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’s rental options, self-guided or guided tours to suit your requirements.
Rentals – 2 hour, 4 hour, or full day
Take a rental from either of our two waterside rental locations and you’ll be on the water in minutes! Our main location is next to the public boat launch in Invermere; from here explore Lake Windermere and the wetlands with a canoe, kayak or paddle board rental. Fancy a day at the beach? Rent from our Kinsmen Beach location!
Self-Guided Invermere to Radium Hot Springs Tour
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.
When: daily, book by pick up time. Reservations recommended.
Guided Invermere to Radium Hot Springs Tour
Paddle from Invermere to Radium and learn about local history, geography & wildlife. This 4 hour family friendly tour will take you through the spectacular Columbia Valley wetlands and down the Columbia River from Invermere to Radium Hot Springs.
When: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday. Reservations required.
Guided Wetlands Tour (2 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 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: Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday mornings at 10am, reservations required
Columbia River Paddle also provides a private shuttle service to destinations within the Columbia Valley to get you on the river and back again.
- Guided Tours
- Self Guided Tours