1000 Islands Kayaking

1000 Islands Kayaking

Sea kayaking tours in Gananoque and the 1000 islands

Announcement #1

Thank you to everyone who joined us in 2020.
We are now closed for the season and will reopen in May of 2021

Watch for new dates for 2021 Courses and Guided Camping Tours.

Announcement #2

1000 Island Kayaking Gift Certificates make a perfect holiday gift and will be available for instant purchase soon.

Guided Kayak Experiences

Guided Half-day Tours
Make sure to experience the 1000 Islands up close! Even if you only have a short-time in the 1000 Islands, make sure to see the islands up close. Our half-day guided trips are beginner-friendly and our guides are nationally certified. No experience is necessary.
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Guided Full-day Tours
An unforgettable 1000 Islands experience! Excited about getting out on the river for a beautiful day of paddling? We take care of everything. Our trips are beginner-friendly with all equipment included and friendly, certified guides.
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Guided Two-night Camping Tours
A fantastic paddling escape! Paddling the 1000 Islands is our specialty and we can’t wait for you to wander deep into the secret paddling treasures of the the Admiralty and Lake Fleet Islands.
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Self-Guided Rentals

Explore the islands on your own!

Our rental packages are designed to fully outfit you for an enjoyable day or weekend on the water. Everything from the coast guard required equipment, detailed maps, recommended routes, emergency contact information, national park beaching permits and high end touring kayaks are included and waiting for you at the launch site.

Power Boat Services

Boat Shuttle Service
Whether you want to spend a weekend camping with family on one of the National Park Islands, or you would like to enjoy your day on the beach at Leek Island—we can transport you to your destination.
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Sightseeing Boat Tours
Our experienced guides will take you and up to 5 family members or friends, to see the hidden treasures in the 1000 Islands - places the larger tour boats cannot reach!
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Specialty Group Experiences

From corporate team building to to our volunteer-supported, Wednesday night Paddle & Pint recreational club, we offer group kayaking experiences you won’t soon forget.

Kayaking Courses

Certification – Level 1 Skills
This two-day course covers a significant amount of knowledge and skills to improve the navigation and paddling skills of both beginner and intermediate paddlers.
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Certification – Level 2 Skills
Skills such as a strong forward stroke, effective bracing, maneuvering in waves and currents, advanced rescues including rolling and towing are taught and perfected.
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About 1000 Islands Kayaking

One of the most rewarding ways to experience the 1000 Islands!

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

Our Gananoque location is only minutes off Hwy 401 and is centrally located between 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 • kayaking@1000ikc.com • 613-463-9564

Hours of Operation: Opening day is June 1 2020. We are open 7 days a week from 9am – 5pm through October 2020. To assist with the requirements of proper physical distancing please contact us to book your reservation.

World-class Sea Kayaking in the 1000 Islands

Accommodations in the Area

Inns, Motels, B&Bs, and camping in the 1000 Islands area
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Used Kayak Sale

Free 20-minute test paddle before buying or 20% off full-day or half-day rental rate.
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Contact Us

We are always happy to hear from other paddlers!
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Parking at 1000 Islands Kayaking

Please note: we DO NOT have parking specific to our facility.
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