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Review of Island Joy Rides

Island Joy Rides
Ranked #1 of 13 Tours in Courtenay
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Owner description: Island Joy Rides is a boutique Vancouver Island touring company designed to connect you to the people, the food, the culture and the places that make our region so spectacular. Our commitment to small groups and a providing personal, behind the scenes tour guarantees a valued and memorable experience.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
Reviewed July 18, 2013

We so enjoyed our bike trip. The guides were fabulous. The bikes were good. The biking was the right combination of beauty, culture and activity.
Be happy, go bike with island Joy Rides!
Roger and Anne
PS Almost forgot, the seafood, wine and chocolate is amazing too.

Thank Rogerandanne
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Reviewed July 6, 2013

Our family of five (the youngest aged twelve) have just completed 4 days of riding in the Courtenay and Campbell River area. We made the trip as a "self guided" tour but had great directions (clue cards) and maps provided. And we never felt alone with small greetings from the office along the way. Quality of lodging was very good and as goes for the riding our favorites were for sure Quadra Island and a nice back wind ride back to Courtenay from Campbell River. We can only give our best recommendations - this is really a "must do" thing

A hint : bring along your GPS (Garmin or alike) and your smart phone in case you feel the need tp double check your position. It is also fun afterwards to track your completed efforts.

1  Thank time2goout
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Reviewed June 24, 2013

I don't know if I should tell you but it was a blast! We drove in ready to go, and they delivered! Thanks so much.... race you up the hill!

Thank NickInTofino
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Reviewed June 19, 2013

We just completed a 3 day bike trip with Island Joy Rides. They were very well organized....3 guides helping 9 guests...a leader, a trailer and a van driver. They were great people to bike with...both guides and guests...and the guides clearly enjoyed their job and focused on all of us having an excellent experience. The places we covered were very interesting and for those who wanted an extra challenge there was always an alternative. Our group was diverse...from Colorado to the North West Territories...Alberta, BC and Ontario....and were interesting fun loving people to spend three days with. The bikes worked well and they provided snacks, lunch and a great wrap-up dinner. I would highly recommend their tours.

Thank BCJimVancouver_BC
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Reviewed June 11, 2013

Good equipment, great fun and good exercise! We thoroughly enjoyed our day on Quadra Island with Laurel. We have done several bike tours and have to rank this tour as #1. Our guide was exceptionally well organized, the bikes worked well, the snacks/lunch were yummy and the island was very interesting. Look forward to doing a ride in the Comox area on our return. Very good value in terms of both time and money. Highly recommend Island Joy Rides!

Thank PamelaJCanada
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IslandJoyRides, Owner at Island Joy Rides, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2013

Hi guys - thanks so much for the lovely review! We enjoyed you as much as it appears you enjoyed Quadra Island & Laurel! We're very much looking forward to showing you around the Comox Valley. Until then, take care. :))

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