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Gear up for a BIG Paddling Adventure in Timmins!

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Gear up for a BIG Paddling Adventure in Timmins!

Supply stores to find everything you need for an epic adventure!

Kayaking in Timmins, Ontario is BIG. The city hosts an annual Great Canadian Kayak Challenge in August, calling all kayakers to the Mattagami river. A once peaceful river become a tizzy with avid paddlers, and even beginners who come out to race and enjoy the great Canadian outdoors.

You're in? Great! We just want you to be well equipped. If you find yourself up Abitibi or Mattagami river without a paddle, it's a good idea to know where your outdoor gear shops are.


D&L Home and cottage

D & L Docks and Recreation sells and rents: Kayaks, Canoes, Paddle Boards, Life Vests, Kayak/Canoe Accessories & barrel saunas. Kayak, canoe and paddleboard rentals are available by the hour, day or week. Courses are available.

617 Riverside Drive, Timmins

Northern Sports

Northern Sports is a retail store specializing in renting and selling: Mountain bikes, road bikes, cross country skis, ski binding, boots, and poles. They've got you covered in all conditions, weather and seasons in a range of active wear.

1150 Riverside Drive, Timmins

Timmins Adventure Tours

Timmins Adventure Tours (or TAT) is located on Mattagami River offering rentals and sales for: kayak, canoe, mountain bike, stand-up paddleboards and rowing shells They also offer kayak lessons, tours, half day, and packages on the Mountjoy River, Mattagami River, Grassy River, and Kenogamissi River.

567 Pavillion Drive, Timmins

Albert's Sports & Workwear LTD.

Think outdoor survival. Albert's Sports & Workwear LTD sells everything you'll need for an excursion in the wilderness, even by canoe/kayak.

822 Riverside Drive, Timmins

Canadian Tire

If you're pinched for time or supplies, be it for kayaking or camping, there is always a Canadian Tire located just outside Timmins' centre.

2199 Riverside Drive, Timmins


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