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Black Feather - the wilderness adventure company logo with picture of a yellow canoe and a paddler in the Nahanni National Park. Three canoes lining rapids in the Northwest Territories on a trip with Black Feather The vast landscape of the Thomsen River in the Northwest Territories - Black Feather Broken Skull River in the Northwest Territories - Black Feather Three people having a lunch break on the Fairy Meadows in Nahanni National Park Reserve - Black Feather
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Member Black Feather - The Wilderness Adventure Company

For over 45 years, Black Feather has had the opportunity to operate canoe, hiking and sea kayaking expeditions throughout the Northwest Territories and beyond. Our dedicated and qualified team of guides and staff work together with local NWT community members to offer unforgettable northern experiences. We are proud to offer a wide range of self-supported expeditions - whether it is your first time or your fiftieth time visiting the North, whether you are a beginner or a more experienced adventurer, we will have a trip for you!

Black Feather - The Wilderness Adventure Company

Services

hiking in Nahanni National Park with Black Feather

Hiking Tours

  • Multi-day, self-supported hiking trips ranging from 10-21 days
  • Professional and personable guides who provide their knowledge of local history and culture as well as attention to detail, safety, and your enjoyment!
  • Small group experiences - our scheduled trips take a maximum of 12 participants, and each group has at least two qualified guides to ensure everyone's safety and enjoyment
  • Customizable itineraries to suit your timeframe and budget - contact us for a free quote!

 

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paddling the Mountain River, NWT with Black Feather

Guided & Self Guided Paddling Trips

  • Multi-day, self-supported canoe trips ranging from 10-28 days
  • On our guided trips, you will be joined by professional and personable guides who provide their knowledge of local history and culture as well as attention to detail, safety, and your enjoyment!
  • Small group experiences - our guided trips take a maximum of 12 participants, and each group has at least two qualified guides to ensure everyone's safety and enjoyment
  • Logistical support and coordination for self-guided expeditions including van shuttles, float plane charters, re-supplies, equipment rental, etc
  • Customizable itineraries to suit your timeframe and budget - contact us for a free quote!

 

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Packages

paddling the Nahanni River canyons in NWT with Black Feather

The Nahanni River, known by the Deh cho Dene people as Nahʔą Dehé, 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…

paddling with a mountain view on the Mountain River, NWT, with Black Feather

The Mountain River is our "Guides' Choice" as the best wilderness canoeing river in Canada. Awesome alpine scenery bathed in constantly-changing colours, dramatic canyons, exciting Class 1 to 3 whitewater, and non-stop current - all in a pristine wilderness setting - make this trip a "must" for…

paddling rapids on the Broken Skull River, NWT, with Black Feather

150 km of pure whitewater fun, the Broken Skull River is known in Mountain Dene as Pı̨́ı̨́p'enéh łéetǫ́ǫ́ Deé, pronounced Pip-en-ay Lee-toh Day. It is in one of Canada’s newest national parks, Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve. The river is a little-known tributary of the…

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