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Shubenacadie River Runners

| 8681 Glooscap Trail Route 215, Maitland, Nova Scotia B0N 1T0, Canada
+1 800-856-5061
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A Total Blast of a Wild Ride

Last evening we had a fantastic experience with River Runners. This group is a well oiled machine... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Marylatta
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Encinitas, California
Hold on tight!

I'm a local, and I've done this before with other companies. River Runners were excellent! Very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Candace W
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Canada
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| 8681 Glooscap Trail Route 215, Maitland, Nova Scotia B0N 1T0, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Last evening we had a fantastic experience with River Runners. This group is a well oiled machine- friendly staff, good equipment, & great clean office/showers. Our terrific guide, Katie, ventured us out on the Shubie River. She was knowledgeable about the river, tides, & environment....More

Thank Marylatta
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a local, and I've done this before with other companies. River Runners were excellent! Very organized, our guide was AWESOME, they give you delicious hot chocolate afterwards, and the showers have a heated floor (this is a very nice perk when you're cold from...More

Thank Candace W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared to get wet! This is a great fun and exciting adventure to do. We chose the 2 hour tour and it was amazing to see the tide (Tidal Bore) come rolling in and the river level rise. Our 'Ships Captain' was Christian, and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very well run firm Knowledgeable fun boat guides Great stories between drenching This is a uniques phenomena, the river fills and empties twice a day. Up to 24 ft rise/fall The topology of the bed creates whirlpool and rapids Wear old clothes and shoes as...More

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These guys and gals are the best!!! Don't hesitate to book your tour with them. Very safe and professional but you will get wet!!! The power of the tides is amazing and the amount of water that rushes into the river is surprising. You will...More

Thank MarkMac69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an absolutely fabulous time at River Runners. The organization and safety on and off the river was outstanding while still offering an exciting and amazing, action packed ride. Staff were knowledgable about the tides and what makes this a unique feature. Be ready...More

Thank jmfl2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were told from several friends that tackling the tidal bore rapids while in Nova Scotia was a MUST - boy were they right! With Chelsea as our guide, we spent nearly three straight hours giggling as we got drenched hitting rapid after rapid after...More

Thank Roadvin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tremendous experience. When booking a rafting trip, pick a day with the highest tides. At its peak, the tide is as high as 44 feet. On the day we went, this produced waves over the sand bars as high as 12 feet, enough to completely...More

Thank Z8944VLcarlosg
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This blew all expectations out of the water! Literally. So much fun- it's hard to describe. Water over our heads over and over again, adrenaline and beautiful scenery. Staff was incredibly friendly and fun and the two hour trip we did was plenty. Action packed...More

Thank JayDempsey
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our driver/guide/coxswain, Rachel, was a highly skilled boat handler and well informed about the areas fauna and geology. We first cruised around a spell, waiting for the tide to come in. Rachel, stopped at a sandbar and some of our group got out onto it....More

Thank edwwwood
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sharonann101
23 September 2016|
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Response from 381joycep | Reviewed this property |
We just did it last week and I'm pretty sure they close The first week in October . They have a toll free number so do phone and ask, Also we needed reservations when we did it on a Saturday. I wore a fleece jacket under... More
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381joycep
19 March 2016|
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Response from Helen G | Reviewed this property |
If you go to their website it will give you a full breakdown of the tides; as for seniors rates, I would give their 1-800 # a call. if no seniors rates, you'll still get a great exchange on your US$ :-)
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onthego66
12 February 2016|
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Response from Helen G | Reviewed this property |
go to tidalborerafting dot come and click on departures 2016 Red is the biggest/best adventure! remember a complete change of clothing - you WILL be soaked! :-)
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