Harbourfront Canoe & Kayak Centre


With the scenic Toronto Islands a 30-minute paddle away, we are your source for Sea Kayaking, Big Voyageur Canoe and Paddleboarding. Choose from guided tours, paddling courses, or rent a boat of your choice. Come relax, learn, and discover Toronto from a new perspective - on the water!

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Tandem Kayak Tours
Enjoy a 3-hour guided interpretive tour of the 13 Toronto Islands in a Tandem (2-person) Kayak.
This journey will take you to various areas of the Toronto Island archipelago, exploring various channels and bird sanctuaries within the islands. Your tour will include a brief on-land orientation and safety talk, paddling instruction and approx. 2 hours of paddling with an opportunity to get out and stretch your legs and learn a bit of Island history.

Voyageur Canoe Tours
Come join a Friday evening Sunset Tour or a Saturday or Sunday afternoon Tour of the 13 Toronto Island archipelago. Embark with one of our certified experienced guides on a relaxing 2.5 hour Tour as you travel with up to 16 other paddlers in historic voyageur canoe replicas. Departing from our docks at a leisurely pace, we cross the inner harbour on our way to visiting bird sanctuaries, exploring lagoons, and enjoying the Island landscape from the water.

Beginner Kayak Courses
Take advantage of our beginner kayaking sessions to familiarize yourself with the equipment and learn special skills to help you enjoy kayaking safely whenever the opportunity arises. Courses are offered Evenings and Weekends.

  • Hours of Operation : Open Daily from Victoria Day Weekend to end of September.
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  • Wheelchair Accessible : Yes

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