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One Tree Paddles - Day Trips - CLOSED

502 | Alpine View, Tahsis, British Columbia V0P 1X0, Canada
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Northwest Vancouver Island Guided Sea Kayaking

Owner, master kayak builder, expert guide David Kratt truly distinguishes himself from a crowded... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2014
andy s
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State College, Pennsylvania
Feeling the heartbeat of Canada´s Wild

Who normally has the opportunity to enjoy an awesome and breathtaking wild nature in a self-built... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2014
Patricia S
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Braunschweig, Germany
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One Tree Paddles is a ecotour operator and paddle sport manufacturer based in Tahsis, British Columbia. Our focus has been to influence the kayaking industry into becoming more environmentally conscious by providing sustainable products and services. One Tree is all that was ever necessary to explore the wonders of nature through the sport of ocean kayaking. As such, it is our mission to reclaim the romantic image of kayaking as a natural and eco-friendly recreation.
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31 Jul 2014
“Northwest Vancouver Island Guided Sea Kayaking”
10 Jan 2014
“Feeling the heartbeat of Canada´s Wild”
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502 | Alpine View, Tahsis, British Columbia V0P 1X0, Canada
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Reviewed 31 July 2014

Owner, master kayak builder, expert guide David Kratt truly distinguishes himself from a crowded tour guide field -- his lovingly crafted hand made kayaks handle superbly and are so beautiful that I wanted to hang it on my living room wall as a work of...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2014

Who normally has the opportunity to enjoy an awesome and breathtaking wild nature in a self-built wooden kayak, enjoying a beautiful sunset view over the Pacific Ocean, while sitting at a bonfire watching otters feeding, and hearing a bear, while having a delicious dinner with...More

2  Thank Patricia S
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Reviewed 29 December 2013

We just did a one-day trip so can only be jealous of the longer trips described here. I won't repeat all the good words from the other five star reports here - they are all true: it's a superb wilderness experience but very professionally run....More

1  Thank Nick H
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DK_Ratt, Owner at One Tree Paddles - Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2014

Hello Nick & Family! Wishing you all a Happy New Years! Thanks for your kind words. We would love to see you back for a longer tour in the future. Keep calm and kayak on! Dave

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Reviewed 18 September 2013 via mobile

One of the best experiences of my entire life! So much to see and so many good stories from the area. A total gem in Canadian history and exploration. Don't live your life with out going there and touring with one tree paddles. You would...More

1  Thank Ryan C
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DK_Ratt, Owner at One Tree Paddles - Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2014

Many thanks Ryan! It was a pleasure to show you around. Looking forward to seeing you back out this way! Dave

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Reviewed 22 December 2012

More than three months after the trip, we still remember every detail of it. The impressive view along Tahsis inlet when starting the tour, the beautiful wooden kayaks gliding through the water, the rugged steep hillsides, the starfish, seals, sealions, eagles and humpback whales, the...More

1  Thank Thorsten L
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DK_Ratt, Owner at One Tree Paddles - Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2014

Always a pleasure Thorsten & Rosina! I am really happy to have lived up to your expectations. It was a bit unnerving knowing your travel schedule as you had us amongst some of the best operations on our coast. These words mean so much given...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2012

My Girlfriend and I spent two weeks vacation on Vancouver Island, including backpacking 6 days on the North Coast Trail and Cape Scott Trail. We had a great trip, full of wonderful experiences and yet, when people ask us about our trip, we talk a...More

3  Thank Spencer C
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DK_Ratt, Owner at One Tree Paddles - Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2014

It was great to spark such an interest from you Spencer & Sangita! I am so glad that you enjoyed your time out. Looking forward to seeing your bamboo bikes in production!

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Reviewed 26 August 2012

One Tree Paddles - what a fantastic experience. A short day trip, up the inlet, yielded panoramic ocean views, and majestic mountains. The wildlife in the ocean was ready to play, and the guide was ever so accommodating! It was my first time in an...More

2  Thank bodaciousbob
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DK_Ratt, Owner at One Tree Paddles - Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2014

Josh, I am so glad that you enjoyed your day of kayaking with us. Looking forward to seeing you again! Dave

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Reviewed 5 July 2012

This company is an excellent outdoor experience for beginners (like us) or experienced kayakers looking to be pushed. Our guide did a fantastic job of adapting the tour to our skill level and ensuring that we were challenged without pushing us too far. We saw...More

1  Thank N H
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Management response:Responded 6 July 2012

It really was a pleasure to spend time out on the water with you both!

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