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Grand River Rafting Company

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Paris, Ontario N3L 1L4, Canada
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Excellent Trip for Groups

This was our first time taking our Pathfinder Unit on an excursion of this nature. We had 20 girls... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
agranger72
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Oakville, Canada
Best customer service around!!!

I had an excellent experience. The customer service is excellent. I mixed up my dates for online... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rahul J
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Grand River Rafting offers one of the most unique outdoor wilderness tours on the Grand River... 1 hour west of Toronto and Niagara Falls.Choose a guided or self guided day trip. Great for beginners!We offer rafting, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, cycling, hiking, moonlight paddles and stand up paddleboards.The 4-5 hour guided paddling trips teach on edible plants and trees, First Nations history, fish & wildlife, body surfing, drinking from springs and paddling some splash.Paddling lessons available.Camping available.
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“picnic area” (9 reviews)
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Paris, Ontario N3L 1L4, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our first time taking our Pathfinder Unit on an excursion of this nature. We had 20 girls, aged 12-15 and we Camped at the Grand River Campsites and spent a Day rafting. The owner came around the first evening and introduced himself and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an excellent experience. The customer service is excellent. I mixed up my dates for online booking and Steve and Tara coordinated well to get everything sorted. Truly worth it.

Thank Rahul J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second kayak rental with Grand River Rafting and it was superb. We paddled from Paris to Brantford. Easy paddle, with some fun swifter water (though not dangerous) on the way. Two and a half hours of bliss, with herons around every bend...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just got back from a 4 hour Kayak trip from Glen Morris to Paris and really enjoyed the experience. The staff, equipment and location were terrific. Nice company to deal with.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have used Grand River Rafting many times and have always been happy. However, now I would never go with another company. Last Friday was going to be beautiful, so I decided to book my favourite run, which was Glen Morris to Paris. I called...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were two people who wanted a good outdoors adventure, and opted for Turbo Tubing from Glen Morris to Paris. The booking process and our two guides were excellent. The day we originally booked saw thunderstorms, and were informed of this very promptly the day...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took 40+ kids down the river this weekend! Beavers ages 5-7, Cubs 8-11 were all on rafts! Huge water gun battles on the water. Scouts 12-14 were all in Canoes. The water is only about 3-4 feet deep so great training and introduction to...More

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Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended. I booked a private kayak tour for my staff and everything from the booking right through to the drive back to our cars was excellent. Booking staff were on top of everything. Answered promptly and were very attentive to my weather concerns. Our...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Went with as large group. Adequate supplies and gear. Had lots of fun and will do again next year for sure.

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River_Guides, Manager at Grand River Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

This group went Turbo Tubing... we call it the "Couch Potato Market"... it amazes us how many families and friends come back 3 or 4 times a season... and just like this group... we are doing it again next year!

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Reviewed September 12, 2017

We canoed from Paris (Ontario) to Brant conservation area, it is down river - so NO hard paddling, it was relaxing enjoyable canoe stretch. Garth from Grand River Rafting given us very clear instruction what to look for on the river. River is shallow most...More

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River_Guides, Owner at Grand River Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2017

This group of three were timid about what to expect... because one of them could not swim... and none of them had paddled a river. For our company it is important to insure anxiety does not rule! So we spent some time with them giving...More

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Amanda D
May 26, 2018|
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Response from River_Guides | Property representative |
unfortunately not... the inside wall of the turbo tube is not designed for abrasion from a dogs nails...
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cec1991
April 10, 2017|
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Response from River_Guides | Property representative |
Evening Canadian federal law does not allow alcohol open in any type of boat on water... and our company enforces that. The only time alcohol is allowed, is at our campsites and picnic areas ... and in moderation at... More
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cec1991
April 10, 2017|
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Response from River_Guides | Property representative |
Yes we do have picnic areas along the ways with tables and porta potties at the 8- 9km mark... the trips are 13kms long. Many groups bring food coolers in the rafts... there is room... you can stop and swim whenever you... More
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