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 and fall outdoor adventure.
Free Canoe & Kayak Rental
With the Madawaska River and Algonquin Provincial Park right at your doorstep you can choose from a variety of activities to help you enjoy your stay. Take an exhilarating kayak or canoe adventure down the Madawaska River which opens up to Rapid Bay Lake. Rapid Bay Lake is a 5 km long remote wilderness lake.
Kayaks or canoes are provided FREE of charge at the Adventure Lodge. The semi-private lake is 5 km long and very peaceful.
Exclusive log cabins and cottages all with king beds and wood fireplaces, TV with blu-ray player and A/C. Limited number of cabins with fireplace and double Jacuzzi.
Your stay includes:
- FREE Daily Breakfast a’la carte
- FREE Daily Served 3-Course Dinner
- $$ ZERO Corkage Fee. BYOW & BYOB to Save lots more money.
- FREE Daily use of Firewood for Fireplace
- FREE Daily ALGONQUIN PARK Pass. Perfect for hiking on Algonquin Trails.
- FREE WIFI access in Main Lodge.
- FREE Daily use of Kayaks & Canoes.
If 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.
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.
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.
Consider Footprints your private playground. With so much to do you will never want to leave. Whether you are looking for a place to relax or check out the best of the Ontario wilderness in the area, we have a number of nearby trails for Hiking, Biking, and exploring. We also have a private lake with paddle boat & canoes, and private beach with loungers and day beds. Adventure is always at your fingertips at our private resort.
Our Private Retreat is waiting for the two of you to discover…
A Full Week Package gets you six (6) full nights in one of our resort style rooms for only $49 pp/pn or cozy cabins for $37 pp/pn.
Check in: Monday after 12pm
Check out: Sunday by 12pm
* Rates apply to a 6 night stay, double occupancy, per person.
When you need to recharge yourselves for a busy weekend, our Midweek Special gets you four (4) nights in one of our resort style rooms for $37 pp/pnor cozy cabins for $28 pp/pn.
Check in: Monday after 12pm
Check out: Friday by 12pm
* Rates apply to a 4 night stay, double occupancy, per person
When you can can only get away for the weekend, our Weekend Getaway Special gets you two (2) nights in one of our resort style rooms for $97 pp/pnor cozy cabins for $73 pp/pn.
Check in: Friday after 12pm
Check out: Sunday by 12pm
* Rates apply to a 2 night stay, double occupancy, per person
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.
Eco Odyssée, a Paddleboat Adventure
Enjoy the 6 kilometer water maze of the Eco Odyssée marshlands and all the biodiversity of plant and animal life found there. Your package includes an adventure pass of your choice. When your discoveries are over, return to the Mill for a relaxing meal and enjoyment of our outdoor pool and hot tubs. From $549.
- Overnight accommodation;
- 35$ per adult to spend in the Heron Wine Bar Restaurant;
- Full country breakfast;
- Eco-Odyssée adventure pass;
- Gratuities on breakfast;
- Use of outdoor hot tubs & swimming pool;
Sand 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. http://www.sandlake.on.ca
Enjoy a fun-filled yet relaxing getaway at one of Ontario’s premier lakeside resorts in the heart of the world famous Muskoka – Georgian Bay lake district. Located in a quiet sheltered cove on the northern shores of Gloucester Pool, part of the historic Trent Severn Waterway, the resort encompasses over 700 meters (2000 feet) of pristine shoreline and over 100 acres of property. The views are breath taking, and it is difficult to believe that the greater Toronto area is only a short 90 minute drive.
Our crystal clear sparkling waters, rugged shorelines with granite rock outcroppings, hundreds of islands with windswept pines, and abundant wildlife will simply take your breath away. It is meant to be enjoyed in pure silence, and there is no better way to discover our nature than in a kayak or canoe. Severn Lodge packages include the use of our kayaks and canoes, along with pedal boats and stand up paddle boards. For those more adventuresome paddlers, guided day trips can be enjoyed at the nearby Wye Marsh Wildlife Center.
The resort features:
- Accommodation in a lake view room or suite
- Delicious meals
- Use of lodge’s recreation facilities including an outdoor swimming pool & whirlpool spa, sandy beach & lake swimming, waterpark featuring a 25’ water trampoline, water slide & climbing pyramid
- Canoes, pedal boats, stand-up paddle boards, mountain bikes, 100 acres of wooded hiking trails, tennis, basketball, volleyball, shuffleboard, fishing, and games room
- Terrific fishing in Gloucester Pool
- Summertime water-skiing & tubing, and evening entertainment
- Outboard boat & jet ski rentals
- Daily maid service
- Auto parking & baggage handling
- Nearby (extra charge) there is a full service spa, championship golf courses, horseback riding, picturesque lakeside villages with shopping, historic attractions, live summer theatre, boat cruises, and more!
Severn Lodge also has several cottages & suites with kitchens where guests can do their own cooking.
Severn Lodge has been family owned and operated for nearly a century, and is dedicated to providing the highest standards of hospitality, comfort, and personal service.
Why not call us today at 844-284-9135 or visit www.severnlodge.on.ca.
Canoeing & Kayaking Getaways at Sunbeam Bungalows
Sunbeam 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:www.sunbeambungalows.com
Take advantage of our Kraft Dinner No More Canoe or Kayaking Packages which include:
- Two nights lodging for two people in a private cottage
- Deluxe breakfast basket delivered to your cottage each morning
- One 3-course dinner for two people in our dining room
- One gourmet picnic lunch for two people
- Unlimited use of a canoe or two kayaks
From $329 (Per person based on double occupancy. Rates vary with boat selection, cottage choice, season, and weekday/weekend bookings. Please check our rates here http://frenchriver.com/rates.shtml)
Please note: HST will be added.
Tyrolean 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!
Swiss Style Cottage with Sauna & BBQ:
Weekend Price from $50 per person per night.
Weekly price from $995 to $2,295 per week.
3 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.
BONDI VILLAGE COTTAGE RESORT ON LAKE OF BAYS.
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 NorthMuskoka.com 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.
Mattawa River Canoe Race
July 23, 2016
Grab your paddle for the 40th annual canoe race from Trout Lake in North Bay and along the Mattawa River in beautiful Voyageur Country. This 64 km trip brings out all levels of paddlers from canoes to kayaks and stand-up paddleboards. Join in the fun with the family at Samuel de Champlain Park for the last 13 km with only one portage if you are a beginner paddler who wants a taste of the race. You will enjoy the spectacular scenery along the historical waterways where to the Voyageurs followed the path of the Huron and Ojibway as they made their journey from the St. Lawrence to the Great Lakes.
For more information visit mattawarivercanoerace.ca
Experience Ontario’s Lake Country Scenic Waterways
Canoe, kayak or stand up paddleboard! Choose from 10 amazing paddling routes, find local paddling outfitters and see the best paddling getaways. Ontario’s Lake Country’s assets are plentiful, and none are more perfect than its shimmering lakes, rivers, and streams. In fact, some of the best paddling opportunities, recreational boating and water sports in Canada can be found here. Ontario’s Lake Country is Orillia & Area’s Four Season Playground! It is one of Ontario’s most picturesque regions with radiant lakes and rivers and an array of activities for all to enjoy year round. We are located just one hour north of Toronto, on the shores of Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching and along the Trent Severn Waterway.
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.
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.
CANOE & KAYAKING AT THE WYE MARSH
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.
Algonquin 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.
This 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.
Your own log cabin, fully equipped, on the waterfront. Canoes, kayaks included. Get away for a couple of days or a week and spend time with your family. Explore Algonquin Park. Have a campfire on the point. We are a small lodge, so even when we are full it is never crowded here.
We enjoy giving our guests a chance to completely relax and enjoy the natural surroundings. We’ll bring you breakfast each morning, and you’ll have the day to spend exactly as you please. We offer “Privacy with a Personal Touch”.
Mention 400eleven for your North of Toronto discount!
At Kashaga Lodge, guests are encouraged to participate in any of the many activities available on the property. Paddle boats, canoes and a kayak are available for everyone to use, and fishing boats are available to rent.
Let us welcome you to Muskoka! Our quiet, family-oriented resort offers 5 clean, comfortable cottages and a 2 storey-Duplex cottage that is perfect for family or friends who travel together but still want their own private space. Enjoy amenities such as satellite TV, high-speed wireless internet, propane BBQ, marshmallow social nights at the campfire, large playground, free use of canoes/kayaks, all sand beach, 4 piece baths, full kitchens and linens provided. We have organized a Summer Events Calendar for your enjoyment – try your hand at Archery and experience our unique version of hockey! Contact us to reserve your cottage!
View our Accommodation and Rates: Self Catering 2 and 3 Bedroom Cottages and Duplex
Path of the Paddle
Carve a paddle through the still waters on Margaret, Dan, Horse, and McEwen Lakes. On this full day guided canoe trip you will discover the backcountry beauty of the Highlands, practice your paddle strokes, portage a canoe, learn some canoe tripping tips and visit a canoe builder who crafts birch bark canoes. This trip is well suited to the novice and experienced canoeist.
Canoe Like a Canadian
Paddling a canoe is a truly Canadian experience. In this half day introduction you will learn the basics – strokes, techniques, and safety – and go for a shoreline paddle to practice your new found skills. Suitable for beginners and those looking to improve under the guidance of an expert certified instructor. Bring your canoe or rent one.