Tandem Kayak Trips on the Grand River

The Grand River Rafting Company offers three different tandem kayak routes to explore the Grand River.

Our tandem kayak trips range from 11 kms to 17 kms.

Our tandem kayak routes are in a wilderness setting… with good wildlife viewing. The beauty of the valley is nature unexpected.

The Grand River warms up quickly, averages 1 m in depth, moves about 2-3 kms/hr and has shallow rapids on a stony bottom.

HOW IT WORKS

We have you park at the end point… equip everyone with gear and map, then shuttle upstream to the start point. At the start point you get your boat and take as long as you like paddling back to your vehicle. At the end point, our staff helps you off the river.. and you walk 400 m to your vehicle. Easy as that!

PRICES AND ROUTES

The Cambridge route is 17 kms with a variety of quiet strips and easy rapids… not suggested for beginners because of length. The cost is $95 plus HST for two people… Learn More

The Glen Morris to Paris is 11 kms and has more faster moving water on it. Beginners can do it… good to travel with someone experienced. The cost is $85 plus HST for two people….  Learn More

The Paris to Brant Park is 13 kms… good for all skill levels. The cost is $85 plus HST for two people… Learn More.

If wishing to rent a tandem kayak by the hour… we have kayak rentals available at brant Park Conservation Area. Cost is $20 per tandem for the 1st hour, $15 per hour after that… Learn More.

On the Paris to Brant Park trip, you can take a one hour tandem kayak lesson before your trip. The cost is $25 per person plus HST.

With your kayak trip… you can go on your own with a map… or hire an interpretive guide to travel with you down the Grand. A guide is $150 plus HST.

Price includes boat, life jackets, paddles, bailer kits, dry bag, complimentary upstream shuttle ride, free park access and the Blue Canoe discount vouchers for food and services with local merchants.

Basically we look after everything… you just bring yourselves and your lunch.

With us, your safety is more important then your money. If water temperatures are below 10 C, we will not put kayaks out, because if the boat tips there is a hypothermia risk.

We want you to enjoy your trip… not endure it!

Launch times are 10am-1pm, 7 days a week. Reservations are a must (phone, email or online)

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