The Churchill River is uniquely a series of lakes joined by rapids or falls. Flowing over the Precambrian Shield, it passes through a forested landscape of rock outcroppings and muskeg. The rapids are generally short and ledge-like in nature. The more difficult rapids can be easily navigated. Photographic opportunities abound along the entire length of the trip. Look for bald eagles and white pelicans fishing below rapids, moose wading in the shallows, black bears wandering along the shore and enjoy evening concerts by common loons. You will also see ancient rock paintings of the first inhabitants of the Churchill area. Surprisingly, by August, the Churchill River’s water temperature reaches about 18 degrees celsius, so swimming is usually a pleasure!

This trip is great for those with some basic whitewater experience.

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Details for our 2024 trips to come in early September!

What's included







  • all meals & snacks while on the river

Canoeing Equipment

  • ABS expedition canoes with spray decks and knee pads
  • paddles, PFDs, throw bags, paddling helmets

Camping Equipment

  • tents – free standing expedition dome tents – 2 per tent
  • ‘kitchen’ – tarp, fire box, cooking stoves, utensils, dishes, etc
  • containers for food and group equipment

Safety Equipment

  • first aid, safety, river rescue, and repair kits
  • communications equipment (satellite phone)

Local Transportation

  • charter float plane flight from Missinipe to start of the trip
  • ground transfer between La Ronge and Missinipe
  • ground transfer from Otter Rapids to Missinipe
  • transportation of guides, group gear, food, etc. to La Ronge