Canadians are resilient, so when it comes to doing fun unseasonal activities, the question is not why – but where?! In this case, the answer is Edmonton’s North Saskatchewan River, where those who are willing to brave the chill can hop into a glowing kayak after dark.

Until Monday, October 18th, Albertans looking for something whimsical or unique are encouraged to check out the aptly named Edmonton Kayaks and rent out a tandem boat or a single paddler and hit the water.

Rentals are available for two hours at a time, are totally transparent, supped up with LED lighting and have a Bluetooth speaker – so you can really get into it.

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These trips are to be self-guided and require you to dock your canoe without any assistance – so don’t come expecting a tour, or muscle helping you in and out of the water.

Honestly, we would recommend giving yourself some room in your time slot to get things going – just in case!

Each trip costs between $70 and $120 depending on which canoe you rent and makes for a pretty solid date, birthday or girls’ night activity so check it out – before it’s too late!

Dress warm and have fun. friends!


When: Until Monday, October 18th
Where: Directions here
Time: Available times here
Cost: $70+