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Kayak Halifax

1521 Lower Water Street | Sands at Salter, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Amazing Experience

I did the Georges Island & Waterfront 2 Hour Exploratour on Monday September 18th. Experiencing... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
katelynmclaren
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Toronto, Canada
Great Experience

Ed was a great guide and teacher, ensured we would avoid the wakes and stay as dry as possible... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Greg N
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Calgary, Canada
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Conveniently located on Sands at Salter on the vibrant Halifax Waterfront, @ 1521 Lower Water Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Your next adventure awaits a stone’s throw from downtown Halifax attractions, restaurants, hotels & the cruise ship terminal. Join us for an authentic East Coast experience on a 2 hour exploratour, a full day or overnight island adventure. Paddle from sunrise to sunset or under the full moon. Discover & explore the second largest natural harbour on the planet & our wild islands. Enjoy marine life encounters, coastal hikes & beautiful beaches, island ecotours, culinary & glamping adventures. To have as much fun as our guides, just remember to pack a sense of adventure & sense of humour! For a fortnight in August 2018, the Halifax Harbour Islands will host an intimate world class culinary, outdoor adventure & glamping experience. Spend an incredible night inside the walls of Fort Charlotte enjoying a sunset dinner, award-winning local craft beer, wine & music.
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1521 Lower Water Street | Sands at Salter, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

I did the Georges Island & Waterfront 2 Hour Exploratour on Monday September 18th. Experiencing Halifax from the water was awesome – the highlight of my trip. I thoroughly enjoyed the tour, hearing about local history and architecture and spotting wildlife. The tour was awesome...More

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Outdoor E, Owner at Kayak Halifax, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2017

Hi Katelyn Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. It makes us feel great to learn that our tour & team were considered to be the highlight of your trip. Please visit us again when you are back on the...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Ed was a great guide and teacher, ensured we would avoid the wakes and stay as dry as possible. Very patient with inexperienced kayakersMore

Thank Greg N
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Outdoor E, Owner at Kayak Halifax, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to share, Greg. 1 of 3 guests who join us on the water have no previous kayaking experience. Our goal is to ensure a fun & safe learning environment & we sincerely appreciate the positive feedback. Enjoy the last few...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

What a great experience! My guide was lovely and very patient. I did the sunset kayak tour. Great views! Highly recommended!

Thank Emily M
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Outdoor E, Owner at Kayak Halifax, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience, Emily. Wishing you an amazing autumn full of sunrises & sunsets. Ed

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Reviewed September 10, 2017

A great day out on the water in the Halifax harbor with our family! The guides were patient and knowledgeable. Signing up was a bit confusing trying to get through by telephone, so just go right there before the advertised times and sign up there!

Thank Karen S
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

We were looking forward to doing the McNabs Island kayak and coastal hike with the culinary lunch but the day we booked happened to be a bit too windy to get out to the island - and it was also the Parade of Sails for...More

Thank Karen P
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Outdoor E, Owner at Kayak Halifax, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2017

Thank you for the feedback, Karen. We do appreciate your patience as we had guests sign up last minute & it took some time to organize them. It was a pleasure meeting you & sharing the Tall Ships & our beautiful harbour with you &...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

We had a half day in Halifax, kayaking the harbor seemed like a great way to get a little exercise and see the city from a different perspective - and it 100% was amazing. From the little things (the owner, Ed, fed the meter when...More

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Outdoor E, Owner at Kayak Halifax, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience, Doug. Our team is always happy to receive feedback & are thrilled that you had a great time with us as we strive to ensure you have a carefree, fun & safe time...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2017

It was a great 2 hour tour. Our guide (Kate) was fantastic. Highly recommended. Good instruction and a great route for the two hour tour.

Thank Steve A
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Outdoor E, Ocean Kayak Guide at Kayak Halifax, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, Steve. It's really nice to receive such great feedback. We are just doing what we love & it is rewarding to be able to share our city with others. Kate & the Kayak Halifax Team

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Reviewed August 18, 2017

This was a great tour. Our guides, Ana and Kate, were very knowledgeable and informative. We paddled around Georges Island and then farther down the harbor and back. It was a wonderful 2 hours. I would highly recommend it, even if you have no kayaking...More

Thank Philip S
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Outdoor E, Ocean Kayak Guide at Kayak Halifax, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2017

Thank you for sharing, Philip. We really appreciate that you took the time. Have a great fall & winter. Paddle on! Kate & Anna

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Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful paddle for 2 hours! Very knowledgeable and understanding guide! Worth the muscle pains next day ;)

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Outdoor E, Owner at Kayak Halifax, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2017

Thank you for sharing your experience. Glad it was worth the workout :-)

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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Capturing one of the most amazing moments of my life! #Kayaking with Kayak Halifax drew a large smile on my face and in my heart! Eric, our tourist guide, and another woman who was around (if you end up reading this, I apologize for not...More

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Karen C
July 31, 2017|
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Response from Outdoor E | Property representative |
The tour duration is 2 hours. We are off the water at 3 pm & it is a short walk to the cruise terminal along the Harbourfront boardwalk.
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Karen C
July 31, 2017|
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Response from Outdoor E | Property representative |
Kayak Halifax on the Halifax Waterfront
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Karen C
July 8, 2017|
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Response from Outdoor E | Property representative |
We are a short walk to the cruise terminal along the Harbourfront boardwalk :-)
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