The Bloodvein River is a wild and rugged Canadian Heritage River which sparkles and roams for over 300 kilometres from its headwaters in northwestern Ontario to its mouth on Lake Winnipeg in central Manitoba. Owing to its location off the old trade and settlement routes to the west, the Bloodvein has remained unspoiled, its plant and animal communities virtually intact since the last glaciers scoured the area more than 11,000 years ago. The Bloodvein gives you the opportunity to explore the Canadian Shield – resplendent with a wide range of plants and animals.

You’ll enjoy paddling the countless runnable rapids and camping at pristine campsites as you descend this historic river.

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We hope to offer this trip again in 2025. Contact us to join our waitlist or with any questions in the meantime!

What's included



  • 5:1 ratio


  • all meals & snacks from Day 1 lunch to Day 14 lunch

Canoeing Equipment

  • ABS expedition canoes
  • Paddles, PFDs, paddling suits & helmets (you may bring your own) (subject to change)
  • Throw lines and other safety accessories

Camping Equipment

  • tents – free standing expedition dome tents – 2 per tent
  • ‘kitchen’ – tarp, fire box, cooking stoves, utensils, dishes, etc

Safety Equipment

  • First aid and repair kits, communications equipment (satellite phone)
  • Canoe rescue & repair gear

Local Transportation

  • Charter flight to Artery Lake on Day 2
  • Van shuttle from Bloodvein to Winnipeg on Day 14
  • Transportation of guides, group gear, canoe etc to and from trip