Brace yourself for a day full of adventure. On this expedition you get to experience Nova Scotia by land and sea. We spend the first half of the day on the waters off the beautiful village of Lower Prospect on the Atlantic Ocean. Kayaking along the coast we will explore many inlets and islands and maybe even get the chance to encounter some curious seals, whales and flocks of seabirds. The second half of our adventure takes place hiking out onto an exposed coastal headland. Here we get a panoramic view of the vertical granite cliffs, stunted forests, coastal barrens and clear blue waters. Keep your eyes peeled for playful whales and seals off this remarkable rocky coast. We then make a stop at the quiet coastal community of Prospect to reflect on life by the sea.
Trail Rating: The kayaking is ideal for both beginners and novice kayakers. We spend most of our time in sheltered inlets, bays and around islands. The coastal hike consists of walking over cobble stones, roots, coastal forest and a rocky headland.
Level of Difficulty:
Children (under 13): 25% off
Students: Tax free
Seniors (60+): Tax free
*Price above includes: Transportation, lunch, and tour guide. This tour can be paid for on the day of the tour by Cash, VISA, MasterCard, American Express or Discover. This tour starts and ends in Halifax, Nova Scotia.Pick-up/Drop-off for tour is location at the front entrance of the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic - 1675 Lower Water St, Halifax.
Lunch includes: Various fruits, vegetables, breads, cheese, dips, pepperoni and smoked salmon (vegetarian & vegan friendly).
The 'Once Upon A Tide' Kayaking & Hiking Tour Video:
About Prospect, Nova Scotia
This place may very well be the most tranquil coastal village in all of Nova Scotia. Pleasure craft and fishing shacks remain still on a sheltered cove. Since 1754 residents of the area continue to enjoy the close connection with mother nature with their tiny village built on a rocky outlet, with outstanding coastal view in every direction.
The Prospect coastal barren’s were created between 10,000 and 13,000 years ago during the last ice age. This striking stark landscape contains some interesting flora which include Wild Rhodora, Pitcher Plants, Sundew, Crowberries, Juniper Bush, Fiddle Head Ferns, Lady’s Slippers and Dragon’s Mouth.
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