Kayaking in Nova Scotia

Kayaking Trips in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia contains some 3,800 coastal islands, making great potential for open sea kayaking trips! Check out all kayaking trips in Nova Scotia for every level of kayaker. Whether you're looking for a day trip, multi-day trip, or anything in between, there's a kayak 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 Kayaking in Nova Scotia

With its extreme tides, Nova Scotia paddlers enjoy riding the bores created by the rising tide! Here are a few popular paddling destinations in Nova Scotia:

  • Blue Rocks
  • Cloud Lake
  • Cape Breton

Kayaking 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 Kayaking 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 kayaking in Nova Scotia? Check out the Paddling.com Message Boards for resources to help you get started.