Our complete outfitting package includes everything you need for a fun and successful trip. Just bring your clothes, toiletries and personal items and you're ready to roll!
$97 per person, per day, includes the following:
- New Souris River canoe (ultra light with yokepads and safety kit)
- Tent and footprint
- Sleeping bag
- Dry bags
- Food Barrel and Harness
- Lightweight Tarp
- Whisperlite Stove with fuel (or Coleman 2 burner stove with fuel)
- Mess kit - pots and frying pan
- Kitchen set and supplies
- Dishes, cups and utensils
- Coffee percolator
- Camp soap & hand sanitizer
- Matches and lighter
- Collapsible camp bucket
- Nalgene/water bottles
- MSR miniworks water filter (or water filter bag)
- Take down saw
- Camp axe
- Camp shovel
- Hand trowel/ latrine kit
- Complete food menu (3 meals & 1 dessert / day)
Add to your package:
- SPOT- satellite tracking unit. $9/day/group
- Map (individual sale only)
Fishing licenses, bait, park permits and maps are not included in the Complete Outfitting Package.
Guided Canoe Trips
We offer guided canoe trips from experienced locals who love our backyard playground. Our guides have personal experience paddling the Woodland Caribou Provincial Park and come highly recommended. Have a more laid back trip by booking an experienced guide to lead you thru the park and care for your camp set up and cooking needs.
Guiding fees = $250/day/group
Keith Fretz is a teacher, a manager of Sunset Canoe Outfitting and the owner of Pakuni Lodge. He has 20 years experience in the field of outdoor education and guiding.
Don Maw is a retired Senior MNRF Conservation Officer. He has 35 years of experience in the field and teaches outdoor survival classes.
Some seasoned adventurers might already have gear of their own. No worries, every piece of our quality equipment is available for rent individually. The prices below are listed per person, per day.
- New Souris River canoe = $42 (ultra light with yokepads and safety kit)
- Paddle = $3
- PFD/life jacket = $4
- Tent and footprint = $14
- Lightweight sleeping bag = $10
- Thermarest = $5
- Packs = $8
- Dry bags = $2
- Food Barrel and Harness = $8
- Lightweight Tarp = $6
- MSR Whisperlite stove with fuel = $8
- Coleman 2 burner stove with fuel = $10
- Complete basic kitchen/cook set (including flatware and utensils) = $7
- MSR miniworks water filter = $7
- Water filter bag = $5
- Take down saw = $3
- Camp Axe = $3
- Camp shovel = $2
- Hand trowel/latrine kit = $2
- Complete food pack (3 meals & 1 dessert / day) = $45
- SPOT- satellite tracking unit = $9/day/group
- Pakuni Lodge bunkhouse - $50 per person/night - first come first serve. Includes shower and breakfast. Please request a reservation.
Or, make your own hotel reservation in Ear Falls.
- Hotel 105, Bar & Grill - 807-222-3374
- Trillium Motel - 807-222-3126
A menu will be emailed to you upon making a reservation. We offer a variety of delicious, lightweight, prepackaged meals made for the backpacker with taste buds!
We offer ground shuttles to all of our park entrances as well as airports and trains stations. All shuttle prices are one way. There is a 2 hour pickup window to cover any unforeseen issues. Due to the high cost of fuel for northern living, the shuttle rates are non negotiable. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Leano = $200
Oni = $250
Johnson = $195
Lund = $340
Upper Chukuni river = $150
AIRPORTS, TRAIN STATIONS & BORDER
Red Lake airport pickup = $175
Winnipeg airport pickup = $1050
Thunder Bay airport = $1100
Red Lake road train pickup = $125
International Falls border** = $750
Prices allow for 6 Passengers, gear and 2 canoes.
Rates rise 75% for passenger count of 7-11.
If 3-6 canoes are needed the price goes up $100.00 for trailer use.
** For Canadian border pickup, all passengers are responsible for their own passage across the border as well as their own passports and bag contents. The shuttle will meet passengers on the Canadian side at a predetermined location.
The sky is the limit for your canoe destination! Begin your paddling adventure in the heart of our park and fly over its awesome landscape! We work with Chimo Air Service (authorized to transport canoes of any length!). Book through us and get a cheaper rate! All rates are one way and include your gear and canoe. No hidden fees.
Hansen Lake = $617 (1 person)*
Donald Lake = $665 (1 person)*
Sabourin Lake = $741 (1 person)*
Artery Lake = $948 (1 person)*
*For multiple passengers add $100 for each additional person.
The park has plans to restrict all air traffic to these four lakes. This has not yet come into effect so if you wish to price another location please send that request and we'll get you a quote.
Currency and Taxes
All funds are in US dollars and subject to 13% HST tax as is required by the Canadian Government.
A deposit of $250 per person is required to secure your rental reservation.
If booking a shuttle or a guide, half of their total fee is required along with your initial deposit and is nonrefundable.
A damage deposit of $200 will be added to your bill and is refundable at the end of your trip if the equipment is returned in good working condition. We will examine rental equipment pre and post trip. Please make your damage deposit in cash or a separate cashier’s check to ensure a quicker return.
Rental equipment returned in damaged or unusable conditions will be repaired or replaced by the renter (minus damage deposit).
Method of Payment
We accept cash, bank cashier’s check's, VISA and MC. We will accept a personal check for a reservation deposit but it must be recieved 20 days prior to arrival. (Personal checks not accepted at any other time.) Mail reservation deposits to Andy & Amanda Powell - Sunset Canoe Outfitting.
128 High Rock Road
Cumberland, Virginia, 23040
United States of America
Or contact Amanda at 1-804-357-7019 to use your Visa or MC.
Final Payment Information
Total balance due before trip departure and payable with Cash, Bank Cashier's Check, VISA or MC.
Cancellation of Canoe Trip Reservation
Deposit fees and prepayments are nonrefundable. However, if written notice is received at least 30 days prior to your canoe trip start date, the trip may be rescheduled for another date this season or the next. The deposit would be transferable for the same number of persons, length of trip, and package reserved that was in the cancelled reservation.
If a member of your group cancels, their deposit or prepayment is not refundable and nontransferable.
There are no refunds for complete or partially outfitted trips that end early, for canoes and equipment returned early, or for any unused food, transportation, or accommodations.
WCPP Permits are nonrefundable nor applicable to a future trip.
Sunset Canoe Outfitting is not liable for delays, cancellation or interruption of a trip caused by inclement weather, change of plans, medical reasons, ground or air shuttle delays or other reasons.
Travel insurance is available, advisable and may be purchased online. It may protect you against medical emergencies that may interrupt or cancel your trip.
We strongly advise arrival in Ear Falls the day prior to the start of your canoe trip.