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Victoria Kayak

1006 Wharf St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T4, Canada
+1 250-216-5646
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A perfect activity before my beloved and I got married!

Staff was wonderfully friendly and knowledgeable. It was the most non-fussy, easy going experience... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Danyel G
Lovely afternoon kayaking tour

We had a great afternoon kayaking with our informative and friendly guide, Sophie. My husband and I... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
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Regardless if this is your first kayaking adventure or if you are perpetually wet behind the ears, our kayak tours and rentals are a great way to see Victoria and the local marine wildlife from a unique vantage point. Located in the heart of historic Victoria Harbour, Victoria Kayak is just steps away from the Empress Hotel, Royal BC Museum and the BC Legislature in downtown Victoria. There’s no better way to kick off a stay in Victoria than with a kayak adventure!
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“seal island” (11 reviews)
“full monty” (4 reviews)
“half day tour” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1006 Wharf St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T4, Canada
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+1 250-216-5646

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Staff was wonderfully friendly and knowledgeable. It was the most non-fussy, easy going experience getting set up with everything - we just loved it. We decided to do the self-guided little tour, and it was perfect for us. Gorgeous views all around!!

Thank Danyel G
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great afternoon kayaking with our informative and friendly guide, Sophie. My husband and I were the only ones on the tour on a gloriously sunny afternoon and enjoyed every minute. The tour was interesting and relaxing and tailored to suit our level...More

Thank CHP78
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Rented kayaks with 6 family members from the UK this summer. Staff were fun, friendly and knowledgeable. Paddled from the Inner Harbour and up the Gorge, saw a couple of seals and otters.

Thank Bellecoeur
Reviewed 18 September 2017

My girlfriend and I were in Victoria for a couple of days on our holiday and wanted to try kayaking for the first time. We chose Victoria Kayak after reading lots of good reviews and we were really happy with our half day tour of...More

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We did the sunset Kayak tour with this company, and it was really fun, we had a leisurely Kayak along the Gorge, and our guide was knowledgeable and amiable ;)... I forget her name now but she was fantastic! We would recommend this tour to...More

Thank Liz R
VictoriaKayakTours, Owner at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thanks for the praise, Liz and Mike. The Gorge is a beautiful place in the evening and we tend to see lots of wildlife at that time on our Sunset tour. Sophie had fun telling you stories of the history and nature that you encountered.

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

They rent kayaks for two hour windows, solo and doubles available and a guide/ instructor if you need or want one. I was very pleased with the staff member who helped out. There are other choices in the area but this one is well located...More

Thank SPK1951
VictoriaKayakTours, Social Shellfish at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Glad you had a good experience and that we were able to get you out there! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 3 September 2017

We went on a 2-hour 7 a.m. kayak trip. It left from a very convenient spot. We traveled a route where we saw a part of the city that one could only see from the water. It was definitely more of an urban experience than...More

Thank Joan N
VictoriaKayakTours, Social Shellfish at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Thank you guys for joining us out on the water! I couldn't have described the sunrise tour better myself! Just such a great way to get an early start on the day!

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I did the Full Monty Tour with Erica, my tour guide. It was an awesome sunny day and there were so many jelly fish in the water :) Erica is a very knowledgeable guide who has quite a lot of experience and can answer almost...More

Thank Shevaughan1
VictoriaKayakTours, Social Shellfish at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Thanks so much for this stellar review! Pretty excited you got all the jellies, always great when they're hanging around! As far as Erica goes, you've said it all, knowledgable, experienced (and fun too)! Glad you had a great time on the Full Monty!

Reviewed 18 August 2017

The tour was great for beginners. The guide was very knowledgeable and shared many interesting local facts along the way. This was a great activity for something different and not run of the mill.

Thank Jane S
VictoriaKayakTours, Social Shellfish at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Thanks for the review Jane! We strive to provide unique and fun experiences wih ample learning long the way! Glad you had a great time!

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The 4 of us did the 2 hour kayak to the upper gorge. We started at 10:15 and it took us 2 hours. It was not windy and limited traffic since this was a saturday. Erica and the other 2 folks there were very helpful....More

Thank Kitcrazy
VictoriaKayakTours, Social Shellfish at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thanks for taking the kayaks out for a spin! Glad to hear you had a great time paddling on the Gorge. Last thing we want is to leave you up the creek without a paddle (yea we went there) which is why our rental dock...More

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Jacqueline L
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Response from VictoriaKayakTours | Property representative |
We have a "dock box" for large items like pack sacks and shoes. You can leave your purses and wallets with our staff inside our dock shack. We also have dry bags for special items such a medical devices (EpiPens etc). And... More
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