Whitewater Canoeing or Kayaking Adventure

Immerse yourself in the world of whitewater adventure on this 5-day river expedition in your choice of canoe or kayak
The Madawaska River rushes past with Class I-III rapids. You’ve chosen your boat, either a canoe or kayak and are ready to read the river and push off into the currents. Your passionate and experienced guides have imparted the skills and confidence to navigate this route. Now it is just you and the river, your newfound abilities brought to life in this natural environment. After each adventurous day, rest easy with like-minded travellers at a serene wilderness resort. This is a true Canadian experience!
6 Days from $1679/person CAD
Steven Biggs

Madawaska Kanu was fantastic. The staff incredibly welcoming; and the quality of instruction was excellent.

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Arrive at Madawaska Kanu Centre. Set in a tranquil forest location along the Madawaska River, this will be your base for the next five nights. Your first meal will be breakfast on day 2 until dinner on day 6. Meals are served in our dining room or outside on the patio.

Your 5-day Canadian Signature Experience is an active adventure and will immerse you in the world of whitewater canoeing or kayaking. This instructional program is the first of its kind, renowned the world over, and led by internationally certified instructors who are invested in teaching you the ‘language of the river’.

On the final day of your course, you will head out on a full-day river trip, allowing you to use your new skills on a different river and finish your active vacation with a healthy dose of adventure.



  • 5 nights wilderness lodge accommodation or cabana with a gourmet meal plan
  • 5 days river instruction with passionate, experienced guides
  • All necessary paddling equipment and transfer shuttle to and from river locations


  • Everything that is not mentioned in included
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Primary Location

Madawaska River, Ontario


Availability from Sundays to Fridays, May to September

Pricing Details

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  • Check-in is on Sunday between 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm and departure is on Friday at 7:00 pm
  • The 5-day courses are ideal for all skill levels -beginner to advanced. Paddlers are divided into small groups based on skill level on the first day of the course to ensure the learning progression will suit your needs
  • Rates are per person and based on double occupancy. Single occupancy is available on request
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Optional Extras

  • Transfers from Ottawa upon request

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