Upper Nith River Experience

5 hr Guided Trip
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North of Ayr Ontario, the Nith River flows through farmland & forest in a wild and mysterious way. You'll be close to home, but feel as though you're a hundred years and five hundred miles away. This day trip is gentle enough for beginners to canoeing or kayaking, but unique enough for the seasoned paddler. This unforgettable paddling experience in the heart of Southern Ontario is available for a limited time only, while water conditions allow.

Prepare yourself for a peaceful but stunning paddle in a region unspoiled by excessive development. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife, including herons, white tailed deer, and hawks. Abandoned dams and old iron bridges add to the exceptionally scenic feel of the trip. Learn the history of the region from our knowledgeable guides.

The communities of Paris, where our shop is based, and Ayr, which you will see along your route, both offer extraordinary dining/lounging establishments for your Apres Paddle experience.

This trip is available in April and May* and includes:
' Historical and natural interpretation of the Nith River region
' Customized instruction based on your paddling skill level
' All your gear, and shuttling to your launch site
' Pics of your trip, shot with our waterproof camera
' Paddle Canada certified guides, averaging 10 years experience on the Nith River

*Best in the Spring & Fall. In late spring, trips dependent on flow conditions.

Available each Saturday in April & May. Available any other day for groups of 4 or more


You can order by phone, on-line or in person at the show or our shop in Paris. While a date is needed for on-line orders, dates are flexible & you can change it any time up to 2 days before trip date.

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This trip is offered on: Sat Sun Fri Thu Wed Tue Mon
Between: Nov 1, 2017 and Nov 18, 2018

Calculate Your Trip Total:

CAD $

Canoe - regular $/person
$79.95
$0.00
$63.95
Kayak - regular $/person
$89.95
$0.00
$71.95
Kayak - Early Booking Sale $/person
$71.96
$0.00
$57.50
Canoe - Early Booking Sale $/person
$63.96
$0.00
$51.25

Tax (13%) $0.00

Total $0.00

This is only a guideline. Your account will be charged in CAD$ and your credict card will convert to USD$ at roughly the above rate.

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