Let your spirit paddle free this summer!
Here is your opportunity to check out the most rewarding and refreshing way to experience the 1000 Islands!
We can get you on the river with expert guided full-day and half-day trips, recreational paddling clubs, fitness programs, kid's camps and skills improvement courses. The 1000 Islands Kayaking Company is nationally certified and has an incredible passion for the unique paddling adventures in the 1000 Islands.
With three locations in Gananoque, Kingston and Brockville, Ontario, we are only minutes off Hwy 401 and smack in the middle of Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal, directly on the Canadian side of Ivy Lea Bridge to the USA. Our kayak tours are ideal for a quick get-a-way from the city and you can be enjoying the river in no time! Explore 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 truly the closest way anyone can get to 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, the equipment is top-notch, and the adventure awaits!
We have big news here at 1000 Islands Kayaking! We have been rated 1/27 attractions here 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!
Centrally located in the heart of the 1000 Islands, 1000 Islands Kayaking main location is in Gananoque, Ontario. 1000 Islands Kayaking also has two satellite locations in Kingston and Brockivlle, offering specialty programs.
***Please note our parking has changed for the 2016 season. The Town of Gananoque offers a free shuttle service, to alleviate some congestion at the waterfront. Please allocate extra time before your trip to, park and shuttle to our area. The following is a link to the shuttle schedule from 2015 and will be updated shortly. The schedule will be similar to the 2015 schedule and route.***
Follow the Waterfront Express Route, to reach our location.