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“Excellent kayak tour”

Pacifica Paddle Sports
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Brentwood Bay Kayak Tour and Butchart Gardens...
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: We offer 2 & 3 Hour Guided Tours, Rentals and Lessons for kayaks, stand-up paddle boards and canoes in beautiful Brentwood Bay, British Columbia. We are open year-round and can accommodate beginner, intermediate and advanced paddlers. Brentwood Bay and adjoining Tod Inlet offer an abundance of marine life, natural beauty and picturesque sunsets!
Reviewed August 21, 2013

This tour was amazing, we really enjoyed it and would definitely recommend it. We showed up for a tour, but the previous tour was a little late coming back, so they let us try out paddleboards for 10 minutes till the group came back. They are helpful and have two main trips, one to todd inlet, and one to spectacle falls. Both were fun and enjoyable. Two thumbs up from me!

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Reviewed August 11, 2013

Pacifica Paddle Sports is a great little place right on Brentwood Bay, which makes it very convenient if you want to take out a kayak for a few hours. The sea kayaks were reasonably priced and the staff friendly and helpful. The onsite bathroom and shower are a plus, although parking might be a little tough to find during busy times.

Kayaking on Brentwood Bay is a real joy. The water is calm and easy to navigate, even for beginners. In two hours, you can easily make it across the bay and back. During our trip, we say baby and adult seals basking on the harbor rocks, water fowl, and a giant starfish. This was a very relaxing and enjoyable experience.

Thank AVLwriter
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Reviewed August 8, 2013

We wanted to do a guided kayak tour that wasn't the usual downtown Victoria harbour but we only wanted a 2-3 hour trip. We found this place after a simple Google search and what a treat. I phoned the day before and there was no problem around arranging a 3 hour guided trip. There were only two of us but there was never any mention of a minimum group size or what days that trip schedule ran. We were just accommodated in the most gracious way.

Parking is limited to the streets but the directions found on the Pacifica website were very easy to follow.

Upon arrival we were warmly greeted and suited up with equipment. I loved that the dock launch was actually more of a dock ramp. It was so easy to get in and out.

The scenery was wonderful. Travelling down the inlet made for a really calm trip and the back leg of the trip was more open ocean so that added some variety. We managed to see sea otters, heron, and lots of seals at 4 different times during the trip.

The pace of the trip was totally up to us. The staff were super friendly and were on hand to greet the boats when we came back.

It was a perfect day that we will be talking about for months to come.

1  Thank Laurie H
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Reviewed July 19, 2013

We just got back from paddle boarding yesterday and we had such an amazing time. We rented 2 stand up paddle boards and boarded to Tod Inlet - such a beautiful place. We saw a sea otter and tons of jelly fish! The staff at Pacifica were so friendly, helpful, and efficient. We would highly recommend them as the location is beautiful and the staff were awesome. We are already planning our trip back!

Thank TTP_13
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Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

We had an excellent experience with Pacifica after I bought a couvon coupon for 2 for 1, 2-hour kayak rental. The super friendly and relaxed staff got us out on the water quickly and efficiently. Brentwood Bay is stunning and the water is very calm. I will definitely go back to check out the fireworks at Butchart Gardens from a kayak with Pacifica!

Thank Tullyjazz
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