A tasty drink, treat or meal accompanies any experience stamped with the Savour graphic!

Saturday evenings this summer, raise your game and raise your glass to Kejimkujik’s wilderness. These savoury wilderness adventures offered to adults age 19 and over, dig deeper and offer you exclusive experiences that take you farther into the heart of this place. Routes and destinations, paired with food and alcohol, have been selected to inspire, transform, and rejuvenate you. Choose the adventure that appeals to you or sign up for all three for a deeper and more unique glimpse into the essence of Kejimkujik. 

 

Sunset Paddle and Campfire Cookout

group in large canoe with sunset over a lake

During this big canoe guided adventure, you and your fellow voyageurs will paddle in unison and explore Kejimkujik Lake taking in the colourful spectacle as the sun sets. Parks Canada guides will see to all your provisions and lead you to a secluded island location where you will settle in and light a campfire. Feel the warmth of new friendships growing as you prepare and cook a wilderness dish over the fire.

To complement each stage of this tasty adventure, samples of local craft brews from Lazy Bear Brewing will be served. As the stars come out, savour a delicious dessert that will fuel your paddle back through the heart of the Kejimkujik Dark Sky Preserve, where thousands of stars will lead your way across the dark and warm waters of Kejimkujik Lake.

Type of experience
  • culinary
  • exciting
  • group
  • adventurous
  • invigorating
Difficulty
  • Moderate
  • Paddling: 2-hour round trip
  • Walking: approximately 200 meters
  • Total duration experience: 4 hours
Dates
  • Saturday, July 11 at 6 pm
  • Saturday, July 25 at 6 pm
  • Saturday, August 8 at 6 pm
  • Saturday, August 15 at 6 pm
  • Saturday, August 29 at 5:30 pm
  • Saturday, September 12 at 5:30 pm
  • Saturday, September 26 at 5:30 pm
Price
  • $22.00 per person plus entry fee
  • Program fee is paid upon registration, entry fee is paid upon arrival
  • The program fee is fully refundable if you cancel 48 hours before the start of the program or if cancelled by Parks Canada staff due to weather or low registration
Reserve

May to October:
Register in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 902-682-2772 or by emailing kejimkujik.info@pc.gc.ca

January to May:
Register by calling 902-682-2770 or by emailing kejimkujik.info@pc.gc.ca 

  • Minimum age to participate is 19 years old
  • Maximum of 14 participants for each night
  • A confirmation email will be sent to all participants
What to expect
  • Meet at Jakes Landing, located 8 kilometers away from the Visitor Centre. There is a short walk between the parking lot and the boat launch. There will be signage showing you where to go.
  • There is an outhouse on the island and picnic tables. There is no running water or power.
  • You will need to bring some warm clothes for the return.
  • Dry bags will be supplied for phones and/or cameras.
  • We recommend you bring a headlamp that display a red light, insect repellant, and drinking water.
  • We don’t want to ruin all the surprise, but you can expect to eat traditional wilderness food cooked over the fire.
  • Utensils, plates and all the cookware will be provided.
  • Sometimes, the wind picks up on the lake and requires a rhythmic paddling with all members of the group. Don’t worry, we'll paddle with you!
  • Sorry, no pets allowed on activity.
  • Due to the logistics required for this adventure, we cannot accommodate for allergies or food restrictions.
     

 

Flavour of the Full Moon Night Hike

group of glowing lanterns in the dark

In the darkness of a summer’s night, meet your guides and embark on a candlelit journey. Travel through the forest, up an ancient glacial hill and cross into a land of renewal. Stops along the way help ground you and deepen your connection to the moment and the surrounding wilderness. Along this journey, you’ll enjoy samplings of locally inspired spirits from Still Fired Distillery and flavourful snacks that embrace mindful eating and the spirit of the journey.

Marvel at the moon as it rises and shines light onto the site of an old orchard and farm revealing the land’s past and the mystery of the dark forest. Settle into an old barn and feel the abundance and unity of sharing food and drink with your fellow travelers. The descending hike back to the beginning will offer you time and space for peaceful reflection. Be prepared to go back home rejuvenated and transformed by this unique experience.

Type of experience
  • culinary
  • rejuvenating
  • relaxing
  • reflective
Difficulty
  • Easy
  • A 30-minute gentle hike on hills and uneven terrain on Farmlands Trail and in low light
  • Walking: approximately 1 kilometer
  • Total duration experience: 3 hours
Dates
  • Saturday, July 4 at 8:30 pm
  • Saturday, August 1 at 8:30 pm
  • Saturday, September 5 at 8 pm
Price
  • $22.00 per person plus entry fee
  • Program fee is paid upon registration, entry fee is paid upon arrival
  • The program fee is fully refundable if you cancel 48 hours before the start of the program or if cancelled by Parks Canada staff due to weather or low registration
Reserve

May to October:
Register in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 902-682-2772 or by emailing kejimkujik.info@pc.gc.ca

January to May:
Register by calling 902-682-2770 or by emailing kejimkujik.info@pc.gc.ca 

  • Minimum age to participate is 19 years old
  • Maximum of 20 participants for each night
  • We will send a confirmation email to all participants joining us for this adventure
What to expect
  • Meet at the Farmlands Trail parking lot, located 6 kilometres away from the Visitor Centre.
  • You may want to bring warm clothes for the return trip.
  • Please note that the closest washrooms are at Jake’s Landing (2 km away from Farmlands Trail) or at the Visitor Centre.
  • Wear sturdy footwear as the trail is uneven.
  • We recommend you bring a headlamp with a red light, insect repellent, and drinking water.
  • No pets allowed on this activity.
  • This isn’t a full meal but rather some locally-sourced comfort food paired with alcohol.
  • Due to the logistics required for this adventure, we cannot accommodate allergies or food restrictions.
     

 

Still Fires and Dark Moon Night Hike

group hiking in trees with sun setting on lakeshore

The new moon brings the darkest nights. Meet your guides and embark on a candlelit journey through the forest and along the shore of Kejimkujik Lake. Cross over to a breathtaking landscape with stars shining, inspiring moments of self-reflection. Along this journey, you will enjoy samplings of locally inspired spirits from Still Fired Distillery.

In the absence of moonlight, your visit to the mouth of Grafton Brook will transform you. The stillness of the water and the surrounding forest will help you go deeper into yourself. Settle into the warm, sandy beach and celebrate, sharing food and drink with your fellow travelers. The expansive open skies over Kejimkujik Lake evoke feelings of wonder and awe that continue with you throughout the journey. Be prepared to go back home rejuvenated and transformed by this dark moon experience.

Type of experience
  • culinary
  • revitalization
  • inspiration
  • awe
Difficulty
  • Moderate
  • A 15-minute hike through an open, easy woodland and along a combination of sandy and rocky shoreline in low light
  • Walking: approximately 1 km
  • Total duration of experience: 3 hours
Dates
  • Saturday, July 18 at 8:30 pm
  • Saturday, August 22 at 8:30 pm
  • Saturday, September 19 at 8 pm
Price
  • $22.00 per person plus entry fee
  • Program fee is paid upon registration, entry fee is paid upon arrival
  • The program fee is fully refundable if you cancel 48 hours before the start of the program or if cancelled by Parks Canada staff due to weather or low registration
Reserve

May to October:
Register in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 902-682-2772 or by emailing kejimkujik.info@pc.gc.ca

January to May:
Register by calling 902-682-2770 or by emailing kejimkujik.info@pc.gc.ca 

  • Minimum age to participate is 19 years old
  • Maximum of 20 participants for each night
  • We will send a confirmation email to all participants joining us for this adventure
What to expect
  • Meet at the Merrymakedge canteen parking lot, located 9 kilometres away from the Visitor Centre
  • You may want to bring warm clothes for the return trip
  • Please note that the closest washrooms are at Merrymakedge or at the Visitor Centre
  • Wear sturdy footwear as the trail is uneven
  • We recommend you bring a headlamp with a red light, insect repellent, and drinking water
  • Sorry, no pets allowed on this activity
  • This isn’t a full meal but rather some locally-sourced food paired with alcohol
  • Due to the logistics required for this adventure, we cannot accommodate allergies or food restrictions