Grand River Adventure Getaway

4 hr Guided Trip
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Guided 1 day/ 1 night adventure at Heart of Ontario's Grand River with overnight accommodations at Marriott Towneplace Suites.
Discover the Canadian Heritage River's rich cultural history & rare Carolinian forests. South Ontario's largest river, just an hour west of Toronto.

1 of the Grand's best routes, the Cayuga, departs from private docks at our 150-year-old Outfitters shop on the Grand River in Paris, Ont. See the unique riverside architecture as you paddle thru the heart of one of Canada's prettiest Towns. As your guide tells the stories behind the scenery you'll get a true Cultural experience as the river comes alive with legends of Settlement and Aboriginal history.
Leaving town paddle into Carolinian Forest, experiencing Canada's most bio-diverse region with hundreds of species of fish, birds and plants, including 400 rare plants & animals. Your interpretative guide will identify rare Carolinian Trees and spot great blue herons, osprey and an occasional bald eagle.
The Grand's a relaxing paddle with calm currents to move you along, with small swifts to keep your interest piqued. Our guides are Paddle Canada certified, many at instructor level and can coach you on paddling skills.

Discover old abandoned gypsum mines, learning about a miners life in early 1800's Canadian Wilderness & how Paris got its name. Taste the refreshing, natural cold Spring water flowing from the hillside to revitalize the river and you.

Deepen the experience & hike into Carolinian Forest on the Trail of the White Cedar, finding rare species like Shag Bark Hickory & scenic lookouts. Explore a world thought long past and picture the Native tribe that frequented the same paths 400 years ago, learning ancient legends

Your guide will share many authentic experiences along this unique adventure before arriving at Grand Experiences' landing in Brant Conservation Area. After landing you are off to your comfortable overnight accommodations at Marriott Towneplace Suites Brantford. While here finish your adventure at one of Paris' many restaurants and cafes.

Included:
- your boat & all paddling gear
- our experienced, knowledgeable Paddle Canada certified guide
- shuttle service from trip's landing back to free parking in Paris
- overnight accommodation at the Best Western Brantford, minutes from our launch

Prices are based on double occupancy. Call for pricing on groups of more than 2 paddlers

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This trip is offered on: Tue Thu Sun Sat Fri Wed Mon
Between: Apr 10, 2020 and Oct 15, 2021

Calculate Your Trip Total:

CAD $

Canoe - $/paddler
$139.95
$0.00
$111.95
Canoe - in middle
$39.95
$0.00
$31.95
Kayak - $/paddler
$149.95
$0.00
$119.95

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.