Sea Kayaking British Columbia and BC Kayak Tours Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada


Kayaking British Columbia

Kayaking British Columbia Tours with Vancouver Island's Original Sea BC Kayaking Lodge in Canada.

Our sea kayaking British Columbia tours offer Vancouver Island wilderness kayaking adventures in a paddling paradise! For an authentic west coast BC kayaking experience, join Coast Mountain Expeditions on a Vancouver Island kayaking tour or sea kayaking British Columbia expedition - or relax and enjoy our kayak lodge and friendly accommodation!


Begin your sea kayaking British Columbia adventure at our Quadra Island kayaking lodge in the remote Discovery Islands and discover BC sea kayaking at its best! Our sea kayaking Vancouver Island tours explore sheltered British Columbia kayaking routes amid marine parks, wildlife in nature, and rainforest islands - all with spectacular views of the highest peaks of British Columbia's rugged coast mountains.


Guiding British Columbia sea kayaking tours for 26 years combined with 34 years living in the Discovery Islands means Coast Mountain tours guarantee you an authentic British Columbia sea kayaking adventure. Our BC kayak tours include Discovery Islands hospitality at Coast Mountain Lodge. We serve abundant meals prepared from our own garden produce, fresh eggs, local sea foods, and home baking both at the lodge and around the campfire.


Coast Mountain’s Vancouver Island sea kayaking tours are affordable, with something for everyone: new kayakers are welcome - we also offer rewarding challenges for experienced paddlers. We use high quality sea kayaking equipment and our kayak guides are local, friendly, experienced, certified, professional. Our British Columbia kayaking tours combine skills instruction with wilderness adventure and the best sea kayaking Vancouver Island has to offer!

Explore Sea Kayaking Vancouver Island British Columbia Tours from Quadra Island!

Sea Kayaking British Columbia Tours & Expeditions

Sea Kayaking British Columbia Canada - Vancouver Island Kayaking Lodge & Tours from Quadra Island!

Sea Kayak Lodge Getaway

A comfortable British Columbia sea kayaking lodge weekend for beginner and experienced paddlers -- and for our kayaking friends who never want to leave! Kayak lessons and guided excursions along beautiful sheltered shorelines of British Columbia’s Discovery Islands near Vancouver Island Canada. Develop kayaking skills in structured workshops -- or paddle on your own. Enjoy great meals and the friendly ambience of Coast Mountain’s wilderness island lodge. 
3 days lodge-based sea kayaking
$799 Cdn plus tax    More

Discovery Islands Kayak Tour

Find out why Vancouver Island sea kayaking is so popular! This is a short Vancouver Island sea kayaking tour in British Columbia’s protected ocean passages among enchanted islands and towering mountains. Wilderness lodge accommodation, kayaking skills instruction, and a kayak camping trip. Forested shores, secluded beaches, a remote warm lake and freshly gathered seafood make for a memorable sea kayaking Vancouver Island Canada adventure!   
4 days/3 nights sea kayaking tour
$775 Cdn plus tax   More

Marine Parks Tour

 Beginning near Vancouver Island at Surge Narrows, this long-weekend British Columbia sea kayaking trip offers a myriad of ocean wonders. Enjoy our guided tour through one of BC’s unique tidal rapids areas famous for biological diversity and marine wildlife. From Discovery Islands Lodge on Quadra Island we’ll paddle, hike, swim, and camp two nights on a beautiful meandering route through Octopus Islands and Surge Narrows marine parks. 
3 days/2 nights sea kayaking tour
$549 Cdn plus tax  More

Okisollo Explorer Kayak Tour

Treasure to British Columbia sea kayakers, Okisollo channel is a playground of tidal rapids, marine life and emerald islands. Discovery Islands Lodge, our Quadra Island accommodation, provides a perfect place for beginning our foray into the astonishing beauty and abundance of the tidal environment. We’ll camp at Octopus Islands and circumnavigate Maurelle Island, play in the tides and soak up the natural beauty of this Vancouver Island kayaking mecca. 
5 days/4 nights sea kayaking tour
$925 Cdn plus tax  More

Octopus Islands Expedition

Explore natural wonders sea kayaking in British Columbia’s Discovery Islands archipelago! After introductory sea kayaking lessons and a first night at Coast Mountain kayak lodge, we’ll enjoy a Vancouver Island kayaking tour through the protected channels and rainforest islands of this British Columbia marine park. Paddle the coastline mosaic of tiny islets and shallow coves, observe incredible marine life, hike to a crystal clear forest lake…    
6 days/5 nights sea kayaking tour 
$1125 Cdn plus tax  More

Desolation Sound Sea Kayak Expedition

A paddle-powered sea kayaking Vancouver Island tour into the less-traveled parts of this popular British Columbia marine park destination, known for its spectacular mountain scenery, warm ocean temperatures and abundant wild oysters! Our kayak camping expedition explores a remote northern approach into this British Columbia kayaking mecca, also known as 'BC’s Baja'. Enjoy first and last nights at Coast Mountain Lodge.     
7 days/6 nights sea kayaking tour
$1375 Cdn plus tax  More

Coast Mountain Fjordlands Expedition

A sea kayaking adventure into Toba Inlet and the rugged wilderness of British Columbia’s dramatic coastal fjordlands. Beginning from Coast Mountain’s kayak lodge, our BC sea kayak tour is an incredible journey past verdant green islands into an awe-inspiring mountain landscape. Along the way we’ll camp on remote beaches, hike to a sparkling inland lake and drink clear glacial water from tumbling waterfalls. 
7 days/6 nights sea kayaking tour
$1295 Cdn plus tax  More

Bute Inlet Expedition


Carved deep into the mainland coast, Bute Inlet is home to BC’s highest mountains, wildly dramatic beauty and incredible natural features. Wildlife abounds, and every day promises soul-satisfying adventure. Includes first & last nights at Coast Mountain Lodge and boat transport to/from Quadra Island.



6 days/5 nights sea kayaking tour 

$1375 Cdn plus tax  More


Orford River Grizzly Bear Expedition


Join our exciting expedition to the Orford River estuary in the heart of the British Columbia coast mountains. This British Columbia sea kayaking tour culminates with opportunities to view grizzly bears up close in their natural habitat. We'll paddle through the Discovery Islands archipeligo and on to Bute Inlet, one of the worlds most spectatcular fjords. We'll spend two days at Orford Bay to observe grizzlies.
8 days/7 nights sea kayaking tour
$1950 Cdn plus tax  More


Build a Traditional Aleutian Kayak


A hands-on workshop to build and skin a traditional Aleutian kayak. Stay at Discovery Islands Lodge and work with experienced “qayaq” builder, Gerhardt Raven who will guide you through every step of the construction and skinning. All materials are included. We will spend the last day paddling our new kayaks. Have a great vacation in a beautiful spot and leave with your own hand-made kayak. Spaces are limited to 5 participants



8 Days at Discovery Islands Lodge, Quadra Island More

Workshop Cost (Materials & Instruction) only: $1700 Cdn plus tax 

Workshop with Accommodation & Meals: $2,125.00 Cdn plus tax 


Coast Mountain's Guides Coast Mountain relies on highly skilled local people who understand this area and know the best ways to share our rainforest & marine environments with you. Our kayak guides and co-workers are friendly and good-humored individuals committed to making your time with us memorable and safe. Two guides accompany each kayaking trip. Coast Mountain Expeditions kayak guides have Advanced Wilderness First Aid certifications and are also certified by the Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of BC, North America's largest regulatory body for professional kayak guides. Thank you for visiting our website. We hope you’ll come to Vancouver Island for an island adventure sea kayaking British Columbia, Canada!


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