Canoe and camping equipment rental in Edmonton, transportation and shuttles.If you wish to organize your own canoe trip in western Canada, for your group and with your own, or with rented canoes, just give us a call. We do the outfitting for canoe trips, we rent canoes and all the necessary camping gear and outdoor equipment, including tents and sleeping bags. We provide shuttles, transfers and transportation of canoes and paddlers from Edmonton, Alberta, to the start and end points of your river trip.
As canoe & outdoor outfitter in Edmonton, Alberta, we supply quality canoes and camping gear for your self-guided trip.
Scroll down for a few suggestions for multi-day self guided canoe trips in Alberta.
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These canoes are designed for river tripping, with carrying capacity of 1000 lb (454 kg), enough for two adults and their camping gear.
To rent a canoe in Edmonton:$40.00/day or $200.00/week
includes: 2-person canoe (16' Novacraft or Esquif Prospector) with painters (ropes) front and back, 3 paddles, 2 life vests, 2 whistles, 1 bailer, 1 throw rope, 1 sponge and 10 shorter ropes to secure the load.
To rent a tent:A 4-person tent comes with ground sheet and two hard foam sleeping pads (3/4" thick non absorbent foam), comfortable enough for most campers.
Rent it for $40.00/trip
self inflating mattress $15.00
sleeping bag $15.00
Camping equipment rental:12' x 18' rain tarp (3.5m x 5.5m)
with 6 long ropes; S10.00
small spade: $5.00
folding camp chair: $5.00
48 liter cooler: $15.00 (prices are per trip)
Equipment rental for a canoe trip:waterproof barrel: $20.00
40 liter (8.8 gal) dry bag: $20.00
5 gal (22 liter) water container: $5.00
fire grill: $10.00 (prices are per trip)
Camp kitchen equipment rental:Set of cooking utensils in a container
(pots, pan, water kettle, spoons, ladle, spatula,
paring knife, can opener, basin for washing dishes,
5 dish towels, 1 paper towel, dish soap, cutting boards).
Complete list available upon request.
Rent the complete package for $25.00
set of eating utensils for up to 6 persons
(cups, plates, cutlery): $10.00
2-burner propane stove: $20.00
satellite phone: $50.00 (prices are per trip)
Shuttle service, transfer and transport of canoes, equipment and paddlers is priced as $1.90 / km one-way for up to 8 paddlers, plus their luggage in one bus.
The bus is pulling the trailer with the canoes and some equipment.
For example, you plan a 4-day canoe trip on the North Saskatchewan River in Alberta, from the towns of Rocky Mountain House to Drayton Valley. The 265 km transport from Edmonton to Rocky Mountain House for the start of your canoe trip will cost $500.00. For the pick up in Drayton Valley, the 150 km shuttle back to Edmonton will cost $285.00. The total transportation / shuttle cost from and to Edmonton is $785.00 for your canoe trip with up to 8 paddlers including their canoes and equipment in one bus and trailer.
5% GST will be added to these prices. To rent canoes and equipment we require a $2500.00 pre authorization per canoe on your Visa or MasterCard. This will be used as damage deposit and will be fully refunded if canoes and other items are returned in acceptable condition.
Suggestions for multi-day self guided canoe trips in Alberta.
Very detailed trip descriptions and a wealth of helpful information can be found in Mark Lund's book, MARK'S GUIDE FOR ALBERTA PADDLERS, available for purchase online.
North Saskatchewan River, Nordegg to Rocky Mountain House:
106 km, 2 to 3 days, rapids Class I to III, a premier canoe trip in the Rocky Mountain foothills with several whitewater rapids for open canoes. Established campgrounds at start and finish and some established campsites and wilderness camping along the river.
North Saskatchewan River, Rocky Mountain House to Drayton Valley:
133 km, 3 to 4 days, rapids Class I to II, the perfect long weekend run with modest whitewater, braided channels with log jams and sweepers make it interesting. Established campgrounds at start and finish otherwise wilderness camping.
North Saskatchewan River, Drayton Valley to Devon:
130 km, 3 to 4 days, rapids Class I, relaxed paddling in semi wilderness, several access points, good fishing. Established campgrounds at start and finish with one established campsite and wilderness camping along the river.
Athabasca River, Jasper to Hinton:
92 km, 2 to 3 days, rapids Class I to II, very scenic Rocky Mountain trip down the river and through two lakes. A permit is required to camp inside Jasper National Park, outside the park is good wilderness camping.
Athabasca River, Whitecourt to Athabasca:
350 km, 5 to 7 days, rapids Class I, relaxed paddling through northern forest, lots of wildlife, several access points to shorten this canoe trip, two towns to resupply. Established campground at start and end of trip, one established campground and excellent wilderness camping along the river.
Lac la Biche canoe circuit:
40 km, 3 to 4 days in Lakeland Provincial Park, north of Edmonton. Carts are supplied for the portages between the four lakes. Free camping on established campsites.