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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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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 Announcements and Legends of the Valley


1) Turbo Tubing Discount... for 2019 if there are six or more people in the group, the price is $32.00 per person plus HST. If under six people, the price is $36.00 per person plus HST

2) The Blue Canoe Special... in 2019 we will be handing out two Blue Canoe wooden nickels per person. These wooden nickels can be used to get discounts at any participating merchant in Paris. 

  • Ask the merchant what their Blue Camoe Special is
  • Hand in your nickel.
  • Get the discount applied

Each merchant offers their own Blue Canoe Special... so the discount could be for food, drinks or store items. Example... the Blue Dog at the Wincey Mill in Paris gives 10% off all food & beverage purchases upon exchange of a Blue Canoe wooden nickel.


NEW FOR 2019

Introducing the Super Board... this is a 6-7 person stand up paddleboard. Groups and families can rent this 18 foot x five feet wide board to do a "Huck Fin" paddle down the Grand.The boards are extremely stable... great for kids to get off and on. We have 4 of these boards for rent at $150 per board plsu $10 per person plus HST. Price includes super board, paddles, life jackets, map and shuttle ride upstream.

Also new to 2019 is our 12 person rafts that can hold up to 3,000 lbs. For groups larger then 8 people wishing to travel down the river together. The cost is $200 for the raft plus $10 per person plus HST. Available on the Paris to Brant Park Paddle. Price includes super board, paddles, life jackets, map and shuttle ride upstream.




Two Row On The Grand...  a Healing Paddle Between the First Nations and Non Aboriginal Neighbours...  July 24-Aug 1, 2019, where the public can paddle for two days, 4 days or 9 days with the Haudenosaunee down the Grand River from Cambridge to Lake Erie. 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.

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

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


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.