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Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-655-5211
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Kayaking on a couch

A great way to experience some of the Gulf Islands and the wildlife. Brian was an informative and... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2016
Hudson Bay SK
via mobile
Relaxing and informative

We took our dad out for his 80th birthday. It was a family affair with a small group of us. We... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2015
Calgary, Canada
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23 Apr 2016
“Kayaking on a couch”
31 Dec 2015
“Relaxing and informative”
Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-655-5211
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Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

A great way to experience some of the Gulf Islands and the wildlife. Brian was an informative and engaging guide. And it truly was like Kayaking from a couch.

Thank AlanaG4
Reviewed 31 December 2015

We took our dad out for his 80th birthday. It was a family affair with a small group of us. We brought a lunch and some wine. We sat back in the casual seating as our captain and host cruised about the Sidney area while...More

Thank elink40
Reviewed 25 October 2015

The tour with Brian was awesome! First we ferried some people over to Piers Island, got to explore a bit there, then we had our own private tour (I went with my aunt and uncle - we were the only ones there). Brian was knowledgeable...More

Thank Nicole L
Reviewed 13 August 2015

fantastic trip, educational and fun for all ages , have done this tour a few times and each time you see different things, Brian is knowledgable and lots of fun, private beaches for exploring, close up of seals, birds and crabs and even an orca...More

Thank chris m
Reviewed 19 May 2015

I grew up on the Island and on a recent visit back with my sister and her two teenagers we went on this trip with Brian. We had so much fun. Brian's knowledge and sense of fun appealed to all of us. My niece and...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 19 June 2014

We are a family of four including three year old twins from Alberta. We wanted to get out on the water the water, learn a bit about the area and see some wildlife. The whale watching tours are too lon, expensive and not well suited...More

Thank YoungFamilyTwins
Reviewed 21 April 2014

Captain "Crunch" Brian was our host for this memorial service, as we scattered my mum-in-law's ashes in the Pacific as per her request. He was sensitive to the occasion, and suggested we hold the service and then do the eco tour. Highly recommend this company...More

Thank Rosemary S
Reviewed 21 April 2014

It was the most incredible thing I'd done on this trip to Sidney. "Captain Crunch" Brian welcomed us on board with a warm smile and a few "bad" jokes. We were on the cruise to say goodbye to my grandmother out on the ocean and...More

1  Thank TLynneWrites
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Away from the mainstream tours, this little gem takes you around the hidden islands just north of Sidney. A full glass enclosure gives the ultimate viewing experience while keeping you warm and comfortable. A surprising amount of wildlife can be seen, especially in the morning...More

Thank Bluemoonstarship
Reviewed 8 August 2013

The tours with Brian Smiley are informative and he'll do his best to make sure you have a chance to see the wildlife in the area. July and August are great for seeing the newly hatched seagull & cormorant chicks and August is when the...More

Thank Pauline O
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