learning the strokes


the right gear

Group Tours
Group Tours

share the experience


healthy adventure

Guided Full-day Trips
Rentals and Self-guided Tours
What to Bring Kayaking

About 1000 Islands Kayaking

The most rewarding and refreshing way to experience the 1000 Islands!

1000 Islands Kayaking is excited to provide you with nationally certified guides for a multitude of kayaking programs, from day tours to camping to skills courses.

Our Gananoque location is only minutes off Hwy 401 and smack in the middle of Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal. Our kayak tours are ideal for a quick get-away. You’ll start enjoying the river in no time!

Contact us: 110 Kate Street • Gananoque, On • 613-329-6265

Hours of Operations: 7 days a week from 9am- 5pm until October 14th. Weekends only from October 15th- 23rd. Open for reservations during the week.

World-class Sea Kayaking in the 1000 Islands

Our leisurely adventures of this historically charming and ecologically rich area are the best ways to experience the river and islands. Paddle with the wildlife and reconnect with our living landscape, your partners and yourself. The 1000 Islands region is an integral part of the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Reserve, a member of the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves. Above all, it offers world class sea kayaking for all levels of paddlers and we can’t wait to get you out there!

No Experience Necessary!

Our kayaking tours are designed with beginners in mind! Practically everyone can participate in day trips, lessons and specialty programs. Our guides are professionals, our instruction is excellent, the food is fabulous, and the equipment is top-notch.

Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor

We have been rated 1/27 attractions in the area and have been awarded a Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor. We would like to thank our loyal supporters, newcomers, and everyone who makes this business a great one. Here’s to another exceptional kayaking season!

Happy Paddling!

Contact Us

If you require additional information about any of our tours or courses, or you would just like to say hello, don’t hesitate to give us a call. We are always happy to hear from other paddlers!

Call 613-329-6265 • Email: kayaking (at)1000ikc (dot)com

We are located in the historic Pumphouse on Gananoque’s waterfront. Our address is 110 Kate Street, Gananoque, Ontario.

Locations of Operation

1000 Islands Kayaking Headquarters: Joel Stone Beach
Gananoque kids Camp: 110 Kate Street, Gananoque
Brockville kids camp: St. Lawrence Park