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Address: 1560 Brebber Road, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9X 1P4, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-722-3683
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Join us in our 25th season exploring gorgeous Vancouver Island. Kayak with...

Join us in our 25th season exploring gorgeous Vancouver Island. Kayak with orca whales in Johnstone Strait, grey whales in Clayoquot Sound. Our tours feature gourmet camping cuisine, fun-loving certified guides, premium kayaking and safety equipment and we have offer both camping and lodge based tours. Check out our Daytrip here in Nanaimo paddling the gorgeous waters of the Gulf Islands.

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Relaxing day on the water

Had a wonderful experience kayaking with Wildheart safaris and it's friendly & knowledgeable guide Kim Crosby. The kayaking takes place at a leisurely pace with Kim going out of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Rene S
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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64 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful experience kayaking with Wildheart safaris and it's friendly & knowledgeable guide Kim Crosby. The kayaking takes place at a leisurely pace with Kim going out of his way to included everyone of the group in the experience. We saw some harbour seals and a variety of other wildlife. An excellent home made organic lunch was served on... More 

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KayakBC_333, General Manager at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure to paddle with you and your lovely daughter. It is always a thrill to show off our wonderful DeCourcy Archipelago and it's stunning shoreline. I'm glad our little feast was enjoyed and hope that the cookie recipe is a big hit in the Netherlands! More 

vancouver
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sue Glenn, our guide for four days in the Broken Island Group, was many things: experienced, knowledgeable, funny, instantly engaging and trustworthy, hardworking (12 hour days starting with delicious breakfasts and ending with restaurant quality dinners!), easy-going, yet observant and professional. She was our mentor, coach, sherpa, teacher and mom. We had some challenging weather near the end of the... More 

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KayakBC_333, Manager at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this review

We're so thrilled that you had an amazing time with Sue and friends in the gorgeous Broken Island Group. We take it as a privilege that folks like yourselves choose to spend your vacation time on one of our expeditions and we and our guides take great pride in providing you with all the elements we can control in hopefully... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

This was a phenomenal little day trip; leaving at 10:30am and all packed up and ready to leave by 3pm. As everyone has said Kim is a great guide and we loved our time on the water. Lunch was perfect and nicely laid out for everyone to enjoy. Our highlights; Seals! Jellyfish! Sea birds! Little fishies to watch at the... More 

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KayakBC_333, Lead Guide at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this review

Great to have met you guys and really glad you enjoyed your time out on the water so much. It's such a pleasure to show off our gorgeous Vancouver Island. Hope you got a chance to visit the Crow and Gate (best garden pub EVER) and hope to see you out again sometime. More 

Tamworth
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

I cannot rate Wildheart highly enough. Just completed 3 day's kayaking out of Nanaimo amongst the Gulf Islands. Lucked out with perfect weather so we were able to put in long days which suited us. Our guide Alaina was competent, experienced, knowledgeable and totally flexible to our wants. We crossed to several islands and explored the shorelines, picnicked on deserted... More 

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KayakBC_333, Manager at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your time padding in our gorgeous Gulf Islands with your guide Alaina. It really shows that you don't have to travel to the far reaches of Vancouver Island to get away from it all. Safe travels back to Oz and hoping you can venture our way again sometime. More 

Spokane, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

This was awesome. Kim was a great guide and full of interesting information. Showed us some beautiful scenery, was knowledgeable about the area and the wildlife, and had a great attitude. 3 hours well spent!

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KayakBC_333, Manager at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this review

Great to have paddled with you and glad that we were able to put together a custom "3 hour tour" on the water given your short stopover from your cruise. It's amazing with our water clarity the variety of intertidal marine life we can view from the vantage of our kayaks. Hope you can join us for a longer trip... More 

Spokane, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

What should you do in Nanaimo?! Go Kayaking! We booked a trip last minute and Kim did not disappoint! He took us across the water where we say seals, got to hold (yes hold) jellyfish, and see some awesome rock formations. Kim was very knowledgeable and super nice. All the equipment was clean and made me feel very safe. This... More 

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KayakBC_333, Manager at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this review

Hey Gang from Spokane. You guys were a lot of fun out there and so glad that you enjoyed your time paddling our pristine area. Trust the rest of your cruise was a Blast and hope to see you again! More 

Spokane, Wallis and Futuna
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

We picked this company randomly and we boy did we luck out! We were here on a cruise and chose not to book through the ship, but instead to risk going it alone, and hope we could find something as good as the cruise line sponsored excursions. We scored! The same length of tour through the ship was 1/3 more,... More 

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KayakBC_333, Manager at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this review

Super nice to have met you all and share a great time on the water. The Gang from Spokane Rock! More 

Nanaimo, Canada
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We went on a day trip with Wildheart Adventures and it was AMAZING!! We had perfect weather too so that was just an added bonus. We had a small group with 4 tandem kayaks (8 people) plus our guide Kim who was fantastic. The trip was about 4 hours in total and we got to see so much. We not... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

I booked Kim's Daytripper package for my daughter's birthday. I wanted a knowledgable, easy-going guide and lunch included so we wouldn't have shop/carry/build/clean up. Turned out to be an excellent idea. . Kim led us on a well paced, well equipped paddle and fed us a beautiful (enormous) lunch. We had a perfect day and will recommend this to anyone.... More 

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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

I decided to surprise my fiancee with this trip for her birthday. I opted for the 3-day and 2-night tour from Telegraph Cove. In the build up to this trip, Kim (our guide) was great and provided me with all the details to get prepared. We are already keen kayakers but we have not done too much on the open... More 

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