Lion's Head Sea Kayak Adventure
Lions Head is the perfect backdrop for this one day guided trip of Isthmus Bay and Lions Head. Given it's name for the resemblance of a lions profile in the rock, it is a favorite spot of paddlers, hikers and climbers for it's sheer cliffs and small town charm.
The morning will be spent within the shelter of the harbour break wall, as our instructor teaches you basic kayak skills and safety. After our morning lessons, we set out for a shore lunch at McKay's Harbor at the tip of the Lion's Head Provincial Nature Reserve. We will paddle the "sweet sea" waters of Georgian Bay below the sheer rock faces of the Niagara Escarpment, to discover its rugged beauty and possibly see some rock climbers in action tackling the huge escarpment walls. We finish the experience back at the public beach where we started, with greater knowledge and wonderful paddling memories.
Included Lunch Options Thorncrest Outfitters will provide you with a wholesome lunch to enjoy during the trip. If you have allergies or special dietary considerations please inform us when booking. You may choose your choice of deli style sandwich stacked high with either: Ham Turkey Roast Beef Veggie (lettuce, cucumber, tomatoe) Cheese (cheddar, Swiss) Lettuce, tomatoe, cucumber Salt/Pepper We will also supply you with bottled water and a sweet treat.
CONSIDERATIONS: Trips may be cancelled or changed due to hazardous weather conditions. Minimum of 4 participants registered to run. We adhere to a "leave no trace" policy. Intoxicants not permitted.
Includes: Sea kayak (solo or tandem), safety/paddling equipment, packed lunch, drinks, snacks, guide.
Difficulty Level: beginner
Age: 17 and above
Distance: 10 kilometers
Duration: 1 day: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Meet at: Group will meet at Lions Head public beach at 9am.
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