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Protected from the open ocean, the Gulf Islands are a sea-kayaking paradise. Marine wildlife here is among the world’s most diverse. Rocky reefs, lush kelp beds and protected bays are home to a myriad of marine invertebrates, fish, and sea mammals.

Seals, river otters and sea lions are often observed. Sightings of whales, harbor seals and Dall’s porpoise are rare although they too inhabit these waters. Colonies of gulls and cormorants
are scattered throughout the area, which also contain several breeding sites for bald eagles,
oyster catchers and pigeon guillemots.

Discover this rich ecosystem on a sea kayaking adventure along the shores and remote beaches.

Enjoy a convenient pick you up from your residence or accommodations anywhere in Vancouver. Your adventure begins with a seaplane flight to Saltspring Island. Here you embark in comfortable two-seater sea kayaks. Qualified and knowledgeable guides interpret the wildlife around you and make sure your trip is safe and memorable.

Savor a gourmet vegetarian lunch, made from locally grown produce, is served on a remote beach.Finally, conclude your adventure with a ferry and bus ride back to Vancouver.

Protected from the open ocean, the Gulf Islands are a sea-kayaking paradise. Marine wildlife here is among the world’s most diverse. Rocky reefs, lush kelp beds and protected bays are home to a myriad of marine invertebrates, fish, and sea mammals.

Seals, river otters and sea lions are often observed. Sightings of whales, harbor seals and Dall’s porpoise are rare although they too inhabit these waters. Colonies of gulls and cormorants
are scattered throughout the area, which also contain several breeding sites for bald eagles,
oyster catchers and pigeon guillemots.

Discover this rich ecosystem on a sea kayaking adventure along the shores and remote beaches.

Enjoy a convenient pick you up from your residence or accommodations anywhere in Vancouver. Your adventure begins with a seaplane flight to Saltspring Island. Here you embark in comfortable two-seater sea kayaks. Qualified and knowledgeable guides interpret the wildlife around you and make sure your trip is safe and memorable.

Savor a gourmet vegetarian lunch, made from locally grown produce, is served on a remote beach.Finally, conclude your adventure with a ferry and bus ride back to Vancouver.

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Floatplane and Kayaking Excursion in the Gulf Islands

Activity/Location

Vancouver

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Vancouver (Hotel Pickup)

    Vancouver


Highlights

  • Scenic seaplane flight from Vancouver to Saltspring Island

  • Guided kayak excursion led by a knowledgeable guide

  • Unique marine wildlife viewings, like whales, seals & eagles

  • Gourmet lunch from locally produced food on a scenic beach

  • Convenient pick-up from your Vancouver accommodation


Inclusions

  • Guided kayak tour

  • Floatplane flight from Vancouver to Saltspring Island

  • Kayaking equipment

  • Vegetarian picnic lunch

  • Roundtrip transportation to and from your Vancouver hotel or residence

  • Bus and ferry ticket

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Know Before You Book

  • Children 5 and younger are not allowed.

  • Children 12 and younger must be accompanied by a paying adult.

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • Maximum group size is 10 people.

  • You do not need previous kayaking experience.

  • Flotation devices are available.

  • You must present a valid photo ID on the activity day.

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

  • Tour stops vary.

  • Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Vancouver hotels and residences. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.


Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 8 days before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.

Location

Vancouver, Canada