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ENDLESS FUN BY LAND & SEA

The greater Saint John area has countless hidden treasures, accessible only by kicks or kayak. Hike and paddle with us into our gorgeous coastal wilderness and let our experienced local Guides take you to our favorite spots.

 

Choose from a variety of adventure types, difficulties and lengths for the perfect custom experience, put together just for you. 

 

Come explore with us!

 

*Please note that paddling adventures in the Musquash Estuary, and the Blacks Harbour Adventures are tidal dependent - therefore only offered on the days listed. We expect them to fill up fast, so book ahead!

Hikes & Paddles

Hikes

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William's Trail Hike

1/2 DAY, 6 GUESTS MAX

This is a gorgeous trail, of moderate difficulty, that boasts incredible coastal views and hidden beaches. Steep cliffs edge the trail and make for a breathtaking coastal hike experience. The historic light house, private property that was donated to accommodate the trail, and Saint John’s Ian Lingley for all the blood, sweat and tears that were put into the forging of this exceptional trail, are highlighted. 

Adventure includes guides, hiking poles, ISA’S Signature Picnic Lunch or Days End Fare at the lighthouse overlooking the bay afterwards! 

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Blacks Harbour

FULL DAY, 6 GUESTS MAX

Come and see the beauty of Black’s Harbour and discover that its far more than just a place to catch the ferry! This adventure starts at the local museum for a brief history of the area, then heads out on a beautiful hike along a coastal trail. Explore the coves at low tide, hunt for beach treasures and try your hand at a favorite NB pastime. 

Our Blacks Harbour Day includes guides, museum entrance, hiking poles, ISA’S Signature Picnic Lunch, supplies for a special activity, and Days End Fare overlooking the bay by the lighthouse afterwards! 

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Our Coast, By Land

FULL OR HALF DAY, 6 GUESTS MAX

An incredible way to explore our beautiful coastline, this adventure is highly versatile because we have an amazing amount of coastline to choose from! Do it all, or one piece at a time – your coastal hiking adventure can be extended OR decreased in increments, so if you’re looking for some relaxed exploration, or you’ve got a hankering to put in some serious km’s, talk to us, and we’ll tailor this incredible adventure specifically to you! 

Adventure includes guides, hiking poles, ISA’S Signature Picnic Lunch, and/or Days End Fare on the beach afterwards! 

Paddles

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Long Island Paddle

FULL OR HALF DAY, 4 GUESTS MAX

Long Island has a wonderful history and is stunning to paddle along…little cottages and shear rock faces, little beaches and private coves, it is one of the many unique treasures of our beautiful Kennebecasis River. Private beach access will launch you into an amazing day of discovery and welcome you back to enjoy some Days End Fare! 

Our adventure includes guides, tandem kayaks and all related gear, instructional time, ISA’S Signature Picnic Lunch, and/or Days End Fare. 

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Our Coast, By Sea

FULL OR HALF DAY, 4 GUESTS MAX

Our rugged and spectacular coastline has many hidden treasures to enjoy – and a whole new experience when seen from the water! We will stop at hidden beaches and coves, exploring along the way. Enjoy a picnic lunch at a spot only accessible in your kayak, and finish by relaxing together with our Days End Fare. 

 

Our adventure includes guides, tandem kayaks and all related gear, instructional time, ISA’S Signature Picnic Lunch, and/or Days End Fare. 

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Estuary Hike & Paddle

DO IT ALL!
FULL DAY, 4 GUESTS MAX

A beautiful way to explore the estuary from the water and from the land. We’ll start with a 2 – 2.5hr paddle following the tide through the estuary, picnic lunch on a secluded beach, and then enjoy a 2.5 - 3 hr coastal hike through Acadian Forest towards the mouth of the estuary.

 

Adventure includes guides, hiking poles, tandem kayaks and all related gear, instructional time, ISA’S Signature Picnic Lunch, and Days End Fare afterwards! 

No matter what you choose, we are looking forward to showing off Saint John and it’s greater area – the wild is waiting for you to explore, and the uptown will be waiting for you afterwards to provide the perfect places for post adventure dining and storytelling. Believe us when we say you’ll have lots to tell!

*Please note that paddling adventures in the Musquash Estuary, and the Blacks Harbour Adventures are tidal dependent - therefore only offered on the days listed. We expect them to fill up fast, so book ahead!

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