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Grand River Kayak Trips
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Kayaking the Grand River is actually easier to learn then canoeing. Many first timers take a one hour lesson before journeying down the river on their own
The Grand River is a great beginner river, averaging 1 meter in depth with a 2 km/hr current speed... so if you tip over, stand up! The beauty of this wilderness is unexpected... people find it hard to believe they are 1 hour from Toronto.
Our Grand River kayak trips can be customized from 2 to six hours in length. There are 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 kayak trip (paddle, life jacket,dry bag & boat) and when you arrive at the end point, you call us and we take you back to your vehicle.
List of Kayak Trip Options
- Kayak Lesson before your trip... link
- Rent a kayak and paddle on your own with a Grand River Map... link
- Rent a kayak and have an interpretive guide teaching on the valley, travel with you... link
- Bring your own kayak and have us shuttle you up or down the river... link
- Rent a non-tip two man yak and paddle on your own with a Grand River Map... link
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.
For more Grand River kayak trip adventures visit our Grand River Rafting website.