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Regardless if this is your first kayaking adventure or if you are perpetually wet behind the ears, our kayak tours and rentals are a great way to see Victoria and the local marine wildlife from a unique vantage point. Located in the heart of...more
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1006 Wharf St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T4, Canada
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Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

Josh took us out on the 9 am tour and our group had a great time! Learnt lots and was great seeing the baby seal pups! Thanks a lot!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank gsandner10
VictoriaKayakTours, Owner at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2017

Thanks for the kind review. It is always so amazing to witness nature in it's cutest form. Josh is very knowledgeable and loves to share what he knows with his clients. I am glad you had a great time.

Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide Sam was amazing as he gave us fun facts and a ghost story which I loved! I definitely recommend going to this great company!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Shale J
VictoriaKayakTours, Social Shellfish at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2017

Thanks Shale for the wonderful review! The ghost stories are some of our favourites with so many eerie tales from around here just can't help but share them!

Reviewed July 10, 2017

I booked the full moon tour for 5 family members and it was awesome. It was a two hour evening tour. We paddled up the Gorge into a beautiful sunset, then turned around and paddled back to the inner harbour under a full moon. We...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Sheila D
VictoriaKayakTours, Social Shellfish at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2017

Thanks Sheila for this great review, the Full Moon tours our some of our absolute favourite tours to do as it is a truly unique experience. So happy to hear you enjoyed your time out on the water with Kip and thanks again for recommending...More

Reviewed July 6, 2017

My husband and I are pretty strong paddlers and quite capable of going out on our own. We opted to go on the all day tour in order to share the experience with others, to check out water new to us, and to see things...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Alison E
VictoriaKayakTours, Social Shellfish at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2017

Thank you so much Alison, this is such a wonderful review and truly sums up the experience we hope to create with our Full Monty tours. You were both such a pleasure to have out on the water and I had such a fun time...More

Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

We went on the evening 2.5 hour kayak tour guided by Emma. We got to explore the harbour area while being given lots of interesting local information. Neither of us would have much kayak experience but we felt comfortable the whole time and not exhausted...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Vicki A
VictoriaKayakTours, Owner at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2017

Thank you for the lovely review, Vicki. We love our Sunset Tour because the business of the Inner Harbour day is winding down and the whole area becomes very peaceful, giving us access to more places to explore. I'm glad you felt comfortable in the...More

Reviewed June 30, 2017

Boyfriend and I did the full-day tour last Sunday, guided by Emma. We ended up spending about six hours on the tour, and it was one of the highlights of our week-long visit to Vancouver Island. We launched from a rocky beach near the ferry...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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VictoriaKayakTours, Owner at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2017

Thanks for the super review, Lu! We are honoured that our tour was a highlight of your trip. Emma had a great time showing you around. We aim to make our Full Monty tours an all day adventure and we believe that a great lunch...More

Reviewed June 26, 2017

Conveniently situated Victoria Kayak provided me with a very interesting afternoon kayaking trip in and around Victoria harbour. After a short instruction on site, I was taken along the harbour shore and out to sea to see the seals, herons, oystercatchers and even a river...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Nens V
VictoriaKayakTours, Owner at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2017

Thank you for the detailed review. I love that your tour was so enjoyable and relaxing. You definitely had great weather (we like to think our clients bring it with them) but you are correct that the tour is just as informative, active and fun...More

Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Our family of 5 had a great morning kayaking from the Inner Habour to the Upper Habour. Our guide, Kip, did a great job of pacing our family on our first family kayaking trip. Super fun! Family friendly! Highly recommend Victoria Kayak!More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Hamby A
VictoriaKayakTours, Owner at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2017

It is great that you had such a fun time on your first family kayaking trip. We love to get people on the water for the first time and Kip is a great instructor. As a family business, we like to see other families learning...More

Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

Had some solo time during my most recent stay in Victoria and decided to do some kayaking. I haven't done it in over 20 years and glad I did. I walked down the night before and Josh signed me up for the 9:30 tour with...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Richard G
VictoriaKayakTours, Social Shellfish at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2017

Thanks Rich, for the awesome review and time on the water! Despite weather, waves, wind and rain (pretty unusual for here) we managed to have an awesome time. Stop by next time your in Victoria and I look forward to the next adventure!

Reviewed June 11, 2017

“I must be one of Victoria Kayaks oldest customers, an octogenarian who has been using their Victoria Inner Harbour location every year for over twenty years. I know them well; good judgement, good fun and excellent service. What a privilege to arrive in Victoria and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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VictoriaKayakTours, Social Shellfish at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2017

Thank you Norm for the wonderful review! Always a pleasure to have you on our docks and paddling around. Can't wait to see you again!

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We have a "dock box" for large items like pack sacks and shoes. You can leave your purses and wallets with our staff inside our dock shack. We also have dry bags for special items such a medical devices (EpiPens etc). And... More
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