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Wildheart Adventures

1560 Brebber Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9X 1P4, Canada
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Great little Adventure

Spent the day Kayaking with Kym as our guide. I was a little nervous because it was my first time... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2016
colinhA6479CY
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Cochrane
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Relaxing day on the water

Had a wonderful experience kayaking with Wildheart safaris and it's friendly & knowledgeable guide... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2016
Rene S
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Join us in our 25th season exploring gorgeous Vancouver Island. Kayak with orca whales in Johnstone Strait, grey whales in Clayoquot Sound. Our tours feature gourmet camping cuisine, fun-loving certified guides, premium kayaking and safety equipment and we have offer both camping and lodge based tours. Check out our Daytrip here in Nanaimo paddling the gorgeous waters of the Gulf Islands.
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1560 Brebber Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9X 1P4, Canada
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Spent the day Kayaking with Kym as our guide. I was a little nervous because it was my first time. However it was easy to get the hang of it. It was very relaxing and we got to see some cool rock formations, seals, and...More

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KayakBC_333, Manager at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2016

It was super nice to meet you and paddle as a small group through our island paradise here in the Southern Gulf Islands. We're privileged to have you choose us as your first kayaking experience and thrilled that you enjoyed it so much. Hope you...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2016

Had a wonderful experience kayaking with Wildheart safaris and it's friendly & knowledgeable guide Kim Crosby. The kayaking takes place at a leisurely pace with Kim going out of his way to included everyone of the group in the experience. We saw some harbour seals...More

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KayakBC_333, General Manager at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2016

It was an absolute pleasure to paddle with you and your lovely daughter. It is always a thrill to show off our wonderful DeCourcy Archipelago and it's stunning shoreline. I'm glad our little feast was enjoyed and hope that the cookie recipe is a big...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2016

Sue Glenn, our guide for four days in the Broken Island Group, was many things: experienced, knowledgeable, funny, instantly engaging and trustworthy, hardworking (12 hour days starting with delicious breakfasts and ending with restaurant quality dinners!), easy-going, yet observant and professional. She was our mentor,...More

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KayakBC_333, Manager at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2016

We're so thrilled that you had an amazing time with Sue and friends in the gorgeous Broken Island Group. We take it as a privilege that folks like yourselves choose to spend your vacation time on one of our expeditions and we and our guides...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2016

This was a phenomenal little day trip; leaving at 10:30am and all packed up and ready to leave by 3pm. As everyone has said Kim is a great guide and we loved our time on the water. Lunch was perfect and nicely laid out for...More

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KayakBC_333, Lead Guide at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2016

Great to have met you guys and really glad you enjoyed your time out on the water so much. It's such a pleasure to show off our gorgeous Vancouver Island. Hope you got a chance to visit the Crow and Gate (best garden pub EVER)...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

I cannot rate Wildheart highly enough. Just completed 3 day's kayaking out of Nanaimo amongst the Gulf Islands. Lucked out with perfect weather so we were able to put in long days which suited us. Our guide Alaina was competent, experienced, knowledgeable and totally flexible...More

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KayakBC_333, Manager at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2016

So glad you enjoyed your time padding in our gorgeous Gulf Islands with your guide Alaina. It really shows that you don't have to travel to the far reaches of Vancouver Island to get away from it all. Safe travels back to Oz and hoping...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2016

This was awesome. Kim was a great guide and full of interesting information. Showed us some beautiful scenery, was knowledgeable about the area and the wildlife, and had a great attitude. 3 hours well spent!More

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KayakBC_333, Manager at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2016

Great to have paddled with you and glad that we were able to put together a custom "3 hour tour" on the water given your short stopover from your cruise. It's amazing with our water clarity the variety of intertidal marine life we can view...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2016

What should you do in Nanaimo?! Go Kayaking! We booked a trip last minute and Kim did not disappoint! He took us across the water where we say seals, got to hold (yes hold) jellyfish, and see some awesome rock formations. Kim was very knowledgeable...More

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KayakBC_333, Manager at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2016

Hey Gang from Spokane. You guys were a lot of fun out there and so glad that you enjoyed your time paddling our pristine area. Trust the rest of your cruise was a Blast and hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

We picked this company randomly and we boy did we luck out! We were here on a cruise and chose not to book through the ship, but instead to risk going it alone, and hope we could find something as good as the cruise line...More

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KayakBC_333, Manager at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2016

Super nice to have met you all and share a great time on the water. The Gang from Spokane Rock!

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Reviewed 28 September 2015

We went on a day trip with Wildheart Adventures and it was AMAZING!! We had perfect weather too so that was just an added bonus. We had a small group with 4 tandem kayaks (8 people) plus our guide Kim who was fantastic. The trip...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2015

I booked Kim's Daytripper package for my daughter's birthday. I wanted a knowledgable, easy-going guide and lunch included so we wouldn't have shop/carry/build/clean up. Turned out to be an excellent idea. . Kim led us on a well paced, well equipped paddle and fed us...More

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Lynneart48
6 August 2015|
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Response from KayakBC_333 | Property representative |
HI Lynn, If you are interested in our sea kayaking tours, I suggest you look at our website at Wildheart Adventures for a complete description of the various kayaking trips we offer on Vancouver Island and their cost. Should... More
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rjlhansen
18 July 2015|
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Response from KayakBC_333 | Property representative |
Sorry but we operate sea kayak tours and not accommodation. Try Fiddicks B & B. Cheers
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