Open Seven Days a Week!

Trip Description

Our most popular paddling adventure takes you by the Historic Loveland Castle!
The average Castle Adventure trip lasts 2-4 hours and travels 5 miles.
The trip launches at Carl Rahe Park and ends at Loveland Canoe and Kayak.

Register For The Castle Adventure Now!

Rental Pricing

Kayak Rental = $26.00

Tandem Kayak Rentals = $46.00

Canoe Rental = $46.00

  • Includes an upgraded Old Town or We-no-nah canoe!
  • Up to two children ages 4-10 ride free in parent’s canoe.
  • Add $8 for third adult.

Early Bird Special! – Save $5.00 per canoe and $3.00 per kayak on the Castle Adventure if you reserve and depart for your trip by 10:00am or earlier (valid anytime except Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor Day Weekends – cannot be combined with other discounts).

Raft Rentals = $23.00 per person (4 person minimum)

  • Our River Rafts will comfortably hold 5-6 passengers and provide an exciting new way to experience the Little Miami River.
  • Rafts are great for early season paddling when the river levels are adequate to make the trip enjoyable.
  • Please note – dogs are not allowed on raft trips.
  • Group/Volume discounts do not apply to rafts.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure to register, receive equipment and safety instructions.

Group Discounts

Group Discounts for Canoes and Kayaks

6 or more rental boats – 10% discount

Scouts / Church Groups / School Groups – $18.00 per person for canoe trips $22.00 for solo kayaks.  Groups must provide valid tax exempt form to qualify for this discount.

Own your own canoe or kayak?

If you own a canoe or kayak and need transportation we can provide the transportation for you and your boat.

Private Watercraft Rates

$20 per kayak
$30 per canoe for two passengers ($10 for third passenger)

Private canoe or kayak transportation rules:

  • Reservations are required for all transports to insure trailer space is available.
  • Please plan to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled trip to allow our staff time to properly load your canoe or kayak.
  • All watercraft must have current Ohio Registration (for Ohio residents only) and be a minimum of 9ft. long to securely fit on our trailer.
  • Kayaks must be a river rated model.
  • Customer must also have properly fitted PFDs for all passengers.

Trips depart on the hour

Open Every Day 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Trips depart on the hour 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

All boats must be in by 6:00PM
Late fees of $10 per boat for each ½ hour will apply.

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure to register, receive equipment and safety instructions.

Kid Friendly

We encourage families to take their children on the Castle Adventure as this is the perfect length trip for families. All participants must be at least 4 years old and a minimum of 40 pounds for all trips on the Little Miami River.

Dog Friendly

We welcome well behaved dogs on the Castle Adventure. Please insure that they are kept on a leash while at the livery and they are properly socialized with people and other dogs. We recommend you bring a properly fitted Canine PFDs for all four legged friends. Be sure to keep a close eye on them at all times as there are plenty of exciting sites, sounds, and smells.

Replacement Costs

Canoe = $700.00
Kayak = $400.00
Paddle = $40.00
Life Jacket = $30.00

Alcohol Policy

Alcohol and river activities –canoeing, kayaking and swimming– DON’T MIX. Your judgment and abilities will be diminished by alcohol. Exposure to summer sun intensifies the effects of alcohol. We reserve the right to inspect the contents of all coolers and refuse service based upon the presence of alcohol. The City of Loveland and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources are taking a strong stance against drinking in public and while on the water.

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Weather

Clear
Friday 05/25 0%
High 87° / Low 67°
Clear
Sunny. High 87F. Winds light and variable.
Thunderstorm
Saturday 05/26 80%
High 84° / Low 67°
Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning becoming more widespread in the afternoon. High 84F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 05/27 20%
High 88° / Low 68°
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy skies early, followed by partial clearing. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 88F. Winds light and variable.
Overcast
Monday 05/28 20%
High 91° / Low 68°
Overcast
Cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 91F. Winds light and variable.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 05/29 20%
High 89° / Low 69°
Partly Cloudy
Some sun in the morning with increasing clouds during the afternoon. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 89F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.
Bob Jones
Our work group had such an amazing time in Loveland paddling down the river and then later going to lunch at Tano’s, the whole day was perfect. I can’t wait to come back next year.
Bob Jones PNG