Social Groups

If you are a member or co-ordinator for a social club or youth organization our day and overnight trips are a great, hassle free opportunity to get on the water. Groups between 8 to 36 participants qualify for special group rates.

If you have a special occasion or are just looking for a unique way to get together for an active, fun and memorable experience, give us a call to discuss your plans. We can build a custom program for your group that meets your timeline and purpose of the trip.

Groups that qualify

  • Sport and social clubs
  • Field naturalists, photography, bird watching
  • Scouts Canada, Girl Guides, Boys and Girls Clubs
  • Big Brothers / Big Sisters
  • Community Living
  • Church groups
  • Private family parties
  • Weddings, bachelor/bachelorette parties
  • Professional development and retreats

Booking procedure

When you are ready to book your group, please give us a call to explore potential dates, numbers of participants and discuss any special objectives you would like to get out of the day. We will send you a promotional flyer and confirmation package to distribute to your groups to help build excitement and explain the details of the trip.

Please note that every participant will be required to fill out a medical history form and submit it to us confidentially on-line. We will contact you 48 hours prior to trip departure to confirm who has completed their registration. If there are individuals missing from this list, please contact them directly and ensure they submit this necessary information.

Individual or group payment

If you would like to pay as a whole group, cash, cheque or any major credit card can be accepted at the departure point. Participant numbers will be finalized 48 hours prior to the trip and will appear on the invoice. Please call us directly for last minute participant additions to ensure we can accommodate them.

If members are paying individually, we accept credit cards over the phone and payment in full is required to confirm registration. Please view our policies page for information on cancelations and dangerous weather.

Custom programs must be comprised of 8 or more individuals otherwise regular day trip or overnight rates apply.


Adult full-day: $110 + HST
Child full-day: $85 + HST
Adult half-day: $65 + HST
Child half-day: $45 + HST

Additional details

Full-day includes our famous lunch buffet on a Thousand Island National Park island.

Youth social groups are allowed one free supervisor volunteer for every 16 youth participating. Each additional supervisor will pay either $85 + tax for a full-day youth trip or $45 + tax for a half-day trip.

Maximum group size is 64 youth and 4 volunteers (splits into four groups of 16 youth with one supervisor per group)

CLICK HERE TO READ OUR COMPANY POLICIES. Our goal with is to provide our participants with an intimate experience in the 1000 Islands region. In order to run our programs, we must organize our guides and equipment at least 48 hours in advance of the program date. For this reason, if cancellation occurs with less than 48 hours notice, we are unable to provide a refund. For cancellations of more than 48 hours, a refund less a 25% administration fee, will be issued.

Please understand that even if you have a sudden medical problem or family emergency, we will not be able to provide the 75% refund, without 48 hours notice.

Our programs operate rain or shine and we will provide the necessary equipment to make both options enjoyable.

If 1000 Islands Kayaking cancels a program due to weather or insufficient registration, we will offer to alter your date, free of charge, or provide you with a full refund.

Registration: Please contact the office directly at 613-329-6265 to book your tour and provide your payment details. Submitting a request IS NOT confirmation of a booking.

PLEASE NOTE: We DO NOT have parking specific to our facility. Parking is available along residential streets ( Main Street,John street, and South street) free of charge. A public parking lot ( overnight and day parking)can be found at 760 Stone Street free of charge. Please note this parking lot requires a taxi to get to our facility.  Parking can also be found at the Gananoque Municipal Marina for daily and overnight parking, there is a fee at this lot.