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North Island Kayak

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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...more
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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

I have never written a review on trip advisor before, I wanted to as this experience was so fantastic. We had an amazing two day kayaking trip starting on the 2 September 2018 with Rob as our guide. My husband and I set off with...More

Thank HollyCL2018
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a great afternoon on the water with NIK. Our guide was super lovely and very knowledgeable. We got out of our kayaks to stretch our legs and go up to the lighthouse for the view. At the top we heard some snorting and had...More

Thank moniera
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had booked a one-day kayaking trip with North Island Kayak in Telegraph Cove in mid-September. Our guides, Tom and Dave, were just great, they provided very insightful information about the area and the animals and even decided to extend the trip a little bit...More

Thank rob81berlin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love to get away from cities and crowds, which is why we booked North Island Kayak on a 3 day kayak trip and I can honestly tell you that was the best experience on any tour we had so far while travelling the world....More

Thank Bjoern S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the overnight trip, it was perfectly organized and the small group of 6 was amazing. Thank you Alicia for the two great days on the water and on land. Have seen humpback whales, dolphins and orcas and would book the trip again at...More

Thank aM_divaD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did an one night trip and it was just amazing. I really can recommend the trip if you want to see whales and other wildlife in their natural enviroment. It is the best way to go out with the Kajaks. Thanks to Dan and...More

1  Thank Kerstin F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This trip has everything! Escape the rat race and enter a world which is like an outdoor aquarium with with amazing food, wildlife absolutely everywhere, incredible guides (Dan and Nadia if you are lucky), and spectacular camping spots where you will see a billion stars...More

Thank vincedavies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful trip with Jono (Jonothan)and Gareth,it was meant to be a 2 day trip but got cut short due to the high winds coming up through the Johnson Strait. We saw numerous Humpbacks,seals,Dall Porpoises,white sided Dolphin’s,Bald Eagles,Blue Heron and a black Bear....More

Thank yartsey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the 2 day trip and our guides were Dave and Andrea. The trip was excellent, Orca's, and humpback whales from afar. A great was to escape into nature.

Thank Robin F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend Priscilla and I took the full day tour and we were blessed with a beautiful sunny day. Our guides Dave and Tom led the way and it wasnt long before we had our first wildlife encounter with some harbour seals and sea lions...More

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July 15, 2018|
Response from NorthIslandKayak | Property representative |
Hi Connie, we use stable tandem kayaks for our tours. If the winds are too high to safely paddle, we do not paddle. On the rare occasion we have a capsize, our guides are trained to have you back into the kayaks... More
July 12, 2018|
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Response from DianeWinnipeg | Reviewed this property |
15-18 km a day. It’s very leisurely and because there are two to a kayak easily managed by every level. There are mats in the tents and fresh water each group carry’s in the kayaks. We didn’t run out. We jump from camp to... More
Jonathan B
May 21, 2018|
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