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.

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1. Low Intensity

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2. Medium Intensity

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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. 

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Will We Get Wet?

Yes 100%, you’ll be wet all day long!

How Do We Dress?

When the sun is out all you’ll need is sun block and your swimming trunks, but if mother nature isn’t cooperating on your day of kayaking, no worries, you’ll be wet all day long.  For our full what to bring list please visit this link.

How Do I Pick the Right Trip?

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.

Rental Equipment

What if you’re traveling from afar and don’t want to bring a kayak. Rent one of ours! Ottawa Kayak School is a Jackson Kayak super school boasting a fleet of Antix 2.0, Rockstar 5.0 and Zen 3.0. 

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Kayak Club Services

Choose any one of our preexisting beginner or intermediate 2, 3, or 5-day programs .
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