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Address: 89 Water Street, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 902-980-0522
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
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We have several trips and routes available starting at our location in...

We have several trips and routes available starting at our location in Chester's front harbour. Explore the hidden beauty of the local islands or take a coastal trip along the many little inlets. During your adventure, you can stop for lunch at ocean front restaurants like the Galley, the Sea Side Shanty or the Rope Loft.

  All rental clients receive comprehensive personalized instruction and a briefing covering basic safety. Our briefing sessions familiarize you with the waters around Chester and with the equipment we provide to maximize your experience. We would be glad to transport kayaks to your location for an additional transportation and delivery fee.

All our kayaks are fitted with retractable rudders or skegs and have 2 water tight compartments. Their bright colours are for safety purposes. Our policy is to replace equipment every year, so you'll be using the best and newest equipment available.

Kayak Shack Hours of Operation:

8 a.m. - 7 p.m., May 15th to October 15th, 7 days a week, weather permitting.

Reservations are suggested at least 24 hours in advance.

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Beautiful relaxing tour of Chester

Great way to spend a couple of hours viewing the beautiful shoreline of Chester. The owner Piers was our tour guide and was very helpful explaining our surroundings. Great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 June 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Great way to spend a couple of hours viewing the beautiful shoreline of Chester. The owner Piers was our tour guide and was very helpful explaining our surroundings. Great spot!!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

The owner was especially helpful in setting us up with a self-guided tour of the area in a couple of kayaks. All the necessary equipment was provided. The area itself was spectacular - the waterfront houses were gorgeous. My wife and I looked into properties for our retirement. 😜

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014

We rented two single kayaks for $35 per person for 2 hours. Staff was helpful and walked us through where we could go in 2 hours and helped us with our kayaks. It was a great way to spend a morning, and it was a unique way to see Oak Island and surrounding area. Our only complaint was the dry... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2014

My daughter and I spent two days at the Atlantica Hotel. While we were there, she wanted to do a Segway tour. We stopped by the Kayak Shack located right behind the hotel and spoke with the owner, Wynand Baerken. He was very helpful and friendly in setting up a tour for us. He took the time to make sure... More 

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