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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.

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    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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Experience the Beauty of the Grand River.

 

Canoe Trip Options

 Canoe Lesson... link

 Rent a canoe... link

 Guided Canoe.... link

 Bring own canoe... link

 Rent a non-tip yak... link

 Hotels & Eateries... link

 Trip Lunch & Camping... link

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Grand River Canoe Trip ... Suggested Favorite

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Our Grand River canoe trip called the Oneida Route is an amazing wilderness paddle to try on the Grand River.

 We shuttle you up to the village of Glen Morris... then you paddle using our river map 13kms back to your vehicle. This canoe trip has about 6-7 short sections of fast water, 1km in total. The trip takes about 3-3.5 hours pending river current speed.

This trip has a picnic area and portapotties 2/3 of the way down. There are fresh water springs along the way and an island to stop for lunch. This trip also goes through the Three Sisters... the oldest rail bridge from the 1850's... looks like something out of Lord of the Rings! There is a lookout on the top of the Three Sisters, which you can hike to from the river.

The cost for this trip is $80.00 plus tax for two people, a 3rd person can be added for $15.00 plus tax. Price includes your canoe, paddles, life jackets, dry bag, shuttle upstream to the start point and a river map to follow.

If you wanted to do more than a 3 hour paddle, for another $10.00 you can shuttle 2 people further upstream to Cambridge for a 5 hour canoe trip back to Paris.

Map of Route

Map of start point for the Oneida Route... leave Paris and start in the village of Glen Morris... then paddle back to car.

 

Canoeing the Grand River is a must do! In our area the river averages 1 meter in depth with a 2 km/hr current speed... so if you tip over, stand up! The wilderness landscape is filled with all types of birds... people find it hard to believe they are one hour from Toronto.

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!

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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 canoeing adventures visit our Grand River Rafting website.

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