Canoeing in Nova Scotia

Canoeing Trips in Nova Scotia

You'll be surprised by the number of inland waterways in Nova Scotia. Just remember the tidal bores can create some wild waves even on a relatively calm river! Check out all canoeing trips in Nova Scotia for every level of canoeist. Whether you're looking for a day trip, multi-day trip, or anything in between, there's a canoe trip in Nova Scotia for you! If you've paddled Nova Scotia before, be sure to share your trip with the rest of us!

Guide to Canoeing in Nova Scotia

If you are looking for a quick trip, there are quite a few great options near Halifax. Want to get out further? Nova Scotia is littered with lakes, rivers, and waterways for extended trips! Here are a few popular paddling destinations in Nova Scotia:

  • Shubenacadie River
  • Morris Lake
  • Musquodoboit River

Canoeing Locations In Nova Scotia

If you want to plot your own route, check out all paddling locations in Nova Scotia! Search thousands of put-in and take-out locations on our Paddling Locations Map and be sure to download the Go Paddling app where you can save favorites or create and share a float plan!

Plan a Canoeing Trip in Nova Scotia

Over the years, many of our paddlers have paddled throughout Nova Scotia and were so generous to share their paddling experiences with us in a community trip report. Read a few examples of Nova Scotia community trip reports below:

Connect with Paddlers in Nova Scotia

Are you looking to connect with other paddlers about going canoeing in Nova Scotia? Check out the Message Boards for resources to help you get started.