Guided Kayak Tours of the Annapolis Basin and Bay of Fundy, Frenchman's Basin, Tour the Town by Kayak, Allain's Creek tidal marshland with early Acadian dykes, or Goat Island bird habitat with clam or mussel bake (tide permitting). 2 hrs, half-day and full-day trips for beginners and experienced paddlers. Hourly and daily rentals of river and sea kayaks, canoes, stand-up paddle board, water bikes.
Basic Kayak Intro Course: 1.5 - 2 hrs. Everything you need to know to get started in kayaking and more. Covers proper entry, stability, paddle strokes, control and focusing on building confidence with underwater exit and partner rescue. Courses are scheduled by request and can be customized to suit the needs of children, adults and seniors. Minimum 2 people required.
Tour the Town by Kayak: 2 hrs. A delightful perspective of the town from the waters of Annapolis River, viewing some of the towns oldest buildings and Fort Anne, as well as the quaint village of Granville Ferry.*
Frenchman's Basin: 2 hrs. Crossing the basin from the campground, then a quiet paddle along the shoreline, passing Annapolis Royal March, the Tidal Dam and the Tidal Power Generating Station.
Allain's Creek - Saltwater Marsh: 4 hrs. Passing by the waterfront of Annapolis Royal, then a serene trip up the winding creek through the saltwater marshlands. Passing by the Historic Gardens and taking a break at Lequille historic Grist Mill.*
Goat Island Bird Habitat: 8 hrs. Following the shoreline of Annapolis River west (open water) to Port Royal and the "Habitation". Landing on Goat Island for bird watching and, if the tide is right, digging clams and steaming them by campfire on the beach. Then circling the island before returning.*
*entails portage over causeway
Facilities / Services
- Wheelchair accessible
- Member of Check In Nova Scotia Reservation System 1-800-565-0000