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“andrew”(7 reviews)
Come explore one of the best paddling areas in the Southern Gulf Islands. Kayak SUP rentals and Inn room accommodation discounts are available at Mayne Island Resort.
494 Arbutus Dr, British Columbia V0N 2J1, Canada
+1 250-539-0864
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Reviewed August 14, 2017

We rented kayaks on Mayne Island by the Mayne Island resort. We toodled around in the bay and even saw a seal up close! Awesome! The bay was serene and there were no bugs. It was peaceful and beautiful. I loved it.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Silverwoods
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Did SUP on my own (with my dog) ontge first day and rented a 2 man kayak with my partner the second day. Excellent advice from Virginia before we headed out and we saw seals, otters, bald eagles, vultures, sea stars and plenty of fish....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

A great almost 3 hours kayaking with Andrew. He has a lot of knowledge about the area and guided us to see seals and beautiful nature !!Don't miss it if you are around!!!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 31, 2017

Very much enjoyed my first SUP adventure. The waters were calm and we even saw a couple of seals which were cool!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Silverwoods
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

What a great kayaking experience. We have young children and Andrew was very patient and extremely kind to my family. This was the highlight of my vacation. I would definitely recommend!! After the kayaking, i would recommend eating at the Inn's restaurant.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Talha Q
Reviewed May 18, 2017

We went out on 5 Kayaks mixing up the kids and adults. The youngest was 5. My daughters aged 13 and 17 had their first experience and loved it and the two hour guided tour was just the right amount of time. Our guide Andrew...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Sheri Y
Reviewed May 17, 2017

What a fantastic experience out on the waters of Bennett Bay!! A huge thanks to Andrew for setting me up with a paddleboard and kayak to go explore the waters during my two night stay at Mayne Island Resort. I really appreciated his local knowledge...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Sally L
Murray R, Manager at Kayaking Gulf Islands, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2017

Sally !! I'm so pleased you were able to get the paddleboarding in. We are just learning about the paddleboard scene and it was nice having a chance to draw from your experience. The island archipelago offers many routes clear of wind and chop. Thank...More

Reviewed April 25, 2017

Andrew came highly recommended when the staff learned we were new to Mayne Island and wished to kayak. We were treated to a very professional overview of tide charts, weather conditions and other scientific data of the area to ensure a safe and successful trip....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Chowell951
Murray R, Manager at Kayaking Gulf Islands, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2017

Chowell951 Thank you . Responding to these reviews is not easy. We truly appreciate all the nice things people say. Our goal is to give everyone the same great experience and hearing back from our guests is very cool. cheers, Andrew

Reviewed April 25, 2017

This is a remarkable place to put in for an adventure in pristine, healthy and manageable waters. Andrew is the kayak excursion coordinator and because we stayed at the resort for several days, the staff highly recommended that we check in with Andrew for all...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Charlene D
Murray R, Manager at Kayaking Gulf Islands, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2017

Charlene, Thanks, We are lucky to be so close to so much beauty. Having a chance to explain the area with the computers maps really adds a layer of comfort. Fun excited guests helps too, I had fun too. Andrew

Reviewed April 5, 2017

We wanted to do something special - It was spring break. Two moms. Two 10 year old friends. The company manager Andrew gave us a personal, in detail kayaking orientation in the Mayne Island Resort Library, along with area maps, tide analysis, weather forecast and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Anne M
Murray R, Manager at Kayaking Gulf Islands, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2017

Anne, Thank -you for your kind words. We love kayaking with kids, they add such wonder and enthusiasm. We look forward to your return and further adventures. Andrew

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