Experience The Grand – 2 Day/1 Night Package

All-inclusive 2 day/1 night experience on the best of the Grand River, hiking, paddling &/or biking along a Canadian Heritage River’s rare Carolinian forest & historic riverside communities.

Led by experienced Paddle Canada certified guides you explore the Grand. And in the evening relax overnight at our local Hampton Inn with your choice of dinner at 1 of 3 great Paris Restaurants.

Day 1: Enjoy the option of canoeing, kayaking or bicycling. Day one is the pristine Oneida Run, a secluded section of the Grand River stretching from the village of Glen Morris to the historic town of Paris. One of the most scenic pieces of Southern Ontario, with mild moving water plus long stretches of calm pools and beautiful scenery. The Grand travels through a deep valley of rare Carolinian forest with its wide a range of flora & fauna 1 of the most bio-diverse area in the country. Sights include Osprey & Bald Eagle habitat, a natural Spring flowing out of the riverbed, a 300 year old sycamore tree. Midway through the trip your guide will lead you on a hike through the Carolinian Forest to find ‘The Tree”, and then up an old Deer Run to the top of Spottiswood bluffs overlooking the Grand River. The Oneida lands in Paris, often called one of the prettiest Towns in Canada.

Night evening accommodations are at our local Hampton Inn Your room is beautifully decorated & equipped for a relaxing overnight experience with delicious meals at a choice of several great restaurants.

Day 2: Launching from our 150 year old Outfitters shop in Paris on the Grand you re-enter the Carolinian Forest and drift past Mile Hill. With its high elevation hear listen for the cry of Osprey, scanning the Grand River for fish. Discover the history of how Paris got its name & drinking from cool, clean spring water on a hot summer day is a great experience. For lunch your guide will take you on a hike to the Lookout on the Trail of the White Cedar. You will pass a large blue-heron rookery & visit Whitemans creeks famous for trout & hear Native history from a forgotten Tribe & legends of amazing individuals. You land at Brant Conservation Area, the largest Conservation Area with a scenic riverfront stretching several kilometres along the Banks of the Grand, where White-tail Deer, raccoons, possums, Great Blue Herons and Bald Eagles make their home.

Package includes choice of canoe or kayak & all equipment, shuttle rides, guide, riverside lunches, overnight accommodations, dinner & breakfast. You can also opt-in for a guided bicycle tour in place of paddling 1 of the days.

Length: 2 days – 1 night
Skill Level: Beginner – Intermediate.

Offered Daily, Call us about current availability

Pricing, Per Person CAD $, based on double occupancy

Canoe: $289.65

Kayak: $299.00

Bicycle (for one of the days): $289.00

13% HST is applicable

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