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  Out There Nova Scotia    
 
Nova Scotia has a superb mix of rugged coastline, sandy beaches, mixed forests and of course thousands of fresh water lakes, rivers and streams. You'll find endless natural attractions spanning the province from Yarmouth to Sydney and bounded by 7,400 kilometres of coastline.
 
It's no wonder that the province is enjoying more and more visitors from all over Canada and the world who are looking for adventureor to view the seemingly endless variety of birds and wildlife.  
Sea kayakers can enjoy an incredible diversity of coastal paddling to challenge all levels of paddlers. Before heading out, you should know the dangers of ocean kayakin. Be aware of the  tides. The use of a guide is recommended when paddling on the ocean. With a guide, you can enjoy some of the best sea kayaking in the east in safety and comfort.
 
  You can spend the day at the rocky shores of Peggy's Cove on the South Shore or go tidal bore rafting on the Minas Basin where companies take advantage of the Bay of Fundy's dramatic tides which are the world's highest .
For the hiker, head to the cliffs and headlands of Cape Breton Highlands which is home to the famous Cabot Trail with spectacular scenery and abundant wildlife. You can enjoy 27 hiking and walking trails in this 950 square kilometers park.

Kejimkujik National Park is for the backcountry adventurer with over 80 percent of it accessible only by canoe or trail. The park has almost 100 km of trail leading you into the backcountry to many beautiful lakes with up to 44 primitive backcountry campsites. On a clear night in Kejimkujik you will see a blanket of stars like never before. The park is situated in the south-central part of Nova Scotia away from any unnatural light.

If mountain biking is your thing, Nova Scotia had something to offer every level of trail seeker from wide open, scenically beautiful coastal trails to winding, twisting single track in the many forests of the province. Both Kejimkujik and Cape Breton Highlands National Parks have a number of trails available to the off road biker.

The sea air, the friendly people and the wide variety of outdoor adventures will keep you coming back again and again to this coastal gem.

Support a good cause:

The Eastern Shore Wildlife Rehabilitation & Rescue Centre

 
 
Adventure Sports In Nova Scotia
 
Backpacking   Camping   Canoeing
 
Cycling   Hiking   Mountain Biking
 
Nordic Skiing   Sea Kayaking   Snowboarding
 
Snowshoeing    
 

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Visiting from outside Canada: Depending on your country of origin you may have little to understand or adapt to when you visit Canada. On the other hand many of Canada's customs, its commerce and cultural may be very new to some you. We have put together a list of helpful information to assist you in your planning and later when you have reached your destination.

 
 
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Cape Chingnecto
by Scott Cunningham
 
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