McNabs Island Adventures (Half-Day or Full-Day)
McNabs Island Adventure & Picnic – 9 am to 1 pm
Small Group Experience – Maximum 6 guests
$99 to $129+hst/guest
Paddle the Historic Northwest Arm & Purcell’s Cove. Enjoy views of Halifax Skyline to the north, Hangman’s Beach Lighthouse & the open Atlantic to the south as we paddle to McNabs Island.
We arrive on McNabs Island on an isolated beach featuring a few shipwrecks & enjoy expansive views before a short hike to historic Fort Ives. Occasionally, we meet with the lone remaining (human) resident on the island. Explore the remnants of the fort & enjoy views of Halifax Harbour, Point Pleasant Park & our rugged coastline.
Before heading back to the peninsula, we’ll enjoy a picnic on the beach (feel free to swim) & have an up close & personal experience with marine life on & below the pier.
Animal encounters may include sandpipers, endangered piping plovers, osprey, blue heron, bald eagles, whitetail deer, fox, snowshoe hare, seals, harbour porpoise or even whales.
Full-Day McNabs Island Adventure
McNabs Island Kayak & Coastal Hike is complete with a healthy chef-prepared lunch. An amazing day of fun and adventure awaits: Paddle the Halifax Harbour to McNabs Island. Enjoy a guided hike exploring forest and coastal trails, forts, a lagoon, dunes & beaches with a delicious chef-prepared lunch. This adventure is offered to the more adventurous outdoor enthusiast. Return boat transportation may be provided during inclement weather in lieu of kayaking.
Animal encounters may include endangered piping plovers, osprey, blue heron, bald eagles, whitetail deer, fox, snowshoe hare, seals, harbour porpoise or even whales.
*Don’t be disappointed. We highly recommend booking well in advance between mid-June & mid-September. You may reschedule or cancel with no penalty (full refund) with 3 days advance notice. Click the book now button for live availability and instant online booking.
*Kayak Halifax is not responsible for uncontrollable laughter & smiles, new friends across the miles, uneven tan lines, wet feet, full bellies & sore muscles, a sense of awe, wanderlust or the impulse to contact a Nova Scotia realtor.
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