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Highland Wilderness Tours

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239 East Lake Road | Box 211, Maynooth, Maynooth, Ontario K0L 2S0, Canada
+1 613-338-2330
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Beautiful trail ride

Really awesome 3 hour trail ride on safe horses up to the lake and back, lots of water crossings... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Samantha A
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Waterford, Canada
Dog sledding adventure

We had such an amazing experience! Our guide Bob was the best. He took us all around, took photos... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Matt H
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Guided tours by snowmobile, atv, horseback and dogteam! Open all year for wilderness excursions - also children's horse camps, full horse boarding, and riding lessons. Near Algonquin Park - great trails, fabulous scenery! Our dogsled tours run on 10 kms of private trail system that is groomed for your enjoyment - our snowmobile tours run on the thousands of hectares of OFSC trails for unlimited experiences. Our horseback riding accesses BOTH of these systems for a comprehensive tour! Hope you can join us in the wilderness!
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239 East Lake Road | Box 211, Maynooth, Maynooth, Ontario K0L 2S0, Canada
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Really awesome 3 hour trail ride on safe horses up to the lake and back, lots of water crossings, knowledgeable guide!

Thank Samantha A
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missmutt, Owner at Highland Wilderness Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you very much for your kind comment! I will make sure to pass it along to your guide. Glad to have you, glad to have some great weather too. Cheers!

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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We had such an amazing experience! Our guide Bob was the best. He took us all around, took photos, told great stories, and was a great guide. I never thought dog sledding would be so much fun! The trails were beautiful! I can't wait to...More

Thank Matt H
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missmutt, Owner at Highland Wilderness Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you Matt! I will be sure to pass your compliments on to Bob. We are very fortunate to have such wonderful guides here, and we hope you will visit again!

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Reviewed 24 March 2017

My group of 5 had a great experience here, I highly recommend it! Sunny day, awesome guide who was so helpful and patient. The dogs were so friendly and energetic. One of a kind !

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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We had a large group with ages rating from 12-60 . The guides /instructors were patient and Very knowledgeable. A great experience for everyone

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

With our group of 6 French friends, we wanted to try the Canadian winter activities and it was the perfect experience. They are one of the only place to offer a combo experience (2h of snowmobiling on one day and 2h of dog sledding another...More

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missmutt, Owner at Highland Wilderness Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Thank you for your kind words! I will be sure and pass this on to our guides. They all really appreciate the feedback, they are very passionate about their work. I am glad to hear you had a good time at both activities, we try...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

If you are in the area, then this trip is a must. My daughter and I have just spent over 4 hours driving a skidoo through the forests around Maynooth and Lake St Peter it was a great experience. The scenery is wonderful. We saw...More

Thank Tim G
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missmutt, Owner at Highland Wilderness Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2017

Thank you so much for the nice review! I will make sure to pass it on to Matt. So glad you enjoyed your day!

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Reviewed 24 January 2017

My partner and I did the four hour snowmobile tour, we found it well worth it! The trails we rode on were very well maintained, and very scenic. Riding out onto one of the frozen lakes (I forgot the name) was just amazing! We rode...More

Thank Andrew M
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missmutt, Owner at Highland Wilderness Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2017

Hey thanks so much guys! I know Jeff really enjoyed it too! Come again!

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

My partner and I decided to try dog sledding for the first time -- and this place was awesome!! About an hour and a half trail ride through acres of winterland beauty! The dogs did an amazing job! Bob was our tour guide and he...More

Thank Nadanne H
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missmutt, Owner at Highland Wilderness Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review. We always love to hear that everyone had fun! I will be sure and pass the review on to Bob, our guides work hard and always love to hear good things!

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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

My husband, daughter and I booked an afternoon of dogsledding with HWT during Christmas Holidays and had the time of our lives!! We will be back, but will likely book a private tour next time, as more dogs equals more stop & go on the...More

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missmutt, Owner at Highland Wilderness Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

HI there and thanks for your nice review of our place! Hope to see you again sometime. Come through the week, it's much less busy! Christmas is always a bit full, and we hate to disappoint anyone by turning them away.

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Reviewed 11 October 2016

I was disappointed in the Adult Horse Camp I attended in September. While I wasn't expecting five star accommodations, a few simple touches would have gone a very long way toward a more pleasant experience. Though the bunk house didn't have electricity, adding a few...More

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missmutt, Owner at Highland Wilderness Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

I am sorry you were disappointed at camp this past year. We have already fixed the lighting and I appreciate your suggestion in that regard. The only reason there was a problem is that we had just gotten a new lamp with a western themed...More

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