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Gulf Island Kayaking

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British Columbia V0N 1P0, Canada
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Awesome paddle!

Galiano Island is a beautiful place! As part of our exploration, we booked a memorable six hours... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Titetown_11
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Quesnel, Canada
Galiano solo kayak

Had a great solo outing with a well equipped kayak from Gulf Island Kayaking. Crisp paddle at 6 Deg... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Delene B
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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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“all kinds” (5 reviews)
“costa rica” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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British Columbia V0N 1P0, Canada
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"single kayaks"
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"cloud forest"
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"from start to finish"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"large group"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Galiano Island is a beautiful place! As part of our exploration, we booked a memorable six hours out on the water last Saturday with our guide, Chessi—and amazing guide. We found him totally knowledgeable—and so important for older clients—incredibly patient and kind. (We needed to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great solo outing with a well equipped kayak from Gulf Island Kayaking. Crisp paddle at 6 Deg C...but enjoyed the winter weather and solitude of Montague Harbour Provincial Park waters!

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Gulf Island Kayaking offered excellent equipment and service to me in December, just one day after a big storm hit the island and many were without power (myself included). The day after the storm was sunny and calm, and I was so happy to be...More

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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

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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
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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

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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!

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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

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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
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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

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Carol E
28 April 2017|
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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
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