Best Sea Kayaking in Ontario

This list represents the most popular sea kayaking in Ontario. Use this list to plan your next Ontario sea kayaking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Toronto: Humber River

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    Toronto, ON

    The Humber River paddle starts on the Toronto waterfront, offering good views of downtown, and then wanders north up the river. A quick look at a map of the area will show that the river is lined ...
    •  Part to full day
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    The Humber River paddle starts on the Toronto waterfront, offering good views of downtown, and then wanders north up the ...

  • #2 Bruce Peninsula National Park: Tobermory to the Grotto

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    Tobermory, ON

    The Bruce Peninsula, a narrow finger of land about 50 miles long, separates Georgian Bay from the rest of Lake Huron. The Niagara Escarpment, a line of high dolomite cliffs, follows the eastern ...
    •  Long day trip, possible overnight
    •  19 miles
    •  Guide

    The Bruce Peninsula, a narrow finger of land about 50 miles long, separates Georgian Bay from the rest of Lake Huron. The ...

  • #3 Georgian Bay Islands National Park

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    Honey Harbour, ON

    This is another somewhat busier, but more sheltered Georgian Bay trip like The Massasauga. Also like the previous route, park land is mixed with private land, and there is a fair amount of boat ...
    •  One to two days
    •  16 miles
    •  Guide

    This is another somewhat busier, but more sheltered Georgian Bay trip like The Massasauga. Also like the previous route, ...

  • #4 Pelee Island

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    Leamington, ON

    South of Point Pelee and north of Sandusky, Ohio, is Pelee Island. This 10,000-acre island is the largest island in Lake Erie, and the southernmost land area in Canada. This quiet rural community ...
    •  Overnight trip
    •  24 miles
    •  Guide

    South of Point Pelee and north of Sandusky, Ohio, is Pelee Island. This 10,000-acre island is the largest island in Lake ...

  • #5 Toronto Islands

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    Toronto, ON

    This archipelago is just 1 mile south of Toronto and makes a great day paddle destination, with opportunities for sidetrips to quiet little bays or paddling the Inner Harbour, which offers an ...
    •  Part to full day
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    This archipelago is just 1 mile south of Toronto and makes a great day paddle destination, with opportunities for sidetrips ...

  • #6 Killarney to the French River

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    Killarney, ON

    I think most paddlers would agree that the stretch of shoreline from Killarney Provincial Park to the historic French River is the best paddle in Georgian Bay and certainly one of the best in ...
    •  Day trip to seven days
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    I think most paddlers would agree that the stretch of shoreline from Killarney Provincial Park to the historic French River ...

  • #7 Long Point Provincial Park

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    Long Point, ON

    Long Point is aptly named, a long, narrow point that extends for over 20 miles east into Lake Erie. The south side of the point consists of a typical Lake Erie sand beach shoreline, but on the ...
    •  Day trip
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    Long Point is aptly named, a long, narrow point that extends for over 20 miles east into Lake Erie. The south side of the ...

  • #8 Pinery Provincial Park

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    Grand Bend, ON

    Pinery Provincial Park is known for its coastal dunes, which began forming about 6,000 years ago on the shores of what was then Lake Nipissing. As the water levels retreated, a dry sandy forest ...
    •  Day trip
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    Pinery Provincial Park is known for its coastal dunes, which began forming about 6,000 years ago on the shores of what was ...

  • #9 Point Pelee National Park

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    Leamington, ON

    Point Pelee National Park contains one of the last large freshwater marshes on the Great Lakes. In all 8 square miles of park land protects a variety of habitat for wildlife, including open fields, ...
    •  Day trip
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Point Pelee National Park contains one of the last large freshwater marshes on the Great Lakes. In all 8 square miles of ...

  • #10 Fathom Five National Marine Park: Flowerpot Island & Cove Island

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    Tobermory, ON

    The Fathom Five National Marine Park protects over twenty historical shipwrecks and unique geological formations, including sea stacks and sea caves. It is located just offshore of the tip of ...
    •  Day trip, possible overnight
    •  11 miles
    •  Guide

    The Fathom Five National Marine Park protects over twenty historical shipwrecks and unique geological formations, including ...

  • #11 Slate Islands

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    Terrace Bay, ON

    The Slate Islands are an almost circular group about 6 miles offshore at Terrace Bay. There are currently no charter boats to take kayakers out to the islands, so there is no alternative to making ...
    •  Three to five days
    •  30 miles
    •  Guide

    The Slate Islands are an almost circular group about 6 miles offshore at Terrace Bay. There are currently no charter boats ...

  • #12 Presqu'ile Provincial Park

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    Brighton, ON

    This area is another section of limestone shoreline like that seen on the Bruce Peninsula and elsewhere around the Great Lakes. The park is located on a tombolo (an island that has become linked ...
    •  Part to full day
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    This area is another section of limestone shoreline like that seen on the Bruce Peninsula and elsewhere around the Great ...

  • #13 The Massasauga

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    Pete's Place, ON

    The Massasauga, a recently created provincial park, is a mix of inland lakes and bayside islands that offers easy access and convenient camping for paddlers who want a shorter trip or a sheltered ...
    •  Two to three days
    •  17 miles
    •  Guide

    The Massasauga, a recently created provincial park, is a mix of inland lakes and bayside islands that offers easy access ...

  • #14 Harsens Island

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    Algonac, ON

    The Saint Clair River empties into Lake Saint Clair through a group of islands, marshes, and channels called the Saint Clair Flats. The sheltered waters of the Saint Clair Flats Wildlife Area ...
    •  Day trip
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Saint Clair River empties into Lake Saint Clair through a group of islands, marshes, and channels called the Saint Clair ...

  • #15 Kingston to Cedar Island

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    Kingston, ON

    This simple and short day paddle is especially fine in the morning or evening when the light hits the walls and towers of Fort Henry on the hill across the water from Cedar Island. The island, ...
    •  Part to full day
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    This simple and short day paddle is especially fine in the morning or evening when the light hits the walls and towers of ...

  • #16 Gananoque to the Admiralty Islands

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    Gananoque, ON

    The Admiralty Island group is located just off shore from Gananoque and makes a good choice for a leisurely paddle and picnic. Camping is also available on several of the islands for those who ...
    •  Part day to overnight
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    The Admiralty Island group is located just off shore from Gananoque and makes a good choice for a leisurely paddle and picnic. ...

  • #17 Thunder Bay to Pie Island

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    Thunder Bay, ON

    The Thunder Bay area scenery evokes awe in visitors. It is easy to see why the Ojibwa believed that Mount McKay as the home of the Thunderbirds. When clouds enshroud the thousand-foot-high peak ...
    •  Overnight or multiday trip
    •  38 miles
    •  Guide

    The Thunder Bay area scenery evokes awe in visitors. It is easy to see why the Ojibwa believed that Mount McKay as the home ...

  • #18 Sault Ste. Marie: St. Mary's River

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    Sault Ste Marie, ON

    All of the Great Lakes shipping that is upbound for Lake Superior or downbound from the lake must pass through the Sault Locks. This makes Sault Ste. Marie a great place for boat watching as ...
    •  Part or full day
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    All of the Great Lakes shipping that is upbound for Lake Superior or downbound from the lake must pass through the Sault ...

  • #19 Lake Superior Provincial Park

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    Wawa, ON

    This route contains many well-known and impressive land-marks, such as the cliffs at Old Woman Bay, the Devil’s Chair, and the Agawa Rock Pictographs. The shoreline is varied; sections of sheer ...
    •  Part day to five days
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    This route contains many well-known and impressive land-marks, such as the cliffs at Old Woman Bay, the Devil’s Chair, and ...

  • #20 Ivy Lea to the Lake Fleet & Navy Islands

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    Ivy Lea, ON

    The trip to the Navy Islands is slightly longer than the Admiralty Islands tour, but the reward is a little less hustle and bustle because the islands visited are a little farther out, less ...
    •  Part day to two days
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    The trip to the Navy Islands is slightly longer than the Admiralty Islands tour, but the reward is a little less hustle and ...