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    About Us

    Over the last 10 years... showing the Grand River Valley has become our passion, not our job. When you knock on our door for an adventure, our goal is to make the experience easy to do... with everything looked after.

  • Canoe Trips
    Best of the Grand

    Canoe Trips

    Our Grand River canoe trips are 3 hours or more, there is no time limit... we really encourage you to leave your watches behind and enjoy the day! We offer both beginner and intermediate canoe trips.

  • Kayak Trips
    Our Fleet of Grand River Kayaks

    Kayak Trips

    Learning to kayak is easiest thing to do. Our Grand River kayak trips are 2 hrs or more... and there is the option to take a kayak lesson before the trip.

  • Rafting Trips
    Stand Up Paddle Board Trips on the Grand

    Rafting Trips

    Rafting is something everyone can do in total safety regardless of age, size or skill level. Rafting is the best way to "Experience Everything Together"! The rafts cannot tip over and hold up to eight people.

  • Other Adventures
    Team Building Experiences... Quest by Fire

    Other Adventures

    Try our stand up paddleboards... or go family tubing... or paddle our two man non-tip yaks. We offer over seven different ways to paddle the Grand River.

  • Group Experiences
    Dining at the Arlington Hotel

    Group Experiences

    From corporate team building to outdoor educational programs for youth... our goal is to offer one of the most unique experiences in the valley.

  • Contact Us
    Grand River Bridge View Paris, Ontario

    Having Trouble Getting Here... Contact Us!!!!

    We are located in the town of Paris, one hour west of Toronto... just off the 403 highway. We meet you where you start your trip... so advanced reservations are a must. We operate 7 days a week.

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We have free parking and washrooms at our registration kiosk

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Reservations are required ... because we meet you where you start your trip... you can make reservations the day of... but no guarantee we will have boats available.

Our office is located at the Wincey Mill in Paris Ontario.

We are open 7 days a week.

We are open daily from 8am until 8pm from May until the end of October... our November to April hours vary... so call us at 519-442-2519

Email is probably the best way to contact us... our email is

Our head office phone is 519-442-2519

Our Kiosk is 200 meters from the business core of Paris... which has boutique shops, restaurants and accommodations.

With us... we have you park where your trip ends... then shuttle you upstream to take as long as you like paddling back to your vehicle.

Your reservation will tell you where to drive to... please don't come to our office!




Grand River Rafting Company LTD owns two companies...

  1. Grand River Rafting Company
  2. Heritage River Canoe & Kayak Company


 How the Booking Reservations Works

 1) Once contacted, we email you our trip reservation form to fill out.

 2) You email back the completed form with your choice of trip, start time & desired options.

 3) We then send you the reservation confirmation of date & time, with driving instructions and what to bring.

 4) If weather is bad we will send you a weather report advising you whether to cancel... remember we want you to enjoy the trip... not endure it!     (Our weather policy is book another date or full refund)

 Please... please... ignore the "Weather Channel Forecasts... they are only 20% accurate if that!



 1) All trips are paid in full at time of booking using credit card, cash or etransfers.

 2) All payments are made in Canadian dollars.


 Cancellation Policy

 Trips canceled 48 hours prior to departure will receive a full refund.

 Trips cancelling later then 48 hours will lose the 25% deposit deducted from their credit card.

Trips cancelled the day of ... or no show will get no refund.

 Trips canceled by Grand River Rafting due to weather... can be rescheduled or be fully refunded.



 All groups participating in the Grand River Rafting programs will be required to sign a liability waiver prior to starting their adventure. waivers


 Privacy Policy

 We do not share Personal Information obtained through our Web site with any third parties, except with persons who are contracted to administer our information technology requirements and who agree to comply with our policies and requirements relating to privacy and confidentiality of Personal Information.

 This Privacy Policy does not apply to any other websites that may be referenced or linked through Grand River Rafting or Heritage River Canoe & Kayak Company Web site.  The GRR and HRCK is not responsible for, nor will it be liable for, collection, use or disclosure of Personal Information on any such other Web site referenced or linked through www.grandriverrafting or Individuals accessing any other Web sites are advised to carefully review and consider the privacy policy of each Web site they access prior to supplying any Personal Information to the owner or operator thereof.


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