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Blue Dog Kayaking - Day Tours

740 Handy Rd, Mill Bay, British Columbia V0R 2P1, Canada
+1 250-710-7693
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Excellent Learning Experience

Over the past 2 years I have been able to participate in Blue Dog's Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ruth D
L2 Skills Broken Group

I just completed a L2 Skills course with Amber, Dave & Cory in the Broken Group Islands (Aug 2017... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Whether a novice or an experienced kayaker, Blue Dog has a package for youFrom our paddling centre at Mill Bay Marina; Learn to Kayak on one of our Paddle Canada Skills Courses, or take a relaxing tour with an experienced guideExplore the rugged beauty of West Coast on one of our instructional expeditionsExperience stress-free skills development with a bespoke coaching sessionSmall groups
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
740 Handy Rd, Mill Bay, British Columbia V0R 2P1, Canada
+1 250-710-7693
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over the past 2 years I have been able to participate in Blue Dog's Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 Programs. The locations were Mill Bay, Deer Group and Broken Group. All courses have been great experiences, allowing participants to really expand their skill...More

Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just completed a L2 Skills course with Amber, Dave & Cory in the Broken Group Islands (Aug 2017). To say that my expectations were exceeded would be an understatement. This is not a recreational, guided tour - this course is an empowering, challenging, fun,...More

Thank CarrieMcK76
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Kyuquot Sound and the Bunsby Island group is an amazing area to paddle. I recommend potential course/expedition participants deeply discuss trip expectations and logistics with trip leader and regret not having done so prior to enrolling. Instructors were technically competent, however, this type of trip...More

2  Thank bekgarden
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Months before our visit I've contacted Dave from Blue Dog about my lack of confident and my experience during a kayak trip in the Netherlands. During our course by Kerrie Davis my confidence grew day by day after the course I felt much more confident,...More

Thank jbavo
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We had a very nice kayaking trip with our seven person family. Two woman took us out and around the island. We some some seals and a waterfall along our trip. This is a good activity if you are experienced kayaker or even a beginner.

Thank kyra f
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Anyone even thinking of going out on the ocean should take at least this level of instruction. We learned SO much more than we thought knew, especially the true value of a dry-suit and immersion equipment. Dave, Cindy, and Keith provided such a professional and...More

Thank Frankly2Honest
Reviewed 18 November 2016

After ten weeks of training with Blue Dog Kayaking, where do I begin? I first put my butt in a boat late August, with the instruction of young kayak prodigy Amber. Her ability to connect with her students was superb, and this friendly rapport successfully...More

1  Thank bree k
Reviewed 18 October 2016

On the first October weekend I took the basic and level 1 kayaking course with Dave. I had kayaked before but I felt ready to learn some proper strokes and rescue skills. Dave is a very gifted teacher, able to encourage learning and pointing out...More

Thank Andrea A
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I wanted to go kayaking. I was staying in Cowichan Bay and the outfit there wasn't available. Am I EVER glad! The hotel suggested Blue Dog Kayaking in Mill Bay. It was fantastic! I went to rent a kayak for a couple of hours. The...More

Thank Mishka01
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We had an amazing time with the two hour sunset SUP. Family of four with two teens and we all had a great time. None of us had paddled before and it was easy to learn. Allison showed us different ways to paddle- standing or...More

Thank Sue444444
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