The Canadian Canoe Museum is a unique national heritage centre that explores the canoe’s enduring significance to the peoples of Canada, through an exceptional collection of canoes, kayaks and paddled watercraft. We’re an engaging, family-friendly museum with more than 100 canoes and kayaks on display. Visitors will enjoy interactive, hands-on galleries, a scavenger hunt, model canoe building and puppet theatre for children. Through inclusive, memorable and engaging exhibits and programs we share the art, culture, heritage and spirit of paddled watercraft with our communities.

Overview

Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Kawarthas (Peterborough, Ontario) and learn or enhance your paddling skills over the course of a weekend or evening! Suitable for anyone over the age of 16 looking to learn the basics of canoeing or build skills for your next on-water adventure. 
Our instructors are certified by the Ontario Recreational Canoeing & Kayaking Association (ORCKA), and are knowledgeable, patient, and keen to help you make the most out of your time on the water. We’ll help you perfect your strokes and hone your technique to make paddling more efficient and fun!
Starting at
$185 CAD
Per Person

Trip Highlights

  • All required equipment is supplied by the Canoe Museum
  • Canoe Museum Members receive discounts on workshops and courses.

The Canadian Canoe Museum is a unique national heritage centre that explores the canoe’s enduring significance to the peoples of Canada, through an exceptional collection of canoes, kayaks and paddled watercraft. We’re an engaging, family-friendly museum with more than 100 canoes and kayaks on display. Visitors will enjoy interactive, hands-on galleries, a scavenger hunt, model canoe building and puppet theatre for children. Through inclusive, memorable and engaging exhibits and programs we share the art, culture, heritage and spirit of paddled watercraft with our communities.

Quick Facts

Paddlesport

  • Canoeing

Activity

  • Recreation

Experience/Service

  • Instruction or Skills Clinic

Waterway

  • Rivers and Streams (no whitewater)

Destination

  • North America

Length

  • Evening Hours

Guided

  • Yes

Outfitted

  • Fully

Accreditation

  • Skills Certification

Adventure Level

Easier Challenging

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