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Address: 163 Fulford-Ganges Rd, British Columbia V8K 2T9, Canada
Phone Number: (250) 537-2553
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We offer a wide variety of year-round adventure options primarily on Salt...

We offer a wide variety of year-round adventure options primarily on Salt Spring Island and in the Gulf Islands including: sea kayaking tours, expeditions, kayak rentals, kayak lessons, youth camps, sailing and hiking. We also have two great water front B&B options.

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Kayak to Chocolate Beach

We did a Sunset Tour with Island Escapades. Laura our guide made our paddle a magical 3 hour experience. She is a natural story teller and loves what she does. With her enthusiasm... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We did a Sunset Tour with Island Escapades. Laura our guide made our paddle a magical 3 hour experience. She is a natural story teller and loves what she does. With her enthusiasm and knowledge of local indigenous cultural history and marine life she made our trip a memorable adventure and one that we will cherish for many years to... More 

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Thank BAGandall
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time on our guided kayak tour to Chocolate Beach. I would definitely recommend Island Escapades Kayaking trips. Our main guide, Zach, was exceptional! He was not only super personable (he learned everyone's names, and surprised me with a "happy birthday" sing-along at Chocolate Beach), he was also very knowledgeable about wildlife and local folklore. At first,... More 

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Thank esmcl
Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to go out on our own but were glad we did not! The guided trip to Chocolate Beach was awesome! Seeing sea anemones and starfish up close was magical as well. Inspired: Bailey our guide was fantastic! Atmosphere: relaxed kayak expedition Service: top notch Parking: free on street in front Discovered: from our B&B Return: sure will!!

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Thank 275GTS
Vancouver, Canada
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The only reason why I didn't give 5 stars is that we launched our boats out of an extremely muddy Bay instead of off a dock or beach. I would recommend water booties! We arrived on the wrong date but Island Escapades was extremely flexible and squeezed us in to the kayaking trip anyway! We did a tour to chocolate... More 

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Thank Amy C
Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Thanks Zach for a super guided tour to Chocolate Beach today. Great day to paddle with my friends. Zach gave us tons of information about all sorts interesting sea facts and all the staff was very friendly. Great equipment too.

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Thank jmartella
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

We were so glad we went with a guide - his knowledge on the history of the islands, and of the flora and fauna, made the experience so rich and interesting. We did the three hour tour, and it was perfect! Our guide brought tea and cookies for us to enjoy on Chocolate Beach. We went at the end of... More 

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Thank Ashley R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

Recently did the Chocolate Beach paddle with my husband under direction of guide Daniel. Fantastic learning experience all about the islands, the wildlife and way of life on 'island time'. Highly recommend!

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This is an enjoyable tour (of Chocolate beach) The pace was reasonable and the guide knowledgeable and fun. We saw seals, eagles, osprey but sadly, no starfish. The folks here are very accommodating and helpful; I highly recommend.

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Thank kterhark
New Westminster, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

While on Salt Spring Island with my partner and parents, we decided to go sea kayaking. We all had various levels of experience with kayaking, and thought we could just rent boats and go putter around in the harbour - in the past I have done this several times on nearby Mayne Island. Unfortunately we discovered that Island Escapades would... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Big thanx to Island Escapades for a great day and for accommodating all 10 of us after the other local kayak company "accidently" cancelled our trip. Thanks to the owner and Cass and Nathan. Your knowledge of the island was fascinating and the cookies and tea were a greatly appreciated ! Amazing customer service

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