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113 Grand River St N, Paris, Ontario N3L 2M4, Canada
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Grand Experiences Canoe & Kayak Outfitters has been around for many years and have served well in providing canoe and kayak experiences on the Grand River. From their location in Paris, we have rented canoes & kayaks many times from them and find they have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

This would have been a 2.5 but that was not an option. I booked the two day guided hike for myself and three other people. Below are the pros and cons that were experienced. I am keeping the details fairly succinct but to the point....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Andy R
Reviewed August 21, 2018

We went to canoe a week or so ago. The staff was terribly rude and unprofessional. When we arrived, the staff there continued having a personal conversation for over a minute after we walked in the door, completely ignoring us. When we went down to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

My boyfriend and our two dogs rented a canoe - nice we could bring the dogs. We called the day before to see if we should book in advance as the weather was looking bad, but they said we should to make sure we had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank VanessaR695
Reviewed July 13, 2018

The young guys running the shop were friendly. They didn’t reply any of my emails but I managed to talk to them by phone. Canoe is new and clean. The section from Paris to Brantford is quite easy, we did a short hike, and cool...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank sunshinelpc
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Very friendly staff at the store on the main street in Paris get you off in your canoe quickly and easily. The paddle itself could not be easier. We had two adults and a seven year old in one canoe. The journey itself took about...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank bdaltyben
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Popped into Grand Experiences to inquire on the availability of a couple kayaks. This was a last minute request during the busy season as another local rental company misplaced my reservation and had nothing available. Grand Experiences was unable to drop off a canoe for...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Jason G
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

We spent a day with Jamie from Grand Experiences learning kayaking skills and practicing our technique. We started at Pinehurst Conservation Area in Paris for a half day instruction and then the afternoon was spent paddling the Grand River from their launching point in Paris....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Cathie D
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful time canoeing down the Grand river. Most of the time we were gently drifting down the river enjoying the views. There are few houses on that stretch. We watched a hawk catch a fish. Saw the twitching ears...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank John T
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Rented a kayak for my daughter so we could spend some time on the grand river. The rental process was easy and we kayaked from the rental centre to Brant Park. Our rental included shuttle back to Paris but we didn't need to use the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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