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Pleasant Paddling

221 The Point Road, Blue Rocks | Blue Rocks, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia B0J 2C0, Canada
902 541-9233
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Ranked #2 of 10 activities in Lunenburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours
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Largo, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

My 2 friends and I called the day before we paddled (3 hour afternoon one) and were accommodated with top-notch customer service. We ended up joining a family of 3 and Pleasant Paddling formed another launch and Jeremy was our guide. After reading reviews of Carl, we were hoping to get him, however we thoroughly enjoyed Jeremy who made the... More

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Nova Scotia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

We did the Blue Rocks tour today; this was our second tour with this company (last summer we did the Ovens). Well run tour with top notch equipment. There were two other couples besides ourselves and the guide. Our guide Jeremy was knowledgable about the sea life and geology of the area. We saw about a half dozen seals and... More

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Mid Florida, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We had a great day of kayaking with a small group on a perfect weather day in Nova Scotia. The scenery (Blue Rocks) was gorgeous and the water was crystal clear. Though our guide was new to the area, he was friendly and gave us a good tour of the area. We enjoyed the exercise and the experience and would... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Karl and his staff are amazingly patient and understanding and were able to turn this water scaredy cat into a kayaking addict. Blue Rocks is beautiful and the guides are very knowledgeable and informative. Boats and equipment are good quality and in in good repair. Can't wait to go back and do The Oven tour!

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New Hamburg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My wife and I did the 4 hour tour through the islands near Blue Rocks. Although it was a little overcast and foggy the trip was magical. Our guide Carl was excellent. We saw some great sights along the way(including 2 bald eagles), Carl was very informative and made for a relaxed and fun experience. Definitely one of the highlights... More

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Bedford Nova Scotia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Two friends and I spent an amazing day taking an Introduction to Sea Kayaking at Blue Rocks this past weekend. The weather and the scenery were picture perfect. The protected inlets were an ideal setting for the course. It made capsizing and re entry much more tolerable than it could have been. Rob, our instructor, provided us with everything we... More

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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We took the 2 hour tour at The Ovens. This was my first time sea kayaking (I'll be honest, I almost chickened out lol) but Carl took the time to address each of my concerns and made me feel comfortable...I am SO glad he did. What a cool experience! The Pleasant Paddling crew are very knowledgeable and provide thorough instructions... More

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We had a terrific day on the water thanks to a knowledgeable and down to earth guide. We will definitely go back for the Ovens tour and would recommend this outing to folks of all ages and abilities. Carl made us feel relaxed and his tips helped us gain confidence...very informative running commentary on the local ecosystems along with a... More

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Paris, France
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

I rented a sea kayak from Pleasant Paddling. The service was great, with lots of help, advice and extras to make the day easier. I would definitely go back to try again! Good times!

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Halifax, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

This 4 hour kayak tour around Blue Rocks' inlets, channels, the gut and other sheltered areas was terrific. Carl is a wonderful guide, very knowledgable about the natural habitat, flora, fauna, shells, rocks, weather, tides and birds. He has a great sense of humour and puts everyone at their ease immediately whether you are a novice or experienced paddler. The... More

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