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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5 Amazing Southern Ontario Getaways That Are Staycation Tax Credit Friendly

Try These Fresh Spring Adventures On For Size & Save

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8 Outdoor Activities That Deliver Thrills and Chills In Any Fall Weather

Find late-fall fun.

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The Wander-Fall Adventure Finder

Make the most of exploring season.

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Summer 2.0

Stretch out summer fun a little longer.

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Trick or Treat Tradesies

Scare up some fun in Hamilton Halton Brant!

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Fall For… Grand River Country

Explore Grand River Country this fall.

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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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Now thru October 23

Camping at Bronte Creek

Bronte Creek Provincial Park

1219 Burloak Drive, Oakville, ON, L6M 4J7

Please note that domestic animals (pets) are not permitted in the yurt or on site...

May 24 - August 23

Kelso Mountain Bike Series 2022

Kelso Conservation Area / Glen Eden

5234 Kelso Road, Milton, ON, L9T 2X7

Now thru August 28

Garden Tour

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

10 to 20 Minutes. 11am, 1pm, 2:30pm.

June 21 - September 15

Virtual Guided Hike: Summer Edition

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Fee: $10 + Service Fee. (Members 10% off*) Please pre-register by September 15**

Now thru August 19

Children’s Gardening: Sow and Grow (Ages 5 to 7)

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

Now thru June 26

Farmers & Friends

Mountsberg Conservation Area and Discovery Centre

2259 Millborough Line, Campbellville, ON, L0P 1B0

$10 per person + Gate fee - Tickets must be purchased for all members in...

May 22 - September 18

Turbo Tubing For Beginners: Five Oaks Trip

Grand River Rafting Company

119 Jennings Road, Brantford, Ontario

$33 per person plus HST Includes turbo tube, paddle, pfd jacket, upstream shuttle ride, map...

June 2 - August 31

Seeing the Invisible at RBG

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Adult: $19.50 Senior: $16.50 Youth/Student: $16.50 Child age 4 to 12: $11.50 Child under 4:...

Now thru July 3

Wildflower Walk

Crawford Lake Conservation Area

3115 Conservation Road, Milton, ON, L9T 2X3

Meeting Area: Crawford Lake Visitor Centre, Duration: 1 hour, Available: Weekends and holidays, 10AM and...

Now thru September 5

Fun Farmyard at Springridge Farm

Springridge Farm

7256 Bell School Line, Milton, ON, L9T 2Y1

$12 +HST weekends and holidays $9 +HST weekdays Admission to Fun Farm Yard is per...

August 6 - 13

Plein Air in Watercolour

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

Saturdays, August 6 & 13, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

June 11 - August 17

Paddling in Paradise

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

June 4 - September 25

Wake Up the Wild

African Lion Safari

1386 Cooper Road, Hamilton, ON, N1R 5S2

Available on select dates from June – September, 2022. Tour subject to availability. Advanced reservations...

Now thru July 3

Slither & Crawl

Mountsberg Conservation Area and Discovery Centre

2259 Millborough Line, Campbellville, ON, L0P 1B0

Meets in the Cameron Courtyard. *Children must be accompanied by an adult. $10 per person...

June 4 - September 24

Special Exhibition | Beyond Human Limits

Joseph Brant Museum

1240 North Shore Boulevard East, Burlington, ON, L7S 1C5

Joseph Brant Museum Tuesday - Saturday - 10:00AM to 4:00PM Special exhibition is included with...

July 23

Watercolour Fun for Beginners

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Now thru October 31

Camping at Rattlesnake Point

Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area

7200 Appleby Line, Milton, ON, L9T 2Y1

Additional campers are $10 / person

June 1 - August 17

Growing Your Own Food: Workshops

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

Fee: $20 per session or $50 for all three sessions + Service Fee (Members 10%...

Now thru October 15

Camping at Brant Park

Brant Conservation Area

119 Jennings Road, RR #4, Brantford, ON, N3T 5L7

Now thru May 31

Discovery Station

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Length: At your leisure.

August 14

Tricky Trees

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

9am - 12pm

Now thru October 31

Camping at Kelso

Kelso Conservation Area / Glen Eden

5234 Kelso Road, Milton, ON, L9T 2X7

Additional campers are $10 / person

May 31 - August 10

Not Just a Birding Club: Sweet Summer Birding

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Fee: $20 / session + Service Fee. (Members 10% off*) Please pre-register 10 days in...

Now thru November 30

Camping at Valens Lake

Valens Lake Conservation Area

1691 Regional Road 97, Flamborough, ON, N1R 5S7

August 24

Sunset Photography

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

6pm - 9pm.

July 16

Learn 10 Trees

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

9am - 12pm

June 28 - August 16

Intro to Urban Gardening

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

6 to 9 p.m.

August 7

Botanically Dyed Garden Cards

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

10am - 1pm.

Now thru November 30

Camping at Fifty Point

Fifty Point Conservation Area

1479 Baseline Road, Winona, ON, L8E 5G4

Now thru December 31

Camping with Toronto West KOA

Toronto West KOA

9301 Second Line, RR #1, Campbellville, ON, L0P 1B0

Deluxe Cabin Village is open year round. Tent and RV camping seasonally May to October.

June 9 - 30

Perennials for the Home

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Rd W, Burlington, ON, Canada

6 to 8:30 p.m.

Now thru June 26

Talons and Tailfeathers

Mountsberg Conservation Area and Discovery Centre

2259 Millborough Line, Campbellville, ON, L0P 1B0

Now thru October 18

Walk Through the Seasons

Chiefswood Park Cabins

1037 Highway 54 Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0

No need to pre-register for this FREE event, sign in when you arrive. Wear proper...

Now thru December 31

Guided Walking Tours in Milton

16 James Street, Milton, ON, Canada

Now thru June 20

Virtual Guided Hike: Spring Edition

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Now thru July 3

Lake to Longhouse Tour

Conservation Halton

3115 Conservation Road, Milton, ON L9T 2X3, Canada

11am - 3pm

May 22 - October 2

Paddle the Beast!

Grand River Rafting Company

119 Jennings Rd, Brantford (Brant Conservation Area)

Now thru July 3

Habitat Hunt

Mountsberg Conservation Area and Discovery Centre

2259 Millborough Line, Campbellville, ON, L0P 1B0

Price: $10 (age 2 and up) plus gate fee

July 10 - September 11

Summer Mindfulness Walks

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Now thru January 31

Downtown Milton Flashback Tour

Downtown Milton BIA

251 Main Street East, Milton, ON, L9T 1P1

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