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Shelburne Kayak Festival

Located In Eastern Shelburne County
Where To Find Us
The Islands Provincial Park
183 Islands Park Rd
Shelburne, NS B0T 1W0
Areas Served Shelburne County ; South Shore Region
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Description & Services
Information The Shelburne Kayak Festival will be held August 14 - 16, 2020 and will feature a series of instruction, fun and social activities for people that are already a kayaker, or for those that may be interested in getting started.  
A weekend celebration & exploration by sea and on land of Shelburne’s exquisite coastal destination!  
A weekend festival with activities & events for paddlers of all abilities.  
Kayaking Clinics (see website for full information) 
Paddle Canada Sea Kayak Level One 
SUP Basics 
Treasure Hunt and Poker Rally 
Coffee, Tea, Hot chocolate (Saturday, Sunday) 
Meet and greet BBQ (Friday night) 
Supper included in registration at Sandy Point Lighthouse (Saturday night) 
Free try-it-Kayak session (Register with MDS Recreation)  
The event showcases the the town of Shelburne and the surrounding community of Shelburne County and welcomes you to paddle on the 3rd Best Natural harbour in the world, experience the scenic harbour coastline, explore the beauty of Birchtown Bay and enjoy the picturesque Roseway River.  
All activities will be centered at Islands Provincial Park to take advantage of the excellent kayaking opportunities that exist around the Park and the inner parts of Shelburne Harbour.
Dates August 14, 15, 16, 2020
Special Information
Established 2012
Tags Canoe/Kayak ; Festivals/Events ; Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Summer Fun