Timmins kayaking

10th Anniversary: August 24, 25, 26, 2018

The Great Canadian Kayak Challenge & Festival











The Great Canadian Kayak Challenge & Festival is amongst seven Top Festivals and Events selected in the final list, with the winners being announced on October 5, 2017.

The City of Timmins and the steering committee is relying on the support of  residents and all those who have attended the festival to help bring it to the top for 2017 by casting their vote here: http://attractionsontario.ca/top-festival-and-event


There is something for everyone at the 10th Annual Great Canadian Kayak Challenge & Festival.  This non-gated event is a showcase of kayak & stand up paddleboard challenges, seminars & workshops, arts & culture exhibitors & vendors, live performing arts which include free admission to live concerts both Friday & Saturday night, an interactive  Aboriginal village, fireworks, and children’s activities. This end of summer celebration occurs in Timmins, Ontario August 24, 25 and 26th 2018.

Here are some of the highlights you can expect from one of the best and popular kayak competitions in Canada and Ontario in particular.

  • Cruising the Mighty Mattagami Pontoon Ride.
  • Family Leisure Paddle & Shore Lunch.
  • Arts, music, dance, kids fun, leisure tours and fireworks.

The City of Timmins, the gold capital of Canada, is a sophisticated and thriving municipality surrounded by pristine forests and over five hundred lakes, rivers and streams. The community has a rich and vibrant history, and it is strategically located in the heart of Northern Ontario. The City of Timmins is not only a center for industry, commerce, distribution and finance, but also considered to be the hub for culture and healthcare in the region.

As a regional centre, Timmins provides services and opportunities to approximately 45,000 local citizens and 118,000 regional residents. Kayaking in Timmins Ontario is a tradition. This unique destination provides for Canada’s best kayak vacations and trips.

If you love paddling, consider Timmins for your canoe trips in Ontario. You will find comprehensive kayaking and canoeing guides for all the leisure events and competitions.

We’ve had visitors coming for kayaking in Timmins from Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, London, sudbury and even from the US. These visitors left great feedback and were pleased with their trip quality as attested by the genuine testimonials received.

For kayaking holidays packages, car rentals, fishing and boating programs and contact number, check Travel Planner . It has helpful information if you want to explore the city, find a hotel, flight, stores and shops where you can buy kayak accessories, gear, etc.