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Islands and Locals - Kayaks and Cuisine

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6 Days


2022 Dates TBD

Trip Type

Sea kayaking, hiking, whale watching, culinary, historical tours

Level 4 - Challenging

Activity Level


Starting at: $3150 CAD per person


Explore the Bay of Fundy, home to the world’s highest tides, by sea kayak. Experience the ebb and flow of these unique tides as you paddle around the Fundy Isles Archipelago and search for a private island to set up camp for the evening. Watch for whales, seals, porpoise, and eagles as we explore one of the most diverse marine ecosystems in the world. Let your friendly and experienced guides prepare local and fresh maritime meals for you over the campfire.

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  • Discover Saint John, Canada’s oldest incorporated city

  • Chance encounters to see whales, seals, porpoise, and eagles

  • Experience wilderness camping on private islands within the Fundy Isles Archipelago

  • Visit and relax in the coastal resort town of St. Andrews-by-the-Sea

  • Stay in the historic Algonquin Resort


Have breakfast at the Hilton’s York Bistro before walking the historic uptown of Saint John, Canada’s oldest incorporated city. Hike the Irving Nature Park and have lunch at Lily’s Bistro in Rockwood Park, the third largest municipal park in North America. Prepare your kayaking gear with your guides before resting in Saint John.


Travel to Deer Island and start your exploration of the Fundy Isles Archipelago. Keep your eyes out for whales, birds, and seals as your explore island to island. Set up camp on a private island and sightsee as your guides prepare your dinner.


Jump back on the water in search of more natural history. Paddle past lighthouses and fishing boats and listen to the stories of the people who live and work in this part of the world. Your staying again on an island where you will fall asleep to the sounds of waves on the beach.


You last day on the water! Your guides will prepare a breakfast and brew fresh coffee for your journey back to the mainland. After landing, retire to the historic Algonquin Resort in St. Andrews-by-the-Sea before meeting up with your group for dinner at the Niger Reef Teahouse.


Discover Ministers Island! Going there lets you interact with locals and hear their tales. Cafeul, the island is only accessible by low tide, but by now you are experts at reading the Bay’s water. 


Breakfast at the Algonquin starts your day. Explore and have lunch at famous Kingsbrae Gardens. Tonight you will be treated to a farewell dinner at the highly regarded Rossmount Inn.


This is your last day together! Exchange phone numbers and photos before departing back home.

Day 7

What's Included

  • Experienced guides

  • All necessary kayaking equipment

  • Accommodations

  • Meals included in the itinerary

  • Airport shuttles on travel days

  • Park fees

  • Sales tax

What's not Included

  • Airfare and airfare taxes

  • Gratuities and tipping

  • Travel insurance

  • Personal expenses

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Red Rock Adventure can create a specific meal plan for individuals with any dietary restrictions.

Just be sure to let us know well before your arrival.

Can you accommodate dietary restrictions?

  • Clothes appropriate for activity in the day's weather

  • Water bottles

  • Footwear you wouldn't mind getting wet

  • Camera

What should guests bring?

Red Rock Adventure has some gear that hikers can rent. Including sleeping bags, mats, and trekking poles.

Do you have gear I can rent or use?

Guests have the ability to cancel a tour reservation they have made. It is required by Red Rock Adventure that a guest cancel their booking a minimum of four (4) hours before the departure time, and will cancel the evening before if the trip starts between 8:00am and 12:00pm the next day.

Guests will be given a full refund of their deposit(s) if a tour is cancelled by your lead guide due to weather.

What is the cancellation policy for day trips?

  • Paddle Canada certified guide(s)

  • All necessary kayaking equipment

  • Kayaking specific flotation device

  • Safety briefing

  • How to Paddle 101

  • Dry bags (if needed)

  • Smoked salmon snack

What does Red Rock Adventure provide for the kayak tours?

  • Friendly and experienced guide(s)

  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinners while on trail

  • Support team (transports group gear, food and tents)

  • Group Gear (trekking poles, tents, sleeping bags, etc.)

  • Footpath interpretation

  • First aid and rescue gear

What does red Rock Adventure provide on multi-day hiking tours?

Guests have the ability to cancel a tour reservation they have made.

  • 90 days from departure: No Charge
    60 to 89 days from departure: 25% of trip cost

  • 45 to 59 days from departure: 50% of trip cost

  • 44 days or less from departure: 100% of trip cost

What is the cancellation policy for multi-day trips?

We always use double kayaks that are more stable than single kayaks. While the Bay of Fundy can provide some extreme conditions, we have our guest's safety as a top priority by keeping them informed on the weather. If our Lead Guide(s) say it is too wavy or windy, we work to tell everyone with lots of time in advance, so alternative plans can be made. 

Is it wavy when kayaking?

Appropriate hiking clothing and hiking boots

Sleeping bag and mat


Water bottle

Medication (if needed)

What should guests bring along?

You will see that different tours or courses have been rated for difficulty. Below are the levels and their descriptions:

Level 1 - Easy

These experiences require little to no physical fitness and are suitable for anyone. Weather can be a factor, but generally doesn't make the tour any more difficult. No previous experience is necessary. You may experience uneven or slippery terrain.

Level 2 - Easy+
These experiences require very minimal physical fitness and can even be completed by people with mobility issues. Little to no previous experience is necessary. Some aspects of the tour may feel challenging, but in general individuals are able to complete the experience. Weather can make these tours slightly more challenging. Terrain is variable and can be a small challenge for some.

Level 3 - Moderate
These experiences begin to challenge individuals. Previous experience is encouraged, but not required. Duration of the trips can change depending on the the fitness levels of the participants. Weather can be a factor in making these tours more challenging. Elevation gains and losses are common. Terrain can be challenging with rocks and roots.

Level 4 - Challenging
These experiences are challenging. Previous experience is strongly encouraged and in some aspects of journeys, it is required. Good physical fitness is required. Weather can definitley play a role in the difficulty of the tour. Elevation gains and losses are common. Terrain can be challenging with rocks and roots. Participant (may) sleep in tents. Participants could be carrying backpacks weighing up to 20-25lbs.

Level 5 - Extreme
These tours are challenging, even for experienced outdoors people. Participants could be carrying backpacks weighing 25+lbs. Participants will be sleeping in tents.

What do the difficulty levels of your tours mean?

We prefer you use our equipment, so we can be assured it is maintained to Paddle Canada standards. Our PFDs are also specifically made for kayaking, so we're sure you'll be comfortable.

I have my own PFD, can I just wear that?

This trip is Level 2, Easy to Moderate. Participants will be picked up at the Saint John Airport the day before the trip begins, greeted by their local guide, and transported to their overnight accommodations at the Saint John Hilton. (Transfer and hotel costs are included in the trip price.)

This is an active trip with easy hikes and walks of 2-4 hours on four of the seven full days and shorter walks on two days. Our sea-kayaking adventure is a gentle one that emphasizes safety and is led by a professional guide; no previous kayaking experience is necessary. On Day 5 we go whale-watching for two and a half hours; participants should bring appropriate medication if motion sickness might be an issue.

What is the trip Level 2 mean?

Coastal New Brunswick enjoys a mild climate in the summers, with an average daily high in June and early July around 18.5°C (mid-60s°F). In August, the highs can average 26°C (upper-70s°F), while the lows at night average around 13°C (mid-50s°F). As with any coastal region, wind and rain are always a possibility, along with Atlantic fog. Be sure to bring layers for both warmth and protection against rain.

What's the weather like?

A float suit is a full-body, one-piece insulated garment. It protects the wearer from cold weather and water. It is also designed to offer flotation to anyone who finds theselves in the water.

On warmer days, float suits aren't necessary and we will provide guests with appropriate PFDs.

For the Scenic Coastline Boat Tours, what is a float suit?