Man in Kayak at high tide.

The Bay of Fundy is home to the highest tides in the world. You can experience this dramatic event twice a day, every day! Come visit us between May and September every year.

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Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick
May-October every year

Immerse yourself in one of the richest marine ecosystems in the world – right here at Seascape’s home base on Deer Island, the starting point for most of our summer trips. Paddling out from our protected harbor, you’re sure to see Bald Eagles, Harbor Seals, and Harbor Porpoise. Being in a kayak for several hours allows you to fully experience the ebb and flow of the tremendous Bay of Fundy tides and enjoy the rugged dramatic coastline, beautiful secluded islands, abundant marine life, lighthouses and quaint fishing villages.

Your kayak trips starts here in Northwest Harbour, Deer Island, Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick



Any of our day trips can be customized to fit your schedule. Contact us with the dates and time you would like the trip to run and we will do our best to accommodate you.

  • Full-day tour (6-7 hours) $175 CDN pp plus tax
    Being on the water for a large part of the day allows participants to discover the West Fundy Isles in breathtaking detail. Traveling with the dramatic tides, you become aware of how fascinating this dynamic ocean environment is. Seals, porpoise and even whales are commonly sighted and a delicious lunch is served creatively on the beach. A short hike on one of the offshore islands is often incorporated into the full-day experience.
  • Half-day tour (3-4 hours) $95 CDN pp plus tax
    A very popular tour, this half-day adventure can introduce paddlers to the coastline of Deer Island and several nearby islands, or to Ministers Island near St. Andrews. Porpoise, seals and Bald Eagles are commonly sighted and the tour includes a nutritious snack served on the beach. The time of your trip can be tailored to your particular schedule.
  • Sunset paddle (2 hours) $75 CDN pp plus tax
    Sunset is a perfect time to be on the water. The ocean is usually very calm and tranquil, providing wonderful opportunities for personal reflection, wildlife observation and photography. Porpoise, seals and numerous shorebirds are commonly seen. And, if sunset doesn’t fit your schedule, we can provide a two-hour trip for you at a different time of day.

How to get to Seascape and what to bring

On multi-day trips, you'll get to camp on some of the most beautiful islands in Atlantic Canada



All of our multi-day trips can be customized to fit your schedule. Contact us with the dates you would like the trip to run and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Majestic Islands and Marine Mammals – BAY OF FUNDY, CANADA

This trip was selected as one of the best new guided experiences in Canada in the April/ May issue of Explore Magazine- Canada’s Outside

Launching from Seascape’s Canadian headquarters on Deer Island, New Brunswick, this four-day, three-night sea kayak expedition takes you into the heart of the West Isles Archipelago to look for four different types of whales which frequent this biodiversity hotspot: Right, Finback, Minke and Humpback. Your group will be accompanied not only by an experienced kayak guide, but also by a marine mammal specialist and naturalist. You will wind your way through this fascinating region and camp on some of the most spectacular islands in Atlantic Canada, thrilling to common sightings of Harbour Seals, Harbour Porpoise and a myriad of sea and shore birds. Casco Bay Island, home to numerous Bald Eagles and located in the midst of a whale feeding ground, is an unforgettably special place. The coastal panorama and abundant wildlife will truly take your breath away.

Dates TBA – Please enquire for details

Three days kayaking, two nights camping,
pre-trip orientation and reception.

$1495.00 CDN pp plus tax

Itinerary in brief

Day 1: Arrival on Deer Island; Check into accommodation; Evening reception and program orientation at Seascape

Day 2: Arrival @ Seascape 9.00am; Trip orientation; Packing and organization of equipment; Sea kayak skills orientation; Paddle to Casco Island; Establish base camp; Paddling and marine life observation; Camp on Casco Island

Day 3: Full day sea kayaking and marine life observation; Return to Casco Island for the evening

Day 4: Exploration of the West Isles Archipelago with lunch enroute; Return to Seascape @ 3.00 pm

  • The Islander (3 days, 2 nights) $1295 CDN pp plus tax
  • The Archipelago (5 days, 4 nights) $1795 CDN pp plus tax
    Our three- and five-day sea kayak expeditions take you into the heart of the West Isles Archipelago. You will wind your way through this fascinating region and camp on some of the most spectacular islands in Atlantic Canada. Casco Bay Island, home to numerous Bald Eagles and located in the midst of a whale feeding ground, is an unforgettably special place. The coastal panorama and abundant wildlife will truly take your breath away.
  • Inn to Inn (2 days, 3 nights) from $1295 CDN pp plus tax (package price depends on accommodation selected)
    Price includes; two full days of sea kayaking , three nights accommodation, all meals and a complimentary bottle of wine
    Inn-to-Inn expeditions are available to accommodate guests who prefer comfortable accommodations at the end of an exciting day of coastal exploration. You will spend two incredible days exploring the various regions of the West Isles Archipelago and incredible marine life. The Deer Island Inn on Deer Island and the Rossmount Inn at St. Andrews by-the-Sea provide exceptional accommodations and meals for our Inn-to-Inn adventures.
  • 24-Hour Adventure (2 days, 1 night) $995 CDN pp plus tax
    For paddlers who have a limited amount of time, we have designed a short overnight experience that maximizes relaxation. Leaving from our sheltered cove on Deer Island, you will paddle out to a secluded island to spend a memorable evening enjoying beautiful scenery, excellent food, wine and good company.

Newfoundland Trips

 Newfoundland – Bay of Exploits Expedition 2024

A Journey of Discovery into a True Canadian Wilderness

July 29 to Aug 3, 2024

(6 days sea kayaking, 5 nights camping)

Garden_CoveGarden Cove, Exploit’s Island, Notre Dame Bay

Paddles_iceburgMotivated Paddlers

Seascape launched its first trip to the Bay of Exploits, Newfoundland in 1996… 28 years of wonderful memories paddling in this magical place. Following wonderful trips in 2022/2023, we will be returning to Exploits in 2024. The group size will be limited to eight participants and two guides for each trip. This is a signature trip and these spaces will not last long. We are asking interested participants to plan ahead and secure your space by making a trip deposit (25%) of the total trip cost.

“When an opportunity opens to nourish your soul, I encourage you to go for it. To be able to share this journey with your daughter is a mother’s dream. To be able to share this with strangers who are now family… the gift of love and time for meaningful connections. Everything I thought I was, I am now so much more. All because of the power of water and nature. Thank you Newfoundland, and thank you dear Bruce”.
Heather and Bella Bullock, Bay of Exploits, Newfoundland  2019

Newfoundland is a true Canadian wilderness… a land of mountains, fjords and miles of unspoiled coastline. This intensive journey of discovery takes you to the rugged coastline of the Bay of Exploits in the north central region, where life is centered on the sea as it has been for centuries. Once home to the mysterious Beothucks, this area has a rich natural and cultural history that make it an incredible paddling destination. Outport islands, whales, icebergs and the true warmth of Newfoundland hospitality are yours to experience on this island-hopping adventure.


Day 1: Fly into Gander International Airport; Travel by taxi to accommodation in Lewisporte; Trip planning dinner.

Day 2: Orientation, packing, organization of equipment and kayaks;

Begin exploration of the Bay of Exploits for the next 6 days; Paddle in coves, inlets, around islands and icebergs; Hike, camp and explore uninhabited islands; Enjoy the warmth and wonderful hospitality of coastal inhabitants; Observe incredible marine wildlife

Day 7: Arrive back in Lewisporte; Unpack kayaks and equipment; Settle into evening accommodation

Day 8: Return to Gander International Airport for departure


  1. Guides: One guide with extensive sea kayaking experience and advanced wilderness first aid certification is provided for each 4-5 clients in the group. The maximum group size is 8.
  2. Meals: We provide meals starting with lunch on the first paddling day through lunch on the last paddling day. Other meals are on your own.
  3. Kayaking and Camping Equipment: Kayaks, paddles, PFDs, tents, cooking supplies.
  4. Safety Equipment: First aid, safety technology (cell phone and VHF marine radio), repair kit.
  5. Accommodations: 2 nights in hotels before and after the kayak expedition, based on double occupancy; 5 nights camping.
  6. Transfers: Round-trip land-based transportation from hotel to launching area and back, airport pickups, drop-offs and hotel shuttles.

 Trip cost does not include: Travel to Newfoundland, meals prior to and following the expedition, alcoholic beverages,personal equipment such as sleeping bags and pads and personal clothing. A very detailed personal expedition clothing and equipment list will be provided upon registration for the trip.


The Bay of Exploits offers the opportunity to view icebergs

 Check out our Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland Photo Galleries


Forms for multi-day trip participants


  • Full-day workshops
    Seascape offers coastal exploration workshops focusing on a variety of topics such as yoga, photography and cooking. These adventure seminars include a full day of sea kayaking and highlight a specific aspect of the Bay. Facilitators utilize a variety of teaching methods in sharing their art and unique understanding of the Bay of Fundy. Sea kayaking, art and nature combine to provide you with an exceptional, experiential learning experience.
  • School groups
    We enjoy creating challenging educational experiences for teachers and students. Seascape has developed numerous programs for schools both in the United States and Canada. We will work closely with a school to develop a unique, experiential program that incorporates sea kayaking and the natural and cultural history of the area. The course duration may range from a day trip to a multi-day experience, depending on the established learning outcomes. Programs can be delivered in any of our tour destinations. Contact us to begin the educational adventure.
  • Corporate adventures
    As a specialized service, Seascape can design a corporate adventure for your company. A unique paddling experience will be developed to meet the desired goals and objectives of your organization. This customized adventure sets the stage for learning to take place, barriers to be broken down and people to work together toward a common goal. Celebrate your business successes by getting back to nature together.
  • Summer staff expeditions
    Take a break from the office and embark on a private half-day or full-day sea kayaking adventure with fellow employees and spouses. Your customized adventure can be designed to include a delicious lunch served on the beach and/or a traditional salmon or lobster bake following the trip. We can help you arrange for a variety of overnight accommodations on Deer Island, including camping, hotel or B&B.

*Special programs such as full-day workshops, school groups, corporate adventures and staff expeditions are priced on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the number of participants and the curriculum developed. Contact us to schedule a course or special program.

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