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North Island Kayak

#2 of 11 things to do in Telegraph Cove Features Animals
1660 Telegraph Cove Rd | Box 213, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia V0N 3J0, Canada
+1 250-928-3114
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Amazing experience!

Went on a 3 day kayaking tour in September with guide Josh. Was an incredible experience and would... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2016

We journeyed out by kayak for a day trip with Bree as our excellent guide, along with two very kind... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
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1660 Telegraph Cove Rd | Box 213, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia V0N 3J0, Canada
+1 250-928-3114
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

Went on a 3 day kayaking tour in September with guide Josh. Was an incredible experience and would recommend to anyone who enjoys kayaking! Telegraph cove area is beautiful. Our group was able to see sea lions, dolphins, seals and lots of humpback whales! Josh...More

2  Thank 645morgang
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We journeyed out by kayak for a day trip with Bree as our excellent guide, along with two very kind folks from Belgium. We saw SO MANY Humpback whales, hearing them often before seeing them. The day was beautiful and I am so grateful! I...More

Thank J12R5
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I had great time in Telegraph Cove and much of it was down to having a fab time out on the water. The setting is second to none, NIK are highly professional and don't hesitate to make for a perfect trip. I went out in...More

1  Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 6 October 2016

First, apologies for being slow to post my review of our kayaking trip in August with North Island Kayaks. Our family of 4 (mum, dad and 2 teenage children) were part of a group of 9 people plus 2 guides, Paul and Ashley, setting off...More

1  Thank kfitzy2010
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We did the 6 day kayaking/camping trip and it was fantastic from start to finish. Our guide Josh was so much fun, very knowledgable and cooked up amazing meals! He made sure to accommodate everyones needs on the trip, so some people were able to...More

Thank sallyhaysom
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We went on a 3day kayaktrip with North Island Kayak and were very lucky that we saw almost all the big animals on the first day. Luck was on our side because it was nearly the end of the season. But besides the animals, the...More

Thank Cé L
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We spent two days kayaking in Telegraph Cove early August 2016. We were three couples in total and had a very experienced guide, Gerhardt Raven, who took excellent care of us during our adventure at sea and our overnight stay at a beautiful camping ground...More

Thank Cecilia A
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We did a three day kayak trip with Ashley in mid-September 2016 and it was amazing. We were able to see the transient orcas hunt a sea lion, as well as many other wildlife sightings such as humpbacks whales breaching the water and packs of...More

Thank Marie-Eve S
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Just came back from a three day adventure and already talking about the next one. NIK were amazing. Great gear, everything was clean and maintained really well, the trip routes were more than I imagined and we saw nature at its best, and our guide...More

Thank JandK J
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We did the 5 day Kayak tour. It was incredibly beautiful. There are a couple, my friend, Poseidon and myself :) Mother nature blessed us with dry and mostly sunny weather. Fog was beautiful in the morning. THE COMPANY: all materials were good quality and...More

1  Thank Adriana C
NorthIslandKayak, Front Office Manager at North Island Kayak, responded to this review

Deity guide?! Wow go Josh. Thanks for coming with us this year!

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Susan W
We will be a group of 5 (two couples and a single female) going on the 5-day trip at the end of July. I've read reviews saying the tents were roomy, but nothing about how many persons per tent. Do couples get their own tent? Will my sister-in-law have to share a tent with a stranger? Also, how are potty trips in the middle of the night handled? I have a Go-Girl that I use on day kayak trips when we pull over and beach, but I've never tried to use it in the dark or in a tent. My husband and I unfortunately both have small bladders! Do you have to worry about bears while in the camp at night?
26 February 2017|
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Response from NorthIslandKayak | Property representative |
Hi Susan, The 5 day trip you have booked uses both our base camps for 1 or 2 nights, where tents are already set and the more remote park, paddle in camp spots where we pitch tents we take with us. Our base camp tents are... More
Margaret B
We are scheduled for your day whale watching tour. Do you supply rain jackets and bags, as it is forecast to rain on Sept. 1 unfortunately. Thanks very much for the info.
25 August 2015|
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Response from NorthIslandKayak | Property representative |
We provide both dry bags and rain jackets on our kayaking tours.
Kyla H
I am going on an overnight trip with NIK in August. I would like to bring my DSLR with me on the trip, but I'm not sure about the best way to do so. Would a waterproof case which I would wear on my person be a good idea? Possibly a dry case or dry bag lashed to the deck of the kayak? Help...
5 July 2015|
Response from NorthIslandKayak | Property representative |
Salt water & DSLR can spell trouble if not looked after. What to carry it in becomes a compromise between ease of access and security. The most secure way to carry it is in a hard shell waterproof case; an otterbox for... More