The Nahanni “Canoeing and Hiking” trip is an exceptional opportunity to see much more of Nahanni Naitonal Park Reserve than most visitors experience. This unique trip combines two weeks of canoeing on the Tehjeh Deé (South Nahanni River), with an extra week to explore Glacier Lake and the Cirque of the Unclimbables.

Beginning at Island Lakes, we make our way down a gentle section of the Tehjeh Deé (South Nahanni River) to Glacier Lake, where we will embark on foot a multi-day, self-supported hike into the Cirque of the Unclimbables. Once we return to our canoes several days later, we will continue our paddling journey down the Tehjeh Deé (South Nahanni River), making stops at Gahnîhthah Mįe (Rabbitkettle Lake), Náįlįcho (Virginia Falls) and descending the four canyons.

This three week adventure is a good choice for those with some basic whitewater skills, prior hiking experience, a good level of fitness, and time to explore some of the special out-of-the-way highlights of the Nahanni National Park.

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Dates, Rates & Availability

Prices listed are per person. All dates listed are tentative until confirmed by the Black Feather Office. Click here for our booking, payment and cancellation policies.

Dates Trip Fee Availability
Tues. July 26 - Mon. Aug 15, 2022 $8,595 CAD until Oct 31, 2021* Book Now
Above Date $8,895 CAD From Nov 1

Black Feather Nahanni Hike Trip

What's included



  • 5:1 ratio


  • 19 nights camping
  • 1 night at Lindberg Landing – Day 20


  • all meals and snacks from Day 1 dinner to Day 20 lunch
  • dinner Day 20 and breakfast Day 21 at Lindberg Landing

Canoeing Equipment

  • 17’ 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)


  • charter float plane flight from Fort Simpson to Island Lakes – Day 1
  • shuttle of group and gear from Lindberg Landing back to Fort Simpson – Day 21
  • transportation of guides, group gear, food, etc. to Fort Simpson
  • ground transfers between Fort Simpson Airport and Black Feather Base / float plane docks at the beginning and end of the trip