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Address: 3451 Montague Road | At Montague Harbour Marina, British Columbia V0N 1P0, Canada
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+1 250-539-2442
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Offering guided tours and rentals in the Gulf Islands since 1985. Join our...

Offering guided tours and rentals in the Gulf Islands since 1985. Join our knowledgeable guides for an unforgettable kayaking experience exploring the stunning sandstone cliffs and intertidal life along Galiano's undeveloped coast. Paddle with eagles, seals, otters and more!

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Fantastic day kayaking with Chessi from Galiano kayaks

This is a beautiful Island to kayak. We took a day tour with Chessi of Galiano Kayaks. It was a very informative day on the water with Chessi, he really knows everything about the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 September 2016
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Langley City, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took one of Galiano Kayak's winter tours in Costa Rica, combining their 7 days of kayaking in Drake Bay at the Osa Peninsula with a three day van trip across the mountains with an excellent bird watching guide. Everything was well organized - internal flights, taxis, boat rides, hotels and meals, mostly featuring typical Costa Rican food. Communications before... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a 7 day kayaking, then 3 day birding tour, in Costa Rica, offered by Galiano Kayaks of BC, Canada. There were just 4 of us, 2 couples, on the tour, so it was very flexible. The tour is organized by Ben, who has spent winters there for >25 years. He was able to share his vast knowledge of... More 

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Langley City, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

This is a beautiful Island to kayak. We took a day tour with Chessi of Galiano Kayaks. It was a very informative day on the water with Chessi, he really knows everything about the Island. We had a great day paddling and learnt a ton of things about the Island and it's creatures. I would highly recommend this outfit if... More 

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Victoria Bc
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I booked the 3 hour beginners kayacking. It was not the best weather, but we had a fantastic time anyway. The guide was very knowledgable and interesting. We saw otters, seals, and a variety of birds. The shoreline is stunning. I would recommend this tour.

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Thank Tanya H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We did one guided kayak and one kayak in our own. This place is lovely and the staff is very helpful. Highly recommend it.

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Thank Lisa M
Vancouver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We rented kayaks and gear for a three day kayak trip, and their staff were amazing. I got loads of help in planning our trip, figuring out routes, camping spots, distances, tides, weather and more. When our plans had to change (missed the dang ferry!!) they helped me adapt our plans so we could still get a full three days... More 

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Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Four of us booked on the early bird guided tour from 9-12. Our host was Jennifer who was friendly, helpful, funny, knowledgeable, and great company from start to finish. One of our group was new to kayaking and very nervous at first, Jennifer was calming and supportive and by the end of the morning our novice was paddling around at... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

We were a group of two moms and three teenage girls. We had a wonderful bright spring day paddling the protected waters between Galiano and Saltspring. Chessy was a very informative guide who gave so much information about the flora, fauna and geology of the islands. He was polite and considerate of everyone in the group, adjusting for both beginner... More 

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Thank Risa R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I had my very first kayaking experience here when I visited Galiano Island several years ago. My husband and I rented a double kayak. I was a little worried at first since we have never done it before, but it was actually really easy once you get in. The water around the island is so clear and calm, you can... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely kayak trip from Montague Harbour. We saw various islands and many seals. Picknicked on a small beach. The rental company was easy going which was nice.

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