The 6-day Dumoine “Getaway” is a family-friendly wilderness whitewater canoe trip in western Quebec. The river is unique in having reliable water levels for canoeing throughout the entire season – from May to September. This 60-km Dumoine trip travels the lower two-thirds of the river – from Lac Benoit to the Ottawa River.

Over 6 days we’ll scout, paddle, line and portage over 30 sets of Class I to III rapids including Big Steel, Canoe Eater, the Snake, Thread the Needle, and Red Pine. This is an excellent river expedition for families with some previous whitewater experience and for those considering joining one of our northern canoe trips.

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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. Please contact us to be put onto a waiting list if your desired trip is full.

Dates Trip Fee Availability
Tues. Aug 13 - Sun. Aug 18, 2024 $2,550 CAD Book Now

What's Included

Guides

  • 6:1 Ratio

Meals

  • all meals & snacks from Day 1 lunch to Day 6 lunch

Canoeing Equipment

  • ABS 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

Local Transportation

  • transportation of guides, group gear, canoes, etc. to and from trip
  • road transport to Lac Benoit (on the river)

Safety Equipment

  • first aid, safety, river rescue, and repair kits
  • communications equipment (satellite phone)

Park Fees

  • ZEC (zone d’exploitation contrôlée or “controlled harvesting zone”) usage fees