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    Over the last 10 years... showing the Grand River Valley has become our passion, not our job. When you knock on our door for an adventure, our goal is to make the experience easy to do... with everything looked after.

  • Canoe Trips
    Best of the Grand

    Canoe Trips

    Our Grand River canoe trips are 3 hours or more, there is no time limit... we really encourage you to leave your watches behind and enjoy the day! We offer both beginner and intermediate canoe trips.

  • Kayak Trips
    Our Fleet of Grand River Kayaks

    Kayak Trips

    Learning to kayak is easiest thing to do. Our Grand River kayak trips are 2 hrs or more... and there is the option to take a kayak lesson before the trip.

  • Rafting Trips
    Stand Up Paddle Board Trips on the Grand

    Rafting Trips

    Rafting is something everyone can do in total safety regardless of age, size or skill level. Rafting is the best way to "Experience Everything Together"! The rafts cannot tip over and hold up to eight people.

  • Other Adventures
    Team Building Experiences... Quest by Fire

    Other Adventures

    Try our stand up paddleboards... or go family tubing... or paddle our two man non-tip yaks. We offer over seven different ways to paddle the Grand River.

  • Group Experiences
    Dining at the Arlington Hotel

    Group Experiences

    From corporate team building to outdoor educational programs for youth... our goal is to offer one of the most unique experiences in the valley.

  • Contact Us
    Grand River Bridge View Paris, Ontario

    Having Trouble Getting Here... Contact Us!!!!

    We are located in the town of Paris, one hour west of Toronto... just off the 403 highway. We meet you where you start your trip... so advanced reservations are a must. We operate 7 days a week.

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The Grand & Nith River are great fishing!

 

 Trip Options

 Lunch or Camp... link

 Rafting Trips... link

 Canoe Trips... link

 Kayak Trips... link

 Tandem Yak Trips... link

 River Tubing... link

 SUP Trips... link

Grand River Discounts     Announcements     Legends of the Valley

GRAND RIVER DISCOUNTS

For 2015 we presently have two discounts available:

1) Our ``Large Group`` discount on six or more boats saving up $5.00 to $20.00 per boat.... visit link

2) Our Guided Mix & Match Sunday Rafting Trip offers another savings... small groups of 1-4 people share a raft and the cost with other small parties for a guided rafting trip down the Grand River. This allows singles and couples to join others. Available every Sunday from June 19 to Sept 4 of 2016... at 1pm... meet at Syl Apps Community Center (51 William St. , Paris, Ontario). Costs... $50.00 per person. Includes paddle, life jacket, dry bag for camera, an escort guide, return shuttle back to the start point where your vehicle is.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS & OTHER UNIQUE PROGRAMS

Two Row On The Grand...  a Healing Paddle Between the First Nations and Non Aboriginal Neighbours...  July 1-3, 2016, where the public can paddle for one or more days with the Haudenosaunee down the Grand River from Paris, On to Chiefswood on the Six Nations. Along the way will be Native educational speakers, events, artisans, visits to historical points of interest and camping... link. 

Paranormal Night Paddle to a First Nations Mansion... travel down the river at night to Chiefswood Home... then stay with a paranormal team as they seek contact... link.

Kayaks & Yoga... A "Liquid Medicine for the Soul Experience" as you kayak, do yoga and meditate on a 3-5 session on the Grand River.... link

Trip to the Tip... travel in an 11 man zodiac coast guard boat through the marshes of Turkey Point out to the World Biosphere at the tip of Long Point in the middle of Lake Erie... link

Wall Climbing and Rope Jungle Course... we have partnered with Mc Master University to offer paddling on the Grand and with wall climbing & rope programs... link

Tour with a Haudenosaunee guide inside the Six Nations Territories of the Grand River... learn through their eyes... link.

Hobbitsee Wildlife Refuge come with creatures of the Carolinian Forest... talking about wildlife rehabilitation... or even better, financially adopt a creature to assist in rehab for release... link.

Baer Kayak Fishing... do guided  kayak fishing trips on the Grand River, Nith River and Long Point Bay ( use Hobie Kayaks)... link.

Group Body Drumming... bring a group and do an amazing session of drumming with Drum Lyons... link.

Indoor Archery & Gun Range... no license required to use range... open year round... offer birthday party events too... link.

Man Tracking... this year we are incorporating the art of tracking people as part of our hiking classroom experience... link (not up yet)

Flintlock & Muskets... a live demonstration of making lead balls, loading & firing blank muskets and hunting difficulties of the 1700 settlers... link

LEGENDS OF THE VALLEY

This is a blog written on the history, wildlife and forests of the Grand River Valley by Garth Pottruff.... Link

If you have paddled the area or are planning to explore the Grand Valley... this blog offers insight into the Past.

 

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