Brier Island Experience

Brier Island is one of those special places that provides paddling opportunities like no other. This location will draw the adventurer to the end of the road! As you travel down the long narrow Digby Neck you will first take a ferry across Petite Passage to Long Island.  As you travel the length of Long Island you will quickly realize you are heading somewhere extraordinary.  One last ferry across Grand Passage and you will land at Brier Island and quickly become immersed in this idyllic Island poking out into the mouth of the Bay of Fundy.  The largest tides in the world have traveled between these islands shaping the land and creating a paddling paradise.

One of our venues on the ebb – Brier Island

Slocum Corner Wave – Video by: Ben Fontenot

This program has the paddler in mind who is looking to develop and refine their boat control in a dynamic and moving water environment.  The beauty of the Brier Island landscape is the perfect backdrop to a weekend based around learning, skill development and having some fun!  With the ability to paddle in different play spots on the flooding and ebbing tidal current this location provides plenty of opportunities!


Check out the program information package for all the details:

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Date – August 21-23, 2020

Location – Brier Island, Nova Scotia

Price – $499+tax (3 nights accommodation & 2 suppers included)

Only 3 spots remain

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*  To maximize learning and fun this session is limited to 6 participants

** If you do not have a kayak and/or kayak related gear please contact us as we have rental options available

Requirements:

  • Helmet & Immersion Gear (Wetsuit/Drysuit)
  • Paddlers are expected to have previous paddling experience in tidal currents or surf and swell.
  • Comfortable with wet-exits, rescue skills and swimming and are now attempting rolls in rough water.
  • Paddlers are expected to have a Paddle Canada Level 2 Skills or equivalent skills

One of our venues on the flood – Brier Island

Gull Rocks – Video By: Ben Fontenot


 

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Paddler working on crossing eddy line and identifying desired placement on wave

 


All of our programs are lead by experienced Paddle Canada certified instructors
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Surfing at Gull Rock Ledges