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Watch the whales in Telegraph Cove or take a multi-day expedition through Desolation Sound, where the views of the mountains rival the ocean scenery. Explore the quick currents of the Gulf Islands, including Active Pass, Montague Harbour, or Burgoyne Bay, where a complex food web sustains the diverse ecological community, or tour the Broken Islands and Barkley Sound to see the brilliant colours of the intertidal life under the surface, then share a sunset with the birds, otters, sea lions, and Grey whales that call this space home.

Bring a kayak or rent from one of the many knowledgeable providers throughout the Island to create incredible memories on the waters of and around Vancouver Island.


Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures

1790A Campbell Way, Port McNeill. BC, V0N 2R0 • North Island Region
1-866-546-4647
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Imagine waking one morning to the sound of a humpback whale's blow as it swims past your ocean side tent. Later that same day watch in awe as a pod of orcas swim past your kayak as a bald eagles swoops down to catch a salmon. This can all happen on a four day and three night "Kayak With Whales & Whales and Grizzly Bears" tour at Kingfisher's Orca Waters Base Camps, located on an island covered in old growth rainforest in the wildlife rich waters of Johnstone Strait. With roomy tents outfitted with wooden beds, thick mattresses, sheets, fleece blankets, sleeping bags, and full size pillows the base camps offer a very comfortable wilderness camping experience for adventurous travellers even if they have little or no kayaking experience. Adult and family friendly departures available.
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Imagine waking one morning to the sound of a humpback whale's blow as it swims past your ocean side tent. Later that same day watch in awe as a pod… [+]

Nootka Marine Adventures

Nootka Sound, BC • North Central Island
1-877-337-5464
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Nootka Marine Adventures operates three resorts on Vancouver Island’s West Coast. A variety of activities and custom packages are available ranging from: chartered salmon, halibut, and tuna fishing, historic and wildlife tours, ocean kayaking, and more. Guests may take advantage of boat rentals, fuel sales, moorage, marina services, launch ramp, fish processing, our fully licensed restaurant, and many other visitor conveniences. From suites to self- contained yurts and chalets, tent sites to our full service RV park, we offer a variety of accommodations to suit each customer’s unique travel plans. Create lasting memories, celebrate special occasions, or just come drop a line on a misty morning. Book your luxury wilderness adventure today!
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Nootka Marine Adventures operates three resorts on Vancouver Island’s West Coast. A variety of activities and custom packages are available ranging from: chartered salmon, halibut, and tuna fishing, historic and… [+]

Ecosummer Expeditions

Trips begin and end from 1817 Campbell Way, Port McNeill, BC V0N 2R0 • North Island Region
250-674-0102
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Launch off our beach on North Vancouver Island to kayak with whales. Untamed, inspiring, remote and magical, Orca Camp is where we've staged wild and mild adventures for over 40 years. The heart of Orca territory, our indulgently comfortable wilderness camp sits next to the world’s only designated Killer Whale habitat at Robson Bight (Michael Bigg) Ecological Reserve. You’ll find pure Canadian wilderness here exploring the natural and cultural attractions of the Johnstone Strait with our expert guides. Every detail, right down to the meals, snacks and camping accommodations is taken care of for you, so you're free to relax and unwind. Fuel your passion for adventure. Unleash your wild side. Join us for a 3, 4, or 6-day Orca Camp adventure — in the best place to see Orcas in the wild.
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Launch off our beach on North Vancouver Island to kayak with whales. Untamed, inspiring, remote and magical, Orca Camp is where we've staged wild and mild adventures for over… [+]

Strathcona Park Lodge & Outdoor Education Centre

41040 Gold River Highway, Campbell River, BC V9W 5C5 • North Central Island
250-286-3122
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Living on the edge since 1959, Strathcona Park Lodge (SPL) pioneered self propelled and off the grid wilderness experiences on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. From the lake side cabins, chalets and rooms experience wilderness inspired summer holidays, guided trips and group gatherings. Home base for Wilderness Youth Leadership Development (WYLD) youth summer camps, the Canadian Outdoor Leadership Training (COLT) leadership training program and outdoor education programming, SPL is a leader in experiential education and wilderness vacations. The Lodge invites you to escape to Vancouver Island's wilderness of lakes, mountains, rivers and more.
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Living on the edge since 1959, Strathcona Park Lodge (SPL) pioneered self propelled and off the grid wilderness experiences on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. From the lake side cabins,… [+]

Jamie’s Whaling Station and Adventure Centres

606 Campbell Street, PO Box 129 • Pacific Rim
250-725-3919
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We are your one stop for adventure in Tofino and Ucluelet. Operating since 1982, we are the original Whale Tour company and offer whale watching, bear watching and Hot Springs Cove tours aboard high speed open zodiac-style vessels or larger, covered cruiser vessels. Offering several departures, seven days a week, we can accommodate just about any schedule! Other adventures include kayaking, cultural canoeing, water taxis to Meares Island, sunset and harbour cruises, float plane flights and more! Gift shops and lots of free parking (including RV parking) available at both Tofino and Ucluelet locations. Complimentary dog kennels available in Tofino! We guarantee our whale and bear sightings, ask us for details! Multi-tour discounts available. Book your west coast adventure today!
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We are your one stop for adventure in Tofino and Ucluelet. Operating since 1982, we are the original Whale Tour company and offer whale watching, bear watching and Hot Springs… [+]

living forest oceanside campground and rv park

6 Maki Road, Nanaimo, B.C. V9R 6N7 • Central Island
250 755 1755
Come see why Living Forest was recently awarded Top Tourism Business on Vancouver Island! 53 acres, 305 groomed camping and RV sites with water on three sides. 5 minute drive to downtown and walking distance to shopping, buses and restaurants- yet it feels like you're a million miles away. Treed or sunny sites, WiFi, premium facilities, summer oceanview cafe, kayaking, trails, river swimming plus adult and kids games room. Online park map with photos of every site and vacancy calendar.
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Come see why Living Forest was recently awarded Top Tourism Business on Vancouver Island! 53 acres, 305 groomed camping and RV sites with water on three sides. 5 minute drive… [+]

Cape Lazo RV & Campground

685 Lazo Road, Comox, BC V9M 3X2 • Central Island, Cowichan, Gulf Islands, North Central Island, North Island Region, Pacific Rim, South Island
250-339-3946
Located on the beautiful Comox Peninsula, Cape Lazo RV & Campground is under new ownership and management. We are newly renovated and close to the beach. Our sites are family friendly with a fire pit and picnic table. Each site has full hook ups including 30 or 50amp service. We offer ocean view sites, group pavilion with a fire place, new play structure (2017), very clean & updated washrooms, laundry facilities, kayak/SUP and bike rentals.
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Located on the beautiful Comox Peninsula, Cape Lazo RV & Campground is under new ownership and management. We are newly renovated and close to the beach. Our sites… [+]

Spirit of the West Adventures

1313 Cramer Road, Heriot Bay, BC, V0P 1H0 • North Central Island, North Island Region
250-285-2121, 800-307-3982
Explore the realm of the killer & humpback whales. We want you to fall in love with kayaking and our coast, and it shows in the way we run our trips. Our tours are authentic, safe, fun, educational, environmentally friendly and for all levels of experience! Choose among professionally guided 4-8 day adventures all around Vancouver Island and in the Great Bear Rainforest. Camping on remote islands often to the sound of whales passing by can only be described as unique & breathtaking. Come paddle!
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Explore the realm of the killer & humpback whales. We want you to fall in love with kayaking and our coast, and it shows in the way we run our… [+]

North Island Kayak

Lagoon Rd, Telegraph Cove, BC V0N 3J0 • North Island Region
250-928-3114
Guided kayaking tours focused on low impact viewing of the spectacular Northern Vancouver Island wildlife and fun for all. Frequent sightings of Orcas, Humpback Whales, Sea Lions, Seals, Dolphins, Porpoises, Bears and Eagles. We have trips suitable for everyone. No experience necessary. Day tours of 2 to 7 hours; Multi-day, all inclusive guided tours using our 6 base camps of between 2-4 days and expedition tours of 5-8 days. Daily departures June to September. Look for us on Tripadvisor
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Guided kayaking tours focused on low impact viewing of the spectacular Northern Vancouver Island wildlife and fun for all. Frequent sightings of Orcas, Humpback Whales, Sea Lions, Seals, Dolphins, Porpoises,… [+]

Pacifica Paddle Sports

789 Saunders Lane, Brentwood Bay, BC V8M 1C5 • South Island
250-665-7411
With two great locations on the Saanich Peninsula (just outside Victoria, BC and Sidney, BC) we maintain the largest fleet of rental kayaks, canoes and stand up paddle boards on the West Coast of British Columbia. We also offer daily tours, kayak & paddle board lessons (including Paddle Canada Courses), tours & tour packages, corporate programs & summer camps. We are open year-round and can accommodate individual paddlers and larger groups. Call or email today and start planning your next trip!
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With two great locations on the Saanich Peninsula (just outside Victoria, BC and Sidney, BC) we maintain the largest fleet of rental kayaks, canoes and stand up paddle boards on… [+]

West Coast Expeditions

PO Box 3537, Courtenay, BC, V9N 6Z8 • North Central Island, North Island Region
1-250-338-2511
CONNECT. EXPERIENCE. REFRESH. Join us on remote Spring Island in Kyuquot for personalized adventures on the western edge of Canada, Vancouver Island, BC. Trips start in Courtenay or Campbell River, then we take you truly off the beaten track, with outings led by professional sea kayaking guides, introducing you to sea otters, coastal wolves, ancient forests, remote beaches, Aboriginal culture, diverse birds and marine wildlife, and delicious food. Savour a flexible, fun, and refreshing getaway.
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CONNECT. EXPERIENCE. REFRESH. Join us on remote Spring Island in Kyuquot for personalized adventures on the western edge of Canada, Vancouver Island, BC. Trips start in Courtenay or Campbell… [+]

Coastal Bliss Adventures

4865 Bench Road, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia, V0R 1N1 • Cowichan, Gulf Islands, North Island Region, Pacific Rim, South Island
1 800 896 9525
Immerse yourself! Hike in lush ancient forests, along scenic coastal trails, watch whales and sea lions, relax on beaches. Enjoy scrumptious, locally sourced food, hear stories of shipwrecks, and early settlers. Wake up to the sound of waves lapping on the shore, paddle remote coast-lines, hear the blow of whales approaching out of the mist. Enjoy the evening sunset, as you relax to the sounds of nature. Relax! Let us take care of the logistics. CONTACT us TODAY for Tours and BOOKING!
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Immerse yourself! Hike in lush ancient forests, along scenic coastal trails, watch whales and sea lions, relax on beaches. Enjoy scrumptious, locally sourced food, hear stories of shipwrecks, and early settlers. Wake… [+]

Salt Spring Adventure Co Ltd

7-126 Upper Ganges Rd Salt Spring Island British Columbia • Gulf Islands
250-537-2764
Come Adventure With us!! Whether it's whale watching in our top-of-the-line Zodiac, kayaking through beautiful marine reserves, paddle boarding on a placid lake or harbour, an epic bike ride around the island, or a Youth Summer Camp everyone is sure to have a fun and memorable outdoor experience.
Categories:  Kayaking Marine Activities
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Come Adventure With us!! Whether it's whale watching in our top-of-the-line Zodiac, kayaking through beautiful marine reserves, paddle boarding on a placid lake or harbour, an epic bike ride… [+]

Pender Island Kayak Adventures

4605 Oak Road, North Pender Island, BC, V0N 2M1 • Gulf Islands, South Island
250-629-6939
We are your gateway to Eco Adventures in the Southern Gulf Islands of BC. We offer Kayak and Paddleboard Tours from 2hr to 7 days, Rentals of Kayaks, Paddleboards, Canoes, Bicycles, E-bikes, Disc Golf (rentals and retail), and Paddle Canada Skills Courses in Sea Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboarding.
Categories:  Kayaking Marine Activities
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We are your gateway to Eco Adventures in the Southern Gulf Islands of BC. We offer Kayak and Paddleboard Tours from 2hr to 7 days, Rentals of Kayaks, Paddleboards,… [+]