Join two of our skilled female guides on this women-only kayaking trip into the Georgian Bay UNESCO biosphere. Surrounded by over 30,000 islands our group will head out to Franklin Island from Snug Harbour. You will meet your guides at 10AM at Snug Harbour on Georgian Bay for your orientation. At Gilly’s Marina, your guides will teach you how to load your own sea kayak with your personal gear as well as some group gear. When everyone is ready to go, just imagine the feeling of gliding out towards the glacier smoothed granite islands covered in wind-swept pines. OSKC will fully outfit your trip so that all you need to bring is your own clothing and a sleeping bag. A full packing list of suggested items will be sent to you.

Your group will be camping on Franklin Island or one of the smaller islands that surround it. During the trip you will get to explore many Georgian Bay islands, and swim in crystal clear freshwater, all while keeping an eye out for birds like Sandhill Cranes, Eagles, Osprey and numerous song birds. In the evening sit in your comfortable camp chair which we provide and watch the sunset as you eat a delicious meal prepared by your guides.

4 days / 3 nights

Price p.p. from:

$900 

plus taxes

Dates

July 21–24, 2021

August 26–29, 2021

Participant Skill Level

Please contact us with any question related to these trip prerequisites.

  • None required

 Trip Route Map

Here’s a map of our travel route, to help put things in perspective.

 Trip Itinerary

A day-by-day plan to guide your journey ahead. Just keep in mind that it may change due to weather or group needs.

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Day 1

Meet your guides at 10AM at Gilly's Marina in Snug Harbour. Pack your kayak and head out to Franklin Island.

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Day 2

Paddle the outside of Franklin Island, stop for a packed lunch, and maybe even take a swim. All delicious meals and snacks are provided.

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Day 3

Another day to explore the on-land and paddling around the Islands.

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Day 4

Break camp and slowly work your way back towards Snug Harbour to end the trip around 3 pm after your last waterside lunch.

  Meet Your Guides

Kris Shaw

She enjoys sharing her passion for being outdoors and teaching others how to be safe and comfortable while seeking new adventures and pushing the envelope, just a little.

Her motto – ‘life should fit into a kayak’.

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Joedy Ebert

Joedy has been teaching teenagers for 25 years but she has always recharged at and on the water. She got her Paddle Canada start with OSKC 10 years ago, spending the years since padding the shores of Lake Ontario and the Niagara waterways. She is thrilled to be joining the team at OSKC.

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 What's Included

Don’t worry, we’ve got this covered.

Included

  • Expert Guides
  • Sea Kayak and safety equipment
  • Personal Tent and Sleeping Mat
  • All group camping and cooking gear
  • All meals and snacks
  • Group emergency communication and safety gear

What's Not Included

  • Transportation to and from Snug Harbour
  • Trip cancellation, interruption and evacuation insurance. (Strongly recommended)
  • $10 per day overnight parking fee at Snug Harbour.

What You Should Bring

A detailed gear list is sent before the start of the trip but this can get you started.

  • Personal clothing for on and off the water in dry bags
  • Personal sleeping bag in a dry bag
  • Full kit-list is provided, we are available to answer any questions you might have.
4 days / 3 nights

Price p.p. from:

$900 

plus taxes

Dates

July 21–24, 2021

August 26–29, 2021

Amazing trip. One of the most beautiful parts of the country, and how better to see and explore it than in a kayak? Great company. Fabulous food, and abundant fish. One of the true remaining wilderness experiences in Canada, far away from civilization. Rugged, unspoilt landscape where we could trace billions of years of history in the rocky cliffs and also spot a few bears.

Gerard M.

 Drive your Car

Meet your guides at 1000 on the first day at Gilly’s Snug Harbour.

 Pre and Post-Trip Accommodation

If you need pre or post-trip accommodation, check out our sister company Harmony Outdoor Inn.

The Small Print

20% Deposit due when booking. Final balance due 30 days prior to the start of the trip.

We are happy to answer any questions you may have about this trip or about any of our other trips or courses.

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