Under the Stars

Under the Stars on the Rideau

This Authentic Rideau Experience comes with a professional Guide for 2 days of paddling on one of the most beautiful sections of the UNESCO World Heritage Rideau Canal with overnight camping at a Parks Canada lockstation. You will enjoy some local “Flavours of the Rideau” with 2 gourmet picnics, an authentic outdoor Paddlers breakfast and a tasty reward of dining at the newly renovated historic Opinicon Resort at Chaffey’s Lock.


What Guests can expect

  • To paddle 8-10km each day
  • Be capable of a few hours of moderate exercise each day
  • We paddle rain or shine so rain gear is recommended (no paddling during storms)
  • We suggest arriving the evening before to unplug and step back onto “Rideau” time!


Package includes

  • 2 day kayak rental
  • 1 night camping at Rideau Canal locks
  • 2 gourmet picnic meals
  • Paddlers Breakfast
  • 1 dining voucher at the Opinicon
  • Experienced Paddle Guide
  • Navigation charts
  • Paddles & safety equipment
  • Guests bring their own sleeping bag but tents and camping gear is provided

Price per person: $280 (2 person minimum)


Rideau Tours 
Anne-Marie | 613-583-4783 | [email protected]
1671 Chaffey's Lock Rd, Rideau Lakes, Elgin, ON

Located at / Situé à Chaffey's Lock
90 minutes from/de Ottawa | 45 minutes from/de Kingston

Rentals - in 2024    
Season/saison: May 24 - Oct 15 
Open daily Wed to Sunday 9am - 5pm                               Ouvert chaque jour du mercredi au dimanche 9h a 17h

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