Touring the Grand River in majestic Voyageur Canoe is an awe inspiring experience. A day trip on the Grand River, a Canadian Heritage River, the Grand is known for its rich history set in nature’s paradise. You travel downstream in a stable, comfortable 12-passenger voyager canoes, piloted by our expert guides and find the River lined with rare Carolinian forest, home to a unique combination of northern and southern flora and fauna. One of Canada’s most biodiverse areas. Your Paddle Canada certified guide, trained in the river’s history and wildlife, will point out unique natural features such as cold springs plus wildlife such as bald eagles, osprey, blue herons, beavers and white-tailed deer.
Midway through your journey stop for a guided hike on the Trail of the White Cedars. It leads to a scenic lookout revealing the river basin stretching out before you as far as the eye can see. On the trail you will enter a diverse forest world with rare Carolinian species plus ancient and fragrant cedars, softwoods, rich loam, patches of sand, and a high arching canopy.
Your journey will continue down river to Five Oaks Landing. You will taste the forest’s history while listening to bird songs and wildlife, under the shade of the forest canopy.