This fun canoe camping trip for families traces the historic French River from Wolseley Bay to Highway 69. Along the way, there are lots of opportunities to learn and practice new skills. There is also plenty of time for photography, swimming, and enjoying this beautiful natural setting.

No previous experience is required to enjoy this wilderness family holiday. This is an excellent trip for those with prior experience wanting to introduce family members to canoe camping and to give them a taste for whitewater paddling.

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Dates, Rates & Availability

Prices listed are per person. All trips listed are tentative until confirmed by the Black Feather Office. Click here for our booking, payment and cancellation policies. Please contact us to be put onto a waiting list if your desired trip is full.

Dates Trip Fee Availability
Tues. July 9 - Fri. July 12, 2024 $1,695 CAD per adult* Book Now
Tues. July 9 - Fri. July 12, 2024 $1,360 CAD per child 14 and under* Book Now
Mon. Aug 5 - Thurs. Aug 8, 2024 $1,695 CAD per adult* Book Now
Mon. Aug 5 - Thurs. Aug 8, 2024 $1,360 CAD per child 14 and under* Book Now

What's included



  • 6:1 ratio


  • all meals and snacks from Day 1 lunch to Day 4 lunch

Canoeing Equipment

  • 17’ Prospector expedition canoes
  • 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

  • transportation of guides, group gear, canoes, etc. to and from trip
  • shuttle from your vehicles to the put-in point at Wolseley Bay

Park Fees

  • French River Provincial Park fees