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Address: British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 16045148024
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Best Canoe Circuit Ever in North America

At 116 km this is the best canoe circuit in North America or at least Western Canada. In June and July you can get wet but see lots of bear and moose. Go in August and lose the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

At 116 km this is the best canoe circuit in North America or at least Western Canada. In June and July you can get wet but see lots of bear and moose. Go in August and lose the big animals but also the bugs. Easy 6-7 day paddle. Portages are doable but 2 of them will push you with lots... More 

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New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Chose to paddle the Bowron Lakes with Sea to Sky Expeditions because I had neither the equipment nor expertise to do it without a group. Tom and Tessa were excellent guides from the time they picked us up in North Vancouver. The portages were harder than I had expected and the great thing about being in a group was that... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely no regrets about this trip, an amazing and very physical experience that left me with feeling of accomplishment at the end. My wife and I went with Sea to Sky Expeditions and were grateful for our excellent guides, Tom and Tessa. Outstanding environmental stewardship throughout. Food exceeded our expectations. Luckily, it rained little during our July trip and bugs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently (July 2016) completed this circuit with my husband. It was amazing! The scenery was absolutely incredible but oit was the tour management by the guides which ensured its success. I am 63 years old and quite unfit - really I should not have been on the tip. The lead guide, Tom and assistant, Tessa, accepted my abilities (... More 

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Marion
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We made it through the circuit in 6 days and it was one of the best adventure trip I have taken. The scenery was awesome and getting away from cell phones and the Internet is just what the doctor ordered. We saw quite a bit of wild life with up close viewing of moose. The park organization was super and... More 

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Quesnel, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

The portage trails are terrible no work done at all,same giant pot holes,boulders sticking out everywhere,ankle twisting,HELL trails.But HEY the Rangers got a brand new deluxe log lodge to sleep in.

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Broomfield, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

We completed the circuit in a leisurely 6 days. We camped somewhere new each night. We would get up early and start by 7 am and be done and at our new camp by 12-1 pm. The first two portages have many "pot holes" and take a bit longer to finagle through. We saw a few moose in the grassy... More 

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Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

Just finished the circuit in 6 days! It was fantastic! Going in August is a trade off - busier than other months but weather was perfect and no mosquitoes! Really recommend going to really disconnect from regular life and connect with nature and your family. Great experience!

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Vernon, B.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I did the circuit in 8 days, could have done it in 6 but 8 was fine. We had a small group of 3 - one canoe and one kayak. First 1/2 of the circuit it was quite cool (13 C the high one day) and rainy off and on. So make sure you have proper gear, my goretex gear... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I did this twice as a young teen, now I'm going back next year. From memory it is an absolutely serene and detached trip, highly recommended.

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