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Grand River Rafting Company

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Paris, Ontario N3L 1K1, Canada
+1 519-442-2519
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Lazy day on the Grand River

A friend of ours heard about this company and organized a group of 10 of us to try out this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sonjac3
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Toronto, Canada
Rafting the River

Very organized company. We arrived at our allotted time and once we turned in our waivers that had... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BonnieF863
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Brantford, Canada
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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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  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“picnic area” (9 reviews)
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Paris, Ontario N3L 1K1, Canada
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+1 519-442-2519
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"dry bag"
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"grand river rafting"
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"picnic area"
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"rafting trip"
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"his team"
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"life jackets"
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"lots of fun"
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"starting point"
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"spring water"
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"edible plants"
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"end point"
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"conservation area"
in 9 reviews
"porta potties"
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"waterproof bag"
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"we arrived early"
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"river guide"
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"highly recommend this trip"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend of ours heard about this company and organized a group of 10 of us to try out this excursion. So glad she did, because it was fantastic! The Grand River Rafting Company is extremely well organized and the equipment they provide you with...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very organized company. We arrived at our allotted time and once we turned in our waivers that had been previously e-mailed, we were fitted with life jackets and given paddles. Our group of 10 boarded a school bus along with about 30 others for a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a good time however it took us over 4 hours and it was a continuous paddling. I had a short paddle and should have had a large one. No-one told us the difference. Maybe should have washroom at the rest area and a...More

1  Thank Brian A
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River_Guides, Owner at Grand River Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sorry... we will never put up signage for directions on the river... this is a wilderness paddle, and the presence of signs would deface the experience. But we do give a waterproof map... remember the white line on the map shows where to manoeuvre on...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So well organized. Absolutely can’t beat the setting. Grab a bagged lunch from the Paris bakery it served with an ice pack for a lunch on the river.

1  Thank Kristin B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for my girlfriends 49th birthday with our husbands. The weather that week had been in the 40's, we were glad we had a hot but overcast day or you would be really burnt. We did the 13 Km run. It took us just...More

1  Thank AllistonSheri
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant afternoon. Staff are informative and friendly. Totally relaxing and a lot of laughs ! Perfect way to chill out and enjoy the beautiful Grand River.

1  Thank lfcyvi
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and went rafting on the Grand River with our sun on a sunny Sunday in July. The tours start from a rural property on the Grand River a few km north of Paris. There is a large parking lot where we left our...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing enterprise. $35 pp gets you your tube and transportation to the river. We opted for a river guide for an added $150 for our group. Money well spent he was very informative and showed us all the best stuff on the river....More

1  Thank bbkkll44
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is what my wife said to me as we were wrapping up our rafting adventure... Went with my three older kids and we all had a blast! Everyone was so helpful. Sam was the best! We were chatting in the van on the way...More

1  Thank Justin D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the turbo tubes and it was a wonderful day , take a small cooler with snacks and drinks and water shoes for swimming as it’s rocky . We will definitely do the trip again

1  Thank Kim B
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ethan698
July 31, 2018|
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Response from River_Guides | Property representative |
Averages about 1 metre... with 2 metre deep pools. We host newborns to 92 year olds... great for non swimmers
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Laurie M
July 23, 2018|
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Response from River_Guides | Property representative |
The Glen Morris to Paris has about 1km in total of easy splash to paddle... in whatever boat you choose. If looking for hardcore splash... visit the Ottawa River. Garth
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Dave-Colleen R
July 19, 2018|
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Response from River_Guides | Property representative |
Yes we have change rooms at the end Garth
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