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Whether a novice or an experienced kayaker, Blue Dog has a package for youFrom our paddling centre at Mill Bay Marina; Learn to Kayak on one of our Paddle Canada Skills Courses, or take a relaxing tour with an experienced guideExplore the rugged...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
740 Handy Rd, Mill Bay, British Columbia V0R 2P1, Canada
My wife and I, plus our 12 year old, had a great evening paddle with a guide from Blue Dog Kayaking. She was really enthusiastic and made sure we were well looked after during the evening of gentle exploring round Mill Bay. We got some...More
My husband and I just came back from a five day course in the Deer Islands with Dave and Kiva (my spelling), his very able guide in training. We were very impressed by the scope of training covered including navigation, paddling skills, camp setup and...More
Over the past 2 years I have been able to participate in Blue Dog's Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 Programs.
The locations were Mill Bay, Deer Group and Broken Group. All courses have been great experiences, allowing participants to really expand their skill...More
I just completed a L2 Skills course with Amber, Dave & Cory in the Broken Group Islands (Aug 2017). To say that my expectations were exceeded would be an understatement. This is not a recreational, guided tour - this course is an empowering, challenging, fun,...More
Kyuquot Sound and the Bunsby Island group is an amazing area to paddle. I recommend potential course/expedition participants deeply discuss trip expectations and logistics with trip leader and regret not having done so prior to enrolling. Instructors were technically competent, however, this type of trip...More
Months before our visit I've contacted Dave from Blue Dog about my lack of confident and my experience during a kayak trip in the Netherlands. During our course by Kerrie Davis my confidence grew day by day after the course I felt much more confident,...More
We had a very nice kayaking trip with our seven person family. Two woman took us out and around the island. We some some seals and a waterfall along our trip. This is a good activity if you are experienced kayaker or even a beginner.
Anyone even thinking of going out on the ocean should take at least this level of instruction. We learned SO much more than we thought knew, especially the true value of a dry-suit and immersion equipment.
Dave, Cindy, and Keith provided such a professional and...More
After ten weeks of training with Blue Dog Kayaking, where do I begin?
I first put my butt in a boat late August, with the instruction of young kayak prodigy Amber. Her ability to connect with her students was superb, and this friendly rapport successfully...More