Package: Heli-Hiking into the Tobeatic Wilderness

Heli-Hiking into the Tobeatic Wilderness

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Fri, Jul 1, 2016 to Tue, Nov 1, 2016

Posted in: Packages > Shelburne > Activities

Description:

Travel by helicopter into the Tobeatic Wilderness Area for 7-days of total wilderness immersion and the tranquility it offers.

Part of the UNESCO Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve and a designated Dark Sky Preserve, the Tobeatic Wilderness Area is the largest remaining wild area in the Maritimes and is characterized by unique barren and semi-barren landscapes with outstanding glacial landforms, old-growth pine and hemlock forests, undisturbed wildlife habitat, kilometres of wilderness trails, and a myriad of interconnected lakes, streams and rivers that were first traveled by the Mi'kmaq and supported a world-class "sportman's" guiding tradition through the late 19th and early 20th century.

Led by your Certified Wilderness Guide, you'll set up base camp then spend the next 7-days hiking, swimming, and canoeing this pristine environment. Your guide will also teach you basic wilderness survival and wildlife tracking techniques.

Experience Includes
• Transportation from Halifax Area accommodations to the Halifax Stanfield International Airport
• Helicopter flight with Vision Air Services from Halifax Stanfield International Airport to the Tobeatic Wilderness Area
• All canoeing equipment
• Private tent furnished with cots, table and chair
• All meals, snacks and water
• Sleeping bags and backpacks are not included, but rentals are available

Price starts at $3850 for up to two people.

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Conditions: Tours can be customized based on the visitors' interests and skill level. Tour price starts at $3850 (for one or two people), plus $140 per extra person to a maximum of four people. Advance booking is required. Winter tours are available upon request. All expeditions are paid in full at the time of booking. If the expedition booking is cancelled, the following refund policy applies: Up to 60 days prior: full invoiced amount refunded; Up to 30 days prior: 75% of the total invoiced amount refunded; Within 30 days: 55% of the total invoiced amount refunded.