CanoeSki Discovery Company Ltd

  • Available from: View on map20 Jul 2018 - 22 Jul 2018
  • Duration:3 Days/2 Nights

A fascinating 3-day adventure trip into the fur trade era following in the footsteps of famous explorer and mapmaker David Thompson. Paddling the South Saskatchewan River, visit ancient fort sites where Thompson spent time as a clerk for the Hudson's Bay Company. Explore South Branch House archaeological site and hear tales of a massacre and the fort's destruction in 1794. Before exploring the forts and fur trade, discover more recent history of the Métis people at Petite Ville where the trip starts and at Batoche National Historic Site mid-way through the trip. It's a multi-storied experience and a must for history and archaeology aficionados and anyone fascinated with early Canadian heroes!

Unscheduled departures for groups can be arranged with advance notice. To see the tour location click on the map link above.

Package Includes

  • Canoeing and safety equipment.
  • Accommodations in 1 & 2-person quality nylon tents.
  • Waterproof packs for personal items & clothing.
  • National Park entry fees.
  • Nutritious meals prepared over an open fire.
  • Certified instructor/guide.
  • Historic and cultural interpretive activities en route.
  • Return transportation by passenger van from Saskatoon.


Prices are shown in Canadian dollars; applicable taxes extra.
Advance booking required.
Subject to availability.
Please phone 306-653-5693 for additional information and other packages available.