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“sea kayaking”(2 reviews)
“eastern shore”(2 reviews)
“day trip”(3 reviews)
Coastal Adventures is Atlantic Canada’s foremost sea kayaking operation and 2016 is our 35th year of offering coastal paddling excursions. We have something for every interest and skill level, whether you are a beginner or an expert. We offer Day...more
84 Mason's Point Road, Tangier, Nova Scotia B0J 3H0, Canada
+1 877-404-2774
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

After a couple of courses and 8 or so multi-day expeditions (4 - 9 days) I guess it's time I wrote a review. These folks were pioneers in the business and their 35+ years of experience shows. I've been on quite a few trips with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pat-Ken S
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We emailed coastal adventure and asked if we could hire some kayaks the following day. We were made very welcome and even with the short notice we hired four kayaks. Scott made us feel welcome the kit and kayaks were all good quality. We had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mike R
Gayle298, Owner at Coastal Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thanks folks for the kind comments. Always pleased to host visitors from "across the pond". I've paddled over in the Inner Hebrides and and have very fond memories of my trip there. Cheers, Scott

Reviewed 26 August 2018

The Day Tour of some islands in the 100 Wild island Nature Trust area along the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia was beautiful! The scenery is unique and peaceful. Coastal Adventures provides day tours and rentals to allow citizens and visitors to explore the area....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 2014brenda
Gayle298, Sea Kayaking Guide at Coastal Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Thanks for your kind comments. This is indeed a fascinating natural area to explore by sea kayak. Cheers, Jeremy

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Myself and a friend took the one day introducing and rescure course from co owner Gayle Wilson. First of all I have been paddling for over 16 years both sea and lake paddling. I came into the day with quite a bit of knowledge and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Gayle298, Owner at Coastal Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Thanks Sue for your kind words. It was a great day. I really do love the complexities of teaching to seasoned paddlers! Cheers

Reviewed 16 October 2017

I have enjoyed learning to paddle through Coastal Adventures. Every paddle leaves me with an eagerness to learn more about the outdoors. Coastal Adventures water facilities are absolutely inviting and their equipment inventory is most impressive. I have been on a 5 day trip |(excursion)...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank rogermainville
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This was a 5 day tour in Nova Scotia. No instructions were given on how if needed a rescue would occur. One happened as someone fell out of their boat, Scott the owner paddled both kayaks backward onto a rock, almost two rescues happened. He...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank debdawn2017
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We signed up for a 5-day kayak tour around the north tip of Cape Breton Island. The leader, and company owner, Scott Cunningham chose to combine a 3-day group of four customers with our group of four 5-day customers. This resulted in us 5-day customers...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Hans N
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This kayaking experience was amazing! If you are vacationing out east and are looking for some beautiful scenery, you won't be disappointed. We did this trip with two adults and two kids, aged twelve and fourteen. Our twelve year old son initial insisted on having...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Warren W
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This was probably the highlight of our whole trip out east, it was amazing. We did the half day tour, our instructor was Jaime and she was great, knew her stuff and also encouraged us. We covered a lot of ground for a half day...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Gayle, Scott and Paul from Coastal Adventures were excellent with us. We called out just before their season started but with the excellent weather they were as eager as us to get out on the waves. A 3hr sea kayak trip which didn't see much...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Stuart M
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