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Big Creek Kayak Tour

By Long Point Eco-Adventures
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Ages 10-90
Duration: 4–5 hours
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Meets animal welfare guidelines
Live guide: English
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  • Paddle and kayak rental included in tour cost.
  • Private transportation


Start:
  • JFH7+W7 Rowan Mills, JFH7+W72 Rowan Mills, ON, Canada
    Paddlers will meet their kayaking guides at a private and gated launch point. Guests will then kayak downstream with their guides and will finish at the Port Royal public launch point. Guests will then hop on board a van shuttle along with their guides and will drive back to the private launch site.
End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infants must sit on laps
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 215153P7

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    How much is Big Creek Kayak Tour?
    Big Creek Kayak Tour price starts from C$122.53. Discover and book Big Creek Kayak Tour on Tripadvisor
    What is the Big Creek Kayak Tour cancellation policy?
    Big Creek Kayak Tour cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book Big Creek Kayak Tour on Tripadvisor
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    On average, this experience will take approximately 4h. Discover and book Big Creek Kayak Tour on Tripadvisor

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      Paddlers will meet their kayaking guides at a private and gated launch point. Guests will then kayak downstream with their guides and will finish at the Port Royal public launch point. Guests will then hop on board a van shuttle along with their guides and will drive back to the private launch site.
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    5.0
    5.0 of 5 bubbles25 reviews
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    Dani D
    London, Canada90 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sept 2021 • Couples
    We did this tour twice in quick succession in summer 2021. The tour was great - really beautiful setting and our tour guide (Leanne) was very knowledgeable about the birds and other creatures living along the creek. As new kayakers, we also felt very safe and were coached through some of the trickier parts of the rivers (including fallen tree branches).

    It lasts about 4 hours but goes by very quickly. And we were definitely sore afterwards so it was a bit of work.
    Written July 30, 2022
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    Karen B
    Toronto, Canada1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Aug 2022
    Our family (with two teen boys) did this kayak as part of a package with Long Point Eco-Adventures where we were glamping. It was lovely day of gentle paddling down Big Creek. There are a few tricky maneuvers, but overall a beginner paddler could take it on. Our guides Josh and Karl were great. They were patient, friendly and encouraging. Josh was very knowledgeable about the area, the plants and wildlife we saw along the way and was eager to share. We give it four thumbs up!
    Written August 20, 2022
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    JoMoKe
    Hamilton, Canada174 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our group enjoyed a beautiful day on the Big Creek with our two guides Leanne and Nic. The Big Creek billed as Canada’s Amazon offers a georgeous meandering paddle surrounded by nature away from the hustle bustle of life. I was not expecting this to be a tour focused on education but Leanne is a passionate advocate for conservation of all species native to this area. She shared her broad knowledge of every living thing we encountered from moths, bees, and butterflies, bald headed eagle, snapping turtle, to the many beautiful tree and plant species that bank the creek.
    The kayaks,pfds/paddles were in good condition. Each of us paddled in a 12 foot Wilderness Pungo -great kayaks, suitable for all/most paddlers. The creek has a steady gentle current that pulls you along with little effort. The trip was about 5+ hrs long due to the slow and leisurely pace, stopping for a relaxing lunch and many discussions along the way. (Some of our group were less interested in the naturalist focus and were eager to quicken the pace). At the end of our tour we were shuttled back to the starting launch point in a large van.

    Pros: relaxing day amidst a beautiful, lush landscape, fun navigating the creek with branches and obstructions, great for all ability levels; guide knowledge and care for participants, pictures taken by the guides along the tour were emailed to all who participated as a memory of our day

    Cons: very primitive “boom box” amongst the brush - (after a long drive to get there and following a long paddle we gals need a washroom with a bit more shelter), the entrance is poorly marked with a very small green parking sign low to the ground. Fortunately, google maps worked well.
    Advice:
    Read the instructions provided by email regarding directions, what to bring, wear, etc. There are no nearby stores or restaurants
    Allow more time than 4 hrs so you don’t have time pressure
    Enjoy the experience!
    Written August 16, 2022
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    ShopPrettyBird
    Toronto, Canada3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Aug 2022
    Highlight of the summer! Went with a group of friends as part of our camping adventures at Long Point Provincial Park. From start to finish, the experience was excellent. Equipment was in great condition and the tour was well organized. Josh and the team did a wonderful job teaching us about the flora and fauna of the region as we paddled our way along Big Creek. We saw some animals and other creatures which was a real bonus! The kayaking was not difficult but challenging enough as we had to navigate our way around trees, rocks etc. Lots of fun, even for the novice kayakers in our group. The whole journey took about 5 hours to complete including the picnic lunch. Be sure to bring lots of drinking water, sunscreen, and a hat as there is not a lot of shade along the route. You could probably paddle it on your own but not having to worry about dragging your own gear to the drop in site and also having a knowledgeable guide with you makes the experience so much richer! A great day out and definitely worth the money!
    Written September 11, 2022
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    Rock F
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    My partner and I had a fantastic day on this tour. Not only was the kayaking an enjoyable activity, but our Guide’s (Leanne) insight and knowledge made it educational. It was a very informative tour! We also appreciate the time she took to send us pictures of our excursion and the helpful resources/links to information that was provided during the tour. Highly recommended!
    Written September 19, 2022
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    Sandra22585
    Richmond Hill, Canada7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Jul 2022
    I have kayaked a couple times in days, nothing ever serious. I had more water experience from being in a canoe. I had no trouble with navigating the water. Once or twice I needed the guides help when I got "stuck" beside a tree and could not get out myself, that was the first obstacle, and the rest were no problem. There is plenty to see from flora to fauna. The water allowed me to float and take it all in, and the ability to paddle when I wanted . The time flew by. The guides were great, they were knowledgeable, and ran it like a well oiled machine. It was great to have parking and the gear all taken care of.
    Written July 25, 2022
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    Joan E
    Guelph, Canada1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Aug 2022
    We did this tour as part of our package while staying at the Long Point Eco-Adventure “glampsite”. It was a wonderful day, four hours of paddling and drifting down Big Creek through the Carolinian forest. Josh and Riley provided great leadership, shared good information, and were very personable. The equipment was in excellent shape and the route was an interesting fun paddle. We’d love to do another route with these folks!
    Written August 5, 2022
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    Dave S
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Jul 2022
    The staff were wonderfully helpful and enthusiastic. I never felt unsafe or ignored. It was a wonderful experience.
    Some comfort in kayaks may be helpful, but the team were there to help if anyone felt the need.
    Also, it was just the right level of effort needed for me. Not too strenuous but enough that I felt I "accomplished" something by the end.
    Written July 24, 2022
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    Heather H
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Jun 2022
    The Big Creek Kayak tour is a great way to spend a day with friends and gain experience with a kayak. Leanne and Riley were great tour guides, providing lots of paddling tips and information on the area. As a novice paddler, I felt relaxed and as ease the whole trip. At the end of the tour we left wanting to get out on the water more. Thanks to our great guides.
    Written July 1, 2022
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    Andrew
    Burlington, Canada2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sept 2020
    My wife and I had never Kayaked before and Brian and Lianne made us feel right at home in the kayak's. We meandered around the creek for almost 4 hours - beautiful scenery.

    We were impressed with their knowledge of the surroundings and providing a very enjoyable and relaxing day. I would encourage anyone to take this tour.
    Written September 20, 2020
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