if needed, and there are spots to relax and look out onto the lake on all sides. Peace, quiet, nature, sunrises, sunsets, and starry nights make this Island Retreat getaway unforgettable!”

Kipley 

“My new husband and I had a great stay at the Island Retreat where we enjoyed the utmost in comfort and relaxation in a beautifully maintained cottage surrounded by the wilderness. I would recommend VQ to anyone looking to get away from it all!” 

Sara

FAQs for Island Retreat

It means that our Island Retreat is not like your home and not hooked up to the Ontario Power Electricity. We operate on solar power to provide lights and run the water pumps to our well.

Yes, we operate on  solar electricity. Our fridge, stove, water heater run on propane gas. Please note  there is not have  enough power to plug in electronics.  Talk to our office if  you require power. Be sure to bring spare batteries for your devices when you visit!

Yes, we provide towels and linens. We provide bath towels but not beach towels. If you think you might need some additional towels, we would advise you to bring some spare ones (as per our sustainability policy) as we do not provide extras.

Wifi is available for an additional cost.

There is a bathroom with marine-flush toilet and a hot shower.

Water from the tap is not drinkable. The Voyageur Quest team will supply drinking water during your stay.  

The Island Retreat comes with one canoe, paddles, and PFDs. Additional canoes, kayaks, and SUP boards can be rented from our Voyageur Outfitting store, just a 15 minute paddle away. 

Yes, you can fish on the lake, river and surrounding area. You must have your own Ontario fishing license and Outdoors Card. For non-Canadian residents, see 1-day permits here

Fishing rods and tackle can be rented from our Voyageur Outfitting store.

Single meals or fully-catered meal packages are available – contact our office for more information. The Broken Paddle Patio is licensed and offers outstanding dinners. Please ensure you make a reservation.

We do love dogs and you are more than welcome to bring your furry friend. Please note that you are responsible
for cleaning up after your dog and for any damage to furniture, floors etc. that your dog may cause. An additional damage deposit of $250 is required for guests with pets.

We recommend all of our customers purchase CANCELLATION INSURANCE from their preferred suppliers. Please read the payment and cancellation policies below based on the adventure or product you are booking. 

Voyageur Quest – Guided Trips (Canoe, Kayak, Winter Camping, Private & DOE) and Lodge-Based Adventures – Log Cabin, Cottages and Island and all Cottage and Cabin  Rentals  

Payment Policy. A 25% deposit with “to book” form information confirms the booking. The balance is due 30 days before the trip. Full payment is due for trips booked within 45 days of the trip date. Please note a 2.4% credit card fee is applied. We encourage e transfer or bank wire transfer wherever possible. 
Cancellation Policy. Cancellation received 60 days or more prior to the trip – Full refund minus a $75.00 admin. fee. Cancellation received less than 60 days – Loss of initial deposit. Cancellation received less than 30 days – No refund will be issued without the purchase of cancellation insurance, purchased at the time of booking from your travel insurance provider.

Are you ready? Book your adventure today!

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March 26-27
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June 11-13
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From $575 per person

2 nights accommodation, all meals and guided excursions
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