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Kayak Halifax combines tours of the Halifax Harbor with an engaging kayaking experience. Located at Sands at Salter, Kayak Halifax has licensed instructors who guide you through the entire kayaking experience, regardless of previous experience. One can choose from the Downtown/Historical Tour, McNabs Island Tour and the Sunset Tour. The prime attraction of the Downtown tour is the arresting sights of the St. Georges Island and the Halifax Farmers' Market, while the McNabs Island Tour covers lighthouses and fortresses. The Sunset Tour offers the most picturesque tour on the program, ending with dinner at one of the city restaurants.
Located on the eastern shore in East Lawrencetown, the Lawrencetown Beach Provincial Park is an outdoor mecca for surfing enthusiasts. The sandy stretch on the beach meanders for nearly 1.5 kilometers (0.93 miles) and is hugged by strong currents of the Atlantic waters. Typically used by surfers the whole year round, the beach is open as a supervised swimming area only in July and August. Keeping in line with the surf vibe of this place, the park is home to several certified surfing schools as well as shops that sell wetsuits, surfboards and other related accessories.
Halifax's expansive coastal base allows for unique water adventures, and helping you undertake those is East Coast Outfitters (ECO). Located in the fishing village of Lower Prospect near Halifax, this agency is one of the most definitive spots from where to learn sea kayaking, canoeing and stand-up paddleboarding. Robust touring and lessons are at the heart of East Coast Outfitters' program, where one can choose from private lessons, paddling clinics, half-day workshops and advanced level courses - as per your acquaintance with this water sport. The guides here are incredibly knowledgeable and certified paddlers themselves, ensuring you are in good hands.