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About South Island SUP
Enjoy paddling with otters and seals while eagles soar overhead. SUP (stand up paddleboarding) is a great way to experience the beauty of Victoria and southern Vancouver Island. SUP is easy to learn and suitable for people of all ages. Participants are able to quickly progress and develop the skills necessary to improve fitness or simply enjoy the experience. SUP is a great full body workout. Sign up for a lesson, tour, event or rental and get out on the water!
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Sooke River in the Fall is spectacular and the best way to see it is from the water. The salmon are spawning. Paddling over shoals of large salmon that have spent the last few years in the Pacific is a unique experience. We were...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank tazotea
Brian R, Owner at South Island SUP, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Glad you enjoyed the tour! Lots more adventures on the water planned soon. Check out the calendar for updates.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brian and Gina are your best bet for a stand up paddle board experience in Victoria. They can take you on a short or long tour in a variety of locations and have all the gear you need whether you are a beginner or advanced....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Markatvert
Brian R, Owner at South Island SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! Check us out online for future Fall/Winter Tours including Tofino, Sooke, Sidney, Brentwood Bay and Port Renfrew.

Reviewed September 3, 2019

A group of my colleagues went out with Brian for some SUP sessions recently. He took us out on two different evenings, accommodating our schedules. The session I attended was a beautiful evening at Willows Beach. Brian was kind, personable, and respected our individual experience...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Tara C
Brian R, Owner at South Island SUP, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2019

Thanks for booking! Great to spend some water time with you and your colleagues. Lots of late summer and fall tours planned. Rental boards and sales too. Hope to see all of you again soon.

Reviewed August 28, 2019

Brian is a great teacher and very knowledgeable. He also offers rentals and a variety of group excursions, all for a great price. You can paddle on the ocean or a lake. Choose group sessions of varying length. If you love to paddle I suggest...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank LauraHRT
Brian R, Owner at South Island SUP, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2019

Thanks for paddling with South Island SUP! It is great have new members.

Reviewed August 22, 2019

Our family of four spent the afternoon with Brian and had a wonderful experience on the beautiful waters off Willows Beach. Brian was attentive to the varying skill levels of each of us and provided individual instruction. It was very easy to arrange the afternoon...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Brian R, Owner at South Island SUP, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2019

Thanks for booking with South Island SUP! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed August 19, 2019

Our family did a lesson with Simon and it was so fun!! We all had a great time and he was an excellent teacher :) Look forward to doing more

Date of experience: August 2019
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Brian R, Owner at South Island SUP, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2019

Thank you for booking with Simon. And nice to hear you had a great time. Lots of awesome adventures on the water coming up.

Reviewed August 2, 2019

A group of 15 of us went out for a paddle boarding adventure on the ocean last weekend. To say we enjoyed it would be an understatement! We were accompanied by Brian and his team who kept us entertained and educated the whole time! We...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Brian R, Owner at South Island SUP, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2019

Thanks for booking! Great to spend some quality ocean time with you and your Bride Tribe. Hope to see you on the water again soon.

Reviewed July 28, 2019

Had a great two hour paddle with Simon. We had the opportunity to use different style of boards. Got some great paddling tips. But most of all Simon kept it really interesting and fun. Fun competitive games were introduced and an effort was made to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 26, 2019

I went on a 2 hour tour of Trial Island and had a blast. Brian was relaxed and offered a lot of information about the wildlife and ocean, as well as some SUP skills, which was a perfect combination. I absolutely recommend South Island SUP....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Brian R, Owner at South Island SUP, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2019

Thanks for booking with South Island SUP! Hope to see you on the water again soon. Lots of great tours coming up.

Reviewed July 16, 2019

We seamlessly organized a great birthday party for our 8 year old girl last weekend with Brian at South Island SUP. We had 8 kids on the water aged 5-9 and they all had a blast. Brian was relaxed and professional with the kids and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Brian R, Owner at South Island SUP, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2019

Thanks for booking. I had fun too! What a great group of kids!

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