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Address: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
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+1 506-663-9530

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Unexpected history in the Bay of Fundy

I arranged for a day of kayaking in Saint John and River Bay Adventures showed us an EXCELLENT day in port. Kayaking was great and John proved to be a gracious paddling host... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2016
Louise D
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

I arranged for a day of kayaking in Saint John and River Bay Adventures showed us an EXCELLENT day in port. Kayaking was great and John proved to be a gracious paddling host. We spent the day exploring the lost history of Partridge Island in the Bay of Fundy. An abandoned site of some complex Canadian history, the Island provided... More 

Thank Louise D
Albany, New York
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

Being first time kayakers, John got us out and paddling in no time. The day and scenery were stunning, and he filled us in on all the history and geography of the area. The kippers and cookies during the break were a treat. This is such a better way to go than with the organized cruise excursions. Highly Recommended! Thanks... More 

Thank KmcYoung
Angier, North Carolina
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

My wife and I sought out a kayak trip for when we stopped in Canada during a recent cruise. I did some research and decided upon River Bay Adventures in Saint John, NB after reading the reviews and communicating with Jim via email and telephone. I requested a private tour for just the two of us, wanting to avoid the... More 

1 Thank BF F
New Hyde Park, New York
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5 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My daughter and I spent the Saturday morning at Tucker Park on the Kennebecasis River, we had a GREAT TIME on our Rive Bay Tour!!! Jim, our guide grow up in the area, so he knows the park and area well. The cookies he baked were yummy! I had tried the seaweed before so I did not sample it again... More 

Thank lindadesantis2
Palm Harbor, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Neither rain nor sleet nor heat nor gloom... Alright, Jim is not a mailman but he did deliver a great time for my three sons on a cold (62 degrees) and rainy day in early July (the 2nd). The cruise from NY was wonderful but a cold front arrived in Canada at the same time as we did. Jim offered... More 

Thank fivelumps
New York City
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

My family and I (2 adults, 2 children ages 6&8) sailed to Canada on a cruise and we really wanted to try something we have never tried before. The cruise was only offering kayaking excursions for ages 10 and up. So I searched the internet and I found River Bay Adventures on a website for Saint John New Brunswick attractions.... More 

1 Thank JessicaNewYorkCity
2 reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

This was an awesome and fun excursion! The guides were great and very informative about the river system and islands that we visited. We had teenagers, adults and seniors in our group (most had never kayaked before) and each and every one of us had such a wonderful experience! I would highly recommend taking advantage of seeing the beautiful and... More 

Thank Vickie K
Fredericton, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Right from the initial phone call to the hand shake good bye, our guide John Kelly made us feel welcome with his easy going nature and great sense of humor. We did the St Martins tour and it was beautiful! John and Dan Coates explained everything that we would need to know for a safe trip and their knowledge of... More 

Thank McLaughlin336
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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We paddled from Tucker park beach around several islands in the Saint John river. Jim, our guide was very accommodating. He let us set the paddling pace and gave us time to explore one of the islands at our leisure. We also enjoyed a light snack including local delicacies of dulce and herring. It was such a laid back ,... More 

1 Thank Maria M
Jim D, Guide at River Bay Adventures, responded to this review

I too enjoyed our outing. It was a pleasure to meet you guys. Thanks for joining me. Cheers, Jim More 

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Vi were a group of 10 with average skills in kayaking. From start to finish we were very well looked after. We had kids in our group and they had the possibility to use single kayaks in the end of the tour. On our break on a great little island we were given home made snacks and Offered different kind... More 

Thank amk h
Jim D, Guide at River Bay Adventures, responded to this review

It was indeed a beautiful day. So glad the kids got to paddle the singles on their own, and take part in the "mock rescue" ; hanging on to the bow and stern of my kayak. It was a blast! Cheers, Jim More 

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