Come and explore the stunning beauty of the 30,000 Island Archipelago of Georgian Bay, Ontario, Canada. These 3 to 5-day kayak trips are designed to take you on a wilderness odyssey that will be the highlight of your summer vacation while teaching and improving your kayak and wilderness camping skills.
Our ORKCA accredited instructors and guides will teach you the appropriate basic or advanced kayak handling and paddling skills necessary for safe and confident flat water kayak travel. You will learn wet exits, assisted and self-rescue techniques, Strong powerful strokes that you can keep up all day without fatigue. What makes the best kayak design and materials for different types of trips. What gear is appropriate for kayak tripping and how to pack it. How to select and set up a good campsite for the time of year, weather conditions and group size.
We will also review basic map reading, compass, and navigational skills. How to plan a complete wilderness kayak trip, including how and where to find the best routes, maps, gear, and checklists. You’ll see how to plan menus, prepare, store, cook and bake foods on a wilderness kayak trip. How to prepare float plans, route plans, and emergency plans. What makes the best kayak packs, tents, sleeping bags, mattresses, stoves, cookware, tarps, saws, and lighting. What makes the best rain gear and clothing for wilderness kayaking, how to stay warm, dry and comfortable, as well as some of the best values in this area.
June: June 2-4, June 9-11, June 16-18, June 23-25
July: July 7-9, July 14-16, July 21-23, July 28-30 (Additional Special Discount of $20.00 pp on June 16-18 trip)
August: Aug 11-13, Aug 18-20, Aug 25-27
*Round trip transportation from Toronto is available at $95 CAD pp or $80 US pp