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Address: 6429 Sutherland Ave, Powell River, British Columbia V8A 4W5, Canada
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Guided all-inclusive day kayak & hike adventures in Desolation Sound,...

Guided all-inclusive day kayak & hike adventures in Desolation Sound, the Copeland Islands and on the Sunshine Coast Trail. Departing from Powell River, Lund BC and Okeover Inlet on the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia, Canada.

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Wonderful experience!

We took the five-day tour to Desolation Sound. Our guides, Ken and Richard were knowledgeable, encouraging, FUN, good cooks, and wonderful teachers! Weather wasn't perfect; that... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 September 2016
Phyllis S
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Erving, Massachusetts
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Erving, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We took the five-day tour to Desolation Sound. Our guides, Ken and Richard were knowledgeable, encouraging, FUN, good cooks, and wonderful teachers! Weather wasn't perfect; that didn't stop us from having one of our most memorable, enjoyable vacations ever! The meals were both healthy and delicious (no freeze-dried camping foods). Our guides gave us little educational assignments each day, e.g.,... More 

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Bennebroek, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

September 2010 we visited Powell River and we went seakayaking with John from footprint. At first I was a little afraid but soon there was no time to be because of the beautiful surroundings, 5 years later now and we still think that was one of our best expierences ever...now that our kids are almost 3 and 4 we are... More 

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Oost-Souburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

It was my second time that I visit the Sunshine coast and had the opportunity to have a kayak trip with John Hermsen (this time also with Christy). We went for a kayak trip in the Desolation Sound and again it became a day never to forget. Thanks John for the well organized day and your inspiring information. Hopefully more... More 

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Zürich
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

We went for a 5 hour tour with John and Richard. We had 4 adults and 5 kids between 5 and 10. The kayaking was excellent. John and Richard were great guides and kept it within the groups capabilities and kept it fun. I would definitely recommend them to friends and others. The area is gorgeous and we had awesome... More 

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Quesnel, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

We spent a lovely day kayaking into Grace Harbour. The weather was perfect, great gear and lunch was provided. John is a knowledgeable guide and we learned a lot about the area's critters, history and economic activity. I have never seen so many moon jellies...quite spectacular!

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

We did Footprint's Desolation Sound day kayak tour in August 2015. We're novice Kayakers. Excellent gear, excellent guide (Richard), fair price and of course more than excellent scenery. I'd recommend these guys with zero hesitation.

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Lille
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

We followed John for the kayak day trip... We have been very lucky with the weather... We were perfectly guided through the basics of sea kayaking... Off we go... A lovely adventure along the shores of Copland islands... Sea stars, orchins, crabs... John knew them all... Great kayak day travel on Lund shores... Very professional and friendly !

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

Book your kayak expedition here. John and Christie have experience and insight that will make your ocean tour special. We had a guided tour of Desolation Sound with all the wildlife and geography explained along the way. We learned about oyster farming, homesteading, river otters, mergansers, native settlements, and so much more. It was relaxing even for us inexperienced kayakers.... More 

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Lihue, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015

We decided last minute that we wanted to do a kayak tour during our trip to the sunshine coast. We contacted John and he was able to arrange a private tour for the two of us for the next day. The prices were so reasonable, and John was friendly, accommodating to our schedule and a great guide! We couldn't have... More 

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Oost-Souburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2014

If you want to have a great experience during kayaking or hiking then this is the place to be. This can be during a multi day kayak tour or a one day tour which is organized by John Hermsen

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