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About Ocean River Sports
Come enjoy the ultimate Victoria Kayaking Experience with Ocean River Adventures. Located in Victoria’s Inner Harbour, kayaking is a great way to explore our historic city. Join us on one of our Harbour Kayak tours or SUP Tours. We also offer an Oak Bay Shoreline Kayaking Tour as well as our unique Discovery Island Kayak Tour, recognized as one of the top tours in Victoria. Offering expeditions, tours and courses throughout the Vancouver Island region, our guests will experience all the wild West Coast has to offer. Hands-on education about water and marine conservation is a key theme and we only employ certified guides that respect sensitive ecosystems and species while teaching about the importance of ocean sustainability, preservation and conservation. Victoria’s premier paddling and outdoor adventure company. Want to try something different? We are also a premium stand up paddle tour operator in the southern Vancouver Island and Victoria region.
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Jayce N wrote a review Apr 2021
14 contributions1 helpful vote
It was very fun! The staff members were super friendly, and very thorough with teaching how to get onto the board safely and how to paddle for the first time.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Response from OceanRiverAdventures, Manager at Ocean River Sports
Responded Apr 26, 2021
We are glad you enjoyed your first standup paddle, the waters await you now :)
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leanne923 wrote a review Apr 2021
Victoria, Canada2 contributions
Completed the Level 1 Sea Kayaking course with ORS. Both instructors were excellent. Course content was well delivered in terms of pace, explanations, demonstrations and opportunities to practice. The instructors presented the information clearly and had a depth of knowledge that went beyond the level of course we were taking. The location was easy to access and all staff were helpful. Covid protocols were maintained. All in all a great course.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Hannah W wrote a review Jan 2021
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Had a super nice time kayaking the harbour. Very pretty and the instructions were good. Friendly staff!
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Kara wrote a review Nov 2020
Nanaimo, Canada11 contributions
Did the "rough water and tidal paddling" kayak course with Gordon Brown a few weeks ago and it was by far the most informative and confidence building course I have completed to date. I went out there with a lot of different fears in those conditions and I left that day feeling capable and with a whole new appreciation for kayaking. Highly recommend. Thanks Gordon!
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Date of experience: November 2020
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rocdok wrote a review Oct 2020
9 contributions4 helpful votes
Rented a Delta 17.5t at the Oak Bay Marina paddle shack- Simon and Westley were awesome to deal with- super experience. Highly recommended thanks...
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from OceanRiverAdventures, Manager at Ocean River Sports
Responded Oct 25, 2020
Thanks for your review! The paddle shack team is awesome and one can't help but have a great time there.
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