Columbia River Paddle is your outdoor adventure centre for self-guided canoe, kayak, and interpretive tours in the Columbia Valley.
Columbia River Paddle specializes in canoeing and kayaking with a relaxed, easy paced approach in the spectacular setting of the Columbia River Valley.
Columbia River Paddle offers a unique way to discover the lakes and rivers in the Columbia Valley. Our fleet of canoes and kayaks are modern, stable recreational boats, which are easy to paddle.
Choose one of Columbia River Paddle rental options or tours best suited to your requirement: Rentals 2 hour, 4 hour, or daily
River/Wetlands Tour from Invermere to Radium Hot Springs
Self Guided Tour (3-5 hours) including shuttle back to Invermere
On this 3-5 hour flat-water paddle from Invermere to Radium Hot Springs (15km) you can spend a leisurely morning or afternoon on the Columbia River exploring the local waterways.
Self Guided Columbia River Wetlands Tour
Explore the pristine beauty of the wetlands at your own pace.
Guided (Interpreter) Wetlands Tour (2-3 hours)
With a first rate view from your canoe, kayak, or a 10 person voyager canoe, you will venture into the fertile Columbia Valley Wetlands. This 2-3 hour excursion takes you back in history to the findings of Native artifacts from 900 years ago. You will discover facts about the river and wetlands, local birds, fish, reptiles, and animal life in the pristine beauty of the Columbia Valley Wetlands.
When: Thursday evenings. Meet the interpreter at 6:00pm for a 2-3 hour paddle.
Wetlands Paddling/Birding Tour
Full-day guided wildlife viewing tours by kayak or canoe. Explore the world famous Columbia River while honing your kayak or canoe skills, and learning from our naturalist. Minimum group size – 6 people. A delicious shore lunch included.
When: Wednesdays 9:00am – 5:30pm
Columbia River Paddle also provides a shuttle service to destinations within the Columbia Valley to get you on the river and back again.
Did you know that Columbia River Paddle is listed as number 8 on the Travel Columbia Valley‘s 150 Things to Do in the Columbia Valley? Click on the image below to see the full list!
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