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West Coast Expeditions - Sea Kayak Day Tours

British Columbia V0P 1J0, Canada
+1 800-665-3040
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An unforgettable highlight!

Having done a lot of research, I chose to kayak with West Coast Expeditions, I chose them because... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Helen J
Pristine piece of the world beautifully delivered by the West Coast folks.

Rugged Point expedition trip with Sarah and Rowan. A lot of really interesting paddles through... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
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Savour the best of base camp sea kayaking, professionally guided kayak expeditions and family kayaking tours. Ocean kayak with sea otters, and whales while eagles soar overhead. Participate in local Aboriginal culture. Located in Kyuquot, on the west coast of Vancouver Island, BC, Canada. Transportation included from Courtenay, Comox and Campbell River.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having done a lot of research, I chose to kayak with West Coast Expeditions, I chose them because of their genuine passion and commitment to responsible tourism and they did not dissapoint. I had a wonderful time kayaking around the bunsby islands. The scenery is...More

Thank Helen J
David P, Owner at West Coast Expeditions - Sea Kayak Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you, Helen, for such a delightful heartfelt reflection! We're so pleased that you found the trip and our approach consistent with the "marketing" and a great fit with what you were after. Our staff appreciated and enjoyed your energy and interest throughout! We look...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017

Rugged Point expedition trip with Sarah and Rowan. A lot of really interesting paddles through small rocky islands off the coast. Beautiful camp spot on a protected beach. Orcas, bird, sea otters, fantastic coastline and great people. Can't ask for more. Hard to even think...More

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Adrienne D, Guest Relations Manager at West Coast Expeditions - Sea Kayak Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you. It's always a pleasure to have you and your family return to the "west coast".

Reviewed 1 October 2017

I love to kayak, but camping is not my thing. But this kind of camping I can do! 😁 The whole operation is super well organized, start to finish. The tents are spacious, with actual beds! And a killer view, and privacy as well. All...More

Thank Monica R
Adrienne D, Guest Relations Manager at West Coast Expeditions - Sea Kayak Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi Monica! Thank you for this kind review and reflection. We're grateful that you were able to join us this summer! I'll pass on your heartfelt feedback to the staff. We also hope you come back again! Take care.

Reviewed 27 August 2017

Great experience. Nice to have your tent already prepared for you and not to have to do any cooking. Food was delicious- healthy, filling, "Mediterranean-style." Hot coffee and tea always available. Hot shower beach-side ingeniously rigged up using rain water and on-demand heater. Pit toilet...More

Thank vickim476
David P, Owner at West Coast Expeditions - Sea Kayak Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Wonderful meeting you and having you join us, and thanks for taking the time to provide this detailed review with reflections and highlights. You've indeed now been to where few get to experience Canada's west coast! Wishing you the best in adventures ahead.

Reviewed 25 August 2017

For $2500 , the Otter tour is expensive., thats $500 per day. However, although the kayaking is light compared to kayak trips I have done before,if it's otters you want to see - you just cannot avoid them. There are otter residents who feed in...More

Thank Marg P
David P, Owner at West Coast Expeditions - Sea Kayak Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you for joining us and providing this review about your experience! Yes, it is quite amazing how proximal the otters are - I understand that you and the other guest were quite enamored by them and chose to spend quite a bit of time...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017

The overall experience was very positive. The 5 day trip was well orchestrated and all the clients needs were professionally met. There wasn't only sea kayaking but the option to hike, paddle board, swim, fish, check out the intertidal pools, receive additional kayak lessons such...More

Thank lisacheryladams
David P, Owner at West Coast Expeditions - Sea Kayak Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you Lisa! It was excellent having you with us, and it sure seems like you enjoyed and appreciated a very diverse and relaxing holiday adventure. Our staff similarly appreciated reading your review and reflections. We look forward to keeping in touch. All the best.

Reviewed 12 August 2017

This was a great experience, not only the landscape is amazing, but you are in the wilderness and at the same time not suffering from any creature discomfort. I have been to this luxury kayaking camp 6 times in seven years, and never have been...More

Thank Maria S
David P, Owner at West Coast Expeditions - Sea Kayak Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

It's always a treat having you back with us Maria! Thank you for providing this thoughtful review through the eyes of someone who's been with us many times, appreciating a variety of staff and experiences, and ready for each trip to be new in its...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

Our six days based at Spring Island, amidst incomparable seascape, were brilliantly managed for variety and depth of experience. Plenty of paddling, stimulating interpretation and discussion, and sufficient time for repose. The guides were not only proficient, but highly respectful and experts at unifying the...More

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David P, Owner at West Coast Expeditions - Sea Kayak Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you for your kind reflection! Having intermediate paddling skills is helpful, however all paddling abilities are welcome on our base camp tours. The guides will be thrilled to hear your feedback!

Reviewed 30 July 2017

Thank you to WCE for the excellent experience and for the very nice group of people with whom we shared our time. Dave is an amazing resource of knowledge not only about the area, but of the marine life, the biodiversity and the traditions of...More

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David P, Owner at West Coast Expeditions - Sea Kayak Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

It was an absolute pleasure meeting you and your family! Thank you joining us this summer, and providing us with a warm and heartfelt review.

Reviewed 26 July 2017

Our 5-day Spring Island kayaking trip was an amazing experience and I can't recommend it highly enough to anyone who enjoys sea kayaking. The kayaking was so much fun and there was lots of variety. The guides (Rowan, Pete, Dan, Josh) were excellent, providing information...More

Thank Clayton567
David P, Owner at West Coast Expeditions - Sea Kayak Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you Clayton. The team will be delighted to read your rave review! We look forward to your return visit as well!

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