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North River Kayak Day Tours

644 Murray Rd. | North River Bridge, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
+1 902-929-2628
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Girst time out in a Kayak!

This is a great place. Justin was great with my whole family. We did the half day tour. I would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lindsay L
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Beautiful spot, friendly guides

We did a half day morning tour. It went by very quickly! We saw some Cormorans and a baby eagle... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
wts765
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Paris, France
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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 Breton Island. See why we are listed within Trip Advisors top 10% receiving their Certificate of excellence in 2013.
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  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“half day tour” (19 reviews)
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644 Murray Rd. | North River Bridge, Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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+1 902-929-2628
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place. Justin was great with my whole family. We did the half day tour. I would recommend this for a great family adventure!

Thank Lindsay L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did a half day morning tour. It went by very quickly! We saw some Cormorans and a baby eagle along the way, stopped at a beach for homemade snacks and tea. Very nice experience. I would have liked a little more down time --...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I did the kayaking tour and it was a great timen. The tour guide was very friendly and patient, he made sure he spent time chatting with every kayaker. The sights were Beautiful. The owner is very kind. We felt very welcomed...More

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spinazzola007, Owner at North River Kayak Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow! Thanks for the great review. Please come back some time :-) Angelo

Reviewed 13 June 2017

A newbie to Kayaking, did a full day tour today. Beyond my expectations ...Justin our tour guide was very knowledgeable about the area and showed us all of the points of interest as we paddled along and gave me great tips on how to operate...More

2  Thank kenmT4478HB
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Put this first on your to-do list! The people are great. The small cabins are very nicely done. The scenery is awesome. We only had a short time available to us in Sydney on our cruise, but Angelo and Jeremy worked with our schedule and...More

2  Thank Dennis W
spinazzola007, Owner at North River Kayak Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Wow! We are all quite flattered that you feel this way. I must say we had a blast as well. You are a mighty fine group of folks from South of the border. We do hope you come North again. Be well friends- angelo

Reviewed 14 September 2016

My husband and I have been sea kayaking before, and always enjoy the experience - it's a great way to see different perspectives of the landscape. I know the area around North River Kayaks reasonably well, but the tour showed us places we couldn't have...More

2  Thank thebluenoser
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Were hoping to do a full day, but didn't pan out, and in hind sight, half day was good. Treated to great weather (warm, sunny, albeit windy). Justin greeted us and was as friendly and engaging as could be. He set us all up, give...More

3  Thank PboroBill
Reviewed 13 September 2016

It just so happened, my kayaking trip ended up becoming a personalized tour do to the timing. Angelo was our guide and it was an excellent trip, to say the least. Between the Eagles and wildlife all about, a pit stop for lunch, and seeing...More

1  Thank CaffinatedCat
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Me and my husband were there yesterday and enjoyed the tour. Angelo was very sweet. It was our first time kayaking but he made us feel very comfortable. We went for 1/2 day tour. It was for decent price and we loved the tour

2  Thank Simran S
Reviewed 2 September 2016

My trusty (?) weather app indicated an 80% chance of rain the day before we were scheduled to take our kayak tour. I emailed Angelo and he assured me that his app only indicated 30% (or was it 40?) We awoke to beautiful skies and...More

3  Thank Wendy L
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Katiemac5
27 June 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
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Kara K
27 May 2015|
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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
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Teri D
30 January 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.
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