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Sea Kayaking on Vancouver Island

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.

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In 1987 we built our off-grid kayaking lodge in the Discovery Islands with a dream: to craft life-changing multi-day sea kayaking experiences. Our passion for kayaking and exploring our remote…

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Tofino's kayaking Centre since 1988. We are located in the heart of downtown Tofino on the waterfront, perfect location for launching kayaks from our beach. We offer a…

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Located in Victoria, British Columbia on beautiful Vancouver Island, Ocean River is one of the premier speciality kayak and adventure companies in North America. With over 35 years in the…

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Adventure Seekers and Nature Lovers, Ocean Outfitters is the perfect place to kick off all of your Tofino activities! We're a carbon neutral adventure business that cares about science and…

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As the winner of the 2019 Remarkable Experience Award from Tourism Vancouver Island, Island Joy Rides knows how to create meaningful and memorable experiences on both land and sea. Their…

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Located in the quaint fishing village of Ucluelet, close to Barkley Sound, the Broken Group Islands, and the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, our kayaking and hiking tours range from…

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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…

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Immerse yourself! Hike in lush ancient forests, along scenic coastal trails, watch birds and marine-life, explore beaches. Enjoy scrumptious, locally sourced food, hear stories of shipwrecks, and early settlers.Wake up…

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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…

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Nootka Marine Adventures operates three resorts on Vancouver Island’s West Coast: Moutcha Bay Resort, Nootka Sound Resort and Newton Cove Resort. A variety of activities and custom packages are available…

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SKILS, Canada's leading paddle sports training and sea kayak expedition business. We offer a wide range of sea kayak expeditions for intermediate to advanced paddlers. If kayaking remote, beautiful…

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Join us in our 31st year as we explore the pristine waters of Vancouver Island. We offer expeditions paddling with Orcas in Johnstone Strait, ancient rain forests with towering Cedars…

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Explore beyond the end of the road. Hop aboard our MOT certified vessel and get ready for the experience of a lifetime as we explore the Broughton Archipelago. Wake up…

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Kayak in killer whale territory at our glamping basecamp in Johnstone Strait or join an kayaking expedition through the world renown waters of Desolation Sound & Discovery Islands. Whales, bears,…

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The best thing about our Vancouver Island Kayak Tours is that they are suitable for everyone. Kayaking is a fun, rewarding and environmentally responsible activity. Best of all,…

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Majestic Ocean Kayaking guests venture here from around the world to take part in experiencing this haven and see what British Columbia kayaking is all about. We are a first…

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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…

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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,…

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