Vancouver Island Sea Kayaking Tours & Canadian Wilderness Retreat

Join us on Spring Island in Kyuquot for personalized sea kayaking tours on the western edge of Canada, with highly qualified guides, abundant sea otters, old-growth forests, idyllic beaches, Aboriginal cultural experiences, diverse wildlife, and delicious food. Savour a flexible, fun, and refreshing vacation at an enchanting wilderness retreat!

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Since 1972, our guests have delighted in appreciating the little things around them while exploring with us. For over 25 years, we have focused on doing this through guided sea kayaking outings, honing the art of remarkable experiences for all abilities. Read what guests say about our west coast adventures!   In January 2016 we had the honour of receiving the "Employee's Choice Award" in the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce Community Awards, and were shortlisted as finalists for the Small Business of the Year Award.

Canadian Signature Experience logo from Destination CanadaOur 5-Day Sea Otter Kayak Tour is recognized as a Canadian Signature Experience by Destination Canada & Destination BC.

Truly get away!

Experience the quiet joy and wonder of a Vancouver Island adventure destination that's off the beaten path, Kyuquot.

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Explore by kayak from the comforts of our wilderness retreat nestled on a remote island in the Pacific!  Daily guided activities introduce you to hidden gems, including rich marine ecology, secluded islets, and the nearby coastal village, people, and Aboriginal culture of Kyuquot as part of Canada's west coast story.

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Each season, about 70% of our guests are returning or referred by word-of-mouth!

Of my 6 weeks in Canada seeing the best it had to offer, the 5 days on Spring Island take up 99.4% of my Canadian memory bank and 84% of my Canadian photo album. The profound beauty of the places WCE showed me will stay with me forever...
Jamie R., Tasmania, Australia
...the best paddling expedition and base camp experts that I have travelled with - comforting and rewarding. You will not have a more expert and knowledgeable team that know and frequent the local waters, people and environment.
Kevin B., Victoria, BC