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Discovery Island Kayak Tour

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    Come out and experience some true west coast wild just minutes from downtown Victoria. This tour is quickly becoming our most popular and is one of the top tours in Victoria. Sitting just off Oak Bay, but across the treacherous Plumper Passage, Discovery Island was long a place people just looked at from a distance. But now, thanks to our “Discovery Shuttle,” paddlers of all ability levels can get out there!
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Oak Bay Marina, Oak Bay, BC V8S, Canada

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Any Hotels or B&Bs in the Victoria Downtown area
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    6h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Guide, kayaks, and all paddling equipment included
    • Lunch
    • Bottled water
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Kayaking requires some upper body strength and endurance
    • Children aged 5–11 years must be accompanied by an adult.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    This was a wonderful adventure! The scenery was absolutely awesome and Brian was an exceptional guide! We learned so much! Thank you for such an incredible adventure! Highly recommended! Debby, Paula and Janet
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    Response from OceanRiverAdventures, Manager at Discovery Island Kayak Tour
    Responded 13 Sep 2019
    We are so happy that you enjoyed yourself. Discovery Island is a very special place, and having Brian (our leader) as your guide is a bonus. Thank you for choosing Oceanriver Sports!
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    This was the highlight of our trip to Victoria. We had a fantastic guide in Nathan, who was a trooper in the rain. I wonder whether he was hoping we would cancel? Well, he was great and pointed out all the wonderful scenery and wildlife. We saw so many seals and birds, and
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    Response from OceanRiverAdventures, Manager at Discovery Island Kayak Tour
    Responded 30 Aug 2019
    Thank you so much for joining Nathan. Indeed he is a wonderful guide, and paddling in the rain can be some of the best times on the water. We are so happy this was a highlight of your trip to Victoria.....come visit again.
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    Our guide was great. He was very knowledgable and very good with the kids (8, 10 & 12) Keot the facts interesting and even played a point game with them!!
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    Response from OceanRiverAdventures, Manager at Discovery Island Kayak Tour
    Responded 12 Aug 2019
    Hello back40adventures, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We love exposing paddlers of all ages to the beautiful west coast outdoors that we call home here. We hope to see you on the water again soon!
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    Our guides were friendly, very knowledgeable about the marine life and made this a very enjoyable day kayaking all around the island. Taken at a leisurely pace enabling us to really experience nature. Loved it.
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    Response from OceanRiverAdventures, Manager at Discovery Island Kayak Tour
    Responded 6 Aug 2019
    We are so happy you enjoyed your tour with us, Discovery Island is a magical place and we are glad that had a chance to experience it with us.
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    This tour was absolutly great. Our guide Paul was very knowledgeable, knew the area very well (animals, currents, winds etc!) He also was being very respectful of the animals and explained the rules we had to respect in order to limit our effect on wild life. We saw bald eagles,
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    Response from OceanRiverAdventures, Manager at Discovery Island Kayak Tour
    Responded 29 Jul 2019
    Hi Nathalie, Alain and JP Thank you for sharing in detail your experience with Paul who was able to show you around Oak Bay and the wildlife that can be seen there. Paul is very knowledgeable about that area and we are so glad to have him be able to show others his passion on the water. We hope to see you again soon!
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    About the operator
    By: Ocean River Sports
    512 reviews
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    Douglas A
    Victoria, Canada
    3528
    Amazing Customer Service
    I bought a pair of Blunstone boots from this store a few years back which I used at work. I maintained them but
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    David M
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    10
    Lee Phillips Private Lesson
    Amazing time of year to be out on the water. Very little boat traffic in the inner harbor on a very calm day. Lee
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    Charles H
    51
    Special course with Gordon Brown
    I went on a special course with Gordon Brown, a famous kayak instructor. Apparently Ocean River Sports has set up
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    Bj P
    11
    Great conditions for the activity (rough water kayaking), terrific instruction by a clearly highly advanced instructor
    The one day workshop was not cheap but very good value. My skill level and confidence improved a lot.
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    vicsteevie
    10
    Ocean River Level 1 Paddle Canada course
    I just took this weekend course from Ocean River and it was worth every penny. The guides were knowledgeable,
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    Kennely J
    10
    Green land paddle and rolling clinic.
    The Rolling Clinic at Person Gollege with James Manke (throught Ocean River Sports) was an excellent experience.
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    darlygotron
    20
    Very Peaceful and Serene Tour
    We took the sunset kayak tour with Lee as our tour guide back in July of this year. He was an excellent tour
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    Grace M
    Duncan, Canada
    10
    Introductory navigation & marine weather course
    Lee was a great teacher. He was well informed on the subject. The hands-on part of the course was a bit of an
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    Markatvert
    Collingwood, Canada
    131
    Friendly and knowledgeable staff.
    Have shopped here on a number of occasions, passionate and friendly staff out do themselves on every visit.
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    Deborah J
    10
    Discovery Island Kayak Tour
    This was a wonderful adventure! The scenery was absolutely awesome and Brian was an exceptional guide! We learned
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    2Coasts1Babe
    110
    High Quality Instructors
    I took Paddle Canada's Basic Paddling Skills course with OR and was very impressed. They were accommodating and
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    Eshopping100
    10
    Victoria Harbor Kayak with Shayla!
    This is a great way to burn three hours on a beautiful afternoon. I highly recommend this! Shayla was an
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    tiquetime
    Stafford, Virginia
    30
    Epic kayak adventure
    From Washington State Ferry to Kayaking! Epic paddle adventure with an amazing , informative guide. Shayla rocks!
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    Nick M
    10
    Victoria Harbour Tour
    My wife and I were visiting Victoria for an anniversary trip and one of the things we wanted to do was a kayak
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    KimpLovesCritters
    Burbank, California
    41
    Fantastic scenery. . . and seals!!!
    This was the highlight of our trip to Victoria. We had a fantastic guide in Nathan, who was a trooper in the rain.
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