Kayaking in Lighthouse Cove, Lake St. Clair and the Thames River

Lighthouse Cove Lakeshore Ontario MapKayaking is a three season sport here in southwestern Ontario and its popularity has exploded in recent years. So many people of all ages have discovered kayaking for fitness, relaxation or to enjoy wildlife.

Lighthouse Cove affords the perfect starting point for your kayaking adventure.

Whether seeking a peaceful paddle on the dozen kilometres of residential canal waterways, venturing out further into the open shallows of Lake St. Clair, or heading up the Thames River; Lighthouse Cove has something for everyone of all kayaking skill levels.

What can you expect to see when kayaking in Lighthouse Cove and surrounding area?

  • A variety of birds including kingfishers, egrets, herons, ducks, geese and maybe even a bald eagle.
  • Wildlife including squirrels, white-tailed deer, turtles and so many rabbits!
  • Look closer and you might catch a glimpse of muskrats, opossums, racoons and maybe even a beaver.
  • Friendly residents, always offering a greeting and a wave.

Great for families!

The calm, sheltered canals in Lighthouse Cove are the perfect place for young paddlers. Be sure to pack a picnic and stop for a playground and restroom break at the beautiful Lighthouse Cove Lions Club Park.

Stay and play at Blue Water Cottages

We have two kayaks for guest use which can be launched right from our canal dock!

Please reach check out our availability calendar or call/text for more information: 519-996-8117