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Grand Experiences Canoe & Kayak Outfitter - Day Tours

Address: 113 Grand River St. N., Paris, Ontario N3L 2M4, Canada
Phone Number: 1-888-258-0441
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Ancaster, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

So my family and I decided to take a trip down the grand river from Paris to Brant Park, and so we did. It was an awesome trip for 3 major reasons. One owner Jamie Kent knew so much about river, about canoeing, and about nature. Second, it was awesome because the weather was great and the ride down the... More 

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Brantford, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Went out with these guys a few months ago in the summer, They were an hour late, then we waited for them to blow up our raft while trying to serve other customers at the same time, with only one high school aged kid to do everything. after the wait the raft was a bit floppy and was clearly not... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I've been several times over the years. The river is great for beginners. Love the landscape. My only concern is from arrival to when we enter the water is somewhat chaotic. Registering, paying, waiting and instruction prior to entering the river needs to be tightened up. Perhaps the arriving group can share in this issue. But I feel they have... More 

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ontario
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Terrible attitude, unsafe, mis-information, capsized boats, long waits, broken life vest, no bailers

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Bike trip through Mennonite country, St. Jacob, lunch at local farm. Amazing tour. 10/10. Friendly service, great knowledge of local sites by tour guide Sjoerd Christian

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Toronto, Canada
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My husband and I have used Grand Experiences 3 times and have enjoyed our self-guided canoe trips very much. The scenery and peaceful surroundings were nice, amazing day getaway from Toronto, it is only an hour drive. Since we were on our own and not on guided tour, I found they were thorough in explaining the tips, hazards (the trip... More 

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London, Canada
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I recently spent the day with Grand Experiences doing their Flat Water Kayak Instructional course. We spent the morning at Pinehurst Lake Conservation Area learning the basic strokes and then paddled the Grand River from Paris to the Brant Conservation Area in the afternoon. Our instructor and guide Dan was very knowledgeable and shared lots of great info about what... More 

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Paris, Canada
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

You can step back in time and imagine your going down the river 100 years ago, just you the water, the trees on both shores and wild life. Great time and experience.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

My best friend and I booked a two day hiking excursion with Grand Experiences and it turned out to be great! Even with one day of rain - there was no way it dampened the experience. Jamie Kent is the owner and he, personally, guided us on this two day hike. We saw waterfalls and scenery we didn't know existed... More 

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Paris, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Highly recommend this company. Friendly, knowledgeable, local, great to work with. You will have an amazing day.

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