About Us

Niknaks is closed for the 2018 season.
See you in June 2019!

Looking for an affordable, safe, and entertaining activity this summer? You got it!

Niknaks Paddle Shack offers equipment rentals that cater towards the unique interests of our clients. Paddle the Rideau Canal on a canoe, kayak, or stand-up paddleboard (SUP), or explore the local trails by bike and foot.

Whether you’re looking for a chance to escape the busyness of the city, spend some quality time with that special someone, or simply entertain the kids during those long summer months, Niknaks can help.

Our Story

Niknaks Paddle Shack was created by Nicola Thomson, former Coordinator of the Smiths Falls Downtown Business Association (DBA) and her husband, Chris Thomson. The couple was inspired to create a …

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

You have questions… we have answers! Can We take equipment off-site? Yes! You can take our equipment to whichever body of water you’d prefer. Simply choose the time package that …

Beautiful Smiths Falls

The beautiful town of Smiths Falls has a wide variety of attractions, shops, restaurants, and accommodations. For more details, you can visit the Town of Smiths Falls website at www.smithsfalls.ca …