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North Island Kayak Tours & Rentals

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Address: 1660 Telegraph Cove Road | Box 213, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia V0N 3J0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-928-3114
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Description: Kayaking tours with the Orcas, Humpback Whales and other wildlife direct...
Kayaking tours with the Orcas, Humpback Whales and other wildlife direct from Telegraph Cove. We offer the very best in all inclusive, guided kayak tours from 2 hours to 8 days with a focus on unobtrusive wildlife observation and fun kayaking for all. Separate family and adult adventures, great base camps and exceptional nomadic expeditions. Over 250 killer whales, an ever increasing number of Humpback Whales and a plethora of other animals are at home each summer in our backyard of Johnstone Strait, Robson Bight and the Broughton Archipelago. North Island Kayak is the only kayak tour or rental company located in Telegraph Cove. We have multiple tours on the water every day to serve you better. We are the local option with the local knowledge. Come experience the difference. We also provide kayak rentals for those with appropriate experience.
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Perfect short kayak / outdoor experience

only 3 short days, shared adventure with a married couple and two 20ish year old fellows led by a vital, interested and youthful guide named Tanner. Ordinarily this would be not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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los angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

only 3 short days, shared adventure with a married couple and two 20ish year old fellows led by a vital, interested and youthful guide named Tanner. Ordinarily this would be not be my sort of outdoor experience but I had the 3 days available whilst spending a week fly fishing in B.C.and tonight , after reviewing my time together kayaking,... More 

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Zealand, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My husband and I had a just wonderful 4 days together with two other couples, two brothers in their early twenties and our guides Josh and Joshua. Our guides were the best! They spoiled us with great food, service and their wonderful attitude. They joked among themselves all the time and just added on to the good spirit among us... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

From the quality of the boats, to the great food and fun provided by Rob and the excellent shore camp we lacked for nothing. A bracing tailwind and surf made for an exciting first day, followed by a delicious salmon dinner and a chance to get to know our fellow travellers from Venezuela, Czech Republic, India and America. Day 2... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We went in with 2 families of 4 and one single adult (9 total) with potential rain for 3 days. Of course we hoped to see Orcas like everyone does! The trip exceeded our expectations on so many fronts. We all highly recommend the trip for the following reasons: Wilderness and wildlife. Even just the peace of the water, clouds,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Where to begin?! We have just returned from one of the most incredible days of our lives out on the Johnstone Strait with North Island Kayak. We were able to see everything we were hoping for and more! Our guide Jon was just so knowledgeable and helpful, I can't speak highly enough of him! We had no prior experience and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

We did 3 day kayak tour from July 8-11. Great camps, excellent food and Josh our guide was just amazing. He knows his job, lot of info about wild life, great cook and well educated. It was worth it to drive from Calgary to take this tour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My wife and I joined a 2-days/1-night kayak tour with North Island Kayak in July 2015. The tour was well organized, the equipment was of excellent quality, the guide was friendly-efficient-knowledgeable, the food was very good and the set-up of the base camp was comfortable. We had the chance to kayak across the Johnstone strait and around a few islands.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We flew over from Australia to go sea kayaking in the Johnstone Strait with the hope of co-existing with orcas, humpback whales, sea lions and seals and other marine life. We could not have made a more perfect choice! Our guide Brian was a knowledgeable, competent, softly spoken beautiful soul who made our experience wonderful in every way. Our small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I have had the pleasure of joining a North Island Kayak tour. Wow. The guide, Brian was simply outstanding. The kayaks were first class, the food and camps very comfortable and delicious. Brian gave us plenty of opportunities to view whales, porpoise, seals and bird life at close quarters. I highly recommend it.

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sunshine coast b.c.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Tent platforms with tents already set-up, meals prepared by the guides, and a comfy sitting space and toilet seats! We loved the kayaking and humpback whales. The guides were excellent and our group was super.

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Additional Information about North Island Kayak Tours & Rentals

Address: 1660 Telegraph Cove Road | Box 213, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia V0N 3J0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-928-3114
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Telegraph Cove
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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