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North Island Kayak

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North Island Kayak, eight days of whales and wild camping.

Have you ever booked a kayak holiday for say, an eight day trip to have the first day taken up with... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kings Lynn Norfolk
The best way to see marine life

We went on a 3 day 2 night kayak trip. We were there with about 5 other people and 2 guides. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sydney, Australia
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Kayaking tours with the Orcas, Humpback Whales and other wildlife direct from Telegraph Cove. We offer the very best in all inclusive, guided kayak tours from 2 hours to 8 days with a focus on unobtrusive wildlife observation and fun kayaking for...more
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1660 Telegraph Cove Rd | Box 213, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia V0N 3J0, Canada
+1 250-928-3114
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Have you ever booked a kayak holiday for say, an eight day trip to have the first day taken up with travel to the point of departure, excessive briefings, admin etc. Then had the last day finish early or even the night before giving you...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on a 3 day 2 night kayak trip. We were there with about 5 other people and 2 guides. The guides (Jono and Gareth) were knowledgeable and took us around various small islands where we saw whales, porpoise, seals and even an orca....More

Thank xoxojt
Reviewed 2 days ago

I've always wanted to kayak with whales so my expectations were very high. My boyfriend and I went on the 2 night/3day trip and it was absolutely amazing. Our guides, Nadia and Dan knew a lot about the area and the whales and were so...More

Thank Naomi R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The team of Danielle and Dan have been perfect because of their kindness and professionalism, it is necessary as requested to take warm technical clothing because the water was 8 degrees Celcius and we are obliged to put feet in the water for each boarding...More

Thank Benoit H
Reviewed 3 days ago

We did the three-day orca safari with Dan and Nadia and greatly enjoyed it. We encountered loads of wildlife (orca's, porpoises, sea lions etc) and the guiding, food and camps were all excellent.

Thank Brachytron
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just got back from a fantastic two day trip with Dave. Dave made great meals and had a great sense of humour. He always made sure we had a great time and showed us cool starfish (sea stars).

Thank Breanna M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We just got back from our vacation which included a 2-day tour with NIK. Our guide was Dave and he was truly amazing. His knowledge and passion about the area and marine life were truly remarkable (ask about the barnacles). He was a fantastic chef...More

Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My fam and I had a great time with our tour guide Dave. I went in to this tour with the mindset of just having an adventure and any wildlife I saw would be an added bonus. That being said I did see more critters...More

Thank Anthony J
Reviewed 3 days ago

I can only recommand NIK. I had such a great time on my 4-day trip! Everything was very well organised and saw plenty of wildlife. The camp where we ate and slept were very comfortable and our guides Alister and Daniel were fantastic! Kind, friendly,...More

Thank Caroline_Lmy
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

5 stars plus for Gareth and Nadia. Super guides, great care for us, big know-how about the wildlive, georgeous athmosphere during the 2 days, super food! Awesome job, we just loved it! The orcas at the end topped it all. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Thank Michael Z
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July 15, 2018|
Response from NorthIslandKayak | Property representative |
Hi Connie, we use stable tandem kayaks for our tours. If the winds are too high to safely paddle, we do not paddle. On the rare occasion we have a capsize, our guides are trained to have you back into the kayaks... More
July 12, 2018|
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Response from DianeWinnipeg | Reviewed this property |
15-18 km a day. It’s very leisurely and because there are two to a kayak easily managed by every level. There are mats in the tents and fresh water each group carry’s in the kayaks. We didn’t run out. We jump from camp to... More
Jonathan B
May 21, 2018|
Response from NorthIslandKayak | Property representative |
Hi Jonathatn B, All 6 of our camps have outhouse style composting or removable bucket toilets. During the day or on the longer trips (5-8 days) restrooms are generally not available and we need to follow back country, leave... More