Which Trip Intensity is Right for Me?
Every Level of Adventure is on the Menu
Because of the many different channels available, kayaking the Ottawa River can be done in a variety of ways to please every level of adventure appetite.
First time? No worries, from family adventures to adults, Ottawa Kayak School has the right trip, with just the right amount of adventure for you.
1. Low Intensity
2. Medium Intensity
3. High Intensity
Why is the Ottawa River Famous?
Warm Water, Big Waves, Deep, and Clean - The Ottawa
Kayak down the world renowned Ottawa river famous for its section of Whitewater. The River splits into deep channels that allows for different difficulty levels from beginner to expert level kayaking. Regardless of your experience level the Ottawa River holds an adventure for you.
Yes 100%, you’ll be wet all day long!
With the three levels of intensity available to you, its simply a matter of choosing what level of adventure you and your group are seeking.
Connect with us anytime, phone, chat, or our social media accounts. We love talking all forms of paddling and adventures and can help lead you to the perfect trip for your group.
Ottawa Kayak School Programs
- High Intensity
- Low Intensity
- Medium Intensity
- Signature Week
Intermediate 2 Day
For adults 18+ spend 2 days improving your skills and techniques in your own kayak or rent the latest freestyle
Beginner 2 Day
For the beginner 2 Day is our most popular program and is also the best way to introduce yourself to
The Ottawa River is a mecca for the world's best boaters, all who love to share the magic found in
Intermediate 5 Day
Spend 5 days improving your skills and techniques in your own kayak or rent the latest freestyle boats. Whether learning
Kids Kayak Week
Teaching your kids to kayak will change their lives forever. Externally we teach them about kayak paddling skills and water
Intermediate Teen Kayak Camp
Wilderness Tours is famous for youth development through kayaking. This specially designed resident program is geared to ages 12-17 who
Adult Keener Program
Designed for adult Intermediate/Advanced paddlers this program follows the same fast-tracked progression used in our Keener Program.With 2 choices in
The Keener Program is Wilderness Tours' top "youth development through kayaking" program focusing (in order of priority) on:Graduating fine young
Beginner 3 Day
Our 3 day beginner kayak course has just the right amount of days to jump start your paddling. This can
Teen Kayak Camp
Wilderness Tours is famous for youth development through kayaking. This specially designed resident program is geared to ages 12-17 and
Beginner 5 Day
For Adults 18+ our most popular program is the best way to introduce yourself to the world and culture of
Intermediate 3 Day
Spend 3 days improving your skills and techniques in your own kayak or rent the latest freestyle boats. Whether learning
The Lil Ripper program, at the Ottawa Kayak School, is designed for promising up and coming children aged 8-12 who
Kayak Club Services
Book 5 for one instructor and 10% off
5+ for two instructors and 20% off
10+ for three instructors and 25% off
Add additional instructors for $175 per day