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North Island Kayak

#2 of 11 things to do in Telegraph Cove Features Animals
1660 Telegraph Cove Rd | Box 213, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia V0N 3J0, Canada
+1 250-928-3114
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Amazing holiday!

We did the 3 day 2 night kayak trip the first week of July. The weather and water were great. We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Alberta, Canada
Awesome kayaking and camping

It really doesn't get any better than a 6 day 5 night trip with good friends and a very competent... read more

Reviewed yesterday
sunshine coast b.c.
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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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1660 Telegraph Cove Rd | Box 213, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia V0N 3J0, Canada
+1 250-928-3114
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Reviewed yesterday

We did the 3 day 2 night kayak trip the first week of July. The weather and water were great. We have never kayaked before but the guide, Gareth was very professional and made sure we were very comfortable. He works ridiculously hard, packing, unpacking,...More

Thank ivanandtrish
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It really doesn't get any better than a 6 day 5 night trip with good friends and a very competent guide. The God's Pocket trip is worth considering. The waters tend to be much calmer than the west coast of Vancouver Island and sea life...More

Thank kayaker3
Reviewed yesterday

Did a two day kayak with guides Barry and Noah. Totally exceeded all expectations. There were eight of us, in tandem kayaks, and the two guides each in single kayaks. The food made by the guides was healthy, and tasty, and they made sure to...More

Thank vjtiff
Reviewed yesterday

We were very lucky with both the weather and sightings of whales and other marine life on our trip. But I must also credit our guide Kevin for his tracking abilities and sighting strategies which provided us with some amazing close encounters with orcas, dolphins,...More

Thank mchlgrhm
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a really nice 2 h kayak tour with an excellent guide named Jonathan. Very nice and calm sea, lots of things to see including bald eagles and harbour seals.

Thank jonas L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Dan, chief guide, did an excellent job of organizing every detail of our adventure. he was friendly & courteous but most of all alert to any of our needs and wishes. Although my friend and I are 70+ he made us feel capable of attempting...More

Thank Marnie S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Along with my buddy and 5 other tourers, I kayaked in second week of July for four days out of Telegraph Cove along and North of Johnstone Straight. the scenery was spectacular and the wildlife prolific. We saw humpback and orca whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals...More

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful two day overnight trip with Kevin U. as our excellent guide. The whole experience exceeded our expectations. We felt very well looked after in every respect and appreciated Kevin's expertise, preparedness and enthusiasm. His knowledge of the whales and other wildlife...More

Thank bettyfeick
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the half day tour with our guides Barry and Allysia. Had a fantastic time and saw a minke whale the minute we went around the corner. Would definitely recommend to anyone

Thank Dylan V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Where do I begin? What an absolutely amazing experience with this company, From the moment I booked the trip, the office was fabulous at handling things. Once we started Josh and Kali were simply outstanding. So patient and understanding with just the right sense of...More

Thank Gisele R
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Susan W
25 February 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
Margaret B
24 August 2015|
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Response from NorthIslandKayak | Property representative |
We provide both dry bags and rain jackets on our kayaking tours.
Kyla H
5 July 2015|
Response from NorthIslandKayak | Property representative |
Salt water & DSLR can spell trouble if not looked after. What to carry it in becomes a compromise between ease of access and security. The most secure way to carry it is in a hard shell waterproof case; an otterbox for... More