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Ocean River Sports

1630 Store Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8T 4R4, Canada
+1 800-909-4233
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Victoria Harbour Kayak Tour
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Victoria Harbour Stand-Up Paddleboard Tour
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Come enjoy the ultimate Victoria Kayaking Experience with Ocean River Adventures. Located in Victoria’s Inner Harbour kayaking is a great way to explore our historic city. Join us on one of our Urban Kayak tours or Sunset Tour. We also offer an Oak Bay Shoreline Kayaking Tour as well as our unique Discovery Island Kayak or Nature Hiking Tour. Offering expeditions, tours and courses throughout the Vancouver Island region, our guests will experience all the wild West Coast has to offer. Hands-on education about water and marine conservation is a key theme and we only employ certified guides that respect sensitive ecosystems and species while teaching about the importance of ocean sustainability, preservation and conservation. Victoria’s premier paddling and outdoor adventure company. Want to try something different? We are also a premium stand up paddle tour operator in the southern Vancouver Island and Victoria region.
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1630 Store Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8T 4R4, Canada
Downtown
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+1 800-909-4233
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Weather perfect with blue sky's and calm seas. Combined with knowledgeable & fun guidance by Nathan & Gina, paddled through the clear, clean waters surrounding Discovery Island, encountering numerous seals in the waters around us and bald eagles flying in the skies above...Mother Nature at...More

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Ocean River A, Public Relations Manager at Ocean River Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful review. Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know how your experience was. Nathan and Gina are great and we are very lucky to have them on our team. Discovery Island is such a magical place to explore...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide, Emma, was relaxed and flexible with our needs. Emma has great knowledge of the area and shared lots of fun and interesting information. The rest of the staff was helpful, professional, and pleasant to work with. The equipment was in great condition. I...More

Thank Rebecca G
Ocean River A, Public Relations Manager at Ocean River Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Rebecca, thank you for leaving us a review. Emma is wonderful and we are happy to hear you enjoyed your time exploring the Gorge and Harbour with her. Hopefully, we will see you out on the water next time. -Stephanie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time paddling with Jeanette of Ocean River on our maiden voyage in a kayak. Great guide, great equipment. Highly recommended. ill be back.

Thank fcom111
Ocean River A, Public Relations Manager at Ocean River Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We really appreciate it. Glad to hear you had a good time out on the water with Jeanette. See you on the water next time :) -Stephanie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a fabulous time and our guide / instructor was great. I believe his name was Rob, and he was knowledgeable and gave us great tips which worked like a charm. Would definitely go back for a second / third / etc. paddle board experience!More

Thank SwissNadja
Ocean River A, Public Relations Manager at Ocean River Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Nadja, thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! We greatly appreciate it. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time out on the water with Rob. He is a great part of our team. See you out...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have wanted to try SUP for a couple of years and when I found a friend who wanted to take a lesson too, we knew Ocean River Sports was who we needed to book with. Rob was our guide and he was great. He...More

Thank Louise H
Ocean River A, Public Relations Manager at Ocean River Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Louise, thank you for leaving us a review! We really appreciate it. Great that you had a wonderful time out on the water learning to SUP with Rob. He is a great instructor and we are very lucky to have him on our team. Hopefully,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent re-introduction to kayaking after 20 years. Lee, our instructor was first-class. Friendly, helpful and supportive for all the different abilities within the group. He was so enthusiastic that we all are keen to move on to the next level.More

Thank mikieb217
Ocean River A, Public Relations Manager at Ocean River Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad to hear you enjoyed your course. Lee is a wonderful instructor and makes learning so much fun. Great that you are taking the time to learn the proper skills and feel comfortable out there on the water - it is so important so...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thousands of miles apart, My Mom flew to Washington State to spend time with me, her daughter, and her grand-babies. We realized then, that it had been over 10 years of spending one on one Mother/Daughter time together. We prepared ourselves with passports, ferry tickets...More

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Ocean River A, Public Relations Manager at Ocean River Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Holly(wood), thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a wonderful and thoughtful review! We greatly appreciate it. Tanner is one of a kind for sure and we are so lucky to have him as a part of the team. His joy...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our hotel concierge sent us their recommendation of Ocean River Kayaking Discovery Island Tour and we are so grateful they did! We explored truly beautiful waterways and remote islands with expert guides and top of the line kayaks & gear. Nathan was terrific. He explained...More

Thank Familyo3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had our 35th Anniversary this last weekend and decided to try something different like Kayaking! What a wonderful evening! Our guide Ben, was very patient with a couple of old folks who had never kayaked before. The evening could not have been better, calm...More

Thank Wes R
Ocean River A, Public Relations Manager at Ocean River Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wes, so glad to hear you had a great time out with Ben. What a great activity to do on your anniversary! The Gorge waterway is a beautiful place to kayak and we love offering tours there. Hopefully, you will get out on the water...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bob led us on a great tour around Winter Cove and Samuel Island. He was patient and helpful, encouraging us to improve our paddling and confidence as we enjoyed some great sights. We even beached at Irish Bay and went for a quick swim! This...More

Thank ELIZABETH G
Ocean River A, Public Relations Manager at Ocean River Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Elizabeth, we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time exploring the waters with Bob. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, it means the world to us. How was the water temperature? -Stephanie

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