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“dave”(4 reviews)
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“beginners”(3 reviews)
Offering Kayak and SUP tours, lessons and rentals from Fairwind's Marina (Schooner Cove) in Nanoose Bay, Vancouver Island. Our focus has been to influence the kayaking industry into becoming more environmentally conscious by providing sustainable...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
3521 Dolphin Dr, Nanoose Bay, British Columbia V9P 9H3, Canada
+1 250-888-0588
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Reviewed June 22, 2018

Early on in our vacation we booked a half-day kayak with One Tree Paddles. It was just the best possible start to being in Canada. Paddling our wooden kayaks out of Nanoose Bay, accompanied by bald eagles above and seals playing in the water around...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 26, 2016

The experience of paddling out into Oak Bay in these beautiful wooden kayaks was one of the highlights of our trip to Victoria. The placid water, friendly seals and floating jellyfish made for a peaceful and beautiful morning. We felt like we had the whole...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Jen C
Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

It was the best wildlife adventure I've ever taken. Whales, otters, seals, eagles, elk and moose all in the first day. Dave is an amazing guide and had lots of cool stories about the land and its history and info on all the flora/fauna. Great...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed March 13, 2016

Months later we still remembered every detail of our kayaking trip from Tahsis to Esperanza. The impressive view along Tahsis inlet when starting the tour, the beautiful wooden kayaks gliding through the water, the rugged steep hillsides, the starfish, seals, sealions, eagles and humpback whales,...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Thorsten L
Reviewed March 13, 2016

Who normally has the opportunity to enjoy an awesome and breathtaking wild nature in a self-built wooden kayak, enjoying a beautiful sunset view over the Pacific Ocean, while sitting at a bonfire watching otters feeding, and hearing a bear, while having a delicious dinner with...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Patricia S
Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

Had a great time on the water with Dave; Kayaking and paddle boarding. He was a great teacher and very knowledge. The boats were beautiful and handcrafted by Dave himself and it was a joy paddling them.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Mat R
Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I were beginners and now I can say we are absolutely hooked! David was super knowledgeable; the equipment, being locally crafted, was top notch; and the service was excellent. We el definitely be returning... Maybe this time try kayaking.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Ian M
Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

All in all a great experience. My wife and I were beginners and now I can say we are absolutely hooked! David was super knowledgeable; the equipment is locally crafted and top of the line; the service was impeccable. We will definitely return. Maybe this...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Ian M
Reviewed June 19, 2015

David, the owner of one tree paddles is super knowledgeable and keen on helping you learn. My friend had never rode and she was up and paddling in no time and he gave me some tips on steering and balancing on the board that were...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Leanne S
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