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Discovery Islands Lodge

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Surge Narrows Rd., British Columbia V0P 1W0, Canada
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Duncan, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We found this to be a very good balance of getting away from it all in rustic surroundings, but still with some important comforts like a decent bed, hot showers and a well equipped communal kitchen. The open plan lounge/kitchen had comfy couches and a lovely woodburning fire that made it really cozy. Beth and the rest of the staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I are geriatric kayakers and stayed here for 3 days recently. We cant say enough good things about the staff of 3 young women who took such good care of us. This place runs like a casual group experience with the fine tuning and organization running efficiently, smoothly and humming right along under the surface. We had... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Ralph and Lannie have designed and built a place that has everything sea kayakers would ever want in a resort. The location is easily accessible, the paddling is top notch, the lodge is just fantastic from the wonderful and scenic living/dining area to the gorgeous dock system, and especially the wood-fired sauna, also on the dock. The place is also... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We stayed at the lodge the second week of August for 4 nights and had a wonderful experience. Great set-up for all types of travelers Remote but not too remote, easy to get to but far enoug away that you settle in and relax. Spectacular setting, wonderful sunsets, idillic kayaking for beginners or for experts, friendly kayak guides and lodge... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

We decided to book a kayak trip for 4 leaving from the Discovery Island Lodge. The lodge itself is very inviting and the views are breathtaking. Serenity all around. We wished we stayed a night just experience it. The paddling was also fantastic around the island. Our guide Emily was friendly, knowledgeable and experienced kayaker. While paddling we spotted plenty... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We loved this lodge. We were with our Australian cousins who had never kayaked. The lodge is beautiful and comfortable. The girls who run it were professional and friendly. Breakfasts were delicious. We prepared our own evening meals in the well-equipped kitchen. I can't wait to get back here again. A truly memorable time.

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Great host in Beth and team, despite being under the weather, we had a great time. Could not get a better view anywhere. My wife went for a day trip on the river, while I had a game of golf with some of the best view I have ever seen on a course.

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Parksville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We stayed at the lodge for four nights, kayaking every day. The two ladies in charge were delightful, helpful hosts. Rooms were inviting and comfortable. The set-up is European Pension style with common bathrooms and a very large common area with kitchen. Breakfast was included and was hearty for all of us outdoor types.

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

First impression on arrival - unbelievable view and quietness. Simple but sparkling clean rooms. Wood burning sauna right on the water – we were jumping into the ocean to cool down. Then the next morning - the sunrise fills the place with sunshine and warmth. Delicious and healthy breakfasts cooked by Beth. A hiking trail that starts right by the... More 

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Victoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Stayed at Discovery Island Lodge for three nights. Kayaking, hiking, swimming. Couldn't have been better. Fabulous breakfasts by Beth. Comfortable beds, stunning views, luminescence in waters. Porpoises, Orcas, eagles and friendly staff. Who could ask for more. I am new to kayaking but was made to feel like an expert. Beth is an astonishing guide, both patient and knowledgeable. I... More 

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