Embark on a unique kayaking day-trip of discovery and connection with the rich cultural heritage of Georgian Bay. Our Indigenous Cultural Tour offers a unique and intimate experience of the traditional teachings, practices, and customs of the Anishinaabe people.
- Anishinaabe guide
- All paddlesport equipment is included
- Suitable for all level of paddlers
- Explore the stunning natural beauty of Georgian Bay
- Lead by certified kayak guides
- Relaxed pace
Embark on a unique kayaking journey of discovery and connection with the rich cultural heritage of Georgian Bay. Our Indigenous Cultural Tour offers a unique and intimate experience of learning about the traditional teachings, practices, and customs of the Anishinaabe people.
With the guidance of our knowledgeable and passionate Anishinaabe and Georgian Bay Tours guides you will head out for a day of paddling around Franklin Island to explore the lagoons, channels, and iconic white pines. Stop for lunch on the glacier scoured granite rock and enjoy a swim in the sparkling waters.
Take in the breathtaking beauty of Georgian Bay as you learn about the history, stories, and traditions of the Indigenous communities who have lived here for thousands of years. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of the Anishinaabe way of life and the important role that the land plays in their culture.
This is a fantastic opportunity to connect with the people and the land of Georgian Bay. Book your spot on the Indigenous Cultural Tour today and experience the beauty and richness of the Anishinaabe culture.
Departing from Snug Harbour, our guides will make a safe route plan based on the weather of the day. If the weather is favourable, then we will cross out to Franklin Island. Franklin Island is covered in iconic windswept pine forests, and surrounded with scenic bays and lagoons, making it a breathtaking place to explore by kayak. These islands will create the backdrop for our Indigenous storyteller to teach about this land's First Peoples, their cultural heritage, and the flora and fauna we see.
Approximately 10 kilometres however we accommodate the abilities of the group.
- Paddlesports equipment(kayak, Life Jacket/PFD, safety gear, paddle)
- Dry-bags for your personal items
- We pay you parking fee at Gilly's Marina
- Expedition First Aid Kit. Guides are Wilderness First Aid certified.
- Large tarp if needed (in case of rain or intense sun)
- Packed lunch
- A reusable water bottle
What people say about our adventures.
The boat was clean and comfortable, and the captain made sure we were all safe and having a great time.
Appreciated how the guides shared paddling tips and knowledge about the Georgian Bay Biosphere’s plants and animals along the way.