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Address: 2320 Harbour Road, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 250 686 2047
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Description: Kayak rental tour gulf island Victoria bc Vancouver island

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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Shawnigan Lake, Canada
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14 reviews
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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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Victoria, Canada
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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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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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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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Victoria, Canada
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 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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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 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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Monterey
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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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Sidney, Canada
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Rent some kayaks and take a trip out on the water! Explore the beaches near Bazan Bay and Sidney. Safe, fun, and exhilarating!

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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My Fiance and I were planning a local getaway for our Anniversary and have always wanted to give kayaking a try. I purchased a local deal voucher for a kayak rental through A Paddle in the Park. The description and fine print of the voucher indicated that they offered tour and rental services to paddlers of all experience levels and... More 

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Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Spent nearly four hours exploring the sheltered waters around the islands just north of Sidney. Beautiful scenery and lots of interesting information from our guide, Melissa. Highly recommended.ap

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