From half-day jaunts to wilderness expeditions, these rivers offer the very best canoeing, fishing, and rapids in Ontario.
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With over half a million lakes and rivers, and thousands of kilometres of coastline, it is fitting that Ontario means ‘Shimmering Waters’. Get out and enjoy spectacular paddling in one of the world’s greatest fresh water destinations.
Stand-up Paddling (SUP) is a popular paddling trend with origins that have a long history in surfing communities. Outfitters across the province are now offering SUP gear and lessons.
Outfitters across the province offer SUP rental gear and lessons. Learn to SUP at one of the many Surf and Stand Up Paddleboard Schools in the GTA, Eastern Ontario and Guelph area.
Learn more about SUP certifications with the Paddle Canada SUP Program.
Embark on a guided or fully outfitted canoeing or kayaking adventure. The types of paddling excursions you can experience are as varied as the scenery you’ll see along the way.
Check out the new paddling routes and itineraries along the Trent Severn Waterway in Northumberland. “Lock 8 to Percy Reach” is where Champlain paddled in 1615! Discover why the Georgian Bay has the best sea kayaking in the world.
Take a BIG trip to paddle with caribou on the Slate Islands, Lake Superior or try a train, plane and canoe wilderness trip to Wabakimi Provincial Park, one of the world's largest wilderness paddling areas.
Watch this paddling video, read stories and articles on Best Places, Short Getaways, Essential Skills and more. Start planning your next Ontario paddling trip.
Real wilderness, real easy! Explore the Agawa River, Algonquin Provincial Park, Madawaska River and more. Guided canoe adventures are an easy, no hassle and safe way to go paddling in Ontario’s wilderness. Everything is supplied - the canoes, tents, food and more. Top notch guides add great value with excellent care, lessons and knowledge of the area.