PADDLING - we wrote the book Paddling the Grand River.  Canoe, Kayak, Voyageur Canoe a Canadian Heritage River 
 Nith RiverOtter & Big Creeks Long Point Bay

CYCLING  Ont.Signature Experience in St. Jacobs Mennonite Country plus daytrips & new tour in Oxford County

HIKING in amazing places few know exist in South Ont. • Rare Carolinian Forest • 2 UNESCO World Biospheres Long Point Bay & Niagara Escarpment  

Guided • Self-guided • Instruction • Daytrips • Overnights

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We have great Fall experiences.  Fall Colour Paddles on the Grand River,  hiking amazing Nature Reserves including a World Biosphere, plus an Ontario Southwest Signature Experience.

Our Nith Whitewater Experiential Learning Adventure is a Signature Experience for Ontario Southwest.  In Fall, rare whitewater returns to Lower Nith River in Southwestern Ontario.  View Ontario Southwest's newly released video highlighting this incredible 1 of a kind experience.  
• 15 sec. Trailer for the Experience.    
• Full 2 minute video of the Signature Experience.

Winter Hikes & Spring Paddles on Sale 15% Off

Winter 2023  South Ont's Premier Guided Interpretative Hiking Adventures

Long Point World Biosphere Old Growth Forest

Nith River Forest Southwest Ont's hidden valley


Early Spring 2023

Upper Nith River  explore the mysterious river 

Nith Whitewater Experiential Learning Adventure

Experience videos    15 sec trailer    Full Length


Bruce Trail Waterfall Hikes along the Niagara Escarpment World Biosphere, immerse you in some of South Ontario's most scenic forests with gorgeous views & exhilarating waterfalls. Day trips & all-inclusive Getaways in this one-of-a-kind environment.

Our other hikes are thru rare Carolinian Forests in the Grand River Valley, Nith River Forest & Long Point World Biosphere. Grand Experiences is Canada's only Adventure Company operating in 2 UNESCO World Biosphere Reserves. Hiking the Niagara Escarpment plus paddling Long Point Bay & hiking it's nearby magnificent Old Growth Forests.  These are South Ontario's largest Forest's.

 2023 Hiking Adventures
PreSeason & Winter Adventure Sale 

All-inclusive Multiday Hiking Tour Pkgs

• 2 Day  Bruce Trail Pkg 

Guided Interpretative Hikes Winter 2023 + Spring/Summer 2023

• Bruce Trail Daytrip

 Grand River Valley      

Nith River Forest       

LongPoint World Biosphere   

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Ontario's South Coast along Lake Erie has the unique Long Point World Biosphere & adjacent Big Creek National Wildlife Area. The internationally recognized UNESCO World Biosphere is created by the world’s 2nd longest sand peninsula.  Long Point's protected bay's warm,calm waters & amazing scenery make a paddler's paradise. Long Point Bay Sea Kayaking adventures & the wilderness style experiences in nearby Big Creek's Amazon-like rain forest make these near-wilderness paddling routes are 1 of South Ontario's best-kept secrets

Big Creek Eco-Adventures 

PreSeason Sale   

• Big Creek Eco-Adventure Daytrip   15% Off

 Big Creek Overnight Getaway    15% Off

• 2 Day Big Creek Eco-adventure

Long Point Sea Kayaking

 2 Day Instructional Sea Kayak Clinic & Guided Tour  

• Ontario South Coast Getaway Big Creek & Long Point




Back to simpler times on 2 day cycling/paddling tour of St. Jacobs Mennonite Country. Cycle backroads & trails experience Old Order Mennonite farms, craftsmen & artisans. Then paddle the Grand, a Canadian Heritage River winding thru beautiful countryside of meadows & woodlots. Spend the evening enjoying luxuries of a fine hotel & in the day enjoy famous St. Jacobs market & Village shops, Sample the region's food, craft beer, history & culture. All this & beautiful landscape, the Path Less Travelled is the Best!  

•  2 Day/2 night All-inclusive Package    15% Off

• Daytrip - Cycling St Jacobs Country 


 1 of Ontario's best experiences.

PreSeason Sale on canoes & kayaks
End of Season Discounts