The Nahanni River is one of the world’s great wilderness destinations. It is the experience of a lifetime to explore this remote, pristine, alpine river valley. You will discover a mountainous wonderland with breathtaking canyons, a magnificent waterfall, diverse wildlife, and exciting paddling on the fast-flowing river.

This 10-day Nahanni “Getaway” trip designed to pack the most possible into a shorter-duration trip. The route follows the river from Náįlįcho (Virginia Falls) through four spectacular canyons to the Mackenzie Lowlands and the confluence with the Liard River. The trip is highlighted by fun Class I and II whitewater, interesting day hikes up tributary canyons, wildlife viewing, and exploring Náįlįcho (Virginia Falls).

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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
Sun. July 10 - Tues. July 19, 2022 $7,395 CAD Trip Full
Fri. Aug 26 - Sun. Sept 4, 2022 $7,395 CAD Trip Full

What's Included

Guides

  • 5:1 Ratio

Accommodation

  • 8 nights camping
  • 1 night at Lindberg Landing-Day 9

Meals

  • all meals and snacks from Day 1 lunch to Day 9 lunch
  • dinner Day 9 and breakfast Day 10 at Lindberg Landing

Canoeing Equipment

  • 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)

Transportation

  • charter float plane flight from Fort Simpson to the Virginia Falls – Day 1
  • shuttle of group and gear from Lindberg Landing back to Fort Simpson – Day 10
  • 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