Haven for first-time kayakers
Bird watchers' paradise
Launch point to explore the Great Canadian Outdoors
Known as Canada’s Amazon, the meandering Big Creek in Norfolk County (Ontario, Canada) takes you through the marshes and thick vegetation of the Carolinian forest to the open waters of Lake Erie.
The guides take you through the do's and don'ts, how to control the kayak, what to do if you capsize ...
Carry bug spray, sunscreen, hat, raincoat ...
Prepare to stay in the kayak for four hours
There is a 15 minute break for snacks and to stretch legs
Light clothes that cover your whole body
Water shoes that make it easier to jump in and out of water
A wide-brimmed hat that covers the neck on sunny days
Getting in and out of kayaks involves treading water and getting ankle deep in mud.
Waterproof bag for phone and camera
Waterproof bag to carry all the stuff
The guides will help you get in and out of the kayak. Carrying a water proof back-pack to keep expensive items such as cameras is advisable.
Round trip - $100
The price includes kayak (single or tandem)
The price also includes life-jacket and two guides
Carrying your own life jackets is a more hygienic option. There are no washroom facilities unless you are prepared to explore the bushes!
Single or tandem kayaks
The price includes the kayak (single or tandem)
Another option is to get your own kayak and explore the creek. There are inflatable kayaks starting from $250.
Single kayaks or tandem kayaks available. You can take your own kayak [inflatable or solid-state] and explore Big Creek.
Kayaking trip - $100
[Own] life-jacket - $40+
Water shoes - $10
Dry bag - $30
Phone dry bag - $15
Hat - $10+
Sunscreen / bug spray - $25+
Clothes that cover your full body to protect against the elements (sun, rain, bugs...)
Two hour drive from downtown Toronto
Plan it as a full day trip
Driven by the love of open waters
Passion for teaching, protecting, conserving, and sustainability
Making the trip
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