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Address: 1006 Wharf St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T4, Canada
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+1 250-216-5646
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Regardless if this is your first kayaking adventure or if you are...

Regardless if this is your first kayaking adventure or if you are perpetually wet behind the ears, our kayak tours and rentals are a great way to see Victoria and the local marine wildlife from a unique vantage point.

Located in the heart of historic Victoria Harbour, Victoria Kayak is just steps away from the Empress Hotel, Royal BC Museum and the BC Legislature in downtown Victoria. There’s no better way to kick off a stay in Victoria than with a kayak adventure!

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Super friendly and great fun!

Really well run and friendly locally owned business. I found the lady (so i forget your name) really helpful and easy to get along with. Easy to find location right in downtown... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 December 2016
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Victoria, Canada

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Really well run and friendly locally owned business. I found the lady (so i forget your name) really helpful and easy to get along with. Easy to find location right in downtown, with plenty of helpful tips and a map to get you going. All the gear is in great condition and the price was more than reasonable! Well use... More 

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Trondheim Municipality, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We had the best time out on the water with Victoria Kayak and our guide Michelle. The tour was fun, we learned a lot and we saw seals sunbathing on the rocks and otters playing in the water. Michelle was so knowledgable about Victoria, it's harbour, marine life and so much more. She also gave us lots of tips n... More 

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VictoriaKayakTours, Owner at Victoria Kayak, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review. So glad your tour was awesome! More 

Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Victoria Kayak offers a 2.5 hour morning or afternoon tour in Victoria harbour. My tour guide was Emma. She is very knowledgeable and shares facts about everything around you. I was very happy to have her as my guide. Mike was also onsite and very welcoming. It was fun and relaxing. It's also very well situated right downtown. Easy to... More 

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VictoriaKayakTours, Owner at Victoria Kayak, responded to this review

Very happy that you enjoyed your tour. Come back anytime! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We had an amazing experience kayaking today! Michael and Emma were very knowledgeable and friendly. They shared their wisdom and experiences and made us feel safe and excited to embark on our journey. Great views and sights to been seen from your kayak. We seen a seal, various types of birds and met some friendly people along the way. I... More 

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VictoriaKayakTours, Owner at Victoria Kayak, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review Brandi! More 

Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Have rented from them twice, the staff is very friendly and informative. Location is central, the gorge is a nice quiet paddle with opportunity for wildlife.

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Thank you. More 

New York City, New York
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

My mum and I did the sunset kayak tour at 5:30pm. It was a great experience and our guide Kayla was knowledgeable of fun facts and kept the group extremely safe. Nice way to spend the evening and would definitely recommend to visitors!

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VictoriaKayakTours, Owner at Victoria Kayak, responded to this review

Thanks! More 

Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

This was absolutely one of the worst experiences traveling of all time. Mike was exceptionally rude ... the girl working with him was only slightly better. Mike was loudly insulting Asian tourists and talking about how he had to "dumb it down" for them. That wasn't the worst part. He grabbed the waiver out of my hands screeching "GIVEMEGIVEMGIVEME" like... More 

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VictoriaKayakTours, Owner at Victoria Kayak, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to bring these issues to our attention. It is unfortunate that you did not speak to our staff directly to voice your concerns and complaints, or ask to speak to the Manager, call, text, email or write a letter. We could have dealt with this on the spot. Customer satisfaction is very important to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful time on the sunrise kayak even though it was 7 in the morning! We got really close to lots of seals and our guide was really funny (thanks for the secret selfie on my phone).

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VictoriaKayakTours, Owner at Victoria Kayak, responded to this review
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Glad you enjoyed your tour! More 

Kirkland, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Had a great trip out with Mike. Lots of seals hanging out and following us. Mike knew a lot about the area and even with less than ideal weather we had a great time.

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VictoriaKayakTours, Owner at Victoria Kayak, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your trip. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Me and three friends rented a kayak each and paddled up the gorge. Amazing day! Emma was amazing at setting us up and getting us on our way. Great job! We'll be back soon :) I highly recommend Victoria Kayak. Phil C.

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Thanks Phil. Come back soon! More 

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