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In the Media - West Coast Expeditions and Sea Kayaking in Kyuquot

We're extremely grateful for the many wonderful reviews and stories that include several covers and feature articles in national and provincial media - thank you!

We welcome inquiries from the media and are currently developing media resources.  Please review our "News" items for current happenings, reflections, and story ideas!

Feature Articles, Recommendations, Reflections, Destination Profiles & Experiences

Paddling Magazine   Paddling Magazine, Fall 2022 - Back To The Land by Neil Schulman
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Ha-Shilth-Sa, May 18, 2022 - Ka:'yu:'k't'h' / Che:k'tles7et'h' acquire expedition company with 50-year track record by Eric Plummer

The West Australian   The West Australian, May 21, 2022 - Wild by name & wild by nature by Suzanne Morphet; Maple Leaf Adventures trip featuring cultural interactions facilitated/hosted through West Coast Expeditions
CanGeo Travel logo   CanGeo Travel, August 31, 2021 - Exploring Northern Vancouver Island by Boat with Maple Leaf Adventures by George Kourounis; MLA run amazing expeditions, so we were thrilled to be able to collaborate with them for the second time as part of their "Wild Side" trip experiences and interactions while in the Kyuquot / Checleset area! 
logo for CV Collective   CV Collective,  Summer 2020, Vol. 23 - The Fire Issue, The Suspense Won't Kill Us by Andrew Findlay
Photo News magazine logo   Photo News, Spring 2018 - Vancouver Island Kayak Adventure (Photo Destination article with kayaking photography tips) by Dr. Wayne Lynch
National Geographic Traveller Logo   National Geographic Traveller UK - Luxury Collection, Sept. 27, 2017 - Luxury Canada: West Coast Expeditions
British Columbia Magazine logo   British Columbia Magazine, Summer 2017 - Sea Otter Country (cover story) by Isabelle Groc
Daily Mail Online logo   Daily Mail, November 24, 2016 - included as "Paddle with sea otters, Vancouver Island" in 16 amazing wildlife experiences you NEED to have in Canada by Ted Thornhill
logo for Travel Pulse   Travel Pulse, February 17, 2016 - included as "Kayaking with Black Bears, Bald Eagles and Sea Otters" in Extreme Canada: 11 Adventurous Reasons to Head North by Monica Poling
The Guardian logo   The Guardian Travel, November 28, 2015 - included as "Gourmet Kayaking, British Columbia" in Canada's Top 10 Food Festivals and Foodie Experiences by Lindsay Anderson and Dana vanVeller
Protico Magazine (U of Guelph) logo   University of Guelph's Alumni Magazine, The Portico, September 10, 2015 - On the Job: an office on the water (Alumni Profile) by Susan Bubak
Westjet Magazine logo   Westjet Magazine, July 2, 2015 - included as "Kayaking Paradise" in the Active Traveller section of An Insider's Guide to Vancouver Island by Andrew Findlay
Magnetic West Magazine logo   Magnetic West Magazine - Vancouver Island Lifestyle Magazine, Nov. 2014 - Kyuquot: A Sprint to the Beach by Mike Byrne (writer/ photographer) with cover image and lead article in first issue of this online magazine - a "hub for Adventure Tourism on Vancouver Island"
underexposed tv logo   UnderEXPOSED TV (on the Aboriginal Peoples' Television Network - APTN, and Outside Television), March 13, 2014 - "Wild Isle" Season 1, Episode 10 [featured starting at 15:45 for approx. 5 min]; or view it on this segment extracted from the full episode
Salt magazine logo   Salt - Fine Living and Travel on Vancouver Island, Spring/Summer 2014 - Born To Be Wild by Alex Van Tol
Comox Valley Echo logo   Comox Valley Echo, March 4, 2014 - Kayak expedition company turns green to gold by Philip Round, Echo Staff

Comox Valley Echo, Dec.13, 2013 - Valley company's kayak vacations in the international spotlight by Philip Round, Echo Staff; prominent front page story (and page 2)
The Province logo   The Province, Nov.19, 2013 - Sea Otters A Sign of Coastal Renewal by Michael McCarthy, The Intentional Traveller
Douglas Magazine logo   Douglas Magazine, Oct/Nov 2013 - Business and Pleasure by Kerry Slavens in the "Get Inspired" Meetings & Retreats 2014 Vancouver Island Meeting Planner (Special Insert)
Huffington Post logo   Huffington Post, July 22, 2013 - FEAST - Eating the West Coast of Canada by Lindsay Anderson & Dana VanVeller
British Columbia Magazine Logo   British Columbia Magazine, Spring 2013 - Spiffy Biffies 'cultural piece'...a true 'destination profile'!!
logo for Savour Gourmet Magazine   Savour Magazine, Fall 2012 - Sea Kayak Adventures by Andrew Findlay
logo for Coast & Kayak Magazine Coast & Kayak Magazine, Spring 2012 - The Perfect Island by editor John Kimantas
Island Parent Magazine logo   Island Parent Magazine, June 2011 - Kayaking in Kyuquot with Sea Otters by Suzanne Ahearne
logo for Just For Canadian Doctors Magazine   Just for Canadian Doctors Magazine, Summer 2011 - Kyuquot Sound by Andrew Fidlay
Just For Canadian Dentists Magazine logo   Just for Canadian Dentists Magazine, May/June 2011 - Kyuquot Sound by Andrew Findlay
The Sunday Telegraph logo   The Sunday Telegraph, April 3, 2011 - Sea Kayaking in Vancouver's Wild Islands by J. Owrid
Globe & Mail logo   The Globe & Mail, Aug 13, 2010 - Sea Kayaking on Vancouver Island's Wild West Coast by B. Kirkby
Calgary Herald logo   The Calgary Herald, Aug 20, 2010 - Paddling with Otters in Kyuquot Sound by Suzanne Ahearne
Westworld Magazine cover logo   Westworld Magazine cover story, Summer 2010 - The Otter Limits by Andrew Findlay; photography by Boomer Jerritt
Explore Magazine logo   Explore Magazine, Jan/Feb 1999 - Kyuquot: A Clear Mind by David Pinel
Men's Journal logo   Men's Journal, May 2008 - in 10 Real Adventures for Mere Mortals
Wavelength Magazine logo   WaveLength Magazine, Summer 2009 - A Worthwhile Mission: Kayaking Kyuquot Sound's Mission Group
Wavelength Magazine logo   WaveLength Magazine, April/May 2002 - Nature's Disneyland by Diane Bisaro
Wavelength Magazine logo   WaveLength Magazine, Aug/Sept 2000 - Fitness, Health & Spirit:  Seeking Adventure And Spirit by M. Gislason
Teacher Newsmagazine logo   Teacher Newsmagazine, vol. 13, no. 1, Sept. 2000 - First Nations Students Explore Cultural Heritage by Jeff Crocker

Sea Otters & Local Ecology

Canadian Wildlife Magazine logo   Canadian Wildlife Magazine cover story, Nov/Dec 2016 - The Two Sides of Sea Otters  by Isabelle Groc
Westworld Magazine cover logo   Westworld Magazine cover story, Summer 2010 - The Otter Limits by Andrew Findlay; photography by Boomer Jerritt
  Coastlines Magazine, July/Aug 2008 - Sea Otter Odyssey by Isabelle Groc

Safety, Skills, Knowledge & Training Articles in WaveLength Magazine

Kayaking in Tidal Passages by David Pinel
Stay Together! Group Travel Management by David Pinel
First Nations Guiding by David Pinel

Coastal Waters Wilderness Kayaking Adventures at Spring Island on Vancouver Island   Sea Otters Swimming off Vancouver Island, British Columbia   Family Kayaking Adventure Tours with West Coast Expeditions

Family Kayaking Vacation Packages on the Coastal Waters of Vancouver Island   Marine Biology at the Beach on Vancouver Island   Canadian Adventure Travel Tour Packages by West Coast Expeditions