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The Kayak Shack

Located In Western Shore
Where To Find Us
89 Water St St
Chester, NS B0J 1J0
Areas Served South Shore Region
Phone 1 (902) 980–0522
Description & Services
Information Sea kayaking: 
We have several trips and routes available starting at our location in Chester's front harbour. Explore the hidden beauty of the local islands or take a coastal trip along the many little inlets. During your adventure, you can stop for lunch at ocean front restaurants like the Rope Loft in Chester or the Sea Side Shanty in Chester Basin. 
All rental clients receive comprehensive personalized instruction and a briefing covering basic safety. Our briefing sessions familiarize you with the waters around Chester and with the equipment we provide to maximize your experience. We would be glad to transport kayaks to your location for an additional transportation and delivery fee. Rental equipment is available from our address at 89 Water Street in Chester, Nova Scotia. 
All of our kayaks are fitted with retractable rudders or skegs and have 2 water tight compartments. Their bright colours are for safety purposes. Our policy is to replace equipment every year, so you'll be touring in the best and newest equipment available.
Special Information
Tags Boat Launch ; Canoe/Kayak ; Guided Tours ; NS Trail Guide ; Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Summer Fun
Categories - General Boating Safety Education ; Day Cruises ; Kayaking ; Watercraft Events/Activities