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“banana bread”(29 reviews)
“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 21 October 2015

Recently took a half day tour with this company along with a friend and 10 of my teenage students, all on a trip from Scotland. Most of us had never kayaked before but Angelo and the other guide Jeremy soon put us all at ease....More

1  Thank Lou H
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

Jermey our guide, took us on a kayak along the river for a three hour unforgettable experience. Jermey is very knowledgeable and fun. The view and the experience are amazing and the food in the break is original. Very recom.ended

Thank Izzy S
Reviewed 5 October 2015

On our trip to Cape Breton my kids (12 &13) wanted to go kayaking and although i was not really keen (at the start!), we decided to give it a go and after our puffin viewing boat tour we had a rapid drive to be...More

Thank FloridaJambo
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Both Jeremy and Kyle were great guides and very patient and knowledgeable in teaching us kayak safety, techniques, and then filling us in on wildlife, mussel farming, and history along the way. A great stop at a lovely waterfall to snack on local banana bread...More

Thank Charles T
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Loved the experience would highly recommend it. First time kayaking and learned a lot about kayaking and about St. Annes Bay that I never knew about. Thank you North River Kayaking and Kyle for the tour.

Thank Johnathan W
Reviewed 12 September 2015

We had a wonderful kayaking experience along the shore of the north river. The guides were very experienced and helpful. The trip was beautiful. I highly recommend this adventure for a nice break from the car or bike!

1  Thank Nonaglad
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

The teachers were chill and qualifed. We had a nice day, cute snack from them (banana bread homemade) and as the weather turned too windy they new how to reorganized the schedule to keep it fun.

Thank Gabrielle C
Reviewed 10 September 2015

My wife and I looked at something fun to do while traveling Nova Scotia. At first, we thought about taking a kayaking tour in advocate harbour with a different company but the day tour there was much longer and the lady on the phone was...More

Thank Oded N
Reviewed 8 September 2015

We had an excellent half day kayaking down the beautiful river - Kyle was a great guide, and the sea eagles were an added bonus. Thank you!

3  Thank David S
Reviewed 6 September 2015

My husband and I did a half day tour with North River Kayak. We initially scheduled our appointment at 9:00 in the morning but called them about 30 min prior to saying that there was no way we would make it there on time. They...More

1  Thank tashaNSW
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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.