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Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 28 September 2016

As part of a group of Travel and Tourism students from Georgian College, we got to experience first hand what eco-tourism truly means. The facilities were great, food the best ever and we got to participate in water sports, and just enjoy one of the most beautiful parks in Ontario just as the fall colours were starting. Fabulous time! It...

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 27 September 2016

After having had a fabulous experience up at Northern Edge Algonquin this past February, we decided to try one of their short canoe trips and we're very happy we did. We got off to a bit of a rough start when we headed out on Thursday afternoon - paddling and portaging and getting gear unpacked and tents / camp etc....

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Todd L, Owner at Northern Edge Algonquin, responded to this review

Thank you Deirdre. We always appreciate repeat visitors. Every season has something special to offer guests who want to step away and unplug from the world for a few days. Silver days in Algonquin Park are part of the experience. Our guides like Kieran and Alissa do their best to ensure everyone is warm, dry and comfortable. On those days...

Ontario
Reviewed 27 September 2016

My husband and I are avid car-campers; when we saw Northern Edge popup on Travelzoo, we jumped onto the opportunity to see if backcountry camping is for us. We had never done a portage before, never been to Algonquin, never canoe-camped (although we have canoed a lot). Well, at the end of our 4 day trip -- yes, backcountry camping...

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Todd L, Owner at Northern Edge Algonquin, responded to this review

Wow, thank you for the compliments on the care you received. Kieran and Alissa are special guides. Thank you for sharing your appreciation for all they did to make your Algonquin Park adventure a memorable one. Maybe next time you'll go on a longer adventure! cheers, Todd

Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Stunning food, loving hosts, family minded staff, and a great selection of water sports, hiking and biking. Did not see one unhappy guest. Gorgeous shallow lake for learning to paddle board. Felt like home from day one.

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Todd L, Owner at Northern Edge Algonquin, responded to this review

Yvonne, Thank you for sharing your review. We work hard to make a stay at the Edge like staying at the home of caring friends and family. We're quite popular for girl-only getaways like yours too. Todd.

Ontario
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I had a wonderful weekend at the Edge, participating in ceremony with others and enjoying the natural beauty around us. Staff made me feel at home and well taken care of, and the other participants were lovely. I would highly recommend the Edge to anyone looking for a meaningful and rejuvenating experience in nature! The Finnish sauna, charming forest accommodations,...

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Todd L, Owner at Northern Edge Algonquin, responded to this review

:) Thank you for visiting and sharing a snapshot of the setting and the at-home level of care your received during your stay. We hope to see you again soon. Todd.

Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We were one of two other couples invited to share a 25th anniversary trip with my Bro and his bride; we were not sure what to expect, but the Edge team exceeded expectations. The setting is an idyllic, pristine forest/lake environment with log cabins, tented cabins and common buildings that co-exist and thrive with nature. Discovering the little nooks and...

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Todd L, Owner at Northern Edge Algonquin, responded to this review

Hi Bob, It is a delight to read your story. It was certainly enjoyable sharing our adventures with you and your friends and family. I will certainly pass on your gratitude to the team. Cheers! Todd.

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Kieran and Alissa made this a fantastic trip for our family of 2 adults and kids aged 4 and 7. I was a bit nervous having neither canoed or camped before but no need, it was brilliant. The park is beautiful and so peaceful. The kids loved the whole experience and it was really tailored to take into account their...

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Todd L, Owner at Northern Edge Algonquin, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your family adventure canoe trip in our nature wonderland with Kieran and Alissa. They are shining stars. Cheers! Todd

Wilmslow, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We cannot highly recommend this wilderness experience enough. This was the highlight of our holiday in Canada and Alaska. From the wonderful welcome from Jeff, to all the activities: cycling trails, hiking Moose trail, a day canoe trip, kayaks, paddle boarding, swimming, real wood burning sauna, rest and relaxation in the tranquil setting, hunting moose, and the delightful talk from...

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Todd L, Owner at Northern Edge Algonquin, responded to this review

Hi Marion, Thank you for joining us with your clan for an Algonquin Park stay and adventure. We certainly appreciate the shoutouts to our team members who deliver our experiences. They truly are the magic that makes our Algonquin Park home such a special place to visit. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and share your story with...

Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

First off I want to put a BIG shout out to our guide Chantelle and thank you for all you taught us on our trek! The second was the food...oh wow the food is all I can say! This was an amazing adventure and so worth the trip to the Northern Edge Algonquin!!!

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Thank you Julie, We are glad you enjoyed your Algonquin Park adventure with us. Todd.

Reviewed 25 July 2016

First off, a big thank you to Kieran and Alissa for being the best host-guides. They are friendly, knowledgeable, passionate, fun, helpful, mindful, wonderful and more. They made us feel welcomed and it was great to see them again.Both Alissa and Kieran worked tirelessly to make sure that our time at the Edge was everything we wanted. They made the...

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Todd L, Owner at Northern Edge Algonquin, responded to this review

Hi Shannon, Thank you for your visit. It means a lot to us that you took the time to share your story of what makes the Edge for you. I'll be sure to pass along your notes to the team. Until we see you again, All the best, Todd.

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Guests at the Edge, our solar-powered retreat learn from inspiring adventure retreat facilitators, dine on organic & locally raised food and are inspired by handcrafted surroundings designed in harmony with our forest home at Algonquin Park, Ontario, Canada. ... more   less 

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Address: | Algonquin Park Access Point #1, Kawawaymog Lake, Ontario P0A 1X0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Kawawaymog Lake
Price Range: £78 - £120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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