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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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Everyone can experience the Grand River.

Canoe Trip Options

 Canoe Lesson... link

 Guided Canoe.... link

 Bring own canoe... link

 Rent a non-tip yak... link

 Hotels & Eateries... link

 Trip Lunch & Camping... link

Grand River Canoe Rentals


Rent a canoe on the Grand River with no time limit.(You do have to be off 1 hour before sunset)

Open 7 days a week . April til November . Reservations Required.

We offer two basic routes the Paris or the Glen Morris... but you can add other sections of the Grand River to create longer trips.

Both of our routes offer an amazing wilderness setting.

The Paris Run is classified as our beginner run... it is 13km long. On this route is fresh spring water, an old mine from the 1830s, a riverside picnic area with washrooms and campsites, a 400m body surfing area and an early takeout point if you wish to cut 1 hour off your trip. This trip offers the highest chance of seeing turtles, blue herons and bald eagles. It also has an ice cold creek called Whitemans Creek... that you can really cool off in!

The Glen Morris Run is classified as intermediate... it is about 11km long. This canoe trip has about 6-7 short sections of fast water, 1km in total. The trip takes about 2.5-3.5 hours pending river current speed. This trip has porta potties at the beginning and end. There are fresh water springs along the way and an island to stop for lunch. This trip also goes through and ends at 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.


Basic Route Extend Your Trip on Cayuga Route Portages Total Time Window Start Time Price per Canoe for Two
Paris Paris to Brant Conservation Are  No portage, GRR carries up canoe 3-4 hours 9:30am-1:30pm  $80.00 plus HST
Basic Route Extend Your Trip on Oneida Route Portages Total Time Window Start Time Price per Canoe for Two
 Oneida Glen Morris to Paris  No portage, GRR carries up canoe 3-4 hours 9:00am-1:30pm $80.00 plus HST
  Cambridge to Paris No portage, GRR carries up canoe 4-5 hours 9:00am-12:00pm $90.00 plus HST

Price includes your canoe, paddles, life jackets, dry bags for your camera & phones, shuttle upstream to the start point and a river map to follow.

A 3rd person can be added for $15.00 plus HST.

A guide can be added for $150.00 plus HST.

If wishing to do multi day canoe trips we can help you with campsite planning.

Map of Routes

Map above of the Glen Morris Route... with extended trip options.

Map below of the Paris Route... with extended trip options.



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 canoeing adventures visit our Grand River Rafting website.