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    About Us

    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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Try our 2 man yaks... that are non-tip

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Grand River Tubing, Yaks & Paddleboards

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Tube the Grand River...  or take a stand up paddleboard lesson-trip, both unique ways to explore the valley. We also offer two person kayak-rafts called "yaks" which are super stable and hard to tip over. In fact when the river is unsafe to canoe, we often offer our yaks as a safe substitute.

The Grand River averages 1 meter in depth with a 2 km/hr current speed... so if you tip over, stand up! The wilderness around the river is beautiful... bring your camera to capture the day.

The trips are about 4 hours in length. Along the way there are eagles, ospreys, turtles... fresh water springs to drink from, places to body-surf and even picnic areas with washrooms.

The logistics of the trip is simple... we equip you with everything needed to do your paddling adventure (paddle, life jacket,dry bag & boat)... when you arrive at the end point, you call us and we take you back to your vehicle.

With us there is no time limit... we really encourage you to leave your watches behind and enjoy the day.

List of Other Outdoor Paddling Adventures

  • Turbo Tubing and regular tubing... link
  • Stand Up Paddleboard trips with and without lessons... link
  • Two-person kayak rafts that don't easily tip... link

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You need to make reservations by email or phone in advance... because we meet you where your trip starts.

It is important to recognize that the weather-news channels are about 20% accurate in their daily forecasting... we are around 85% accurate!

If the weather is bad, we will contact you telling you to save your money and not come. With our cancelation you can get a full refund or pick another date... whatever is best for you.

Also if water levels are what we consider unsafe to paddle... we will cancel our trips with the option to raft or go in a non-tip yak... your safety with us is more important than your money!

We are the only incorporated outfitter business on the river carrying full liability as required by the Grand River Conservation Authority.

We have risk management plans in place, adult waivers and youth consent forms... and our interpretive staff is top notch, undergoing a 3 week training course.

 

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