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Ontario Canoeing & Kayaking

Canoeing and kayaking are two of the most sought after water sports by many outdoor enthusiasts and novices. Many of the Ontario resorts and campgrounds have canoes and kayaks available for use by their visitors for a great Ontario Spring & Summer outdoor adventure.

Sand Lake Cottages & Inn - Kearney
Clear Lake Village Resort - Torrance
Westwind Inn On The Lake - Buckhorn
Barry's Bay Cottages - Barry's Bay, Ottawa Valley
Cedars of Lake Eugenia Cottage Resort - Flesherton
Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages - Whitney
Irwin Inn, The - Lakefield
Lodge at Pine Cove - Noelville
Moulin Wakefield Mill - Wakefield
Sunbeam Bungalows Family & Fishing Resort - Callander
Tyrolean Village Resorts at Blue Mountain - Collingwood, Georgian Bay
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre - Midland
Algonquin Highlands Trails - Minden
Bondi Village Cottage Resort - Dwight
Algonquin Bound Inn - Algonquin Park
Evergreen Forest Getaways - Georgian Bluffs
Quiet Bay Log Motel & Café - Magnetawan, Ahmic Lake

Ontario lakes, rivers and streams abound and the resort destination properties with canoes, and kayaks for spring, summer and fall outdoor adventures. National Canoe Day is celebrated on June 26 each year, and many areas and operators will be offering canoe demonstrations. If you are interested in canoe history see The Canoe a Canadian Icon. If you know the name of a lake or have heard of the best kayaking or canoeing but not sure where it is check our Ontario A-Z alphabetical listings with lake and river locations.

Please note all prices for packages, getaways, room rates and activities are subject to change and may not be available at the time of booking. Come back to our site often for up-to-date packages for specific time periods .

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Canoeing & Kayakaing Getaways @ Sand Lake Cottages & Inn

Sandy Lake Cottages & InnSand Lake Cottages & Inn is located on the Magnetawan River for amazing spring kayaking.  Sand Lake is also a great size lake for a relaxing canoe ride.  We offer Kayak rentals and there are two nearby outfitters for all your outdoor adventure needs.  We are very close to Algonquin Park where our local outfitter will deliver a canoe or kayak to the park on your behalf and you can enjoy a full day into Algonquin Provincial Park.  Also during the summer there is an amazing funraiser for Grady`s Paddle for Sick Kids on the Magnetawan which is an amazing day for a long canoe or kayak ride.

Click here for Cottage Specials & Rates

Check out our site at: Sand Lake Cottages & Inn 705-636-5047 Hosts: Danette & Steve

3758 Hwy 518E RR1
Kearney, Ontario
P0A 1M0

(705) 636-5047
Toll Free:
(416) 419-3415
(705) 636-5047

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Canoeing & Kayaking Getaway @ Clear Lake Village Resort
Clear Lake Village Resort

Spring, Summer & Fall is a fantastic time of year to spend in Muskoka. Enjoy one of our two or three bedroom cottages with full kitchen, living room, dining area, full bath, TV & DVD, some with laundry, screened porch, hot tub and cozy wood stove.

We are located just minutes to Bala, Port Carling and gravenhurst for fantastic shopping, dining, attractions and spas. There's lots to do in Muskoka.but sometimes the best thing to do is nothing at all.

Weekend rates start at $250 per night. July & August starting at $1,000/week.  Call or email us for further information

1006 Clear Lake Road
Torrance, ON
P0C 1M0


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Canoeing & Kayaking Getaways @ Westwind Inn On The Lake

Westwind Inn On The Lake Couples Resort3 DAY Paddling adventure to Wolf Island & Kawartha Highlands Provincial Parks from $199 per person per night double  including accommodation, dinner, breakfast, box lunch and canoe daily.

Resort Service Fee and HST extra.

Gallery on the Lake Road
PO Box 91, Highway 36
Buckhorn, Ontario
K0L 1J0

(705) 657-8095
Toll Free:

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Canoeing & Kayaking Getaways @ Barry's Bay Cottages

Barry's Bay CottagesIf you are looking for a little more activity, then why not get out on one of our free rental canoes or kayaks to paddle about the lake for awhile. Stretching over 2 miles in length and home to several nice bays, you never know what will turn up around the next bay. Better yet, you can even easily link up with a series of three other lakes. After passing through the culvert onto Trout Lake, short portages are needed to continue south into Buch and Kulas Lakes. For the adventurous, this is a good day trip, while the area is riddled with fabulous canoe routes. Family raft trips and kayaking is offered at the Madawaska Kanu Centre, while all paddlers can take advantage of the services of Algonquin Bound Outfitters found nearby Algonquin Bound Outfitters.

Click here for Rates & Availablity and Specials

20866 Hwy 60
Barry's Bay, Ontario
K0J 1B0

(416) 234-2929
Toll Free:

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Canoeing & Kayaking Getaways @ Cedars of Lake Eugenia Cottage Resort

Cedars Cottage Resort

Cedars Adventure Week-end

Arrive Friday Evening to your own Fully equipped private Cottage and a local cheese platter with a sampling of local Cider waiting for you.

Start Saturday Morning with a guided paddle on The Beaver River from Epping to Heathcote in your choice of a canoe or kayak.  Enjoy a gourmet lunch in Thornbury (not included incost) 

Spend Saturday Afternoon Caving or Climbing on the Niagara Escarpment with a guide to take you to the best Caves or peaks. These activities require some

physical ability but total beginners are fine doing both.

$299.00pp based on double occupancy

additional guests – $199.00pp

134 Cedars Resort Lane
Flesherton, Ontario
N0C 1E0

(519) 922-2043
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Peaceful Paddling Getaway @ Hay Lake Lodge and Cottages

Sugar Ridge RetreatThere is no better way to see the Algonquin area than by canoe or kayak.  Hay Lake is on the boundary of the park, and you will savour the quiet and the sensation of so much privacy. Enjoy your own log cabin. Canoes and kayaks included. Complimentary breakfast delivered each morning.   First-class housekeeping facilities. Privacy with a personal touch. 3 1/2 hours  from Toronto; on Algonquin’s Quiet Side

View our Cabin Rates and Specials

McRae-Hay Lake Road 
P.O. Box 189 
Whitney, ON
K0J 2M0  

(613) 637-2675
Toll Free:

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Canoeing & Kayaking @ The Irwin Inn

Stoney Lake beckons to the outdoor enthusiast to play in nature! A hauntingly beautiful lake, with rugged shore, and sparkling water dotted with 1100 islands, waits to be explored in timeless fashion. The canoe and kayak evoke the area’s tradition of paddling. Awaken your senses in the heart of nature. Dip your paddle. Listen to the cry of the loons. At the end of the day you’ll experience a personal renewal only nature can bring.

Your Canoe and Kayak Getaway at the Inn includes:

* Choice of accommodaitons, from Luxurious spa suites to traditional Inn Rooms.
*Locally inspired dinner each evening
*Full Chef's breakfast each morning
*A packed lunch for two
*Use of two sea kayaks or canoes
*Map of Stoney Lake
*Pass to Petroglyph Provincial Park
*Use of Seasonal Resort facilities


1390 Irwin Rd. RR#2
Lakefield, ON
K0L 2H0

(705) 877-2240
Toll Free:
(705) 877-2243



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Canoeing & Kayaking Getaway @ The Lodge At Pine Cove

The Lodge At Pine CoveTake advantage of our Kraft Dinner No More Canoe or Kayaking Packages which include:

  • Two nights lodging for two people
  • Breakfast delivered to your cottage every morning
  • One 3-course dinner for two people in our dining room
  • BBQ dinner for two delivered to your cottage on the other night
  • One gourmet picnic lunch for two people
  • Unlimited use of a canoe or two kayaks (or one double kayak)

From $700 (based on double occupancy)

For the 2015 season we are offering an exclusive canoe rental rate to Lodge guests at the time of a cottage booking of a one-time charge of $40/canoe per four (4) days -- or a one-time charge of $75/canoe for between five (5) and eight (8) day stays - as available.

Please note: HST will be added, with special rates not available over these long weekend dates: June 26 - July 5; July 31 - August 3; September 4 - 7.


1013 Hwy 528A
Noelville, ON
P0M 2N0

(705) 898-2500

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Canoeing & Kayaking Getaway @ Moulin Wakefield Mill

Wakefield Mill Inn & SpaOutdoor & Active

Package includes:

  • Overnight accommodation;
  • 35$ per adults, to spend in the Heron room;
  • Full country breakfast;
  • Gratuities on breakfast;
  • Use of outdoor pool and hot tubs;
  • 2h rental of Canoe & Kayaks;
  • Access to the Gatineau Park's beaches;
  • Access to the Gatineau Park's hiking trails.
Room Type

Rates from:
1 night

Rates from:
2 nights

$345.00 $554.00
River Grand
$405.00 $674.00
  • * 2nd night savings is on Bed and Breakfast basis only *
  • *NEW* Starting May 26th, 2014; Yoga classes available (15$ per hour);
  • Rental of Canoes and Kayaks are at Lac Philippe and Lac LaPêche;
  • Gatineau Park's Beaches: Lac Philippe, Lac LaPêche, Lac Meech and Lac Leamy;
  • Please note that a Saturday night stay includes the Sunday brunch instead of breakfast;
  • All rates are for 2 people, based on double occupancy and subject to change without notice.
  • Taxes (HST, GST & 3$ room tax) not included
  • A deposit of 50% is required with all reservations. We understand that sometimes you need to change your schedule. We kindly ask that you give 7 days notice so that someone else may visit our inn. If less notice is given, your deposit will be forfeited.


60 Mill Road
Wakefield, (Greater Ottawa Area)
J0X 3G0

(819) 459-1838
Toll Free:


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Canoeing & Kayaking Getaways @ Sunbeam Bungalows

Sunbeam Bungalows Family & Fishing ResortSunbeam Bungalows Family & Fishing Resort is sheltered under tall pines on beautiful Callander Bay, Lake Nipissing, with a shoreline full of interesting features for those who love to take to the water in a canoe or kayak. Make your way  over to Wasi Falls, out to the islands at the entrance to the bay or over to the cranberry marsh on the north west shore. If you are in the mood to explore, enjoy quiet times on the peaceful lake, and appreciate the natural beauty around you, this is the place! You’ll enjoy the comfort and privacy of staying in one of our clean, fully-furnished, fully equipped, spacious housekeeping cottages– they include digital cable, 32” flat screen TV/DVD, Wi-Fi, BBQ with propane, picnic table and fire bowl for a cozy outdoor camp fire. Relax on our long white sandy beach; enjoy great swimming; stretch out on lounge chairs on our lakeside deck. If there are other outdoor activities you like to enjoy, we can supply details on golf courses, horseback riding, scenic trails, lake cruises and more.

For more details on the resort and location, please visit our website:


P.O. Box 188
Callander, Ontario
P0H 1H0

(705) 752-3780
Toll Free:

(705) 752-1982

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Canoeing/Kayaking Getaway @ Tyrolean Village Resorts at Blue Mountain

Tyrolean Village Resorts at Blue MountainTyrolean Village Resorts at Blue Mountain is a four season Chalet Resort located in the scenic Town of The Blue Mountains, 90min north of Toronto close to the shores of Georgian Bay. Our Swiss-style and Executive-style chalets and cottages are nestled at the base of Blue Mountian, Ontario's largest mountain resort. 4 to 9 bedroom chalets can accommodate from 4 to 20 people - perfect for families and groups! Full kitchen, wood burning fireplace, sauna or hot tub or jacuzzi, cable TV, over sized living/dining rooms and large deck. We are a Pet Friendly! Visit for more information or e-mail

Weekly Summer Chalet and Cottage Rentals for Groups & Families

Weekend Summer Chalet and Cottage Rentals

Summer Specials
Swiss Style Cottage with Sauna & BBQ: 
Weekend Price from $50 per person per night. 
Weekly price from $995 to $2,295 per week.


P.O. Box 3079 R.R. #3
Collingwood, Ontario
L9Y 3Z2

(705) 445-1467
Toronto Direct:
(416) 213-7437
(705) 446-2402

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Escape....Explore.... @ Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre

Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre
Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre

Wye Marsh offers the opportunity to discover the secrets of a wetland with the assistance of our dynamic naturalist staff. Look for life in thewater during a guided canoe adventure or dip net from accessible boardwalks. You can enjoy the grace of the magnificent Trumpeter Swans,

North America's largest waterfowl. Feed chickadees from your hand, spot wetland and woodland birds along easy-access trails and tour the interactive display hall (all handicapped accessible). There is always something fun and interactive to do in every season; maple syrup harvest in spring, family programs all summer and many special events such as Wye Marsh Rhythms Festival in September. In winter the Marsh offers cross-country skiing on more than 22 km of beautiful groomed and track-set trails. Join us for a snow shoeing trek on 10KM of picturesque hiking trails.


Wye Marsh interpreter guided canoe and kayak tours are great way for family and friends reconnect with themselves and nature.

Enjoy weekend guided tours of the marsh by canoe or kayak.

Tours are approximately 1 hour in length and cost $8.00 per person with admission.

Please see our calendar for tour times.

Please note that our kayak dock is currently under repair and we will not be able to offer kayak tours. Additional canoe tours will be offered in place of kayak tours.

Discovery Tour - $34.95
Discovery Tour The Discovery Tour package includes admission for one adult to the S.S. Keewatin, a restored Titanic-era passenger steamship; the Martyrs' Shrine, Canada’s National Shrine to the North American Martyrs; the Wye Marsh, one of Ontario’s foremost natural attractions and the Huronia Museum’s re-creation of a Ouendat First Nations village.  Also included in the package are 50% off admission tickets to Discovery Harbour, with its fleet of British warships and buildings from 1817; and Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons; a recreated site of life in the first European settlement in Upper Canada. 


Midland, Ontario

(705) 526-7809

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Canoe & Kayaking Getaways @ Bondi Village Cottage Resort


We offer comfortable housekeeping cottages with fireplaces for the romantic couple. Our beach frontage is never crowded, with lots of private places for those who want to be by the water undisturbed. Extensive hiking trails through our private wilderness offer great photo opportunities and a chance to get close to Nature. Each rental includes a canoe and BBQ.We have kayaks, fishing boats and waterskiing is also available.

We are well reviewed on trip advisor, an environmentally friendly non-smoking resort. Member of Resorts of Ontario and the group

What could be more Muskoka than a canoe? These are the times your family will remember and cherish forever! Your cottage comes with a canoe, two paddles and two adult lifejackets. These all have your cottage name on them. Your canoe will be locked to one of the racks, usually closest to your cottage. Your key will open the lock on your canoe and you are in business.


1260 Fox Point Road, RR#1
Dwight, Ontario
P0A 1H0

(705) 635-2261
Toll Free:
(705) 635-9790

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Canoe & Kayaking Getaways @ Algonquin Highlands Trails

Township of Algonquin Highlands Trails DepartmentAlgonquin Highlands Trails

Where Adventure Awaits!

~ Haliburton Highlands Water Trails – Frost Centre and Poker Lakes
~ Backcountry Camping, Canoeing and Kayaking
~ 38kms of Hiking Trails, Hundreds of kms of ATV trails
~ Canoe rentals
~ Excellent fishing for Trout, Bass and Whitefish
~ Dorset Scenic Lookout Tower – Best view of Fall colors in the highlands!
~ Ontario’s only full size historic Log chute

Backcountry waterfront campsites $12 per night/adult. 
Brand new super lightweight Swift Kevlar Canoes from $34 per day.

20130 Hwy 35, 
12km south of the Town of Dorset.
2.5hrs from Toronto.

(705) 766-9033
(705) 766-2402

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Canoe & Kayaking Getaways @ Algonquin Bound Inn

Algonquin Bound InnAlgonquin Bound Inn is the last stop before Algonquin Provincial Park's West Gate providing easy access to all of the Highway 60 corridor access points. Our full service Algonquin Bound store provides all the canoe, camping and fishing equipment you need to explore Ontario`s premier canoe tripping park. With competitive rates and knowledgeable staff, we can plan your trip or simply outfit you with the equipment available. You can also find Algonquin Provincial Park exclusive souvenirs and memorabilia.

Algonquin Bound Inn guests can take advantage of our Canoe Rental Special when booking in advance. Visitors will also find a full range of fresh take away food including salads, sandwiches and wraps as well as desserts and snacks. Algonquin Bound specializes in delivery service so your canoe will be waiting for you at your next Algonquin Park canoe adventure.

One Day Trip, Two Day Trip, Three Day Trip, Five Day Trip

5280 Highway 60,
Dwight Ontario

(705) 635-1818
Toll Free:
(855) 635-1818

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Bike-Canoe Getaway @ Evergreen Forest Getaways

Evergreen Forest Resort B&BThis is TWO tours in ONE package! Our tour guide, Jim Collins, takes you on a Cycling and Canoeing “tour de force”, traversing some of the most beautiful, photogenic river and coastline scenery in Ontario. If you've never tried canoeing before, this is an ideal opportunity to learn. The pace is VERY relaxed, and we provide all the equipment! Here's what to expect:

  • Two night's stay in one of our gorgeous, private rooms.
  • One Guided Canoe-Bike Tour, including equipment, shuttle and food.
  • A wonderful mid-day picnic with Jim, on the lovely grounds of a local garden center. Enjoy free elderberry wine samples!
  • Two special gourmet breakfasts for two, for a fantastic start to your day.

More information at CANOE-BIKE TOUR GETAWAY.

You might also be interested in our outdoor Woodland Suite or our Constellation Suite.


381135 Concession 17
Georgian Bluffs, ON
N0H 2T0

(519)  534-9398

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Canoeing Getaway @ Quiet Bay Log Motel & Café

Quiet Bay Log Motel & CaféCanoeing on Ahmic Lake at Quiet Bay Log Motel and Café

$95 per person, min two people. 1 day, 1 night

Nestled among the trees, with a view of beautiful Ahmic Lake, Quiet Bay Log Motel and Café offers peace and tranquility with all the modern conveniences. Whether you like the rough water of the Magnetawan River or the quiet water of Ahmic Lake, you can access both from Quiet Bay. Bring your own canoe and explore or rent from us.  Catch a glimpse of deer, beaver and loons as you paddle the lake - so don't forget your camera.  In the fall, the colours here are majestic.  

Spring, Summer and Fall annually

Includes one night's accommodation and complimentary basic breakfast at the Café.Also canoe rental, paddling gear and PFD,  Use of swimming pool and hot tub, access to local and Trans Canada and Discovery Trails systems. 

Option for a longer stay, enjoy a lunch in our Café (open daily 7 am to 2pm).  Book a facial overview. 


#5333 Hwy 124
Magnetawan, Ontario
P0A 1P0

705 387 0115
Café: 705 387 1501
Toll Free: 1-877-224-8235

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Canadians have excelled in canoeing and kayaking. Canada's canoe history goes back centuries making it one of Canada's favourite icons. The above resort and destinations offer recreational canoeing and kayaking opportunities for both adults, children and families. For those interested in the competitive side of canoeing and kayaking please see Canoe Kayak Canada for a ongoing challenging experience for healthy outdoor family fun.

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