Paddlefest NB

Paddlefest NB

Paddlefest NB

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Paddling & Activities


Brought to you by Maritime DayTripping Inc & Seascape Kayak Tours



2:30pm –  Paddlefest Kick-Off Paddle w. Seascape Kayak Tours** & Maritime DayTripping*

  • 2:30pm – Seascape Kayak Tours will be leading a kayak group from Deer Island Thursday evening, paddling to the St. Andrews wharf (arrival time approx. 6pm). To sign up contact Bruce Smith at
  • 4:00pm – Maritime DayTripping will be leading a Big Canoe run down the St. Croix River towards St. Andrews to meet the Seascape Kayak Tours group. BY INVITE ONLY

7:00pm –  Seascape** presents: First Nations Healing Ceremony w/ Hugh Akagi

  • More info TBA  BY INVITE ONLY


Various Times – Daytripping’s Big Canoe Tours around St Andrews!

  • 30-45-minute tours for School & Service Groups in Charlotte County
  • Leaving from the St. Andrews Wharf
  • Contact: to reserve a booking for your group

5:00pm – Nature Trust of NB – “Campaign for Coastal Land”

  • The Nature Trust 0f NB will host a presentation, slideshow and discussion about the significance of the Caughey-Taylor Preserve and the Bay of Fundy.
  • Preceding the presentation Owen Steel will be performing and accepting donations for the Nature Trust.
  • Beverages will be available.


9:00am – 12:00pm – Nature Trust of NB & DayTripping NB* present:  Sea Kayak & Hike to Caughey-Taylor Nature Preserve 

Paddling to the NB Nature Trust Caughey-Taylor Nature Preserve
• Meeting behind the Harmony House in St. Andrews beside the Arena at 9:00am
• This tour is roughly 3 hours in length; leaves Glebe Road by 10:00am and paddling to Sam Orr’s Pond on the Caughey-Taylor Nature Preserve. 
Caughey-Taylor Nature Preserve is a 240 hectare (600 acre) preserve stretching along Taggart’s Brook and marsh, surrounding Sam Orr’s Pond, to Birch Cove and Berry Point on Bocabec Bay, part of the Bay of Fundy. It is 12 km north-east of St. Andrews on Hwy 127.
• Gear Required by participants – Kayak, PFD, Bailer, Throw bag, whistle, snack, water, camera.


  • Hike to the preserve – meet at the mouth of Sam Orr’s Pond on the shoulder of Route 127 in Bocabec.

11:00am – Fat Bike Demo w/ Outdoor Elements

  • Town Square – More Info TBA

2:30pm – Minister’s Island Paddle & KaYoga w/ Seascape Kayak Tours**

  • Meeting at Bar Road at 2:00pm. Bring Your Own Boat.


  • 4:00pm – Stand Up Paddleboard Demo w/ Maritime DayTripping*
    • Katy’s Cove- More Info TBA

Events guided events by Maritime DayTripping Inc. and Seascape Kayak Tours are “dry” events and therefore there is no drugs or alcohol permitted on the trips. If guides believe there is participants using drugs or alcohol before the trip they will be asked to not participate. This is for the safety of all participants on the water.

All adventure activities involve some risk. There is always the possibility of injury.  Activities may require participants to sign a liability release waiver BUT all participants should assume some risk for participating in the adventure.

*If you have any further questions or would like to make arrangements please call   1 (506) 657-8747 or

NOTE: Participants in Maritime DayTripping activities MUST Register ONLINE in advance.

**If you have any further questions or would like to make arrangements please call 1 (506) 747-1884 or e-mail