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South Island SUP

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Enjoy paddling with otters and seals while eagles soar overhead. SUP (stand up paddleboarding) is a great way to experience the beauty of southern Vancouver Island. SUP is easy to learn and suitable for people of all ages. Participants are able to...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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273 Richmond Ave, Victoria, British Columbia V8S 3X9, Canada
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Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

I’ve been paddling regularly with South Island SUP, and whether it’s a Short and Sweet outing or a longer excursion, it’s a 5 ⭐️ Experience every single time! I never fail to have a wonderful time on the water in this beautiful place with Brian...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ClaudiaC4340
Brian R, Owner at South Island SUP, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2019

Thanks for joining us on the water! And hope to see you on the water again soon.

Reviewed February 1, 2019

Brian and the crew were kind, patient, and great instructors. They were able to get every single one of our students standing by the end of our first lesson. (46 students or so) Kids still talk about it 4 months later!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Brian R, Owner at South Island SUP, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2019

Awesome! So great paddling with you and your students. And hope we can get another group on the water again this year.

Reviewed January 29, 2019

Brian has been so helpful and kind. He helped me pick the right board and was very patient. He is a wonderful guide and I always enjoy getting out on the water with him.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DevJay17
Brian R, Owner at South Island SUP, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2019

Awesome to hear you are enjoying your board and guided tours. See you on the water again soon.

Reviewed December 6, 2018

Everytime, during and upon return from a tour with Brian Raymer of South Island SUP (no matter what the weather or conditions), I feel safe and supported and can only describe the experience as one big Wow!!!! Each paddle is full of incredible experiences, sights,and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wonderarising
Brian R, Owner at South Island SUP, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2018

Wow! Thanks for the review. Hope to see you on the water again soon. Have to give credit to the ocean as well. It is great to have an amazing ocean playground at our doorstep. Always changing and always full of surprises.

Reviewed November 12, 2018

Yesterday Brian took five of us in his new, comfortable Mercedes van, from Victoria to Port Renfrew (a 2 hour drive). We were on the water by 12:30. The sun shone all afternoon. We got to tour the North side of the inlet, paddling in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Brian R, Owner at South Island SUP, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Great that you were able to join the tour! And glad to hear you enjoyed the new wheels. Lots of excursions planned for the winter. Hope to see you on the next one.

Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Paddling with SUP is amazing. Simon Whitfield is an instructor who coaches in a way that is encouraging, easy to grasp and makes you keen to learn more skills. It’s a safe and exillerating experience, not to mention how gorgeous it is to be out...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Brian R, Owner at South Island SUP, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Great to hear your session with Simon was amazing. And hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed October 17, 2018

What a great way to spend an afternoon. Taking a paddle from the Victoria area has been a dream of mine, so this was the perfect intro to ocean paddling. I went out for 1.5 hours on my own and truly enjoyed it. Brian was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Brian R, Owner at South Island SUP, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Thanks for booking with South Island SUP! See you next time you're in Victoria.

Reviewed October 10, 2018

It was a great experience. So organized and the crew made it fun and easy for us. We had a group with varying levels of experience and the crew took such good care of us all. Highly recommend this to anyone wanting to try SUP!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Brian R, Owner at South Island SUP, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

Thanks for booking with us! and happy to hear your group had a great experience and fun too.

Reviewed September 4, 2018

South Island Sup took us on a trip around Trial Island and it was amazing! You don't need any previous experience to try boarding with Brian. He has all the gear, the knowhow, expertise and safety to help you try this out, on lakes or...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Brian R, Owner at South Island SUP, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Glad you enjoyed your tour! With the right planning, timing, conditions and skills Trial Island can be an easy 2 hour tour. Many other beautiful paddles too. See you on the water again soon.

Reviewed September 3, 2018

We had a great afternoon! The tour around the island was beautiful. We got a real taste of what it's like paddling on the Ocean. Brian was very accomadating, friendly, and knowledgable. We will definitly use Brian's SUP services again and would highly recommend using...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Brian R, Owner at South Island SUP, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Glad you enjoyed your tour! Congrats on your new SUP skills. See you on the water again soon.

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