Association of Eastern Canadian Sea Kayaking Outfitters

The Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia
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Coastal Adventures is Atlantic Canada’s foremost sea kayaking operation and 2017 is our 37th year of offering coastal paddling excursions. We have something for every interest and skill level, whether you are a beginner or an expert. We offer Day Trips from our centre in Tangier, and Extended Tours throughout the region and Instruction at our kayak school. We can also Rent equipment for those who wish to do it on their own and can welcome you in our Paddler’s Retreat B&B. Check out what we have to offer through the descriptions, photographs, and articles on our web site and find the sea kayaking adventure for you.


During these 3/5 day tours we will journey among this exceptional island group as we interpret the unique biology, geology and human history of the area. This is a sea kayaking tour for both beginners and families, as well as the inquisitive expert.
Upcoming Dates: July 15-17, 27-29/31



During these 1 and 2 day courses we offer you an introduction [both theoretical and practical] to the sport of sea kayaking. We will cover the necessary equipment, the basic paddling strokes, rescue techniques, navigation and weather considerations. Paddle Canada certification is offered.
Upcoming Dates: June 17/18, 25; July 2, 22/23


100 Wild Islands
July 15-17,
July 27-29/31
Day-long & Half Day Tours Canso Barrens
July 27-31
Bay of Fundy
July 21-24
Northern Peninsula [Newfoundland]
July 9-16 [Full]

Inn to Inn
June 22-23


Paddle Canada Introduction to Sea Kayaking
June 25, July 2

Introductory Sea Kayaking Course [PC Level 1]
June 17-18
July 22-23

Your Tour Directors:

DR. SCOTT CUNNINGHAM, biologist and writer (author: Sea Kayaking in Nova Scotia) and numerous magazine Articles, has paddled coastal waters extensively and circumnavigated Nova Scotia in 1980. He has also kayaked in Europe, and is a BCU Coach 4 (Sea) and a Paddle Canada Senior Instructor Trainer.

GAYLE WILSON has a degree in Fine Arts and has worked at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. She is an experienced sea kayaker and both a BCU Instructor and a Paddle Canada Instructor Trainer.

If you would like to register for one of Coastal Adventure's tours or courses, here is our registration form in ADOBE PDF format.

84 Mason's Point Road
Tangier, Nova Scotia B0J 3H0
Toll Free: (877)404-2774
Tel./Fax: (902)772-2774

All photographs copyright Scott Cunningham, unless otherwise noted.

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