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Ocean River Sports

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Come enjoy the ultimate Victoria Kayaking Experience with Ocean River Adventures. Located in Victoria’s Inner Harbour, kayaking is a great way to explore our historic city. Join us on one of our Harbour Kayak tours or Sunset Tours. We also offer an...more
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1630 Store St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1V3, Canada
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Reviewed June 3, 2012

Ocean River Adventures is based in Victoria and offers kayaking and easy hiking trips through some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world. Paul and his crew are true professionals who know these waters and islands inside-out. We encountered sunbathing seals, curious sea lions...More

Date of experience: June 2012
Thank David T
Reviewed May 23, 2012

I have been living in Victoria for four years now and have just come to realize how many fun things there are to do right downtown. The other day some friends and I rented some Paddle boards from Ocean River Adventures. The staff there is...More

Date of experience: May 2012
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Reviewed May 22, 2012

Ocean river adventures has awesome paddle boards and kayaks to rent! Went a few days ago with three friends and had so much fun paddle boarding around the inner harbour in the sunshine! Saw 4 seals bathing in the sun and one even swam next...More

Date of experience: May 2012
Thank Hilaryous R
Reviewed May 22, 2012

Me and some girls decided to go down to Ocean River Sports to go paddle boarding. We took the boards out and realized it was not nearly as hard as we thought. Sooo much fun !~ I would recommend everyone try this its not too...More

Date of experience: May 2012
Thank Toby S
Reviewed February 28, 2012

The guides at Ocean River Adventures are first class! They are professional, knowledgeable, and above all sincerely care about your experience! They are passionate about kayaking and possess a superb knowledge and experience of the sport that they are super excited to share with you....More

Date of experience: February 2012
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Reviewed September 8, 2011

This daylong kayak tour was lead by a very skilled and thoughtful guide. We got to experience ocean kayaking, see a bit of coastline, wildlife, and local parks all the while feeling confident that we would be safe from currents and wind conditions. The guide...More

Date of experience: September 2011
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Reviewed July 11, 2011

We had a booked a custom costal tour with our own guide. Jordie was professional but so friendly and took great care to tailor the whole day trip to our ability and the conditions on the water. His lunch time spread was was superbly presented...More

2  Thank DPfromAZ
Reviewed August 24, 2010

I'm a Victoria Harbour Paddler who enjoys paddling performance Outrigger canoes and have paddled from the Ocean River Paddling Club dock for 8 years... Ocean River Sports gave me my first sea kayak lessons. Dusty and Jeanette got me going on a 3 hour introductory...More

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Reviewed October 16, 2008

My wife and I had a day in Victoria BC as part of a Celebrity Mercury cruise from Seattle. Rather than book a shore excursion onboard, we decided to take an independent kayak trip. Based on a recommendation from a kayak club member I selected...More

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