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Cabot Trail Adventures 

Sea Kayak Tours & Kayak Rentals, Cabot Trail

Half Day Guided Sea Kayak Tour

Join us for a half day sea kayaking tour

Our guides will take you on an adventure and exploration of the wonders of Cape Breton’s natural environment. Sea kayak along gypsum cliffs and through pristine salt water marshes. Learn about the oyster aquaculture industry and explore pristine sand beaches.  Launch into the sea and paddle along rocky cliff edges.  Our tours take you through South Harbour and into the Atlantic Ocean. Stop at the beach for a picnic with shipwreck stories and local history. We offer easy instruction for beginners, with safe, sturdy sea kayaks. Single and double sea kayaks are used, the tandem kayaks are a great option for families.

Cost $85 per person, plus tax

Summer Tour Times:

  •  Monday to Saturday 10am. Additional times maybe available.  Closed Sundays
  • Closed for bad weather forecasts 

Please plan to arrive 15 min in advance for registration.

Please email, text or call to book your spot. Reservations Required. Recommended for ages 12 and up.  

Recommended Items to Bring:

  • Synthetic style clothing, no blue jeans :)
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Snack
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Shoes that will get wet 
  • An extra layer like a fleece or a windbreaker
  • Dry Bags are available

Kayak, Canoe, Paddle Board Rentals

Perfect for families, birders, beginners, sun seekers and adventures! New to kayaking? We’ll give quick and easy hands-on instruction. Come and see the Cape Breton Highlands by kayak.

Kayak or canoe in a large sheltered bay just off the Cabot Trail; with oyster fisheries, many shore birds, saltwater marshes and a barrier beach.

Families love exploring the beach, swimming, picnicking and paddling the warm waters-especially with our double kayaks.

Single Recreational Kayaks, Single Sea Kayaks, Double Sea Kayaks, Canoes, and Paddle Boards or SUPs for rent.

Drop in daily for rentals, reservations NOT required :) 

Rental Rates

 2 Hours

 Full Day

 Single Kayak



Double Kayak






 Paddle Boards



Rental Specifics

  • Includes paddle, pdf (kids sizes available), bailer, rope, whistle, map, route suggestions
  • Only for use within South Harbour, not for open ocean, overnight or extended tours
  • Taxes extra
  • Cash, Cheque, Debit Tap Credit Card
  • Rentals are generally drop in with lots of boats available, first come first serve
  • Reservations for full day rentals starting at 9am will be taken

  • Fall Schedule, Mon-Fri 10-4 by appointment or by chance as long as conditions remain warm and suitable. Closed for bad weather forecasts

How young a child can go kayaking? With our stable doubles no age is too young for a rental. Parents can team up to paddle young children around and we have a great selection of lifejackets for young paddlers. For the tours; kayaking-ages 12 and up.

Pet are welcome on our rentals.  No pets allowed on the tours.

Choose your paddling adventure
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Email: [email protected]

Call: 1-902-383-2552

2021 Season

Open June 1st-Sept 30th

Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm

Closed Sunday

Rentals open for the season

Tours 10am by appointment

After Sept 1st hours appointments recommended