Tours, Lessons & Rentals
Sea Kayak & Stand‑Up Paddle
Cape LaHave Adventures provides high-quality small group paddling tours and lessons. Our awesome guides combine expert knowledge with a sense of fun to make your paddling experience a real adventure. Try sea kayaking and stand-up paddling in Nova Scotia’s stunning South Shore. Located just 90 minutes from Halifax, the LaHave Islands are a paddler's paradise.
Our tours take you island hopping to historic Nova Scotia fishing settlements, unspoiled beaches and island lighthouses. Spot seals, eagles and other wildlife in a world-class kayak destination moments from the towns of Mahone Bay and Lunenburg.
Over 15 years of experience guiding sea-kayaking trips from Antarctica to the Norwegian Arctic and from Newfoundland to coastal British Columbia. Scott is a certified canoe, SUP and sea kayak Instructor with Paddle Canada with extensive open-ocean guiding experience and an easy going attitude.
Since starting as a guide over 5 years ago, Gavin has become impassioned by the work, the historical LaHave Islands, the natural environment, and the amazing people he meets every day on the water. As well as being a sea-kayak instructor Gavin has a degree in marine biology with a focus on phytoplankton.
As co-founder of Cape LaHave Adventures, you'll usually find Sarah on the water guiding & instructing, or teaching yoga on a remote island beach. Sarah is Paddle Canada Instructor for sea kayaking & SUP (Advanced Flatwater, Touring and River), and an a 500hr Advanced Yoga Instructor.
Plan Your Trip
Watch The Video
Our friend Gavin Hathaway made this short video of his experience paddling around the lahave islands. What an amazing day!
Where To Eat & Stay
There are tons of great accommodation and dining options nearby, depending on your preferences. Here’s what we recommend...
Hiking & Beaches
In addition to exploring our beautiful coastal towns there’s plenty to keep the outdoor enthusiast entertained, from stunning hikes to tranquil beaches...