Guided Nature Tour Packages

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Stay in a lakeshore chalet directly on Muncho Lake

The northernmost reaches of the Rocky Mountains are home to BC's largest protected area and provincial park. The Muskwa Kechika is also known as the "Serengeti of the North" and harbours some of the best scenery and wildlife viewing opportunities Canada has to offer.

Nearby Nahanni National Park in the Northwest Territories is Canada's first natural UNESCO World Heritage site. Iconic Virgina Falls, as well as the glaciers and untouched mountain peaks of the Northern Rocky Mountains are all visited during our unique nature tours.

  • Just getting to Muncho Lake already offers you some of the best. We meet you at Fort Nelson airport with our comfortable Mercedes van. Your tour takes you along the Alaska Highway's most scenic sections over Summit Lake (the Alaska Highway's highest point) to our lodge on beautiful Muncho Lake.
  • A comfortable lakeshore chalet is your home away from home in the centre of Muncho Lake Provincial Park. Our eight acre property is known as the best place to stay. Our chefs will spoil you with excellent food, including daily three-course dinner menus, in our Bushpilots Lounge.
  • Board the floatplane in front of your lake shore cabin after breakfast. Soar like an eagle with your bushpilot over the majestic northernmost reaches of the Rocky Mountains. The panoramic windows of the plane allow you to take pictures of an area that few people have visited before. At your day's destination, you will explore together with your bushpilot and guide the best kept secrets of the Muskwa Kechika Wilderness Area. Depending on the day's activities, we enjoy a picnic lunch or cook our meals on an open fire. Both canoes and motorboats are our mode of transportation in the backcountry. Depending on your wishes, strolls or hikes to visit additional highlights in the area are organized.

Available excursions as part of your package

Fly to Nahanni National Park, Canada's first UNESCO world heritage site. The highlight of the tour.  Board one of our floatplanes to take off from the turquoise waters of Muncho Lake and head northbound to a remote national park in Canada's Northwest Territories. You will get a chance to land at Virginia Falls, a waterfall twice as high as the world renowned Niagara Falls. Guests will enjoy a pre-packed picnic lunch and a afternoon stroll as they take in the views of this particularly spectacular park. The return flight is equally as spectacular as we fly the 3000 feet deep canyon out of Nahanni National Park.

Scenic drive or flight to observe wildlife. The list of wildlife that can be viewed in their natural habitats is impressive and includes black and grizzly bears, moose, caribou, Stone’s sheep, mountain goats, elk, beavers, bald eagles, trumpeter swans, ptarmigan, golden eagles, and loons, among many others.

Canoeing and boating. Enjoy a ride on Muncho Lake. Visit Honeymoon Island and see the rock formations on the west side of the lake. Then head over to the peninsula to see the beaver houses, eagle nests, and look for fossils.

Wokkpash Gorge Fly-in and Hike. The Wokkpash Gorge is one of the hidden gems of the Muskwa Kechika. A 40 minute scenic flight takes you to Wokkpash Lake where your bushpilot becomes your hiking guide. Together we explore the vistas, spectacular hoods, deep canyons  rock formations within 5km of Wokkpash Lake. While hiking along the trail on the rim of the canyon, you will have ample opportunity to enjoy the fauna of this remote, northern valley. Our picnic lunch spot gives us a great view of Wokkpash Gorge before we trek back to the airplane for our afternoon flight back home to the lodge.

Visit the world famous, all natural Liard Hot Springs and witness spectacular Smith River Falls. Let us spoil you with a day trip to the Liard Hot Springs. On your way up you will most likely encounter the resident buffalo herd after you cross the Liard River Bridge. Our journey continues to spectacular Smith River Falls.  The afternoon is spent at Liard Hot Springs. Enjoy the soothing water and the unique fauna of this very special ecosystem. Challenge yourself by placing a rock at the hottest corner of the springs.

Outpost Cabin Excursion. Board a floatplane to soar over the Northern Rockies and land on the turquoise waters of Netson Lake or Gataga Lake, both a favourite feeding ground for moose. We spend the day boating or canoeing, and observing wildlife in their natural habitat. If you wish, you can join your bushpilot and guide to catch arctic grayling or lake trout. Visit our wilderness outpost cabins for a tasty shore lunch and lounge within the comforts of a rustic log cabin where you will have a picturesque window looking across the wilderness lake.


There is much more to explore in our detailed tour package itineraries below.

5 Days / 4 Nights WILDLIFE VIEWING SAFARI IN CANADA'S NORTHERN ROCKIES

From Muncho Lake $2400 pp
From Fort Nelson $2900 pp
From Vancouver $3700 pp

(Includes 2 fly-outs, based on double occupancy) Dates Available: Operates Friday to Tuesday each week, from May 31rd till Sept 24th
Day 1 – Vancouver to Fort Nelson, Alaska Highway, Muskwa-Kechika, Muncho Lake
Day 2 – Northwest Territories, Mackenzie Mountains, Nahanni National Park, Virginia Falls
Day 3 – Trout River Valley, Smith River Falls, Whirlpool Canyon, Liard River Hot Springs
Day 4 – Flightseeing and Wildlife Viewing in the Muskwa-Kechika, “Serengeti of the North”
Day 5 – Scenic Return Drive to Fort Nelson Airport and Flight to Vancouver
8 days / 7 NIGHTS WILDLIFE VIEWING SAFARI IN CANADA'S NORTHERN ROCKIES

From Fort Nelson or Muncho Lake $4600 pp
From Vancouver: $5400 pp

(Including 4 fly-outs, based on double occupancy) Dates Available: Operates Friday to Friday each week from May 31rd till Sept 27th
Day 1 – Vancouver to Fort Nelson, Alaska Highway, Muskwa-Kechika, Muncho Lake
Day 2 – Northwest Territories, Mackenzie Mountains, Nahanni National Park, Virginia Falls
Day 3 – Trout River Valley, Smith River Falls, Whirlpool Canyon, Liard River Hot Springs
Day 4 – Flightseeing and Wildlife Viewing in the Muskwa-Kechika, “Serengeti of the North”
Day 5 – Mountain Lakes, Outpost Cabin Excursion, Moose Viewing, and Birding
Day 6 – Sentinel Range, Peterson Canyon, Toad River Valley
Day 7 – Wokkpash Valley, Wokkpash Gorge, Alpine Wildflowers
Day 8 – Scenic Return Drive to Fort Nelson Airport and Flight to Vancouver