Bruce in a kayak.

"Seascape began as an outgrowth of my passion for paddling and a desire to share special marine environments with others. As a tour operator, we have a unique opportunity to provide visitors with an understanding and awareness of our oceans as a precious resource. This will lead to participants helping to protect these special places."

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Our 2013 summer season in Canada began with a wonderful staff training, which was unfortunately followed by the unexpected serious illness of a young staff member – Noah Latchem. Due to the power of the eagle and the dedication of a super medical team, Noah was able to make a complete recovery. Noah has written a story about Seascape, which has been featured in major newspapers across Canada including the Montreal Gazette. You can read his story here.

Staff member Thomas Enderlin wrote an article in Nature Air’s inflight magazine, Nature Landings April-May 2013 edition, about the Seascape experience in Curu Wildlife Refuge, one of the locations for many of Seascape’s trips in Costa Rica. You can read more here. 

Bruce Smith, owner and founder of Seascape Kayak Tours, has been awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award by New Brunswick’s Department of Environment, one of six 2010 Environmental Leadership Awards recognizing individuals or businesses that have demonstrated leadership in protecting the environment. Read full press release here.

Seascape Kayak Tours has been named a finalist for the National Awards for Tourism Excellence, presented by the Globe and Mail. We were selected as one of three finalists for the Parks Canada Sustainable Tourism Award. Our nomination was submitted by the New Brunswick Government and the Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick. Read full press release here.

The Group Travel Leader, published in Lexington, Kentucky, ran an article in its April issue on Seascape’s Tortuguero Explorer trip, which takes paddlers into Tortuguero National Park on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. View a PDF of the article here.

The Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick designated the new Seascape Kayak Tours web site as their official Web Site of the Month for November 2008. Visit the TIANB site here: Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick

The International Ecotourism Society’s newsletter Digital Traveler published an article by Frances Figart:
TURNING TIDES: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR ECOTOURISM IN THE BAY OF FUNDY, Sept. 15, 2008.

New Brunswick’s business news publication, eNBusiness, profiled Bruce Smith in its September 2008 issue:
NEW BRUNSWICK PROFILE: BRUCE SMITH, OWNER/OPERATOR OF SEASCAPE KAYAK TOURS, INC.

Journalists and press agents may view and use the following release:
SEASCAPE KAYAK TOURS LAUNCHES NEW WIND-POWERED WEB SITE, Sept. 6, 2008.

Seascape has also received international media exposure in such magazines as Paddler and Costa Rica Outdoors. You can read about the company in the following articles:

Explore, Canada’s Outdoor Magazine Sept./Oct. 2006
TROUBLED WATERS AHEAD: New Brunswick’s Southwest shore is the perfect place for a classic Maritime paddle. At least until the tankers arrive. By Sarah Scott, pp. 35-42.

National Geographic Adventure June/July 2005
THE AMAZING BAY OF FUNDY WILL BE RIGHT BACK: The Great Tidal Tour of Atlantic Canada. By Tom Clynes, photography by Russell Kaye, pp. 92, 106 and 108.

Canoe & Kayak Aug. 2001
TIME AND TIDE: East Canada’s Bay of Fundy offers dramatic tides, a long Maritime history, and unspoiled natural beauty. By K. W. Oxnard, pp. 73-77.

Canoe & Kayak Oct. 2000
PARADISE FOUND IN NEWFOUNDLAND: It’s coup de foudre — love at first sight — for these adventurers, who discover hospitality, icebergs, and wildlife on Canada’s east coast. By Alison Hughes, pp. 50-55.