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About 1000 Islands Kayaking


Here is your opportunity to check out 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 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-a-way from the city, where you will start enjoying the river in no time! Explore the islands, while on a romantic weekend retreat or take advantage of this unique opportunity to try something you have always wanted to do!

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 is 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. 


We have big news here at 1000 Islands Kayaking!  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!