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North River Kayak

644 Murray Rd., Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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Breath in the beauty and relax

We stayed in Angelo's cabins for 3 nights in September 2017 and also did a 3 hour kayak tour. We... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
BettyRandy
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Calgary, Canada
A lovely afternoon on the river.

I was very nervous not being a confident swimmer but the guide was sooooooo patient. A lovely... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Laura B
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Benfleet, Essex
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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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  • Poor1%
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“banana bread” (28 reviews)
“half day tour” (20 reviews)
“chai tea” (13 reviews)
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644 Murray Rd., Baddeck, Nova Scotia B0E 1B0, Canada
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

We stayed in Angelo's cabins for 3 nights in September 2017 and also did a 3 hour kayak tour. We live in Calgary, and we certainly wish that we were closer to visit this wonderful spot and all the great people there more often. The...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

I was very nervous not being a confident swimmer but the guide was sooooooo patient. A lovely lovely afternoon really genuine nice people. We took the three hour tour to the waterfall and back which was just about right for us. A lovely day thank...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

After a half-hour drive from Baddeck, we arrived, at North River Kayak. Led by our knowledgeable and amiable guide Justin we reviewed the basics or kayaking, before taking off on our three-hour trip that was filled with calm waters, great shoreline scenery and multiple sightings...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great time doing the kayak tour and also stayed in the cabins owned by the host of the tour Angelo. We ended up with a booking mistake but Angelo went above and beyond to accommodate us without charging. The kayak tour was...More

Thank Will C
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

I have wanted to try kayaking for years, I finally booked with Angelo at North River Kayak Day Tours. What a great time. Angelo was knowledgeable and quietly patient. He gave a great introduction to what hopefully will be many years kayaking. We kayaked for...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

So much fun. Lots of instructions. Sophia was our guide. Very patient. My 11 year old kayak solo for the first time and did well. When he got tired, she towed him along. Very tasty banana bread from local bakery and home made jam and...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great place. Justin was great with my whole family. We did the half day tour. I would recommend this for a great family adventure!

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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We did a half day morning tour. It went by very quickly! We saw some Cormorans and a baby eagle along the way, stopped at a beach for homemade snacks and tea. Very nice experience. I would have liked a little more down time --...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I did the kayaking tour and it was a great timen. The tour guide was very friendly and patient, he made sure he spent time chatting with every kayaker. The sights were Beautiful. The owner is very kind. We felt very welcomed...More

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spinazzola007, Owner at North River Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Wow! Thanks for the great review. Please come back some time :-) Angelo

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Reviewed 12 June 2017

A newbie to Kayaking, did a full day tour today. Beyond my expectations ...Justin our tour guide was very knowledgeable about the area and showed us all of the points of interest as we paddled along and gave me great tips on how to operate...More

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Katiemac5
26 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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