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The Great Canadian Kayak Challenge & Festival

Trip Overview

Category:Races, Festivals & Events
Location:Northeastern Ontario
Duration (Days):3
Duration (Nights):2
Guided/Self Guided:Self Guided
Nearest Town To Trip Start:Timmins
Nearest Major Airport:Timmins
Travel Time From Airport:30 minute drive
Accommodation:Not included
Meals Included:No
International Flights Included:No
Price Per Person From:£18

Trip Details

The Great Canadian Kayak Challenge and Festival has a variety of competitions to choose from.

The 22 mile Elite Challenge is the most physically demanding course requiring paddlers to kayak the Mattagami and Mountjoy Rivers and complete a 1094 yard portage.

The 10 mile Elite Recreational Challenge is just on the Mattagami River, with no portages.

Other options include the Recreational, Open, Novice, Seniors and Youth.

How To Join The Trip

Fly into Timmins and rent a car.


This festival and races occur in August annually.


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NOTE: prices may vary based on exchange rate.