Moraine Point Lodge and Wilderness Retreat

Stay at our Moraine Point Lodge and take guided hikes, see and photograph old cabins long ago abandoned, enjoy bird watching and wildlife photography, berry picking, and shoreline fishing. We have customized itineraries, all inclusive pricing with gourmet meals and an Air Tindi charter from Yellowknife. Open 12 months of the year and we do not mix unrelated groups, so the area will be yours alone to enjoy.

 

Contact Name: 
Mary O'Brien
Primary Phone Number:
(867) 873-3528
Address: 
Apt 309 492 Range Lake Road
Yellowknife, NT
Winter
Join us this winter for Aurora viewing at our Moraine Point Lodge paradise in a remote boreal forest setting. Journey with us at night on ice-covered Great Slave Lake to see the Aurora Borealis. We have a Canadian Eskimo Dog team and winter tent camps, wildlife viewing, northern lights and guided activities.Air access is from Yellowknife.
Summer
Kayak the remote western shores of Great Slave Lake from our Moraine Point Lodge location at 60° 36.2 N, 115° 38.00€™ W. We have several "puffin" single sea kayaks and a "Numbus" double sea kayak. Stop to visit unique sites and islands on your paddling trip or overnight in a tent and do some shoreline exploring. Other guided activities include historic sites, bird-watching and wildlife photography, berry picking, canoeing and shoreline fishing. We have customized itineraries, all-inclusive pricing w/ gourmet meals and an Air Tindi charter from Yellowknife. We do not mix unrelated groups.
Summer
Stay at our Moraine Point Lodge then take guided hikes with us or walk on your own on our many forest trails and on the shorelines of this historic location on the west shore of Great Slave Lake. See our enchanted forest area and visit numerous heritage sites that exist on Moraine Point including the remains of an old village in Moraine Bay. As the highest point of land on the west shore of Great Slave Lake it was visited in the past by Aboriginal peoples and the early Explorers. See and photograph old cabins long ago abandoned but now with stories waiting to be told. Other activities while on your hike may include bird watching and wildlife photography, berry picking, and shoreline fishing. We have customized itineraries, all inclusive pricing with gourmet meals and an Air Tindi charter from Yellowknife. Open 12 months of the year and we do not mix unrelated groups, so the area will be yours alone to enjoy.
Summer, Winter
Located on the west shore of Great Slave Lake in the Mackenzie Bison Sanctuary, this is the ideal place for wildlife viewing. Depending on the season, bird-watchers will see the Common Raven, Bald Eagles, geese, rare Trumpeter Swans, numerous species of ducks, Sharped-tailed Grouse, Spruce Grouse and Ruffled Grouse. We also have Willow Ptarmigan, Gray Jay and Boreal Chickadee and several species of woodpeckers including the large Pileated Woodpecker seen here in mid-winter. Mammals include Boreal Bison, moose, woodland caribou, timber wolves, fox, martin, wolverine and squirrels, Snowshoe Hare and Lynx. Now open year round with many guided activities, customized itineraries, all-inclusive pricing w/ gourmet meals and an Air Tindi charter from Yellowknife. Individuals and conference groups. We do not mix unrelated groups so the area will be yours alone to enjoy.
Winter
Our magnificent log lodge is located at Moraine Point (60° 36.2€™ N, 115° 38.00€™ W) on the west shore of Great Slave Lake in the Mackenzie Bison Sanctuary. Ski wilderness trails or ride with us on one of our expedition equipped Made in Finland Skidoos (Super Wide Track or Wide Track) on treks over forest trails and watch for Boreal Bison and wolves at our wildlife viewing tower at Falaise Lake. Travel on frozen Great Slave Lake to see massive pressure ridges of ice or marvel at the spectacular 30-40 ft "bergs" that are formed in late autumn one splash at a time, along the lakeshore. Our log buildings have wood stove heat and are "green" powered by solar panels and a wind turbine. Customized itineraries, all inclusive pricing with gourmet meals and an Air Tindi charter from Yellowknife. Individuals and conference groups. We do not mix unrelated guests so the area will be yours alone to enjoy. Bill and Mary are licensed guides, and Bill is an expert on wilderness travel and wilderness survival and well known conservationist.