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Coastal Adventures

84 Mason's Point Road, Tangier, Nova Scotia B0J 3H0, Canada
+1 877-404-2774
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Took the one day course for rescure

Myself and a friend took the one day introducing and rescure course from co owner Gayle Wilson... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
NovaScotiaShh
,
Nova Scotia
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37 years of experience says it all when it comes to enjoying paddling in Eastern Canada

I have enjoyed learning to paddle through Coastal Adventures. Every paddle leaves me with an... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
rogermainville
,
New Glasgow, Canada
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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 Trips from our centre in Tangier, and Extended Tours throughout the region and Instruction at our kayak school. We can also Rent equipment for those who wish to do it on their own and can welcome you in our Paddler’s Retreat B&B.
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22 Jun 2018
“Took the one day course for rescure”
15 Oct 2017
“37 years of experience says it all when it comes to enjoying paddling in Eastern Canada”
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84 Mason's Point Road, Tangier, Nova Scotia B0J 3H0, Canada
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+1 877-404-2774
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

1  Thank Hans N
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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

1  Thank Warren W
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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

2  Thank Melissa G
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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

Thank Stuart M
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Reviewed 25 August 2014

We drove to the place down a local road, to the waters edge. Gayle was there to greet us. She had a busy day planned with lots of new paddlers, but still made time for us. We kayaked a few hours (watch the tides) and...More

Thank Brian T
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Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

Summary: With the family we had a pleasant day with some nice scenery, staff were friendly but the amount of information and instruction was disappointing and price was too high for a day of paddling. Based on the very positive reviews we booked a day...More

Thank August L
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

My husband and I had a great time during our 1 day safety course. Gayle was very knowledgable and attentive. She found the perfect kayaks for us based on our experience, and really helped my DH overcome his nervousness. Instruction included water rescue, which I...More

Thank Anita J
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