Saugeen River information
Lonely Planet review
The Saugeen River, which flows into Lake Huron at Southampton, is one of the best-established routes for canoeing and kayaking in southern Ontario. Thorncrest Outfitters runs an extensive program of short self-guided and organized trips aimed at inexperienced paddlers. It also has a variety of do-it-yourself adventures including a picturesque day trip or a three-day paddle interspersed with quiet evenings spent at historic inns (all inclusive $335). Thorncrest also operates from a base on the Bruce Peninsula at Tobermory.