For over thirty years, David Kraft and Debbie Field have been exploring Ontario’s magnificent parks and waterways with their children and friends. Beautiful North was formed to promote these wonders, providing high quality guided canoe trips.
Whether this is your first experience, a chance to get back into a canoe or an introduction for family or friends, Beautiful North trips create a welcoming environment for you to enjoy your surroundings at your own pace while sharing the company of others.
Debbie is an experienced canoeist, trained in wilderness safety. The Executive Director of FoodShare Toronto, a non-profit that promotes access to quality healthy food, Debbie is an experienced adult educator. A pioneer of wilderness cuisine, she ensures that trip participants are comfortable and well fed.
Together, David and Debbie guide trips that are relaxed and fun, accessible to anyone who enjoys moderate exercise. Whether you are 8 or 80 a Beautiful North trip promises unforgettable days filled with adventure and variety.
David is an expert canoeist and ORCKA qualified guide, trained in wilderness safety. When not canoeing, he works as a consultant to non-profit environmental and advocacy organizations. Combining humour and an irrational love of portaging, he ensures the smooth functioning of the trips.