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Address: 163 Fulford-Ganges Rd, British Columbia V8K 2T9, Canada
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+1 250-537-2553
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We offer a wide variety of year-round adventure options primarily on Salt...

We offer a wide variety of year-round adventure options primarily on Salt Spring Island and in the Gulf Islands including: sea kayaking tours, expeditions, kayak rentals, kayak lessons, youth camps, sailing and hiking. We also have two great water front B&B options.

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Laid back, good time

This is an enjoyable tour (of Chocolate beach) The pace was reasonable and the guide knowledgeable and fun. We saw seals, eagles, osprey but sadly, no starfish. The folks here... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 July 2015
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

This is an enjoyable tour (of Chocolate beach) The pace was reasonable and the guide knowledgeable and fun. We saw seals, eagles, osprey but sadly, no starfish. The folks here are very accommodating and helpful; I highly recommend.

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New Westminster, Canada
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015

While on Salt Spring Island with my partner and parents, we decided to go sea kayaking. We all had various levels of experience with kayaking, and thought we could just rent boats and go putter around in the harbour - in the past I have done this several times on nearby Mayne Island. Unfortunately we discovered that Island Escapades would... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014 via mobile

Big thanx to Island Escapades for a great day and for accommodating all 10 of us after the other local kayak company "accidently" cancelled our trip. Thanks to the owner and Cass and Nathan. Your knowledge of the island was fascinating and the cookies and tea were a greatly appreciated ! Amazing customer service

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28 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2014 via mobile

We were booked on the Chocolate a Beach kayak tour but because it was so windy and the sea was choppy, we had to go to a nearer beach. Our guide, Linda was first class. We were all apprehensive about going out but she made you feel like you were in safe hands. We were all given a brief lesson... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2014

As soon as we entered the store, we were warmly welcomed by owner and kayak guide, Jack. He was extremely thoughtful and attentive to our needs as he provided us boots to walk our kayak across the muddy shoreline and all the essential gear to make our kayak rental a success. Jack pointed out an amazing route and put us... More 

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Salt Spring Island, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2014

The main reason that this place is so great is that it's owned by Jack Rosen, one of the most experienced kayak guides in the area and one of the most accomplished kayakers in the world. This fine fellow things nothing of hoping in his kayak and paddling up to alaska, like 800 miles north of her up the inside... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2013

My husband and I were on the island and were lucky enough to be there when there was a full moon. Jack was our guide and he was very knowledgable on the tour and helpful getting us inexperienced kayakers geared up and on the water. We had a great time!

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Thank dfisher10
Salt Spring Island, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2013

Easy booking with Island Escapades. Launch from Southey Pt at north tip of Salt Spring. Good safety briefing, excellent guide - friendly and competent. Beautiful area - highly recommended.

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Mission, Canada
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77 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2013

Third time kayaking with Island Escapades. Beautiful sunny day and perfect conditions for a two hour paddle. Our guide, Daniel, was excellent! He explained everything thoroughly and made us feel confident. He was very helpful and patient. The smells, the shoreline, the wildlife.....the friendly group...all made for another memorable kayaking excursion.

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london
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83 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2013

Great time on the water with Seamus , helped by Nathan. two friendly and knowledgable guides. ery welcoming and flexible . Worth a morning especially in the sun .

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