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Pacifica Paddle Sports

789 Saunders Lane, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1C5, Canada
+1 250-665-7411
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We offer 2 & 3 Hour Guided Tours, Rentals and Lessons for kayaks, stand-up paddle boards and canoes in beautiful Brentwood Bay, British Columbia. We are open year-round and can accommodate beginner, intermediate and advanced paddlers. Brentwood Bay and adjoining Tod Inlet offer an abundance of marine life, natural beauty and picturesque sunsets!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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789 Saunders Lane, Central Saanich, British Columbia V8M 1C5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my two nephews, both white water river kayakers, to Brentwood Bay to spend the morning paddling through Tod Inlet. I am a novice kayaker; and a basic swimmer, so was a little tense thinking I might be in trouble. The staff at Pacifica Paddlesports...More

Thank Jaypea_5
Chris J, General Manager at Pacifica Paddle Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to share about your experience and for the kind words about our staff! Also great to hear that you got to see so much of the incredible marine life here in Brentwood Bay. We're very happy that it...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took 2 days of private lessons at Pacifica--a day on advanced currents with EJ and a day working on bracing and rolling with Rachel. Both were excellent teachers who were patient and careful, but also really challenged me. I was impressed by how much...More

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Chris J, General Manager at Pacifica Paddle Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the encouraging comments and positive feedback! E-J and Rachel really enjoyed their time with you on the water - thanks again for choosing to take lessons here at Pacifica as part of your trip! Best Regards,

Reviewed 27 June 2017

We went kayaking in Canoe Cove. E-J helped us get coordinated for our kayaking trip -- she was so helpful and friendly, and got us up and running in no time. This was no small feat as we were kayaking with my 80 year-old grandmother!...More

Thank tatiana101112
Chris J, General Manager at Pacifica Paddle Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thanks so much for your kind words and for sharing about your experience Tatiana! We'll be sure to let E-J know how much you appreciated the service you received, and we do hope that you'll find us again if you're paddling around southern Vancouver Island.

Reviewed 12 June 2017

We were lucky n that we were the only ones scheduled for our time slot. Being inexperienced in kayaking, we opted for a tandem kayak. Our guide, Rachael, was very knowledgeable of the wildlife and gave us hands on - and I mean hands on...More

Thank CWH75247
Chris J, Manager at Pacifica Paddle Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your feedback and for the detailed review! We will certainly pass your positive comments along to Rachel. As you noted, calm days are great for getting a glimpse of all our underwater friends here in Brentwood Bay! Best Regards,

Reviewed 16 May 2017

My husband and I had a wonderful time. The staff went above and beyond - even lending me a jacket when I'd left mine back home. Oops. Our guide was fun and introduced us to the sea stars and jellyfish. The pace was relaxed and...More

Thank Stesha M
Chris J, General Manager at Pacifica Paddle Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Thanks so much for your comments Stesha! Rachel really enjoyed her time with you on the water and we appreciate your feedback about the pace and relaxed vibe - we love that too!

Reviewed 12 May 2017

We wanted to get away from the cruise ship shore excursions and this day trip was perfect. We spent the morning kayaking and the afternoon at Butchart Gardens. The company responded very quickly to our questions and we knew exactly what to expect. Chris picked...More

Thank Jane S
Chris J, General Manager at Pacifica Paddle Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Thanks so much Jane! We really enjoyed your visit with us, and appreciate you taking the time to tell others about the experience! We'd love to have you back again in the future! All the best!

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Pacifica Paddle took us out to scatter a family member's ashes. This involved 12 people in 6 double kayaks, most with little kayaking experience, and another person in a zodiak. Chris and colleagues were very well organized in suiting up and launching everyone in a...More

Thank RanD77
Chris J, General Manager at Pacifica Paddle Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

It was an absolute pleasure to be able to assist your family with the memorial paddle - you had some very quick learners in the group! Thank you so much for taking the time to share about your experience! Hope to see some (or all)...More

Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Have booked several outings. Excellent service. Very helpful and informative. Highly recommend this business. Dry launch and docking is a treat. Great location. Sight seeing in Tod Inlet is fantastic. Book your trip here!

Thank David M
Chris J, General Manager at Pacifica Paddle Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2017

Hello David, Thanks for visiting again! We're glad you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you back for another paddle in the future.

Reviewed 9 September 2016

We were on the fence between wanting to just rent kayaks or book an SUP lesson and decided... why not just try something new..... We are SO GLAD we did! Our lesson with E-J was awesome! The Bay was beautiful! Her guidance and teaching was...More

Thank Sara S
Chris J, General Manager at Pacifica Paddle Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Thank you so much for the review Sara! EJ loves to teach and her passion for paddling is infectious. We're so glad you enjoyed the experience and hope to see you again in the future! We have passed your comments on to our entire team....More

Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We rented kayaks for two hours this afternoon. What a picturesque experience! I'd go back. My one issue is that there was no conversation about how to paddle or safety review. While we did have life vests with whistles, there was not discussion. That said,...More

Thank ProfAragon
Chris J, General Manager at Pacifica Paddle Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016

Thank you so much for your feedback. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and that you would return again. We take customer feedback very seriously and will continue to work with our staff to ensure that every customer feels fully...More

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DeceWK
16 June 2017|
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Response from Chris J | Property representative |
Hi Katy, Unfortunately, at this time there is no direct kayak access to Butchart Gardens for our customers, as their dock is very busy and has restricted access. We are working with their management to try and come to an... More
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