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“Amazing kayaking trip in the Secret Islands”

Wildheart Adventures
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Owner description: Join us in our 29th season exploring gorgeous Vancouver Island. Kayak with orca whales in Johnstone Strait, grey whales in Clayoquot Sound. Our tours feature gourmet camping cuisine, fun-loving certified guides, premium kayaking and safety equipment and we have offer both camping and lodge based tours. Check out our Daytrips here in Nanaimo paddling the gorgeous waters of the Gulf Islands.
Reviewed 26 September 2017

First time for us in BC, and we couldn't have experienced a more amazing adventure with Wildheart Adventures, especially with our two rock star guides Kim and Emmy. They gave us safety, outstanding meals, guidance, fun fun fun and memories of a lifetime with whale and bear sightings. We can't wait to go on another adventure with them! Absolutely recommended.

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Best trip ever! Beaches were stunning, great camping sites, food was amazing. Planning on more summer trips with WildHeart in the future. Kim and Emy were most helpful, fun to be with and made sure our safety was number one concern. They went over and above to make our trip memorable! Met some great people in the group. So happy to have discovered this beautiful spot in my province.

Thank dbrebber
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Great Gulf Island tour. Thanks to our guide Nick for all the paddling tips (I'm now channeling the Klingon war blade!), the great stories and the awesome cooking. Also thanks to Kim for answering our numerous questions and accommodating our requests. See you again in the spring for the Johnson Straight tour.

Thank Dave K
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is the second time in 10 years I have done the 3 day Johnstone Strait trip, first in 2007 and then again in 2017. Both trips we were able to kayak with the Orca's every day and this trip with a humpback and minke whale as well. The highlight of the trip was seeing my now adult son's faces when the Orca's were approaching. The guides, food, weather and other activities, such as fishing and hiking were awesome. I would recommend this to everyone and if I did it again I would for sure do the 6 day tour.

Thank Rick R
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KayakBC_333, Guide at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Hey Rick,
So stoked that you and your boys enjoyed your time once again up in The Strait paddling with orca's and all the other splendour this area offers. We and our guides take great pride in operating quality outdoor adventures with folks like you and your family and really appreciate having you return again to to share these awesome experiences with us. We look forward to another adventure with you!

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

I cannot recommend this highly enough- we are a family of 5 (3 boys of 14, 17 and 19)- this 3 day, 2 night trip was truly magical- utterly fantastic- we saw Killer whales all 3 days (probably 30 in all) and, as we canoed, we had 4 come up around us within 10 metres- a truly life-changing moment. Kim was great and his number 2, Ava, was brilliant- they are a great tag team- talking about the wildlife, the marine life and their habits. the camping was very comfortable and the food was fabulous. This 3 days was, for us, one of the most special experiences of our family life- it really was!

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