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“river otters”(41 reviews)
“ladies night”(18 reviews)
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 29, 2017

Very informative on the wildlife and ecosystem in the area. I'm so glad we picked this company out of all the ones in the area. Our guide was very entertaining and gave good information on how things came to be. Their service went above and...More

1  Thank Patsy C
Reviewed November 20, 2017

My partner and I decided to book a kayak tour with Kelp Reef Adventures on our last day in Victoria (and Canada). We particularly like ecotourism, so it looked to us like the best option to enjoy nature with a minimum impact, unlike the typical...More

Thank Sara M
Reviewed October 27, 2017

We were contacted by phone a couple of days before our booking to as the weather forecast was so miserable. Unfortunately, due to our limited time in Victoria (less than 24 hours) we had to cancel completely. However, the booking fee was very efficiently transferred...More

Thank Annebod
Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely 3 hour kayak paddle tour with these guys. Our guide was Tom who was extremely knowledgeable about the area and wildlife. We had perfect weather blue skies,and a very light breeze and got to see harbour seals and their pups, a...More

1  Thank Lyn D
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Brad was absolutely wonderful - incredibly knowledgeable and patient, and shows an admirable respect for the beauty of the wildlife and water surrounds. I learned a lot. This was a wonderful way to spend a couple of hours and next time I'm in Canada I...More

1  Thank Kiwi04NZ
Reviewed September 28, 2017

Brad and Katherine (apologies if I've spelt that wrong!!) are simply amazing and so passionate about their business. Brad took myself and my partner (both with some kayaking experience) out with a couple of guys that had never kayaked before and easily made sure that...More

1  Thank Caroline F
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

We went on the 2 hour harbour tour. I have kayaker quite a bit before but there were some complete novices in our group, Brad was excellent in providing a great rewarding experience whilst catering for a mixed ability group. I would highly recommend Kelp...More

Thank Tim G
Reviewed September 28, 2017

We were first time sea kayakers but we had a great time and Brad was a great guide. He really explains how to operate the kayak right and safely so you can enjoy yourself from the beginning. He taught us a lot about marine life...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Thanks to Brad and Katharine for a great afternoon! Katharine kept us informed, in advance, on weather possibilities. But the weather did cooperate for our paddle time. Brad provides plenty of instruction, leveraging a balance of concern for safety, respect for wildlife and humour. My...More

Thank doylemac
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Whether you have novice or experienced kayakers in your group, this is the perfect harbour tour for you. Tucked in the far end of Fisherman's Wharf is this wonderful little secret. My daughter and I took a two hour excursion with Brad and the time...More

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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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Justin W
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