b'50 Room to BreatheAmazing Islands to ExploreDid You Know. ?At the turn of the century, these islands had dozens of lobster canneries, a barber, tanner, cobbler, post office and even a pool hall. People no longer live full-time on the Tusket Islands, but the descendants of those early residents still spend time at the shanties that dot the coastline. Today, the Tusket Islands are primarily usedas a base for the lobster fishery.Kayaking the Tusket IslandsTo paddle around the Tusket Islands is to step back in time. This is one of the few places in Nova Scotia where offshore islands are still used as fishing outposts for an active fishing industry. Local farmers also use the islands to graze their sheep. While this areas waters are shallow, with many islands and shoals, the current is extremely strong along this coast. Where it is necessary to cross open water to access the islands, the Tusket Islands are only suitable for advanced kayakers.Nearby, the more sheltered Lobster Bay is great for beginner and novice kayakers.Tusket Islands / Lobster Bay ExperienceSept 20-22 (3-Day Tour) $595 (CAD) pp plus tax This one-way tour begins at Comeaus Hill, and ends at The Argyler Lodge, Lower Argyle. Day One: Explore the northern and central islands of the Tusket Islands, including the fishing shanty villages of Deep Cove Island and Harris Island. Our first night concludes with a gourmet,Experience includes:guide-prepared meal on either Deep Cove or 3-day tour with Candlebox Kayakings Peases Island. Day Two: Tour the western islands of Lobster Bay, the second most island densehighly certified, experienced and bay in Nova Scotia (at well over 300 islands).knowledgeable local guides High-quality sea kayaks by Boreal Design, Well encounter seals, harvesters of knottedP&H, Seaward & all related kayaking equipmentwrack, ospreys, eagles and a few other Gourmet locally-sourced meals & snacksanimal species, perhaps even whales. Ourwith menu options chosen by guestsgoal is to camp on Etoile or Jones Island. Interpretation of the natural andDay Three: Venture either deep into Lobstercultural history of the areas visitedBay to explore fast-moving tidal waters or Photos and video of your tour(depending on the winds and fog) explore theCamping equipment, including tents, tarps, outer islands with their lighthouses and feralstoves, fuel, pots, pans, first aid kit, fresh water, sheep. Our tour ends at The Argyler Lodge. plates, utensils (excludes sleeping bags, pads)Candlebox KayakingRoom to BreatheSpecializing in Paddle Canada-certified whitewater kayak coaching, sea kayak coaching, SKGABC guide training and sea kayak tours. Based in historic Shelburne, Nova Scotia. They are the only licensed sea kayak tour operator for Kejimkujik National Park Seaside Adjunct. From thrill to chill, they have tours and coaching available for everyones excitement level! candleboxkayaking.comCall Matt: 1-902-637-7115E-mail: matt@candleboxkayaking.comBOOK NOWReservations required. Please reserve a minimum of 3 days in advance. Book online at candleboxkayaking.com/tours'