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Canoe and Kayak Rentals in Ontario


Try some of the following outfitters when renting a canoe or kayak in Ontario. You can expect to pay between $28 and $40 per day depending on the outfitter and the type of canoe rented (kevlar, fibreglass, poly, royalex, etc.) Expect to pay more if a shuttle service is included.

When renting a canoe check that the following items are included with the rental: paddles, life jackets (PFD), whistle/signalling device, floating rope/throw bag, bailer, car-top tie-down kit.

Greater Toronto Area

Outfitter Contact Information Description
The Complete Paddler 919 Oxford St., Toronto (near 427/QEW)
416-255-6905
www.completepaddler.ca
Canoes and Kayaks (single and tandem) for sale or rent
Mountain Equipment Co-op 400 King St.W.
416-340-2667
www.mec.ca
Canoes, Kayaks, Tents, X-Country Skis, Snowshoes, Sleeping Bags
Watson Canoes 131 Wendall Ave., Toronto
416-242-3515/1-877-242-3515
www.watsoncanoes.com
Canoe Rentals
Grand Experiences 113 Grand River St N, Paris, Ontario
519-442-3654/1-888-258-0441
www.grand-experiences.com
Canoe rentals and shuttle service for Grand River day trips.
Treks in the Wild
1-888-292-1288
www.treksinthewild.com
Canoe rentals and shuttle service for Grand River day trips. ~$60-$70 for rental and shuttle service.

Killarney/Sudbury/French River

Outfitter Contact Information Description
Killarney Kanoes P.O. Box 66 Stn B, Sudbury
888-461-4446
info@killarneykanoes.com
Canoes; pick up inside Killarney Prov. Park
French River Supply Hwy 69, French River, Alban
705-857-2128
Canoes
Widgawa Lodge Whitefish Falls (S of Espanola)
1-800-562-9992
www.widgawa.ca
Canoes for rent; Killarney Hwy 6 Access Point
French River Adventures Wolseley Bay
705-898-2500 | info@frenchriveradventures.com
www.frenchriveradventures.com
Canoes Rentals, Parking/Launching ($), Equipment Rentals, Park Permits

Muskoka/Algonquin/Haliburton/French River Area

Outfitter Contact Information Description
Algonquin Outfitters
  • Oxtongue Lake (1-800-469-4948)
  • Hunstville (705-787-0262)
  • Opeongo Lake/Access #11 (1-888-280-8886)
  • Brent/Access #27 (1-800-469-4948)
  • Bracebridge/Swifty's Surf & Snow Shop (705-645-9262)
www.algonquinoutfitters.com
Canoes, Kayaks, Camping Gear (canoe rental includes paddles; PFD's are an additional $2.25/day)
Swift Canoe and Kayak
  • Waubaushene (Hwy 400, 705-538-0881)
  • Gravenhurst (Hwy 11, 705-687-3710)
www.swiftcanoe.com
Canoes and Kayaks (single and tandem) for sale or rent
Paddle Shack Muskoka Hwy 11, Gravenhurst
705-687-9415/888-448-4423
www.paddleshack.ca
Canoes and Kayaks for sale or rent
White Squall Paddling Centre RR1 Nobel
705-342-5324
www.whitesquall.com
Canoe and kayak rental
Grundy Lake Supply Post Hwy 69 at Hwy 522
705-383-2251
Canoe Rentals
French River Supply Hwy 69, French River, Alban
705-857-2128
Canoes
Algonquin Highlands Water Trails (Leslie Frost Centre) Hwy 35, 12 km south of Dorset
705-766-9033
Canoe Rentals (for use within Algonquin Highlands Water Trails ONLY)
Sojourn Outdoors 31 Commerce Park Drive, Barrie
705-739-9694
www.SojournOutdoors.com
Canoe/Kayak Rentals

Kawarthas/Eastern Ontario

Outfitter Contact Information Description
Algonquin Bound Outfitters Hwy#60 (E of Algonquin P.P.)
1-800-704-4537
www.algonquinbound.com
Canoes for rent or purchase. Large selection of fishing gear and other outdoor gear.
Long Lake Lodge Apsley, Ontario
705-656-4570
www.longlakelodge.ca
New and Used Canoes and Kayaks for sale or rent
$60 for 16ft 65lb polyethelene canoe (Sat-Sun)
$7.50 launch fee (inc. parking) / $5 parking fee subsequent days
Anstruther Lake Marina Apsley, Ontario
705-656-4783
anstrutherlakemarina.com/
Canoes for rent (~$30/day).
Secure parking for $7/day.
Convenient for trips into Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park.
Adventure Outfitters County Rd #18 at Hwy #507 (Buckhorn Rd), Lakefield
NW of Peterborough
705-652-7986
www.adventureoutfitters.ca
New and Used Canoes and Kayaks for sale or rent
$45 for 16ft 65lb polyethelene canoe (Sat-Sun)
Frontenac Outfitters North of Kingston (1/2 hour or so)
1-800-250-3174
www.frontenac-outfitters.com
Canoe & Kayak rentals; entrance to Frontenac Prov. Park
Wild Rock Outfitters 169 Charlotte St, Peterborough
705-745-9133/1-888-945-3762
www.wildrock.net
Canoe and kayak, camping gear, skis, snowshoes
Young's Point Outfitters Hwy 28, 1/2 Hour N of Peterborough
705-652-3731
www.youngspointoutfitters.ca
Canoe and kayak rentals
Greater Madawaska Canoe Rentals Madawaska River, Griffith
Don Adams
613-333-2240
Royalex canoes for rent, shuttle service
Paddle Shack Ottawa 422B Richmond Rd, Ottawa
613-725-5259/866-KAYAKS6
www.paddleshack.ca
Canoes and Kayaks for sale or rent
Wanapitei 338 Caves Rd, Warsaw
705-652-9461/1-888-781-0411
www.wanapiteicanoe.com
Canoes, camping gear for rent; instruction; guided trips
Kawartha Outfitters Mariposa Park, 32 Nonquon Drive, Seagrave, Ontario
1-647-282-7775
www.kawarthaoutfitters.ca
Canoes, Camping Gear for rent; Lake Scugog access.

Temagami/Northern Ontario

Outfitter Contact Information Description
Temagami Outfitting 20 Lakeshore Dr, Temagami
705-569-2595
www.icanoe.ca
Canoes, Camping Gear for rent
Smoothwater Outfitter and Wilderness Lodge Temagami
705-569-3539/888-569-4539
www.smoothwater.com
Canoe rental
Mowat Landing Cottages Hwy #558, Mowat Landing
705-647-2550
www.mowatlandingcottages.ca
Canoe rentals; Backcountry permit issuer; Access to Lady Evelyn area
Wanapitei Lake Temagami (access via Red Squirrel Rd.)
1-888-781-0411
www.wanapiteicanoe.com
Canoes, Camping Gear for rent

 

Southwestern Ontario

Outfitter Contact Information Description
Thorncrest Outfitting Southhampton (193 High St) and Tobermory (7441 Hwy #6)
1-888-345-2925
www.thorncrestoutfitters.com
Canoe Rentals