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North Island Kayak

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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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I really wanted to leave a positive review, but unfortunately our experience with North Island fell... read more

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Best experience of the holiday

We had a fantastic time, the guides were great, very informative on the area we were in, animals we... read more

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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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+1 250-928-3114
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Reviewed yesterday

I really wanted to leave a positive review, but unfortunately our experience with North Island fell severely short of expectations. We booked a day trip with them, and due to weather conditions were severely limited in what we were able to see on the trip....More

Thank Sunny H
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a fantastic time, the guides were great, very informative on the area we were in, animals we saw etc & to top it all they cooked some fantastic meals. We came to see whales & we were not disappointed. The weather was amazing...More

Thank Ceri D
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Took the 2 day overnight trip. We were a bit hesitant about being on the water and the camps without running water or electricity but they really took care of us. North Island Kayaks provide clean, new equipment and wonderful food. The camp site on...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Josh and Danielle were terrific guides in our first sea kayak trip! They were able to assist all ages (parents and kids) in our group, were patient and encouraging and very calm - which helped the whole group be calm! This outfit is terrific -...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We just finished a 2 day sisters trip with Bree and Josh and had a wonderful time. We are city folks, non swimmers and love our creature comforts. The beauty and pristine wilderness of the area drew us to this adventure. The trip exceeded our...More

Thank BeckyDes
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went on the full-day trip with Wes as our guide. Whole experience was excellent. One of the adults and our 9-yr old had never gone kayaking before, and Wes was really strong in running through the basics beforehand so they both felt comfortable. We saw...More

Thank Joe B
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I booked a 3 day Kayaking trip at the end of June. Leading up to the trip, we were a bit worried that we weren't going to have such a good time as the weather forecast was for rain for the duration....More

Thank MikeCopper
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Did a four day trip in early July. Our guide Bree did a wonderful job of guiding us. The good was great and we were very pleased with the food and tenting sites. Highly recommend this trip.

Thank Deborah A
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I'll try to write in English, so please forgive me any writing errors :). We were on a 3-day trip with Kevin. We went out June 18th. Summary: it was amazing! If you are in doubt if you would book a trip: do it!! Telegraph...More

Thank Marissa-O94
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited from Australia and did the day trip with Noah. It was an amazing time, we learned so much from our guide who was interesting and passionate about kayaking and nature and was so helpful in providing advice and stories and everything for our...More

Thank khizzle
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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
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Jonathan B
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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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