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“half day tour”(21 reviews)
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NRKT is situated on the Murray Rd. in North River, Cape Breton Island Nova Scotia, Canada. North River Kayak Tours property is located just steps away from our launch site where we paddle anywhere from 3 hours to 5 days along the coastline of Cape...more
644 Murray Rd., Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
+1 902-929-2628
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All reviews banana bread half day tour chai tea bald eagles nova scotia great kayaking our tour guide light snack homemade jams local bakery hummus rest stop stay dry half hour drive points of interest a lot of fun fish cakes
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

What a fun half day we had. The guides were terrific, great with all levels of experience, and fun. A wonderful snack of home made gingerbread with rhubarb & strawberry jam and chai made a great break. Loved it.

Thank jinilil
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Angelo, our guide, was very friendly and the scenery along the route is super beautiful. The home-made banana bread, rhubarb jam, and tea at the beach (halfway point of the tour) is another highlight, haha. Angelo also owns brand new cabins on the riverside property...More

Thank George G
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Much thanks to Francois for a terrific 1/2 day paddling into st Ann’s harbour. Great establishment, very well run. They had everything we could need. It was a beautiful sunshine morning. Paddling around a bend in the harbour, we could hear the young eagles still...More

Thank whistlerkell
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We did the full day trip: highly recommended! Our guide, François was friendly, fun and a good instructor. Paddled out to a beach/cove and had hot/cold lunch, swam, and then flexible on the way back. Refreshing standing under the waterfall. Trying to stand in kayak...More

Thank Claudia M
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

I had seen reviews on line for this and how awesome it was so we decided to book a 1/2 Day morning tour with my husband and I and our two teen daughters. We were thoroughly impressed at the staff, the tour, the scenery and...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked it one morning on a whim and it was one of the best days ever. The drive to the location is beautiful. They are super laid back and welcoming. It was our first time ever kayaking and they were so...More

Thank Suzy M
Reviewed August 11, 2018

The folks at North River Kayak were experienced and approachable. Whether an accomplished kayaker or a beginner, these folks have you covered. I went on the 3 hour tour and found it to be a fun experience. There are nice photo opportunities if you are...More

Thank redbearon
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We did the half-day tour and had an exceptional experience. Our guides, Frank and Kelly, were professional and knowledgeable. The North River Kayaking drop in area is a very nice setting with hammocks and seating looking out to the river. It is very clean and...More

Thank 864dawnf
Reviewed July 28, 2018

While staying in Baddeck for a couple days on our week long visit to Nova Scotia we were looking for something fun to do and my wife found North River Kayak. We had been kayaking in the past and found this to be the perfect...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2017

We stayed in Angelo's cabins for 3 nights in September 2017 and also did a 3 hour kayak tour. We live in Calgary, and we certainly wish that we were closer to visit this wonderful spot and all the great people there more often. The...More

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June 26, 2015|
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Response from spinazzola007 | Property representative |
Hi there- I would like to suggest that you visit out Baddeck Kayak operation called Paddledog Kayak Tours. Being that there is a diverse range in ages I think that this would best suit you to do a 1 1/2 hour guided tour out... More
Kara K
May 26, 2015|
Response from spinazzola007 | Property representative |
Yes indeed they are. We use tandem kayaks and the adult sits in the back with the child in front. You will both have paddles :-) cheers-Angelo
Teri D
January 29, 2015|
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Response from spinazzola007 | Property representative |
Indeed we can take your mom as long as she is decent shape. We would suggest a tandem kayak for her and also recommend that she does a Paddledog Kayak Tours trip which is our second kayak business based in Baddeck.