Guided Tours

Paddle with our knowledgeable and highly skilled guides.

You will discover intricate facts about this great North American river and its ecologically important wetlands, along with its abundant birds, fish, reptiles and mammals.

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Departing: Tue, Thurs, Sat & Sun
Duration: 3-5 hrs
Adults (Ages 13+): $79
Youth (Ages 8-12): $39.50
Children (Ages 7 and under): $10

Guided: Lazy River – Invermere to Radium

Capture, by paddle, the pristine Columbia River waters as seen first-hand by David Thompson, and unchanged since the arrival of the First Nations people.

This 4 hour family-friendly and fun trip, starts in Invermere and will take you through the spectacular Wetlands to the Columbia river to Radium.

Paddle yourself in one of our recreational kayaks or canoes, or share the paddling with the help of others in one of our 8-person voyageur canoes.

We will stop along the way to stretch our legs. Be sure to bring a snack to enjoy on the shoreline or at one of the beautiful sandbars along the way.

Meet at the canoe docks at 12:30 pm. Return at approximately 5:30 pm. Alternate times can be made for groups of 6 or more.

We may take bookings on-demand, and based on availability. Please contact us via email at paddle@columbiariverpaddle.com, or by phone at 250-342-7397.

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Departing: Friday Mornings, See pickup times
Duration: 3 hrs
Ages: Family Friendly
Adults (Ages 13+): $79
Youth (Ages 8-12): $39.50
Children (Ages 7 and under): $10

Guided: Fairmont to Lake Windermere

Our knowledgeable and highly skilled guides will lead you in an 8-person voyager canoe, or a canoe or kayak for approximately 3 hours through this spectacular and scenic body of water.

You will discover intricate facts about this great North American river and its ecologically important wetlands, along with its abundant birds, fish, reptiles and mammals. Historical, geographical and geological information will be shared and discussed along the length of this brilliant waterway.

Friday pickups from the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort at 9:50, Mountainside at 9:40 and Riverside timeshare rec-center at 9:30 am.

We can use our 8 Person “Big Canoe”, or kayaks and canoes if requested for this tour.

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Departing: See departure times
Duration: 1.5 – 2hrs
Ages: Family Friendly
Adults (Ages 13+): $79
Youth (Ages 8-12): $39.50
Children (Ages 7 and under): $10

Guided: Fairmont to Lake Windermere Raft Trip

Are you ready for a fun, relaxing and scenic activity the whole family can enjoy? Join us for a 1.5 – 2 hour lazy float through a vibrant natural channel with plenty of birds and wildlife to spot. Stop to dip your feet in – a perfect way to cool off on a hot sunny day.

Perfect for all ages
All gear supplied
Snack included
No need to paddle!

Morning tours
Monday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
9:20am Columbia River Paddle Base office, Athalmere
9:30am Copper Point Resort
9:50am The Meadows at Fairmont

Evening tours
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
6:20pm Columbia River Paddle Base office, Athalmere
6:30pm Copper Point Resort
6:50pm The Meadows at Fairmont

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Departing: Wednesday, Thursday And Sunday Mornings & Monday Afternoons
Duration: 2 hrs
Adults (Ages 13+): $39
Youth (Ages 8-12): $19.50
Children (Ages 7 and under): Free

Guided: Interpretive Wetland Tour

With a first rate view from your canoe, kayak or a 8-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. Learn of David Thompson, the trappers, settlers, and miners, their route on the river, and their establishment of transportation from Canal Flats to Golden by canoe, barges and paddle wheelers. 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.

  • Additional times are available upon request, for groups of 4
  • Based on group size and demand we will paddle either canoes or a Voyager (8 person canoe).
  • Kayaks are subject to availability.

Tour is available Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday mornings. Meet the guide at the docks at 9:45 am.

Tours may be cancelled due to strong winds.
Rates include all safety gear.
Prices do not include all applicable taxes.

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