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North River Kayak

206 reviews
Baddeck, Canada
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About North River Kayak
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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family of 5 had a fantastic time paddling with the crew at North River. Everyone agreed it was a great day out (even my 12 year old son who paddled alone and had a bit of a struggle on the way back has fond...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank RTrip16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was a little worried when we starting driving down a dirt road, but once we got there, everything was VERY organized! The facilities were super clean and the staff super friendly. They were very patient with my anxiety as it was my first time...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Shannon C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Angelo went out of his way to book us a tour for our family of 4 including a 5 year old! We started down the river against the gentle current, then out into St Ann's Bay where the waves were manageable for us. We stopped...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank JFMM4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the most terrific time on our half day kayak tour. Daniele and her son Nolan were so welcoming and nice with us. We stopped half way to have a treat on the beach, banana bread with homemade strawberry and rhubarb jam as well...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank FlorenceNicolic
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I took their kayak tour w Nolan and Sophia. Their may have been 14 of us. But it felt like a small community. You start off on the North River going with a slight current. It opens into a larger bay (I...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Greg G
spinazzola007, Manager at North River Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind review. I will pass this on to Nolan and Sofia. All the best Angelo

Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I went out for the morning with Sophia and Nolan as our guides. Couldn't have asked for a better experience. There were only 4 participants total, so it felt almost like a private tour, with each couple having their own guide. They...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank mbell2489
Reviewed July 5, 2019

Incredible trip! Paddling was a good work out but completely doeable. The scenery was incredible. Baby bald eagles. A cave! Delicious snacks of home made banana bread and the most delicious strawberry rhubarb jam. Take the time and book a trip. Next time, I’ll book...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Watertonlover
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

Unbelievable 3 hours spent with Nolan and Sophia Saw bald eagles and lucky enough to have pilot whales swim right up to our kayak Perfect day Perfect host Stay at the cabins across the road. It’s back to nature for all of you city folk...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank paz56
Reviewed June 4, 2019

Our early season half-day trip with Angelo was better than we had hoped for. Not only did we paddle through gorgeous landscape (the North River and St. Ann's Harbour) but we got to appreciate all that Cape Breton has to offer, ranging from the amazing...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank CCDC_11
spinazzola007, Owner at North River Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2019

Gee thanks for that nice review! It was a pleasure showing you where I live :-) Be well- Angelo

Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

Staff were excellent, friendly and experienced. The route they take you kayaking is beginner level, not too strenuous. We had a great time!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Katiemac5
June 26, 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
May 26, 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
January 29, 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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