First-timers and experienced kayakers and SUPers alike will find Georgian Bay or river adventure that perfectly matches their level of thrill and skill. Put in at one of these launch points to start your easy paddle.
- The Beach beside the Meaford Museum
- Memorial Park in Meaford
- Little River Beach Park at the Thornbury Harbour (across from the Royal Harbour Resort)
- Delphi Point Park in Craigleith (just off of Highway 26 West)
- Northwinds Beach in Craigleith
- Cranberry Marina (behind Living Water Resort) in Collingwood
- Sunset Point in Collingwood
- Harbourview Park in Collingwood (behind McDonalds)
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Paddling Tours, Rentals & Lessons
Free Spirit Tours offer both guided and self guided tours along the Beaver & Nottawasaga River. Chose from canoeing, kayaking or SUPing. You can also experience a different perspective of Georgian Bay while learning the basics of sea kayaking at Northwinds Beach or SUP Paddling at Wasaga Beach! Make sure you enquire about other classes, tours and social paddles, Free Spirit Tours can put together a package that suits your needs!
Eagle Adventure Experiences operates year-round, offering a unique experience in customized outdoor adventure including Kayak Level 1 Skills Course (Georgian Bay & Lake Eugenia), SUP Basic & Advanced courses (Wasaga Beach), trips to the Wreck of the Mary Ward (Craigleith) and customized trips, too! Kayak, Canoe & SUP’s are available for rental. Eagle Adventures also deliver and pick up SUP’s from all locations at or near Wasaga Beach and on the Nottawasaga River. Simply phone 705-888-2551 to arrange.
Blu Wave SUP offers unique on-water adventures including guided tours, SUP lessons, SUP yoga, Surf lessons, Bachelorettes, Custom SUP experiences and more. Unique group experiences available by special booking using their 17′ long, 6 person inflatable board, the Blu Whale 17.0!
Canoe-tripping and outdoor adventure is what Samsara Wilderness Tours do best! They offer day trips, as well as overnight trips varying in length, that can be catered to your age, abilities and interests. Day Trips will paddle the Nottawasaga or Saugeen River. Contact Cody, Jack or Emily for more information on their routes!