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Guide Training Course: Leading people on the water

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Join East Coast Outfitters in a training program that will leave you with skills you will remember forever. We require no previous experience- we will teach you everything you need to know. We only require that you are a self-identified leader and that you are willing to challenge yourself. This is a comprehensive course which […]

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Sunday Father’s Day Paddle

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We had a gorgeous night for a paddle this past Sunday for our Father’s Day Paddle. Everyone had such a great time laughing, talking and paddling around Lower Prospect. We ending the evening with a BBQ and watching the sun set. It was such a great night. If you love to paddle with friends and family come […]

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After-work Paddle and BBQ

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Our After-work Paddle and BBQ has been a staple at ECO since the beginning. At still $30+tax a person it is the best deal on a kayak tour you will get anywhere in Nova Scotia. Our fully guided tour is 2 hours and a great way to unwind after a week of work. A great […]

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Seacology by Kayak – June 16, 2015

Seacology by Kayak – June 16, 2015

Everyone had a great time with Alexandra Vance from The Canadian Wildlife Federation on Tuesday June 15. Seacology by kayak is every Tuesday from 6pm-8pm. Call us to for more information and to register.

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September Newsletter

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  Although summer is not over yet, it is back to school and we would like to thank everyone who came and paddled with us over the last few months. You are amazing people and we loved sharing our passion for kayaking with you. What’s in this issue: Dock & Dine Sea Kayak Level 1 […]

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Staff Spotlight: Erin Laende

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I’m from Toronto and came to Halifax in 2006 to go to NSCAD. I’ve been with ECO since 2010 when I took the awesome Guide in Training course Favorite TV Show: Sherlock Holmes BBC Favorite Sports Team: Canada’s National Women’s Soccer Favorite Book: Into Thin Air or anything by Jon Krakauer Your Favorite Sea Kayak […]

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Staff Spotlight: Stephanie Wells

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  With ECO since 2012 From: Halifax, Nova Scotia Favourite TV Show: MidSomer Murders Favourite Sports Team: Harlem Globetrotters (I’m not a fan of watching sports, so if I had to pick…!!) Favourite Book: I have 3 – Way of the Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman, Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers and The Professor […]

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Staff Spotlight: Eleanor Kure

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Where are you from and how long have you been with ECO Originally fromToronto, Eleanor left the Big Smoke to look for more nature. After a time inGuelph,Ontario, she left again and found her happy days inNova Scotia, Thanks to the ocean, the rocks, and sea kayaking.  Paddling since 2005, Eleanor has been training, guiding, […]

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Winter Boom Truck Day

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Today is Boom Truck Day down at East Coast Outfitters. At high-tide a large boomtruck rolls down to Lower Prospect and plucks the floats and ECO boat out of the water for winter storage. This is no easy feat, and has to be done quickly before the tide recedes. The removal of the boat and […]

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