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North Island Kayak

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1660 Telegraph Cove Rd | Box 213, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia V0N 3J0, Canada
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Most incredible wildlife experience!

Our two day kayak trip will go down as an experience of a lifetime. I never imagined that we would... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jeff H
Fantastic day on the water

My wife and I booked this as a special treat for our anniversary. Telegraph cove is a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Kayaking tours with the Orcas, Humpback Whales and other wildlife direct from Telegraph Cove. We offer the very best in all inclusive, guided kayak tours from 2 hours to 8 days with a focus on unobtrusive wildlife observation and fun kayaking for all. Separate family and adult adventures, great base camps and exceptional nomadic expeditions. Over 250 killer whales, an ever increasing number of Humpback Whales and a plethora of other animals are at home each summer in our backyard of Johnstone Strait, Robson Bight and the Broughton Archipelago. North Island Kayak is the only kayak tour or rental company located in Telegraph Cove. We have multiple tours on the water every day to serve you better. We are the local option with the local knowledge. Come experience the difference. We also provide kayak rentals for those with appropriate experience.
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1660 Telegraph Cove Rd | Box 213, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia V0N 3J0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Our two day kayak trip will go down as an experience of a lifetime. I never imagined that we would have the opportunity to witness the the beauty of so much wildlife in their natural habitat as we did. Humpback whales, Stellar sea lions, harbour...More

Thank Jeff H
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I booked this as a special treat for our anniversary. Telegraph cove is a beautiful little place about a 20 minute drive from the island highway. Our guides for the day were Alesha and Danielle (Hope I've spelled them right). They were...More

Thank badgermac
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were part of the first multi-day trip of the season at the start of July with Wes and Dave as our guides. We did the 3 day, 2 night trip and it was absolutely fantastic! I had no previous sea kayaking experience but we...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I were lucky enough to have Gareth and Andrea to ourselves as tour guides for our two day kayak trip from Telegraph Cove last week. We had little previous sea kayaking experience but that didn’t matter, both G + A made us...More

Thank Matt S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely relaxed morning paddle with our guide Bree exploring the shoreline at very low tide. She let us set our own pace and pointed out a lot of inter-tidal life such as anemones, sea stars, urchins, bull kelp, purple fluorescent kelp, chitons, snails, a sea...More

1  Thank macropolo71
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on a day trip with the awesome guides Nadia (I hope I spelt that right ;) ) and Gareth and it definitely was the highlight of my Canada trip so far. We went out with a small group and got provided with all...More

Thank Daniel K
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

We took a 2 day kayak trip with our 2 awesome guides Gareth and Barry. Best guides ever! In addition, we saw more than we could have imagined and hoped to see. Bald eagles, sea lions, seals, dolphins, porpoises, loads of humpback whales and killer...More

3  Thank Jonas J
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

We actually stayed there in Sept 2016 but have only just got round to sitting down to reminiscing and reviewing the hotels on our Canadian road trip. We did the 3 day Orca Kayak, and it was amazing. Despite no previous kayaking experience we got...More

2  Thank Karil86
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Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

Although the weather started bad, we had an excellent 3days trip and saw plenty orca, humpback whales, sea lions,....fantastic guides Kieran and Dan , great cooks and so respectfull of wildlife! Thanks!

1  Thank Catherine S
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Reviewed October 23, 2017

For almost a decade, we have rented our equipment from this excellent outfitter and rental company - located in the heart of Telegraph Cove and with a monopoly on the rental market in that small village. A few years ago, they decided that renting good...More

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Jonathan B
May 21, 2018|
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Response from NorthIslandKayak | Property representative |
Hi Jonathatn B, All 6 of our camps have outhouse style composting or removable bucket toilets. During the day or on the longer trips (5-8 days) restrooms are generally not available and we need to follow back country, leave... More
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Susan W
February 25, 2017|
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Response from NorthIslandKayak | Property representative |
Hi Susan, The 5 day trip you have booked uses both our base camps for 1 or 2 nights, where tents are already set and the more remote park, paddle in camp spots where we pitch tents we take with us. Our base camp tents are... More
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Margaret B
August 24, 2015|
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We provide both dry bags and rain jackets on our kayaking tours.
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