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Kayak Newfoundland and Labrador (club)
Newfoundland Coastal Safari (Outfitters on the South Coast, beautiful paddling, exquisite scenery)

Newfoundland and Labrador is a great place for sea kayaking, white-water kayaking and canoeing. The island of Newfoundland has about 17,000 km of coastline - from the rugged and windswept to sheltered bays and sandy beaches. Labrador has some of the wildest and most spectacular coasts in the world.

Click here to see a picture of Jim Price greeting 1997 with a launch from the wharf at Quidi Vidi, near St. John's

Tourism department brochures are available. Phone 1-800-563-6353 with any questions on tourism, info. requests, etc.

Eastern Edge Outfitters offers kayak training and expediditions. Courses include white-water level 1, level 2 and level 2.5 and sea kayaking. Expeditions include 1 day Witless Bay bird island - everything included and no experience necessary - this is the thrill of a lifetime, as you paddle quietly amongst thousands of sea birds and often spot a whale or an iceberg. Longer/custom tours are also available from Eastern Edge Outfitters,
Eastern Edge Outfitters Box 17, Site 14, RR 2 Paradise, Newfoundland A1L 1C2 709-782-1465

Kayaking in Gros Morne National Park
There is no more beautiful place in the world than Bonne Bay, with spectacular scenery and unique geological history (UN World Heritage Site). The national park created around the bay is named for the ancient mountain, Gros Morne. Kayaking outfitter located in Norris Point - check with the park interpretation centre for further information.

The book Canyons, Coves & Coastal Waters is a great reference to canoe and kayak routes of Newfoundland and Labrador, and some sage advise on how to prepare and what to expect. This book is available from Eastern Edge. ISBN 1-55081-101-0.

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