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

Paddle up the Peterborough, Ontario Lift Lock in a 36-foot voyageur canoe! This fun and engaging 90-minute paddling tour is suitable for all ages and abilities. Experience the highest hydrologic lift lock in the world while being transported back in time as you learn the history and customs of the voyageurs!

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

  • Fishing

Experience/Service

  • Custom Trip

Waterway

  • Rivers and Streams (no whitewater)

Destination

  • North America

Length

  • Hourly

Guided

  • Yes

Outfitted

  • Fully

Special Interest

  • Family

Adventure Level

Easier Challenging

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