Below is our 2018 schedule. If you don’t see a trip and dates that work for you, contact Dave to discuss options.
Bonaventure River, Gaspe, Quebec (more info)
7 day whitewater canoe trip nestled in a forest of Black Spruce. We begin our trip at Lac Bonaventure high in the Chic Choc Mountains and end near the Bay of Chalour. Lots of lively class I whitewater with a few class II-III ledge drops. Must have solid paddling skills. (pictures of our 2017 trip)
- June 16-23, (room for 8)
Cost per person $1595.00
Cascapedia River, Quebec (more info)
The Cascapedia is a great river trip for those looking for a shorter and easier whitewater canoeing trip then the Bonaventure. Beginning south of the Chic Choc Mountains and west of the Bonaventure, we spend the next four days paddling lively and fun, but not too intimidating whitewater including numerous class I and II rapids. There are no portages or class III drops. Approximate distance by canoe is 50 miles. 5 days with travel.
Note: trip will be confirmed in late March, we’ll go with the trip that has the most interest, the Cascapedia or Bonaventure.
- June 17-21
Cost per person $1195.00
St. Croix River Canoe Trip (more info)
Day tours & overnight trips, 3-5 days. Designated as a Canadian Heritage River, the St. Croix flows along the eastern Maine border with New Brunswick Canada offering great wilderness scenery, moderate whitewater, maintained campsites and fishing for small mouth bass. the St. Croix is well suited for families and groups of all ages with little or no experience and can be paddled all summer long.
- May 26-28, 3 days (available)
- July 12-14, 3 days (room for 6)
- July 18-20, 3 days (trip is full)
- August 24-28, 5 days (available)
Cost per person: day trips $125.00, 3 day trips $595.00, 4 day trips $745.00, 5 day trips, $895.00. Kids and teens up to age 17 come at 10% off when there is at least four paying full price.
Allagash Canoe Trip (more info)
Our best trip for spotting moose. Numerous starting and ending locations, 4 day trips start at Round Pond or Long Lake skipping Chase Stream Rapids and the headwater lakes. 5 day trips start on Long Lake or just below Chase Stream Rapids, 6 day trips from Churchill Lake including Chase Stream Rapids, 6 day trips from Indian Stream on the south end of Eagle Lake and 7 day trips from Chamberlain Lake. Options available from Allagash Stream or Johnson Pond.
Families with younger kids are welcome on our 4 day trips which are mostly river travel, longer trips that involve crossing large lakes, we recommend the minimum age be 12.
- May 25-28, 4 days (room for 6)
- July 12-19, 7 days (pending)
- August 10-13, Group A, 4 days (room for 8)
- August 10-13, Group B, 4 days (trip is full)
- August 24-29, 6 days (room for 8)
Cost per person, 4 day trips $795.00, 5 day trips $950.00, 6 day trips $1095.00, 7 day trips $1245.00, kids and teens up to age 17 come at 10% off when there are at least four paying full price.
East Grand Adventure Race (more info)
- May 12, all day event in Danforth, Maine
20 mile run, bike and paddle, hosted by the East Grand School and directed by Canoe the Wild. $20.00 per person. 2 minute (video) of this event!
How To Proceed with Signing Up For A Trip
Contact Dave to discuss the status of the trip and to answer any questions you may have. Once you have decided on a trip, download the Application, Release and Health History forms available on the contacts webpage and mail in with a deposit.
Joining Others on a trip
Perhaps you’re one person or a small group wanting to join others on an outing. Contact Dave to discuss available trips.
Other Potential 2018 Canoe Trips
East Branch of the Penobscot River
3 days, whitewater & portaging, cost per person, $795.00 (more info)
West Branch of the Penobscot River
3 to 5 days, easy paddling & great wildlife viewing, cost per person, $750.00+ (more info)
NE Mistissibi River, Quebec
11 days, 80 mile whitewater canoe trip, poling & great fishing! cost per person $2200.00 (more info)