A quiet sunset canoe ride on an inland lake. A sunny afternoon float down the Grand River.  A stand-up paddle board lesson to start a beautiful beach day in Burlington. Whatever way you choose to float your boat, you’ll quickly catch our drift in Hamilton Halton Brant. No boat? No problem. Our friendly outfitters will gladly gear you up a fun-filled day on the water and happily stand in as your guide if you’re in need of a little expert advice.

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Water, Water Everywhere

Home to miles and miles of Lake Ontario shorelines and historic harbours.

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Paddling along the Grand River

Local outfitters offer a range of unique experiences on the Grand River.

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Trick or Treat Tradesies

Scare up some fun in Hamilton Halton Brant!

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Trade FOMO for JOMO: Easy Swaps For More Summer Joy

Get on the fast path towards a more joy-filled summer.

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8 Ways To Have a Blast on a Canadian Long Weekend

Add some spark to your long weekend this summer.

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4 Fun-Filled Field Trips

Surprise your “class” with an end of the year field trip!

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Fabulous Fall Road Trips to Swell Small Towns

Explore places that are big on small town charm.

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Binbrook Conservation Area: Triple the Fun

Splash, climb, swing and wakeboard this summer.

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8 Ways for Nature Lovers to Welcome Spring

This spring’s outdoor must-do’s.

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The Best of Spring: Six Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors

The definitive spring guide to fresh air forays.

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Trips for Paddling Pros

In Hamilton Halton Brant, paddling adventures can be truly adventurous.

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Top 6 Places for Fall Foliage

Your guide to awe-inspiring spots.

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The Happy Camper Explores Brantford and Paris

Kevin Callan slowed things down a bit and combined paddling with cultural exploration in the Heart of Ontario

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Turbo Tubing the Grand

Turbo tubing on the Grand River is fun and relaxing.

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Paranormal Paddle in Six Nations Territory

Whisper to the Moon is a one-of-a-kind paranormal night paddle with Haudenosaunee Guides on the Grand River.

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Paddling for Beginners

New to paddling? Pick up an oar and dip in!

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Discover Your Perfect Brand of Grand

9 Budget-Friendly Family Trip Ideas

Where to Go for Wonderful Waterfronts

Unplug to Connect on a Family Float

What’s Your Paddling Personality?

Answer 5 quick questions for personalized trip ideas sure to float your boat

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Pack & Paddle

6 overnight canoe trips for an easy (and affordable) taste of Canada

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Pride of the Paddle: Exploring First Nations History on the Grand River

Paddling Powers Cre-Activate!

Fuel your passion for art AND nature on a Grand River adventure

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Let Us Be Your Guide

Signs You Belong to a Fresh Air Family

Find out if your family qualifies for all things outdoors.

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Beach Blanket Bingo

A family canoe trip on the Grand River

Leave the gear and guiding up to a skilled expert and discover the joy of a few hours on the Grand River.

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Signs you Might be an Avid Adventurer

Find out if you qualify as an avid adventurer.

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Fun things to do between games when you’re in the Tournament Capital of Ontario

A few ideas to keep you busy after the whistle blows

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Paddling into Paradise

One of the best ways to explore Cootes Paradise is by canoe.

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Grand River Rafting

Floating down the gentle currents of the Grand River is a fun, relaxing way to experience the scenery and wildlife.

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Signs you’re Ready to Become a New Explorer

Find out if you are ready to explore all things outdoors.

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Whatever floats your boat

Read all about a bloggers experience of history, heritage and outdoor adventures.

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Date Night in Paris

Grab an oar for a date night WAY more fun than dinner and a movie.

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Ride a Wave at Binbrook!

Cable wakeboarding is becoming an increasingly popular aqua attraction.

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Get your paddle on

Check out Mountain Equipment Co-op paddlefest

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Water-filled Fun

Four great ways to splish and splash this summer.

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Two days to make some furry new friends

Get up close and personal with some amazing creatures and critters

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Two days to find family fun on land, air and water

Begin your adventure in Milton at the Halton County Radial Railway and enjoy a scenic ride on a vintage streetcar.

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Two days to explore Brantford and Brant County

Flights, paddles and hops – Discover Brant’s other paddle.

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7 Fun Family Day Trips in Hamilton Halton Brant

There’s never been a better year for a Great Canadian Day Trip.

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Tandem cycling and paddling along the Grand River

Explore Grand River country by bike and kayak on a guided tour.

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6 Ways to Explore Awesome Canadian Landscapes

Explore Canada’s Great Landscapes.

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Colourful Fall Fun

Plan a day trip that fresh air fun seekers will love with any of the outdoor adventures below.

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Outdoor Experiences & Tours View All >>

Now thru October 15

Voyage of the Iroquois

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Grand River - Highway of the Iroquois

Now thru October 22

5-Day Bruce Trail Waterfall Walking Tour

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

A UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. Offered every day.

Now thru October 10

The Beast – 8-Person Stand Up Paddle Board

Grand River Rafting Company

181 Bethel Rd, Paris, On N3L 3E3

Make a memory on the Grand River

Now thru September 1

A Peaceful Paddle through Brantford

Tourism Brantford

399 Wayne Gretzky Parkway, Brantford, ON, N3R 8B4

Now thru September 1

Sip, Shop and Paddle in Brantford

Tourism Brantford

399 Wayne Gretzky Parkway, Brantford, ON, N3R 8B4

Now thru August 31

Experience Apiary at Terre Bleu

Terre Bleu Lavender Farm

2501, Sideroad 25, Milton L0P1B0

Now thru September 6

Cambridge to Paris Route with Grand River Rafting Company

Grand River Rafting Company

181 Bethel Rd, Paris, On N3L 3E3

Trip Dates: June 19 through September 6, 2021. Monday-Friday at 9am. Pricing: Starting at $65...

Now thru September 11

Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga

Conservation Halton

2596 Brittania Road West, Burlington, ON, L7P 0G3

Date & Time: July 17th - September 11th from 8:45am to 10:00am $13.50 per person,...

Now thru November 18

Grand Voyageur – Guided

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Availability: This trip is offered daily, between April 20, 2021 to November 18, 2021 To...

Now thru August 31

Enjoy a Staycation Day for 2

Burlington Beach Rentals

1084 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON, L7S1A2

Party of 2 CAD $125.00 plus 13% HST ($250.00+ Value)

Now thru August 21

Cycle & Yoga Session at Terrebleu Lavender Farm

Terre Bleu Lavender Farm

2501, Sideroad 25, Milton L0P1B0

If you are a Terre Bleu Beyond the Yellow Door Collective Member, these sessions are complimentary...

September 11

Family Fun Night: Going Batty (Outdoors)

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Date & Time: September 11, 2021, 7:00pm-9:00pm Fee: $12 Child (4 to 12 years), Free...

Now thru September 23

Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard With Us!

Burlington Beach Rentals

1084 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON, L7S1A2

Group Classes: 6:45 PM - Thursday Evenings; 9:00 AM - Sunday Mornings (July & August);...

Now thru September 6

Glen Morris to Paris on the Water Route

Grand River Rafting Company

181 Bethel Rd, Paris, On N3L 3E3

Trip Dates: June 19 through September 6, 2021. Seven days a week. Start times from...

August 31

Family Fun Day: Summer Splendor (Outdoors)

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Date & Time: August 31, 2021, 9:30am-11:30am Fee: $12 Child (4 to 12 years), Free...

Now thru October 30

Grand River Experience – Guided Paddle

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

To Book: Book on line at www.grand-experiences.com or call us at 1-888-258-0441 Note: need to...

Now thru August 10

Yoga at the Gardens

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Date & Time: every Tuesday from 5:30pm - 6:45pm Fee: $15 per class + Service...

September 11

Native Plants of Ontario in Nature & in the Garden (outdoors)

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Date & Time: September 11th; 9:00am-12:00pm or 1:30pm-4:30pm This program will be taking place outdoors....

Now thru October 28

Pedal and Paddle – A Canadian Adventure

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Now thru October 26

Learn to Paddle

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Paddle Canada Instructor-Led

August 17

Family Fun Day: Who’s Been Here? (Outdoors)

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Date & Time: August 17, 2021 - 9:30am-11:30am Fee: $12 Child (4 to 12 years),...

Now thru October 15

Paddling the Grand River – Paris to Brant

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Now thru August 19

Rock at the Rock

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Date & Time: every Thursday from 5pm - 9pm Admission: Included with General Admission, Included...

Now thru September 1

A Weekend Journey in Brantford

Tourism Brantford

399 Wayne Gretzky Parkway, Brantford, ON, N3R 8B4

Now thru November 2

Rentals – Canoe, Kayak, Bikes and River Tubes

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Now thru October 15

Overnight Grand River Canoe Camping Trip

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Now thru August 28

Oaks and Acorns Nature Play (Outdoors)

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

Date & Time: July 17th - August 28th at 9:30am Please Note: this is not...

Now thru September 6

Paris to Brant Park Route with Grand River Rafting Company

Grand River Rafting Company

119 Jennings Rd, Brantford, ON

Trip Dates: June 19 through September 6, 2021. Seven days a week. Start times between...

Now thru October 15

Paddling the Grand – Self-Guided Group Trip for 10

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Availability: This trip is offered daily, between: March 10, 2021 and October 15, 2021 To...

Now thru October 28

Weekend or Mid-Week in Paris Adventure

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Costing: Per Person, Based on Double Occupancy. Canadian Dollars. Contact us for Single Occupancy Rate:...

Now thru September 1

Cycle, Savor and Explore Brantford

Tourism Brantford

399 Wayne Gretzky Parkway, Brantford, ON, N3R 8B4

Now thru November 30

Bruce Trail Iroquoia Waterfall Day Trip

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Canada's Oldest and Longest Footpath

Now thru October 31

2-Day Bruce Trail Hiking Experience

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Nature-Based Overnight Escape

Now thru September 1

Explore the Core in Brantford

Tourism Brantford

399 Wayne Gretzky Parkway, Brantford, ON, N3R 8B4

Now thru August 31

Hike the Yellow Bench Trail at Terre Bleu

Terre Bleu Lavender Farm

2501, Sideroad 25, Milton L0P1B0

Now thru October 15

Experience the Grand – 2 Day/1 Night Package

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Costing: Per Person, Based on Double Occupancy, Choice of Canoe, Kayak or Bike: Canoe $289.65; Kayak $299.00;...

Now thru October 15

Grand River Adventure Getaway – One Night Getaway

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Availability: This trip is offered day Between: Apr 10, 2021 and Oct 15, 2021 Pricing:...

Now thru November 28

Flycasting Lessons

Fly Water Guiding

17 Alexander Avenue, Paris, ON N3L 2V6

Expert-led Experience

Now thru September 1

A Grand Experience in Brantford

Tourism Brantford

399 Wayne Gretzky Parkway, Brantford, ON, N3R 8B4

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