Kayak the 1000 Islands and Rideau Canal as you learn about the region’s diverse wildlife, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, pioneer history and historic Boldt Castle.
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Program No. 21077RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

The 1000 Islands are a natural place of wonder, with breathtaking vistas and captivating wildlife seemingly close enough to touch. On this kayaking adventure, paddle with local experts who will enrich your experience with fascinating stories, historical facts and knowledge of the intricate biodiversity. Learn about the formation of the Islands, the unique flora and fauna of the UNESCO designated Frontenac Arch Biosphere Reserve and the significance of the historic Rideau Canal. Step back in time into the Golden Age of Castles and summer homes and get lost in the dreamy past of a very special time in the islands.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Kayaking 3-12 miles daily; no prior experience necessary.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Explore St. Lawrence National Park island and discover the ancient mountain range that forms the Islands.
  • Paddle the Rideau Canal to the historic Jones Falls Locks, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Enjoy daily island lunches, as well as a lunch cruise through the Islands and down “Millionaires Row.”
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