Now, with more than 20 Years
of service to the community.
Canoeing the Grand
was founded and opened in the summer of 1991. Since
then, Canoeing the Grand has continued to grow every season.
Daily Service to all access points from Elora Gorge to Paris - April
We are ideally
situated on the banks of the Grand River in Kitchener,
Ontario and provide direct access to the river. Our
proximity to many more points only minutes away,
provides convenient access to nearly 100 km of river and trails travel.
By the Hour, By the Day or By the Trip Rentals
We rent canoes by the hour or the day and also provide
trips from 2-8 hours. You park at our location and we
shuttle you and our boats (or your
gear) to your
paddling, (or cycling, hiking) starting point (service
area map). Your gear or ours, it's the easy way to
experience the Grand River by water, or by land
Walter Bean Grand River Trail.
direct access to the river
via our location in Kitchener
scenery, gently moving waters
can make for a serene paddle on The Grand.
countryside views abound
'round every bend.
Pricing is All-Inclusive, Including Sales Tax!
Every canoe trip price is for two persons, comes
with 2 Personal Floatation Devices (PFDs), 2 Paddles, and Shuttle
Service. The same trip prices apply if you want
to use our shuttle service for your land trail trip or, to use your own supplied equipment.
At your option you may also hire one of our
ORCKA-certified guides to accompany you or your
group. For details or to reserve, visit our
Book a Trip page.
service by reservation (strongly recommended) or drop-in. Contact us for your private group or special event.