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“river otters”(45 reviews)
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Kayaking is the best way to see Victoria. We specialize in safe, fun and educational kayak tours of Victoria's Harbour and waterfront. Our floating location at Fisherman's Wharf is a 10 minute walk from the cruise ship terminal and 20 minutes from...more
12 Erie St, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4X5, Canada
+1 250-386-7333
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Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Our tour was a superb wildlife adventure. We spent so much time close to harbor seals, including a couple of baby seals. We also saw river otters and got a great workout on the three-hour tour. I highly recommend it!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

What a wonderful way to spend a morning! Beautiful, leisurely paddle to see seals from the quaint Fisherman's Wharf. Excellent knowledgeable guide, Austin. Such a great experience in gorgeous Victoria. Highly recommend Kelp Reef Adventures!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Our group of 6 middle aged women were mostly first time kayakers. We were lucky enough to have both Brandon and Austin as our well informed guides. They are extremely knowledgeable about the history of the harbor, the wildlife including sea lions and ocean birds...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

Austin was a great guide that made the kayaking journey enjoyable, informative, and funny! The scenery was beautiful and a great way to connect with nature.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

We had a wonderful two-hour tour with Brandon. We had not kayaked before and Brandon helped us feel comfortable right away. He was also very knowledgeable about the wildlife of the area. While kayaking, we saw seal pups, eagles, and a river otter! We would...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

I took my 7 year old daughter whale watching one day (saw some Orcas from 200-300 metres away during a 3.5 hour journey) and then the next day we did Kelp Reef Adventures. Kayaking with sea life is SO much better than sitting on a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Austin, our guide, was absolutely excellent! Wonderful time kayaking around...ocean calm & weather was perfect! We’d come back & do this again for sure. Thanks so much for a fun morning Austin!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We loved our 3 hour tour with Austin. We couldn’t get enough of the seals and their pups, Eagles, river otters, and beautiful views. One of the best things we did!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

If you like kayaking and you like Victoria, you’ll be in good hands. Brandon is a patient and knowledgeable guide and knows the equipment and area well.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brian K
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Austin did a terrific job of leading our kayak group past harbor seals and their moms, eagles, sea otters and more. It was our best kayaking experience ever!!!! One of the pups followed us for a while too!!! Highly recommended!!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Jenna C
April 12, 2018|
Response from Sara M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jenna, last summer we did some kayaking in the area of Victoria to see the seals (it was the breeding season so there were loads of seal cubs). Greetings.
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July 22, 2017|
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Response from KelpReefAdventures | Property representative |
Thats right, our tours depart from fisherman's wharf, a floating community of float homes, restaurants and of course eco-tours. The address is 1 Dallas Rd., Victoria.
Sue N
August 23, 2016|
Response from KelpReefAdventures | Property representative |
Hello Sue If you have the time to devote to a full day kayak tour it is worth going to Beecher Bay. We have the opportunity to see more variety of wildlife because there is the chance to see whales near Race Rocks. I don't... More