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Fantastic Kayaking adventure on Johnstone Strait

Paddling with the orcas on the Johnstone Strait has been on my bucket list for years and I partner... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CdnGirlie
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Toronto
Magical Experience on the 4 day Broken Island Group tour Sep1

I am very impressed with this organization. I had only been in a kayak briefly prior to this trip... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
c l
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Calgary, Canada
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Join us in our 29th season exploring gorgeous Vancouver Island. Kayak with orca whales in Johnstone Strait, grey whales in Clayoquot Sound. Our tours feature gourmet camping cuisine, fun-loving certified guides, premium kayaking and safety equipment...more
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1560 Brebber Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9X 1P4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Paddling with the orcas on the Johnstone Strait has been on my bucket list for years and I partner and I chose Kim selected Wildheart as a recommendation from another kayaking guide. We were not disappointed. Kim was a fantastic guide who catered to everyone...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am very impressed with this organization. I had only been in a kayak briefly prior to this trip (very much a newbie). The Broken Island Group was perfect for a novice to enjoy the amazing setting. Sue our guide was very supportive and provided...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Words are not enough to describe how incredible this opportunity was for my son and I! Kim and Penny took care of all our needs and even some we didn’t even realize :) They were such amazing people to work with from start to finish!...More

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KayakBC_333, Kayak Guide at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thrilled that you guys enjoyed yourselves so much...it was great to be out on the water with you both and share some of the beauty of this gorgeous area. Glad you liked our "treats" and hope you join us again sometime.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our family of 6 (me, hubby and kids age 20,18,15 and 13) enjoyed a kayak day trip with Kim, it was fantastic! This was our first experience with kayaking so Kim gave us clear explainations about how to use the rudder etc. We started by...More

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KayakBC_333, Kayak Guide at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

HI Joanne, It was a pleasure to paddle with you and your family on our Daytripper. I'm so glad that you all enjoyed the outing and that everyone had a great time in the sun. Should you venture our way again, definitely join us on...More

Reviewed August 17, 2018

Our one day tour with Kim was a wonderful highlight to our vacation to Vancouver Island. Kim made our family of four feel welcome and completely involved in the adventure. Kim had thoughtful and interesting insights to share with us about the history of the...More

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KayakBC_333, Kayak Guide at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey Gang...was a treat to paddle with you and very happy that you all enjoyed your time on the water on our Daytrip together. We take great pride in providing a super experience what for many is their first time out in our area. Thank...More

Reviewed August 17, 2018

Kim was a fabulous guide. Saw the seals and pups and some amazing rock formations. Had a wonderful lunch (absolutely delicious). No better place to be on a warm summer day!

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KayakBC_333, Kayak Guide at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey Jennifer...great to have you paddling with us and very happy that you enjoyed your daytrip. Nothing better than spending time on the water on a lovely sunny day!

Reviewed August 16, 2018

We took our teenage daughters on the day tour, and had a fabulous day out. This was a great way to experience more of the islands and see a different perspective. Kim was very friendly and knowledgeable. Great for all levels.More

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KayakBC_333, Kayak Guide at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind words. It's a pleasure to spend the day paddling with good folks and I'm grateful to have a job that allows me to do just that. Enjoy the rest of your summer and hopefully we'll see you out this way...maybe even...More

Reviewed August 11, 2018

Our guides Elena and Eric were some of the best I have ever come across. If you are on Vancouver Island you can't find a better kayak outfitter than Wildheart - professional, prompt, and wonderful to work with from start to finish.

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KayakBC_333, Kayak Guide at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

HI David...thank you for your kind review. We're thrilled to be operate tours in such spectacular places to paddle...the orca's certainly do add the "cherry on top". Hope you and your "crew" can join us again sometime.

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Weather was perfect, guide was laid back and friendly. He took my 7year old in his kayak as we were all tandem. Kim was great with my daughter! Gave her a real confidence boost in what could have been a scary experience for her. Great...More

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KayakBC_333, Kayak Guide at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey Sarah and Family, It was a blast paddling with you guys and really had a fun time out on the water with you all. I'm happy that you all enjoyed your daytrip and hope that you can join us again on a future trip.

Reviewed July 26, 2018

We had a one day tour with Kim who was prompt, organized, efficient and knowledgeable. He made a point to make everyone feel welcome and he felt like a long lost friend very quickly. I felt very safe with his leadership and guidance and direction....More

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KayakBC_333, Kayak Guide at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

HI Joy and Gals, You guys were a lot of fun to paddle with and I'm thrilled that you enjoyed your time in this gorgeous area. We really are spoilt to have such natural beauty literally in our "backyard". I'm very fortunate to be able...More

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Lynneart48
August 5, 2015|
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Response from KayakBC_333 | Property representative |
HI Lynn, If you are interested in our sea kayaking tours, I suggest you look at our website at Wildheart Adventures for a complete description of the various kayaking trips we offer on Vancouver Island and their cost. Should... More
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rjlhansen
July 18, 2015|
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Response from KayakBC_333 | Property representative |
Sorry but we operate sea kayak tours and not accommodation. Try Fiddicks B & B. Cheers
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