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Gulf Island Kayaking

British Columbia V0N 1P0, Canada
+1 250-539-2442
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Beautiful way to discover Galiano Island!

We took the 6 hour kayaking tour with Skylar as our guide, and it was fantastic! We had a gorgeous... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Salina, KS
So much fun!

The staff were all fantastic, from start to finish. Ben was extremely knowledgeable, and so patient... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Brandi T
Alberta, Canada
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Offering guided tours and rentals in the Gulf Islands since 1985. Join our knowledgeable guides for an unforgettable kayaking experience exploring the stunning sandstone cliffs and intertidal life along Galiano's undeveloped coast. Paddle with eagles, seals, otters and more!
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  • Very good6%
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  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
British Columbia V0N 1P0, Canada
+1 250-539-2442
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

We took the 6 hour kayaking tour with Skylar as our guide, and it was fantastic! We had a gorgeous day, with beautiful scenery all around us. We saw bald eagles, sea lions, seals, deer and all kinds of birds. Skylar was very knowledgeable about...More

Thank SalinaTraveler
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The staff were all fantastic, from start to finish. Ben was extremely knowledgeable, and so patient with a bunch of rookies! We had a blast, even if the waves didn't want to cooperate at first. It was a great afternoon out on the water!

Thank Brandi T
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We booked four single kayaks for an exploratory visit off Montague Harbour and had an excellent afternoon.. The kayaks were ready for us and the service: helping us with paddles, PFDs, skirts, a practical marine map of the area, and getting into the water, could...More

Thank Volunteer_11
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Thanks to Ben and Gene for their valuable advised on the must-go points in the island. Finally we got to the Mathews Point and had seen the stunning view on the BC Ferry ships channel. We will be back soon!

Thank jingkong9663
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Our group of six senior ladies, all experienced outdoor enthusiasts, had a beautiful time kayaking and canoeing (twice!) out of Montague Harbour. We had wonderful service, good prices and absolutely fabulous views. The young man who gave us information was very thorough and covered times,...More

Thank billandsal
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

When everything goes right, you may as well review and let others know!! They were totally helpful, totally flexible, full of information, gave the safety demonstrations and the price was great! Of course it helped that the weather was perfect, the ocean was like glass,...More

Thank EJ B
Reviewed 22 June 2017

My wife, adult daughter and I had a great time. We saw many bald eagles and seals and all kinds of marine life along the rocky coasts. Chessi is extremely knowledgeable about the wildlife and and is a fantastic guide. Definitely the highlight of our...More

Thank JDavis564
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I had a very enjoyable kayak ride around Montague Harbour and the area just outside it in spite of it being April and raining. Chessi was very informative about wildlife and geology.

Thank pjnielsen
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

It was a great experience! Being a beginner kayaker I felt really comfortable with our instructor and guide Chessi. We saw eagles, seals and a lot of migratory birds. The coastline is beautiful to see from the water. Being spring we got to see the...More

Thank Rachelle H
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We are all in our 70's and this was a first time experience kayaking for some from Ontario. Chessi took care to make sure the kayaks were adjusted so that all were comfortable and understood the basics of effective paddling. The occasion was a reunion...More

Thank 544jh2017
Management response:Responded 12 April 2017

Thank you for your kind review! I'm glad you enjoyed our tour as much as I did! I should clarify though, that Ben Miltner (the owner, who you did not meet) and Chessi Miltner (me, your guide, and manager), are two different people! Happy paddling,...More

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Carol E
28 April 2017|
Response from Gulf_Island_Kayaking | Property representative |
Hi Carol, We offer guided kayak tours and self-guided kayak, canoe, and paddleboard rentals. Our guided day tours vary in price from $60/person for a 3hr Early Bird morning paddle to $95/person for a 6hr Experience Galiano... More