Paddling on the waters of the surrounding lakes in Orford on a stand-up paddleboard (SUP), kayak, or canoe provides an exceptional immersion into the natural beauty of the Eastern Townships. Adventurers glide across the majestic Memphremagog lake and the beautiful Stukely and Fraser lakes in Parc National du Mont-Orford, surrounded by wooded mountains, creating a tranquil backdrop for these aquatic experiences. Whether you are a beginner or a passionate enthusiast of these watercrafts, the Memphremagog region offers ideal conditions. Quietly glide over the crystal-clear waters, explore hidden corners, and observe the local wildlife. You will embark on a serene adventure, combining the joy of navigation with the discovery of the preserved natural landscapes of this wonderful region in the Eastern Townships.


Stukely Lake - Fraser Lake

Parc National du Mont-Orford

  • 4 minutes from Orford Chalets
  • Navigation on Stukely Lake and Fraser Lake
  • Rental of paddlebaord (SUP), canoe, kayak, paddle boat and rowboat
  • You can bring your own paddleboard (SUP), canoe or kayak
  • Daily paid access to Parc National du Mont-Orford
  • Paid beach parking - Which are next to Stukely and Fraser lakes

Memphremagog Lake

Club de voile Memphrémagog

All information on website in French only

Marais de la Rivière-Aux-Cerises

  • 7 minutes from Orford Chalets
  • Paid kayak excursions and launching of your own watercrafts are done at the Club de Voile Memphrémagog (155 Plage des Cantons - Magog) / Paid parking
  • Guided kayak excursions
    • With a guide
    • Kayak, paddle and life jacket included
    • 3 tours available
      • Family morning tour (10:30 AM to 11:30 AM) - 35 $
      • Nature tour (1:30 PM to 3:30 PM) - 35$
      • Sunset tour (7 PM to 9 PM) - 45 $
  • If you choose to bring your own watercraft:
    • Paddle boards (SUP), kayaks and canoes accepted
    • Mandatory cleaning of all watercrafts at the cleaning station ($)

All information on website in French only

Waterloo Lake

  • 24 minutes from Orford Chalets
  • Access to Waterloo Lake through municipal beach
  • Free access
  • Rental of kayaks, paddle boards (SUP), canoes, water bikes and paddle boatds
    • From 11:30 AM to 7:30 PM
    • Call 450-539-4650 to verify rental details (availabilities, prices)
  • Launching of private watercrafts is reserved to citizens of Waterloo and Shefford only
  • Website

All information on website in French only

Brome Lake

Domaine des Érables

  • 24 minutes from Orford Chalets
  • Marina is available to visitors who wish to launch their small watercrafts
  • Rental of kayaks, canoes and paddle boats
  • Website

Magog River

Club Nautique de Sherbrooke

  • 27 minutes from Orford Chalets
  • Rental of the following small watercrafts:
    • Kayaks (single and double), paddle boats (2 and 4 seats), paddle boards (SUP), canoes
  • Rentals are for blocks of 1, 2 and 3 hours as well and all-day
  • Website

All information on website in French only

Saint-François River / Magog River

  • Corridor Bleu - Saint-François River course
    • 28 minutes from Orford Chalets
    • Starting point - Parc Optimist (Lennoxville)
    • Arrival at Maison des arts et de la culture in Brompton
    • 16,5 km course taking about 4 hours
  • Corridor Bleu - Magog River course
    • 14 minutes from Orford Chalets
    • Starting point - Parc de la plage municipale (Deauville)
    • Arrival at Parc Lucien-Blanchard (Sherbrooke)
    • 14 km course taking about 3.5 hours
    • 2 portages (Rock Forest dam : 200 m / Drummond dam: 300 m)

Missisquoi River - Sutton

  • 50 minutes from Orford Chalets
  • Excursions organized by Canoe & Co (Sutton):
    • Kayaks (single and double), canoes, paddle boards (SUP)
  • Shuttle service available with excursions between Canoe & Co's shop and starting point in Mansonville
  • Excursions on Missisquoi River between Mansonville and Glen Sutton (12 kms)
  • Duration of exercusions: between 2.5 and 3.5 hours
  • Booking by phone: 450-538-4052
  • Website