Province/Territory: New Brunswick

Take a guided tour by kayak of the Bay of Fundy's coastline, fishing villages and lighthouses

  • 01 day kayak excursion
  • 12 species of whales
  • 25-year veteran of outdoor guiding and education

Kayak your way along the rugged coastline of the Bay of Fundy, discovering amazing wildlife and a fascinating culture. Spend a day with Bruce Smith, a 25-year veteran of outdoor guiding and education, who offers the in-depth knowledge to help you understand the unique features of this UNESCO Biosphere. Watch fin, minke and humpback whales in their feeding grounds and look for harbour seals, porpoises and majestic bald eagles in Deer Island’s sheltered harbour.

Why you should visit
  • Explore the stunning bio-diversity of the area.
  • Soak in the rugged coastline, charming fishing villages, and isolated lighthouses that make the Bay one of New Brunswick’s most fascinating places.
  • Enjoy visits to both traditional and non-traditional fisheries.
  • Chow down on a shore lunch of genuine Bay of Fundy smoked fish and organic produce – the perfect culinary highpoint for your trip.
  • Snap photos of bald eagles, harbour seals and even whales.

Weather

Visitor information
  • Seascape Kayak Tours Hours & Admission Prices.
  • Enjoy half-day and sunset tours as well as two-day paddling and yoga excursions.
  • Kayaks and experienced guides are provided.
  • Tours begin at Deer Island in the West Fundy Isles.
When to go
  • Kayak tours are offered from May-October, weather permitting. Call ahead to determine availabilty.
  • July and August are the best time for whale-watching, but wildlife is nearly always on view.
Need to know
  • Children must be at least 4 years old to participate in these family-friendly tours.
  • No experience is required.
  • All equipment - including fibreglass kayaks, paddles and personal floatation devices - is provided.
  • Gourmet shore lunches including local seafood, meats, fruits and vegetables are provided on full-day trips. Wine with lunch can be requested.
  • Because temperatures can be cool in the morning but warm up quickly during the day, it is wisest to dress in layers. Boots and paddling jackets can be provided.
Getting Here
  • Located in the Northwest Harbour on Deer Island, a 1 hour drive from St. John, NL this location is best accessed by car via a free 20-minute ferry ride.