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1000 Islands Kayaking Day Trips

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110 Kate Street, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 1G0, Canada
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Reviewed February 6, 2019

Incredible full day kayaking the 1000 islands! We crossed channels, cruised closed to the islands, passed over a shipwreck, even had an island picnic! There were four of us - a couple joined us last minute - and none of us had ever been kayaking,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank organicroadmap
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Definitely recommend the half day guided tour. Well organized, great equipment, basic safety and paddling well explained. Mark provided interesting facts about the islands and river and set a comfortable pace for everyone in the group. Great for beginners who want to try kayaking with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank omemeemom
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We went for a full day kayaking tour as absolute beginners and loved it! River was an excellent guide/ instructor, and we felt very confident on the water. The tour had a good mix of interesting islands, wildlife and stories from our guide. Lunch was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend doing the half day kayaking trip as it was amazing and our guide was awesome. Can't wait to do the full day. I was nervous as first as I am a bit afraid of large open water but the staff assured me that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Shannon W
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

We did four guided trips and each was fun and different. Scenery, guides, equipment, routes...all great. The boats are plastic and heavy to launch, but stable, comfortable and responsive. Dry bags, rain jackets and spray skirts are available. Lunch was provided on the full-day trips-...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kim1112S
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

We booked a half day kayaking event. We spent $300 for two adults and two kids. We were very excited about this trip it was the first time for our kids. My husband love kayaking we did some excursions in Muskoka and Hawaii. This was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BurgerChan
Kayaking A, Owner at 1000 Islands Kayaking Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Hello Mike and family, It is unfortunate we had to cancel your tour due to the high winds and risks of the day. We were able to debrief this event and it was a good judgement call for our instructor to call the power boat...More

Reviewed September 4, 2018

From start to finish, our experience was exceptional. The Guides were attentive and friendly, as were the front desk staff. If you want a safe and memorable way to see the islands up close, look no further. This is just the start of more kayaking...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Glenn15
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Friendly and professional staff. Wasn't sure if I was going to like it: I loved it! No better way to see some of the amazing cottages than right on the water. Would recommend it to anyone and you DON'T need to have kayaked before...Brilliant....Worth it!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RawMike
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Excellent day out on the water with River as our guide. She gave us some easy techniques for maneuvering the kayaks and safety tips, along with some history of the area. We covered a fair distance, around several Islands, a ship wreck, and we had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

This was an awesome morning out on the lake with Matt. We had a great group and made good progress across the water. Saw some marvellous wildlife and interesting islands. Thanks for a fabulous time. Thoroughly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
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April 14, 2018|
Response from Kayaking A | Property representative |
Hi Carely, We run with an 8:1 ration, 8 participants to one guide. For our camping trips we do not exceed 16 people. Typically we put groups who book together in the same tent. If you are an individual you will get your... More
March 12, 2017|
Response from Kayaking A |
Hello Diana, To make a reservation you can call our office located on our website. Kind Regards, Melissa
September 1, 2016|
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Response from Scott E | Property representative |
Hello, yes all guided tours and courses need to be booked in advance. Rental packages can be reserved or booked on-site for walk-in clients. We recommend a reservation as walk-ins are first come first serve and our fleet... More