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Discovery Island Kayak Tour provided by Ocean River Sports

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Discovery Island Kayak Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 09/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 09/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
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Departure Point
Oak Bay Marina, Oak Bay, BC V8S, Canada
Duration
6h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Guide, kayaks, and all paddling equipment included
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Kayaking requires some upper body strength and endurance
  • Children aged 5–11 years must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
24Reviews
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sandikoop wrote a review Sep 2020
Victoria, Canada2 contributions
We had a beautiful day kayaking around the lovely Discovery and Chatham Islands. Very touching to see the mural of Takaya. Guides Lee and Jon were extremely knowledgeable and personable. I learned a lot about the area and shared many laughs.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from OceanRiverAdventures, Manager at Discovery Island Kayak Tour
Responded 15 Sep 2020
Thank so much for joining our guides paddling in a magnificent area.
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Soledad M wrote a review Sep 2020
Hamilton, Canada30 contributions2 helpful votes
I went with my friend and teenage daughter and she actually loved it! Nick and John were very friendly, knowledgeable and humours. They took their time to make sure we enjoy and we’re confortable kayaking since it was our first time. We had the opportunity to see around 50
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from OceanRiverAdventures, Manager at Discovery Island Kayak Tour
Responded 5 Sep 2020
We are so happy you had an amazing trip and we will be happy to send our guides that fee as a tip. We are sorry for the confusion regarding the lunches.
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Seawaka wrote a review Aug 2020
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Highly recommend the Discovery Island Kayak tour. Ocean River picks you up on a their customized pontoon boat full of kayaks and leisurely transports you out to Discovery Island. We enjoyed every moment navigating around and through stunning channels on both Discovery Chatham
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from OceanRiverAdventures, Manager at Discovery Island Kayak Tour
Responded 12 Aug 2020
We are so happy you enjoyed your trip with Ben, Discovery Island never disappoints. We hope to see you again!
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Deborah J wrote a review Sep 2019
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This was a wonderful adventure! The scenery was absolutely awesome and Brian was an exceptional guide! We learned so much! Thank you for such an incredible adventure! Highly recommended! Debby, Paula and Janet
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from OceanRiverAdventures, Manager at Discovery Island Kayak Tour
Responded 14 Sep 2019
We are so happy that you enjoyed yourself. Discovery Island is a very special place, and having Brian (our leader) as your guide is a bonus. Thank you for choosing Oceanriver Sports!
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KimpLovesCritters wrote a review Aug 2019
Burbank, California6 contributions1 helpful vote
This was the highlight of our trip to Victoria. We had a fantastic guide in Nathan, who was a trooper in the rain. I wonder whether he was hoping we would cancel? Well, he was great and pointed out all the wonderful scenery and wildlife. We saw so many seals and birds, and
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from OceanRiverAdventures, Manager at Discovery Island Kayak Tour
Responded 31 Aug 2019
Thank you so much for joining Nathan. Indeed he is a wonderful guide, and paddling in the rain can be some of the best times on the water. We are so happy this was a highlight of your trip to Victoria.....come visit again.
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About the operator

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Hannahnwieder
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Recommend!
Had a super nice time kayaking the harbour. Very pretty and the instructions were good. Friendly staff!
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KarasKove
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Gordon Brown is amazing!
Did the "rough water and tidal paddling" kayak course with Gordon Brown a few weeks ago and it was by far the most
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rocdok2015
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Oak Bay Kayak Shack great
Rented a Delta 17.5t at the Oak Bay Marina paddle shack- Simon and Westley were awesome to deal with- super experie
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mariayev
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Excellent Service
Great service. Guide didn't waste time. He got us on the water right away. Very enjoyable experience. Equiptment wa
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grauer2017
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Great weekend for learning and paddling!
We recently completed Sea Kayak Level 1 with Ocean River and Gordon Brown. Absolutely the best instruction we have
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jordanz693
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Kayak coaching from Gordon Brown
I've just finished 3 sessions of basic skills with Gordon Brown as my instructor/coach. It was life changing -- an
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Traveler86984
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Easy In and Easy Out!
Wonderful 5-Star service and experience. We rented a tandem kayak on a sunny Sunday in September 2020. Departure fr
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TerrieRolph
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Getting it right, right from the start.
I took the Paddle Canada Level One course in September, 2020, with Gordon Brown. I am very new to kayaking, having
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sarahgN2661UI
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Sea Kayaking Level One Course
My husband and I took the Sea Kayak Lvl 1 with Gordon Brown. It was my first time in a kayak and I went in with a
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GailC282
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An excellent learning experience!
My husband and I recently took the introductory paddling course to refresh kayaking skills learned many years ago.
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H2738LJlynnet
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Fun in the sun
We had a tandem kayak and spent two wonderful hours self touring the harbour. Lovely staff, really easy to deal wi
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Ugotthis1life
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Awesome staff and awesome Day on the Paddleboards
We were greeted with friendly staff and instructions which were really helpful and appreciated. It was a gorgeous d
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speedy2018
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Victoria Harbour Tour
Nick was our guide this week on an extended harbour tour. Because it was just myself and my 18 year old daughter i
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N8711DNdavidb
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Kayaking fun
Rented kayaks from Ocean River Sports in the Victoria harbour. Had a great afternoon, weather was beautiful, water
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Happiness3260
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great way to pass an afternoon
3 of us rented solo kayaks from Ocean River at the Oak Bay Marina. The staff were expecting us, everything was read
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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