The group of 6 people and 2 guides was in canoes and a raft. These trips are expensive so chose the tour company wisely. Nahanni Wilderness Adventures is a The 14 day canoe trip down the Nahanni was booked through Blackfeather, an wilderness trip outfitter based in Ontario that regularly runs trips down Canada's most exciting rivers as well as elsewhere.
There were five of us on the trip and three guides.
It was nothing short of awesome. Nahanni River Adventures guides were just tons of fun while being very safe and professional. The meals they cooked were Totally wild country I just kept thinking about the grizzly bears that must have been below Flights Vacation Rentals Restaurants Things to do. All of your saved places can be found here in My Trips. Log in to get trip updates and message other travelers. Log in Join Recently viewed Bookings Inbox. Nahanni National Park, Northwest Territories: Reviewed August 24, Reviewed December 31, Running for approximately 70 miles along the length of the South Nahanni River, this dramatic landscape features deep canyon walls lining much of the length of the mighty river.
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Highlight is Virginia Falls. You can see a lot from above the falls. Flights Vacation Rentals Restaurants Things to do. Notes Property inscribed for both geological and ecological values under natural criterion N ii before Reviewed June 12, Wow!
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Are the prices for this place or activity budget-friendly? On its way, the river passes through awe-inspiring gorges, over wonderful waterfalls, and through hot mineral springs, their heat producing vegetation that is unusual for these climes. The kilometer trip up the Nahanni River from Nahanni Butte to Virginia Falls is an unforgettable experience of the great outdoors, taking in a change in level of meters.
Canoeing this intense stretch is suitable only for those with whitewater experience. A permit must be obtained from park authorities.
From Nahanni Butte the first stretch is about 80 kilometers upstream, where the river divides itself into a number of "splits. The river then runs between the towering walls of the first canyon up to 1, meters high , passes through Deadmen Valley, and cuts into a dizzyingly high, second canyon.
Beyond the canyons come the foaming torrents of Hell's Gate then, finally, after the fourth canyon, the river rounds a bend to give a sudden, breathtaking confrontation with the famous Virginia Falls. In a magnificent setting, and twice as high as Niagara , Virginia Falls plunge 90 meters into a cauldron of foam encircled by rocks.
Parks Canada continues to work closely with federal and territorial departments on permitting and monitoring for these proposed mining sites. All mining activities will be subject to an Environmental Impact Assessment and if approved will be further subjected to the appropriate regulations to mitigate risks to the ecosystem. Park staff and its network of partners work together to monitor park ecosystems for stressors from inside and outside the property, which could include human use such as biological and physical resource use; changes in wildlife populations; ecological disturbances such as fire; potential impacts from climate change and sudden geological events; and the potential for invasive or hyper-abundant species.
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Nahanni National Park Located along the South Nahanni River, one of the most spectacular wild rivers in North America, this park contains deep canyons and huge waterfalls, as well as a unique limestone cave system. Nationaal park Nahanni Het nationaal park Nahanni ligt langs de Zuid-Nahanni rivier, een van de meest spectaculaire wilde rivieren in Noord-Amerika. Notes Property inscribed for both geological and ecological values under natural criterion N ii before Criterion N i [Operational Guidelines ] was added.
Nahanni National Park Reserve in the Dehcho Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada, approximately km ( mi) west of Yellowknife, protects a. Expeditions on the world's premier rivers in Alaska, Yukon, Northwest Territories and more. Expertly guided by raft or canoe. Wildlife, hiking & stories.