Paddling canoes on the lake in Nopiming
Adventures abound in Manitoba


Explore Manitoba’s waterways on a paddling adventure.

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Manitoba is home to over 100,00 lakes and long stretches of winding rivers, and one of the best ways to explore them is in a canoe or kayak. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, there are an abundance of ways to get onto the water throughout the province.

Find your favourite paddling route in Manitoba

Did you know Manitoba is home to some of the best rapids in the world? Experienced paddlers will get a thrill along the Manigotagan River or along the legendary route on the Grass River in northern Manitoba. For even more adventure, take the challenging, once-in-a-lifetime Seal River route and venture into some of Manitoba’s most remote and most rugged wilderness.

For those looking for more casual paddling opportunities, there are plenty of leisurely routes to explore throughout the province. Embrace serenity as you paddle into the sunset in La Barriere Park or glide through the man-made tunnels of Caddy Lake.

Stay safe on the water and always wear a personal flotation device when kayaking, canoeing, tubing or stand-up paddle boarding.

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FortWhyte Alive!

Experience Lake Life in the City

Paddle serene lakes alongside birds taking flight while deer prance along the water’s edge. You’ll feel your stress melt away as FortWhyte Alive provides everything you need for a hassle-free adventure in the sunshine.

Harvest Lodge

Kayak the Waterhen River

Relax on the slow-flowing clear waters of the Waterhen River as you meander past spruce groves, watch wildlife, soak up the sun or cast your rod to hook a walleye. Make it a multi-day trip by staying overnight in a cabin or at the camp.

Nature's Edge Tourism

Learn to Paddleboard: Show up & SUP

Want a little bit of adventure & fun in the sun but don't know where to start? Experience intimate St. Malo Lake & learn paddle positions and techniques help you find your "flow" this summer. Beginners & all abilities welcomed.

Rivers with Heritage

Established in 1984, the Canadian Heritage Rivers System aims to ensure rivers remain a significant piece of our past, and a cherished part of our future. With four located in Manitoba, there are plenty of ways to get to know these special river systems.

A Grand Escape

There are no words that perfectly express what it is like to be transported from the hustle and bustle of city life to the middle of nowhere surrounded by nothing but trees, great expanses of water, and the bluest of skies for as far as the eyes can see.

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