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Address: 7-475 Head St, Victoria, British Columbia V9A 5S1, Canada
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We are located in the best location to kayak Victoria's Outer Harbour !...

We are located in the best location to kayak Victoria's Outer Harbour ! Amazing Olympic Mountain vistas,seal colonies, blue herons, eagles, jellies, star fish and kelp forests are just around the headland from our shop. We offer several guided sea kayaking tours that range from an Inner Harbour paddle to a true West Coast paddling experience with a catered picnic on Cherry Beach. Enjoy the flavor of a local marina and paddle with us in Victoria's amazing ocean environment. Along with our kayaking tours we are now offering Victoria Sightseeing Tours. Join us in exploring the beaches west of Victoria as well as the unique markets close to the city. We also have a city tour with a kayaking tour combined. We look forward to exploring with you!

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Great Experience!

A fantastic tour guide. Kind, and quite funny I might add. She had taken the time to give a kayaking lesson to us beginners, and taught us much about the waters that we were... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2016
haylechiyone
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Victoria, Canada

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Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

A fantastic tour guide. Kind, and quite funny I might add. She had taken the time to give a kayaking lesson to us beginners, and taught us much about the waters that we were kayaking on. Will most definitely come again! In addition to her instruction, she takes wonderful photos for you.

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kaynic, Owner at Victoria Waterfront Tours, responded to this review

We really appreciate you taking time to leave a review for us. Thank you so much! It was great being able to share this amazing West Coast with you on our kayaking tour. We look forward to next time!! Kindly Nici More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

Spent the morning with nici, the owner/leader of the business, paddling round the outer reaches of the harbour in a public group of 6. All the kit provided was top notch and I felt in safe hands throughout the trip. She took some brilliant photos of the group which were sent on the same day which captured our wee trip... More 

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kaynic, Owner at Victoria Waterfront Tours, responded to this review

I thoroughly enjoyed paddling with you out to Seal Island and Split Rock. Interesting conversation, amazing clients and perfect paddling conditions made for an amazing kayaking tour. Thank you SO much for your detailed, thoughtful review. We really appreciate it! Safe Travels Always. Kindly Nici More 

Wainwright
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

Nici takes the time to ensure everyone's safety and comfort prior to departure. This made for a very enjoyable experience for any level of kayaker. Her helpful hints helped us make the most of our tour. Thank you,Nici, for an awesome adventure to "Seal Island"!

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kaynic, Owner at Victoria Waterfront Tours, responded to this review

It was a lot of fun paddling with your family. Your sense of adventure and camaraderie was infectious! Thank you very much for your review. Kind Regards, Nici More 

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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Hubby and I booked a sunset tour for our anniversary and lucked out that we were the only ones signed up for that particular evening. Our guide was fantastic, taking time to explain all the safety systems to us, assisting me with my first kayak entry/exit, and keeping a friendly conversation going throughout. We learned a great deal about the... More 

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kaynic, Owner at Victoria Waterfront Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review Jasmine! We appreciate you taking time to leave comments about your sunset kayaking tour. Sharing in your celebration of your anniversary was fun. Thank you for sharing your great sense of humour and for the laughs!! Kind Regards Nici More 

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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We totally loved our kayak adventure with Nici. She is enthusiastic and very knowledgeable. We saw lots of great wildlife and Nici gave us excellent pictures of our sights. Very fun but relaxing as well. A special ed to spend time in Victoria and I would definitely recommend it.

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kaynic, Owner at Victoria Waterfront Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review Sharon. It was a beautiful morning to visit the seal pups at Seal Island. Interesting conversation, fresh air and exercise in good company... doesn't get any better than that! Thank you! Nici More 

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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I had never set foot in a kayak and am 53 years young. This was a wonderful experience. I will keep it tucked away in one of those places where only splendid memories are kept. Nice is kind, cheerful, encouraging and skilled. Her knowledge of plant and sea life pepper this beautiful trip with insight. The seals, bald eagle and... More 

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kaynic, Owner at Victoria Waterfront Tours, responded to this review

Thank you So much for your kind review Kerry! I was very impressed with how quickly you built confidence in your kayak. It was awesome to see your bright smile as you realized you loved kayaking! That makes what I do worthwhile!! Kindly, Nici More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

A really great way to get off the beaten track and see the ocean wildlife and burn a calorie or 2 while you're at it! Nici led our tour, and was so friendly and fun, but nonetheless took special care with the safety preparations to make everyone feel comfortable & secure. Our tour was at a leisurely pace, so suitable... More 

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kaynic, Owner at Victoria Waterfront Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review Alastair. We had a really beautiful day out in the Strait. The water was so clear we were able to see the jellies, sea stars and underwater gardens near the rocks. Thank you so much for joining us on a kayaking tour! Kindly, Nici PS: The seals we paddled past are having their pups... More 

Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

outstanding !!! !!very friendly and excellent service... ideal spot to rent from .This is one of Victoria's hidden gems from the lovely items in the gift shop(so many cute items and some local art ) !!! to the very friendly staff and an excellent spot to rent kayaks from in the inner harbour . It worth a visit !!

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kaynic, Owner at Victoria Waterfront Tours, responded to this review

Thank you SO much for your very kind review! It was definitely our pleasure to help you get out on the water kayaking. We hope to see you again soon! Kindly Nici More 

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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I went today for my very first kayaking experience. I am claustrophobic so I was a nervous student. Nici built confidence in her teaching. Safety was number one and this was definitely taught in the lesson. Nici was very patient, kind and went through all the details of kayaking on dry land, in a logical and easy to understand way.... More 

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kaynic, Owner at Victoria Waterfront Tours, responded to this review

I was so impressed by your courage to do something that made you feel fearful Chris. That is no easy thing! You were a natural paddler and your strength for kayaking was awesome! Thank you so much for taking time to leave your review. We really appreciate it!! Kindly Nici More 

Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Nici was our tour guide and she was very kind and helpful. She gave tips at the beginning on kayaking that were very helpful even though I'd been kayaking a few other times. The scuba material like "skirts" that keep all the water out of the kayak were great and kept us dry. There was parking at the shop which... More 

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kaynic, Owner at Victoria Waterfront Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review Nicole. I appreciate your feedback. I am glad the tips at the beginning of the lesson were helpful. Our tour was awesome mostly because you were very polite, kind clients. I hope your visit to Victoria was very enjoyable. Kind Regards Nici More 

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