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Wild Root Journeys

Vancouver, Canada
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About Wild Root Journeys
Wild Root Journeys offers day and multi-day sea kayak and hiking trips, lessons, and nature retreats along British Columbia's coastline. We are certified guides through the Sea Kayak Guide Alliance of BC offering experience and heart. Our goal is to open doors for those seeking out adventure, time to recharge and growth in nature.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Girlfriend and I went on the Deep Cove day out to celebrate her birthday and it was absolutely brilliant. Silke is a fantastic and knowledgeable guide who made it a very memorable day.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 474bill
Reviewed August 16, 2019

I just came back from a trip to the broken Islands with Wild Root and can't recommend this company enough. Silke is a great guide, very knowledgeable and well-informed about the history of the area, how to minimize the environmental impact of our presence and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Cdnsolotraveller
Reviewed August 9, 2019

My husband and two teenage daughters had a wonderful and memorable kayaking trip with Silke. She got us motivated to paddle each day, showing us the nooks and crannies of nature in this very special place. I was grateful for her expertise and care. She...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank joanne l
Reviewed May 26, 2019

A very unique experience, she makes it super easy to learn. I did a morning paddle trip from Vanier Park to Stanley Park and back. It was immersive in the way that you get to be out on the beautiful, cool water as well as...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank lauradanielle95
Reviewed May 16, 2019

Kayaking for the first time ever, I couldn't have picked a better guide than Silke. She made sure everyone was safe (no capsizing at all!) and had a great time on the water, outside the city. It was really fun to paddle with her. Compared...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank radovangrezo
Reviewed August 15, 2018

My recent four day trip to the Broken Group Islands with WildRootJourneys was a definite highlight of my summer! Not only are the islands one of the most spectacular places I have ever visited, but our guides Silke and Agnes made this trip a journey...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Silke H, Owner at Wild Root Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Thank you Elli! It makes it easy to cook Vegan with so many great meal options to choose from. I actually prefer the vegan french toast using coconut milk and bananas instead of milk products. It was wonderful having you on trip and I look...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

I was so pleased to do another multi day trip with Silke and Wild Root. Silke is an amazing guide for kayakers of all experience. Her professionalism, caring, experience and humor are evident in every aspect of our trip. I appreciate Silke’s prep and planning...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank T-Honey-Badger
Silke H, Owner at Wild Root Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. Camping should always be comfortable. I love surprising clients with new gear to add to our experiences. The helinox chair one was definitely the big winner adding to comfort this season. See you next year for more...More

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

The coast of BC is an incredibly beautiful place on it's own, but experiencing it at water-level by kayak with Wild Root Journeys takes it all to another level. It's hard to express just how much the passion and knowledge of our kayak guides (Agnes...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Silke H, Owner at Wild Root Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Thank you for these kind words and examples of what our journeys are all about. I truly feel that nature is where we can recharge, reconnect and unwind. I believe in creating a space right from the start for people to feel safe with the...More

Reviewed August 3, 2018

Just got back from a fantastic four-day sea kayaking trip and I can't recommend it enough. Our guides Silke and Aggie were extremely friendly and knowledgeable, the food was fantastic, the camping gear top-notch and the experience itself was amazing. We saw bears, deer and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Silke H, Owner at Wild Root Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Thank you Andrew!! It is so good to hear you had a great time with us in the Broken Group. It sure is a magical ace and I feel honored to be able to take people into the area and share my experiential and learnt...More

Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

This pre pride 5 day kayak trip was everything I needed!! Queer friendly environment that was filled with good conversation and scenery. Our guides Silke and Aggie were organized and incredibly informative about the first nations land. Meals and gear were fantastic! I really feel...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Morag D
Silke H, Owner at Wild Root Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Thank you for your review!! I love adding another commonality to our trips. Our LGBTQ trips are meant to create an early ease into the journey with a sense of community. We do like to make the trips interesting and a straight paddle between point...More

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