Daily Kayaking Tours in Vancouver

Daily Kayaking Tours in Vancouver
Vancouver, British Columbia, is a city where you can easily connect with the outdoors. The islands, bays and waterways around Vancouver offer ample opportunities to see wildlife, including whales, seals and eagles. One of the best ways to see the vastness of beauty is from a kayak. Daily kayak tours are available from many outfitters. Some feature full day, half day and even sunset tours year-round.

Coastal Spirits

Coastal Spirits offers two day trips. The first takes you to the shores of Quadra Island, where seals, sea lions and other animals are in abundance. Lunch is provided on this full-day, all-ability-level tour. Mask and snorkel are also provided for snorkeling.
The other all-ability-levels tour that Coastal Spirits offers takes you to Small Inlet Provincial Park. It is a full day of kayaking and hiking through rain forest and lagoons. Lunch is provided.

Coastal Spirits
1069 Topcliff Road
Quathiaski Cove, British Columbia
Tel: (888) 427-5557

Wildheart Adventures

The Wildheart Adventures kayak tour takes you to the coastlines of DeCourcy and Link Islands. This tour is great for beginners and advance kayakers. Enjoy lunch on one of the coastal islands as you view the sea life.

Wildheart Adventures
1560 Brebber Road
Nanaimo, British Columbia
V9X 1P4
Tel: (877) 722-3683

Quadra Island Kayaks

Specializing in taking out first time and experienced kayakers, Quadra Island Kayaks offers full-day, half -day and sunset kayak tours.
The full-day tour includes lunch and a journey to the beach of Open Bay, along the shoreline toward Hyacinth Bay, to see an active salmon stream, or to the Bretton Islands to visit a seal colony.
There are two departure times for the half-day tours: morning and afternoon. A buffet lunch is provided.
A sunset kayak tour will visit either Turtle of Bretton islands. A snack of cheese, hummus, crackers and other goodies is provided.

Quadra Island Kayaks
615 Heriot Bay, Quadra Island
British Columbia
VoP 1H0
Tel: (877) 475-8687

Spirit of the West Adventures

Spirit of the West Adventures offers day trips to watch the grizzlies. The Grizzly Bear Watching Tour requires a full day and offers both platform based and boat based viewing kayak tours in the spring and summer. From King Inlet, you can watch the bears from your kayak or from a platform where you can view the bears from farther away. There is also a tour to Orford River to view the bears from a viewing platform.

Spirit of the West Adventures
Box 569 Heriot Bay, British Columbia
Tel: (800) 307-3982

Article Written By Courtney Johnson

Courtney Johnson is a freelance sports writer and photographer based in California. Her articles and photos appear regularly in newspapers and magazines such as "Triathlete" and "Cross Country Skier." Johnson graduated from the University of Iowa with a B.A. in media production and minor in writing. She is studying for her copy editing certificate at the University of San Diego.

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