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Misty Isles Adventures - Day Tours


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“misty isles”(43 reviews)
“captain mike”(18 reviews)
Cortes Island's only sea kayaking outfitter & certified sailing charter vessel. Kayak rentals, instruction & guided day trips. Experience paddling with the seals, visit a historic pictograph site or a night paddle with bioluminescence illuminating...more
British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-935-6756
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Reviewed October 21, 2015

Absolutely outstanding guided kayak tour!! Our guide Mike was extremely knowledgeable on navigation, chart reading and orienteering on the ocean with quickly changing weather and diverse tides, He also had in depth knowledge of local marine and aquatic life as well as extensive knowledge of...More

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Mike M, Owner at Misty Isles Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2015

It was our absolute pleasure to work with this group. In spite of the sometimes challenging weather conditions and the wide range in experience and abilities of the group members, we all grew together as a team. We all experienced personal growth and fun in...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2018

I had booked this trip as a surprise 80th birthday present for my husband Malcolm, and what a trip of a lifetime! Everything and more, would thoroughly recommend it.

Thank Carolyn H
Mike M, Owner at Misty Isles Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2018

Thanks Carolyn! It was fun celebrating with you.

Reviewed June 24, 2018

An exciting exploration of a coastal gem, the Misty Isles day tour to Mitlenatch Island was a highlight of our two-week stay on Cortes Island. The vessel herself is a delight. The day was bright and bracing but breezeless, so we motored out to this...More

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Mike M, Owner at Misty Isles Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

Thanks Katie! And I'm glad to hear that I'm not the only one who babbles.

Reviewed May 24, 2018

I’ve been waiting a few days to give a brief retrospective on our Misty isles trip – it just has to sink in a bit, a deep cup that Mike Moore and Carrie Saxifrage offered us and it needs savoring. The last ten years or...More

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Mike M, Owner at Misty Isles Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Thank you for your thoughts! It was a fantastic way to start the season. A great group of people, bears on the beach, porpoise, scenery and incredible weather for May. We are so happy to have been able to show your friends and family our...More

Reviewed September 27, 2017

We were part of a party of 11 who chartered Misty Isles for a 3 night, 4 day tour of the Northern Gulf Islands and Desolation Sound. Mike put together a trip for us that blew away any expectations we had. We boated during the...More

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Mike M, Owner at Misty Isles Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2017

And thank you for coming along with us! It is always a pleasure to show such an enthusiastic group around.

Reviewed September 26, 2017

I arranged a 6 day 5 night mothership kayak trip for my wife and family in celebration of her retirement. We explored the Discovery Islands on the Misty Isles, camping one night and staying in remote lodges the other four. The scenery was spectacular and...More

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Mike M, Owner at Misty Isles Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write glowing review! Dylan and I had a great time showing you this beautiful and varied area.

Reviewed September 5, 2017

A week ago I went on an overnight trip on Misty Isles from Whaletown on Cortes Island to Blind Channel Resort, about an 8-hour slow cruise through an array of beautiful passages, with interesting commentary from Skipper Mike Moore about the sea life, local history...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

It's hard to go wrong choosing a slow boat ride to Desolation Sound on a beautiful sunny day. World class destination, beautiful warm waters, the chance to swim, and a great boat. But what really set this trip apart for me was that Captain Mike...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2017

My wife and I recently enjoyed an enchanting three day paddling excursion hosted by Misty Isles Adventures. Two nights on the Islands were the highlights of an adventure punctuated by fine company, good food and capable guides. The Accommodations and their history were amazing, tour...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2017

We did an afternoon cruise to Mitlennatch Island Nature Provincial Park on board the Misty Isle with captain Mike. We had a very enjoyable afternoon. Mike is very knowledgeable and his concern and respect for the wildlife and ocean is very evident. We were fortunate...More

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Mike M, Owner at Misty Isles Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2017

It is fantastic that the humpback whales have returned to their old haunts in the northern Salish Sea!

Reviewed June 18, 2017

We just wanted to say thanks for such a wonderful trip especially the invigorating trip back to Lund. Sandra wouldn't have missed one second of the journey back. For her that was one of the highlights of the trip. You did a great job hitting...More

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Mike M, Owner at Misty Isles Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2017

Yes that trip had a bit of everything, from warm, sunny days with spectacular mountains to almost gale force winds. We enjoyed the group's camaraderie and enthusiasm for everything!

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May 25, 2016|
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Response from Mike M | Property representative |
Hi Denise. What kind of activity are you doing, kayaking, going out on Misty? When?