Whether you love to battle whitewater in your kayak, enjoy a scenic paddle in your canoe, or have adopted the relatively new sport of stand up paddleboarding, with this season's scorching temperatures, we could all use a little more paddling in our life. From Canada's best guided trips, we bring you the country's best guided paddles. From the long thin strips of land between Nanaimo and Victoria to the colourful outports and icebergs of Newfoundland's northern coast, here are the best water-based adventures our country has to offer.

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