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Visit the Centre of BC. And It All.

There is a legend that the centre of the universe is located near Kamloops. While we can’t confirm that, we can say it’s the hub of some incredible paddling experiences. Located at the confluence of the North and South Thompson rivers, and surrounded by over 100 lakes, this central city is perfect for people in search of placid and pristine paddles. Make a Splash in the BC Interior Ready to get wet? Located at the convergence of two rivers and surrounded by lakes, Kamloops has water sports and activities for all. Enjoy this paddler’s paradise for stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking, or canoeing on 100+ lakes with a one-hour drive.

Featured waterways in Kamloops

Here are some of the area’s best bodies of water to dip into.

Meet the specialists Kamloops

From guides and instructors to marina owners and sales reps, here are the people who will ensure you’re not sent up the creek without a, well, you know. 

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Bruker Marina and beach
rentals
Bruker Marina & Beach Club

Bruker Marina & Beach Club is a great spot to either go boating or enjoy some family time on the beach.

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Kamloops Canoe & Kayak Club
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Kamloops Canoe & Kayak Club

Kamloops Canoe & Kayak Club offers many different programs while being as inclusive and accessible as possible, so that everyone can enjoy what they have to offer.

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Paddle board rental
rentals
Kamloops Water Sport Rental

Kamloops Water Sport Rentals offers three different locations. From paddle boards to pedal kayaks and canoes they have something that will work for everyone!

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Kayaking at Knouff Lake
rentals and tours
Knouff Lake Resort

Being one of the oldest four season resorts in BC Knouff Lake Resort would be the perfect get away to unwind and explore the outdoors.

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tours
Moccasin Trails

In order to truly learn about our culture we felt the only way was to touch, smell, see, hear, and feel it. Our journey started hundreds of years ago but your journey will start right
now with us at Moccasin Trails.

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Paddle boarding on Heffley Lake
retail, lessons & rentals
Paddle Surfit

Located on Heffley Lake in Kamloops BC, Paddle Surfit is the perfect place to relax and escape the city with SUP and kayak rentals.

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Canoeing in Kamloops
rentals
True Outdoors

True Outdoors is a local equipment store that carries a variety of outdoor gear for different watersports activities.

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The Search For BC’s Best Lake

Which body of water will win CBC’s Best Lake in BC Contest? We have some suggestions of what to vote for.

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Ten of the Best Flat Water Paddle Trips in British Columbia

The Kicking Horse is only one of many whitewater experiences that make British Columbia one of the best rafting destinations in the world.

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