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Big Canoe Tour, Kananaskis

Journey back into time and learn to be a Voyageur in a Big Canoe on Barrier Lake. With a certified guide, experience paddling, portaging and lighting a no-match fire amidst the magnificent Canadian Rockies.
Where:Kananaskis, Alberta
Age restriction:Minimum age for participation - 6 years
Price for:1 Participant
Picture of Big Canoe Tour - Adult
Big Canoe Tour - Adult
Price show is per person.
Picture of Big Canoe Tour - Youth
Big Canoe Tour - Youth
Price show is per person. Youth = 10 - 17 years.
Picture of Big Canoe Tour - Child
Big Canoe Tour - Child
Price show is per person. Child = 6 - 9 years.
Picture of Big Canoe Tour - Private Canoe
Big Canoe Tour - Private Canoe
Price show is per boat. Minimum of 4 adults required. Maximum of 9 participants per boat.
Paddle Barrie Lake in a giant canoe - perfect experience for families looking for fun things to do.

Your adventure begins at the Barrier Lake Day Use Area. Your guide will provide a dry land paddling lesson, a safety briefing and then away you go.

You’ll then will climb into the 25' voyageur canoe and have a leisurely paddle along Kananaskis’ breathtaking Barrier Lake. Breath in the fresh mountain air and enjoy the 360-degree mountain view as you watch for wildlife.

Your voyage ends back at your vehicle, where you'll assist your guide to pull the boat out of the water and say farewell.

No previous canoeing experience is necessary.

What to expect

  • 9:45 am – You’ll meet your Guide at Barrier Lake.
  • After being fitted for life jackets you'll head down to the water.
  • Soak in the and beautiful towering mountains and fresh mountain air on your leisurely paddle.
  • At the far end of the lake, you’ll get out onshore to stretch your legs and try your hand at no-match fire building.
  • 12:00 pm – You’ll return to the initial meet location and say goodbye to your guide and new friends.

What's included:

  • Certified guide.
  • Life jacket, paddle, and canoeing instruction.

Duration: approximately 2-hours.

When: June - August tours daily

Need to know:

  • Participants should be able to swim.
  • Minimum age for participation is 6 years.

Whether you are looking for fun things to do outdoors or for a unique experience gift, this Big Canoe Tour is the ticket!

This experience takes place at Kananaskis, Alberta. VIEW MAP

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