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Kayaking in the fog is fun!

I can't say enough good things about Matt DeLong and Candlebox Kayaking. He took my friend and I on... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kim S
An Exhilarating Fantastic Adventure!!

My friend and I had an absolutely incredible day of paddling with Matt DeLong, a very professional... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nancy E
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Candlebox Kayaking specializes in sea kayak tours and sea kayak instruction. Looking for a relaxing sea kayak tour to enjoy with friends or family? We do that. Looking to experience the excitement of learning how to surf a sea kayak at a beach or in...more
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107 Water Street | Shelburne Harbour Yacht Club and Marina, Shelburne, Nova Scotia B0T 1W0, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I can't say enough good things about Matt DeLong and Candlebox Kayaking. He took my friend and I on a foggy adventure from the Central Port Mouton breakwater to Port Mouton Island, and it was incredible. It was a pleasure to have such a professional...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I had an absolutely incredible day of paddling with Matt DeLong, a very professional guide and all around great guy. From the sunny calm of Central Port Mouton to the foggy serenity when cruising past Carter's Beach and then beyond Spectacle Island...More

Thank Nancy E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed seeing deer, seals, and porpoises! Quality equipment and knowledgeable guides made for a memorable and enjoyable day on the water. Already thinking about when I will go on another trip with Candlebox Kayaking!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful day exploring the scenic Keji seaside adjunct park. We saw seals, porpoises and had a wonderful lunch. I felt very safe in the waves and swells we encountered.

Thank Maggie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed an all day paddle with Candlebox Kayaking and had a most enjoyable adventure. An all included sea kayaking experience. I will do it again.

1  Thank Howard G
Reviewed June 16, 2018

I was sent to Candlebox to further develop my kayak guide skills. Matt taught us how to edge, surf, navigate, roll, plan and rescue. After taking the course I feel much more confident in rougher waters and in my ability to rescue others. Matt is...More

Thank Ben S
Reviewed June 4, 2018

In the recent past I have had sea kayaking surfing instruction, tidal current training and just last weekend two days of intermediate white water training with Matt DeLong. My experience with Matt in all three disciplines as been excellent. For all three disciplines I was...More

Thank fp051055
Reviewed May 23, 2018

As a beginner to whitewater this 2 day course more than surpassed my expectations...I’m now hooked and can’t wait to go again! I would highly recommend Candlebox Kayaking, our instructors Matt & Cliff were awesome....both being very knowledgeable, skilled, professional & patient. Day 1 had...More

Thank corrinatheriau69
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Full meal deal with Matt and Cliff as our instructors. Went out on the Medway River not knowing a thing about WW Kayaking. Our instructors showed us the safety first then the excitement and thrills soon followed. Excellent equipment and felt completely at ease with...More

Thank Wayne M
Reviewed April 14, 2018

A useful 2 day course that took us from unsure to confident. We learned paddle technique, self-rescue, partner rescues, use of safety equipment, charting, and navigation basics. It was exactly what we needed to get comfortable on the water and overcome the fear of capsizing....More

Thank James B
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