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North River Kayak

644 Murray Rd., Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
+1 902-929-2628
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My husband and I did a half day tour with North River Kayak. We initially scheduled our appointment... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2015
Tasha W
Highly enjoyable kayaking experience

This is a very nice way to spend an afternoon kayaking down a beautiful river in Cape Breton. We... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2015
wrussel
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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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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“half day tour” (20 reviews)
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644 Murray Rd., Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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+1 902-929-2628
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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

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Reviewed 6 September 2015

This is a very nice way to spend an afternoon kayaking down a beautiful river in Cape Breton. We booked a half-day and our guide, Kyle, did an amazing job of accommodating all skill levels, and teaching us everything we needed to know beforehand, so...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2015

We were fortunate to get a private half day tour. Our guide, Jeremy, knew the area and its history quite well. He pointed out a juvenile bald eagle next to its nest, brought us to a nice beach and freshwater waterfall for our mid trip...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Excellent morning tour. The staff were very professional, personable and knowledgable. Our family with kids and teens had a beautiful experience.

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Reviewed 25 August 2015

I cannot say enough good things about North River Kayak Tours. From the moment we arrived myself and my friends felt welcome and relaxed. We were greeted warmly by Jeremy and Kyle, the two guides, and the owner's dog Jango. The location was spectacular and...More

Thank Tessa W
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Reviewed 25 August 2015

Had a great 3 hr tour on Friday August 21. Our group of 6 joined another 6 people. The tour guides Kyle and Jeremy were fantastic. Enjoyed the tea and waterfall break and the knowledgeable tour guides who know the local area very well. It...More

Thank Karen C
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

The place is absolutely gorgeous! We took the half day tour (ideal for beginner) and we had such a great time! Our guide, Kyle, was very knowlegeable and helpful. We fell in love with kayaking. I would recommand the place without hesitation to anyone who...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our half day kayaking journey. Our two guides did a nice job hooking the kids in and answering their questions as well as catering to the adults! Bonus - Django followed us (by land) all the way to our destination and back...More

Thank Heidi H
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

Two adults and 4 kids aged 6 - 13. We had a great guide named Jeremy. Also had good support from owner Angelo at the beginning and end. Did the half day tour and they were quite flexible, allowing us to choose the kayak configuration...More

Thank Pincherdoc
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

My husband and I have only fond memories of our full day of kayaking with Angelo, Curtis and their other guests. Our day was warm but windy. We made our way along the shore as Curtis and Angelo pointed out birds, Eagles, and landmarks. Our...More

Thank Suzanne W
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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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