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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 points of interest half hour drive a lot of fun fish cakes
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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

3  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

2  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
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our day with North River Kayaks from start to finish. Our guide Justin was organized, professional and fun, the lunch was great and the paddling was awesome. Thanks for a great day on the water.

3  Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 22 August 2016

There are a thousand great things to do in Cape Breton, but this is one that should not be missed! The setting is beautiful, the gear is in great condition and is good quality and the guides are amazing. You will be impressed with how...More

2  Thank cblocaldiet
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I decided on the half day tour. It was about 3 hours long and had a wonderful snack half way through. The little beach we stopped at had a nice waterfall. We then sat down and had some delicious banana bread with...More

1  Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Although I never tire of the countless visits to quaint fishing villages in Cape Breton, we decided to do something even closer up to see the island. We had a great day of paddling with "North River Kayak" today. From the basic instruction to introduce...More

Thank Steve & Nancy M
Reviewed 24 July 2016

What a glorious way to explore Cape Breton. Within 5 minutes of being on the water in a kayak for the first time I felt totally at ease and at peace. We did the full day tour. It was a beautiful day, our guide was...More

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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
Kara K
27 May 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
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.