Day Trips


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Yoga and Meditation Retreat Day Trips



A guided walk through the forest near the yoga studio takes about 20 minutes. This tour will give you an introduction to the trails, and is a pre-requisite to future independent forest exploring. We live on the edge of wilderness, and invite you to experience this wonderful opportunity to stroll in our pristine natural environment with respect and care.

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Independent Bike Rentals:


Bikes are supplied with helmets, locks, spare tubes, pump, tire patch kits, water bottle, and small luggage bag on rear rack. Car carriers are available. Maps and ride advice can be provided. A credit card deposit and waiver signature are required. Reserving your bike ahead of time is highly recommended. For those who wish to have a bike for the full 5 days, please inquire about our special 5-day rate for retreat participants.

• Hybrid bikes are $30 per day
• Aluminum racing bikes are $55 per day
• Carbon fiber racing bikes are $75 per day – limited supply
• E-bikes $75/day – limited supply


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Independent Kayak Rentals:


Independent kayak rentals available in Nova Scotia if you are qualified or demonstrate safety skills, at our discretion. One-day non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve. Guided afternoon trips are available, and should be booked in advance.

In case of bad weather, a backup date is often planned.

• Single: $60/day; $225/week
• Tandem: $80/day; $275/week
• Wetsuits (farmer john/jane & booties): $20/day; $55/week.




Some cycling possibilities:

22 km ride to Bayswater Beach and back, hilly and beautiful;
22 km (return) to the village of Hubbards, with many amenities, more beaches, restaurants, shopping, and lots more. En route, more beaches…;
52 km (very hilly) ride around the Aspotogan Peninsula, a popular undertaking for local ardent cyclists.

Some kayaking possibilities:

Guided Kayak Excursion $90 per person, min. 4. Four hour guided kayak tour from the Sail Loft or nearby launch point, including equipment and snack. This activity is subject to cancellation or re-scheduling in the unlikely case of high winds. One week advance reservation and payment required for rental.

Sailing possibilities:

We have been successful each year so far in convincing a friend nearby to take us on a three to four hour sailing excursion on St. Margaret’s Bay aboard Sea Wench. This activity is usually planned around weather and wind. Cost is by donation (we suggest $125 per person).



Equipment rentals are managed by our affiliate company Freewheeling Adventures

Registration / Questions:

Please contact Cathy Guest at cathy@freewheeling.ca or
tel: 902 857 1224 or 902 857 3600