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Address: 2320 Harbour Road, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 250 686 2047
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We had a lovely, relaxing and informative afternoon with our Guide Melissa

My daughter and I came to Sidney to unwind , so we planned events that would help us do just that. We were very happy with our experience. Our guide Melissa was a great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 25, 2015
Trudi M
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Calgary, Canada
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Victoria, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked a two hour paddle with the company for myself and three friends as a gift. The day was amazing for February with essentially no wind and clear skies. The guide was really friendly as we paddled and set up the kayaks for us as we were all fairly new to kayaking. She started off the tour giving a brief... More 

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Thank Angela D
Calgary, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

My daughter and I came to Sidney to unwind , so we planned events that would help us do just that. We were very happy with our experience. Our guide Melissa was a great conversationalist, and we enjoyed sharing stories with her while paddling around the beautiful calm sea. Thanks for a great afternoon!

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Thank Trudi M
Sidney, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

It saddens me to write negatively about a small and local kayak rental company; but the experience we had with renting a guided tour was so bad it needs to be put on record. We purchased the ‘4-hour guided kayak tour' offered through Groupon. The booking was confirmed by Paddle in the Park Kayaking via their online booking agent, SetMore... More 

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Thank David D
Shawnigan Lake, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I had purchased a Groupon for a 4 hour GUIDED tour on the ocean as a birthday gift for a friend. I made the booking a week in advance and was prompt to reply to reminded emails. we arrived in plenty of time for our 10 am start. the Marina its situated in is beautiful. The set up looked a... More 

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2 Thank Shawniganlake
Victoria, Canada
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We received a confirmation from A Paddle in the Park Kayaking the day prior to our tour confirming 10 AM in the morning. There was nobody there when we arrived!! When we phoned they said sorry, someone will be there at 1 PM instead! We were not available to start a tour at 1 PM. We specifically came to Victoria... More 

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1 Thank pva2015
Woodinville, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We had an excellent experience paddling out of Van Isle Marina, around Ferny Island, and having Lunch on Goudge Island. Our guide, Marcus, was entertaining and enlightening - a good friend. There were several intimate encounters with the seals sunning themselves on the rocks. We saw mute geese, fried-egg jellyfish, kelp, cormorants, a bald eagle, and crabs. 'A Paddle in... More 

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Thank neiljackson1984
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

It was a beautiful day in Sidney - just perfect to use our coupon. Thank goodness for Marcus, the fellow who works the dock and handles the boats! He deserves a raise because he makes it all work. After the management/booking company bungled the reservation over and over, and my friend and I having difficulty finding the place due to... More 

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Thank janmomma
Victoria, Canada
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We found "A Paddle in the Park's" add on groupon for a very reasonable price of $40 /per four hours per person plus a 4 hour tax fee. It was also nice as well because we were able to book a spot the day before the day of kayaking. Marcus was helpful on the phone and helping us organise the... More 

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2 Thank Natasha M
Vienna, Austria
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

For someone who had never been kayaking before, I was a bit nervous before hand, but after spending the afternoon with our tour guide Marcus, I instantly felt better. He was very professional and made sure our group was comfortable before heading out on the water. The weather was beautiful and the water nice and calm- perfect for an afternoon... More 

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Thank allabouttravell
Monterey
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Wow I couldn't believe how flaky this company is. My fiancee and I took time off to have a special day to spend together and booked our 4 hour kayaking tour. We received an e-mail confirmation the day before saying our booking was set and we were so excited. We drove up from Victoria to Sidney, got there right on... More 

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