Harbourfront Alert

CLOSED FOR THE SEASON. Already looking forward to opening day for rentals June 1st 2023. Guided tours might be earlier. Thanks for another great summer everyone, we wish you all a healthy & happy winter.

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Located in Toronto on the edge of Lake Ontario for over 35 years, the Harbourfront Canoe & Kayak Centre is the most popular paddling centre in Toronto for kayaking, tandem kayak tours, canoeing, big voyageur canoe excursions, stand up paddleboarding, and kayak evening social paddles.

People out on a social kayak paddle in Toronto at Harbourfront Canoe & Kayak Center
Photo credit: Wilbur Wong

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Harbourfront Weather and Alerts

Air Temp: 20°C
Water Temp: 13°C
Winds: S 10-15km/hr

Weather details & water temperature will continue to be updated early fall even tho we are CLOSED FOR THE SEASON. Already looking forward to opening (rentals) day June 1st 2023. Guided tours might be earlier. Thanks all for another great summer.

Quickest reply for ANY inquiry is via ask@paddletoronto.com

See the Toronto Island hourly forecast.

Latest Harbourfront News

Season closing Sat Oct 1st

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Rent a Kayak, Canoe or Stand Up Paddleboard

The beautiful 13 Toronto Islands are on our doorstep, with secluded beaches, bird sanctuaries and many waterways to paddle and explore.

Our Location

We are located at 283 Queens Quay West just south of the Rogers Center right on the edge of Lake Ontario.

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Email us at ask@paddletoronto.com.

Call us at 416-203-2277.