The section of coast between Hatties Cove at Pukaskwa National Park and Wawa Ontario is the most remote section of the entire Great Lakes. This unspoiled coastline boasts many remote white-sand beaches, rugged cliffs, and wild creeks and rivers. Lapped by the crystal clear waters of Superior and fringed by Boreal forest this is one of our favourite places to paddle in the world. Once you try paddling Lake Superior you will be enchanted for life by its wild energy.

James and Dympna have the knowledge of this area and skill to lead you on one of their favourite trips. Our new swing on this trip is that we are bringing our friend Chef Mat along. Mat will be serving gourmet meals as we explore this epic heritage coastline. The only thing that makes the wilderness views even better is enjoying it with a decadent hot meal.

The first half of our trip will be heading south down the coast of Pukaskwa National Park and the second half will be travelling east along the rugged cliffs and stunning bays towards Wawa.

The north shore of Lake Superior is the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe. We acknowledge that we are travelling and camping on their traditional lands. Much of the coastline we paddle remains almost unchanged since colonization. We will have the chance to respectfully view sacred sights and learn more about their culture.

There is a chance we will see Bald Eagles, Peregrine Falcons, Black Bear and a multitude of other birds, but these boreal forests are also inhabited by Woodland Caribou and Lynx.

12 days / 11 nights

Price p.p. from:


plus taxes


July 25–August 5, 2021

Participant Skill Level

Please contact us with any question related to these trip prerequisites.

  • Experience with wet-exits and assisted rescues in a sea kayak

 Trip Route Map

Here’s a map of our travel route, to help put things in perspective.

 Trip Itinerary

A day-by-day plan to guide your journey ahead. Just keep in mind that it may change due to weather or group needs.

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Arrive at Pukaskwa National Park

We will all camp at Pukaskwa National Park for the night

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Loading our kayaks we will depart the National Park Campground and start our trip down the coast.

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Cascade Falls

Cascade Falls is the only waterfall to fall directly into Lake Superior

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Leave the Park

Leave the park and continue on along this heritage coastline, camping in stunning bays.

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Dennison Falls

Hike back to see the epic Dennison Falls

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Finish trip

We will end our trip in Wawa, Ontario. From here we will shuttle our vehicles and head home.

  Meet Your Guides

James Roberts

James started kayaking at 18. Since then his paddling career has taken him all over the world as an expedition leader and senior kayak instructor.

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Dympna Hayes

Dympna is co-owner and operator, of Ontario Sea Kayak Centre along with her partner and husband James. She loves sharing her craft with others through her coaching on skills courses and through her guiding while on kayaking trips.

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Mathew Sutherland

As a Chef I have had a passion for cooking and for the outdoors that
has lasted for as long as I can remember. More recently been excited to bring memorable
culinary experiences to remote locations.

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 What's Included

Don’t worry, we’ve got this covered.


  • Expert Guides
  • Executive-Chef
  • Group camping gear
  • Group emergency communication and safety gear

What's Not Included

  • Transportation to and from Pukaskwa National Park
  • Trip cancellation, interruption and evacuation insurance. (recommended)

What You Should Bring

A detailed gear list is sent before the start of the trip but this can get you started.

  • Personal clothing for on and off the water
  • Personal sleeping bag
  • Full kit-list is provided
12 days / 11 nights

Price p.p. from:


plus taxes


July 25–August 5, 2021

Very well organized and safety-oriented. Best guides and superb service.

Katrina B.

 Nearest International Airport

 Pre and Post-Trip Accommodation

For the night of July 24th we will book campsites at Pukaskwa National park for our group.

The Small Print

20% Deposit Due when booking. 50% of remainder due April 24th final payment due June 24th

We are happy to answer any questions you may have about this trip or about any of our other trips or courses.

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