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Address: 1560 Brebber Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9X 1P4, Canada
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Join us in our 25th season exploring gorgeous Vancouver Island. Kayak with...

Join us in our 25th 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 Daytrip here in Nanaimo paddling the gorgeous waters of the Gulf Islands.

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Broken Group Islands, Sea Kayaking

Excellent trip, beautiful area. Depends on what your after, I guess there is higher probability of seeing whales up north, but the Broken Group is very secluded. We wandered... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
Omaha, Nebraska

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Omaha, Nebraska
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Excellent trip, beautiful area. Depends on what your after, I guess there is higher probability of seeing whales up north, but the Broken Group is very secluded. We wandered around and between islands and channels for 4 days. Awesome old growth forests with some huge trees on some of the islands. It rained one day for about 24 hours straight... More 

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Vankleek Hill
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Our four day, three night, trip around the Broken Islands was amazing from start to finish. Our very accomplished and experienced guides, Lenny and Alaina, made sure everything ran like clockwork. Lenny is a Stage 3 certified guide, which means he is at home and can look after you in all sorts of conditions. The double and single kayaks are... More 

Thank Hiker199
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 September 2016

My husband and I did the three day trip to Robson Bight with Colin and Kevin. I honestly can not say enough good things about them. They were super knowledgable, friendly, funny and really pushed the experience over the top. We were fortunate enough to have many orca sightings as well as dolphins and so much more. The equipment was... More 

Thank Allison R
London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

Me and my boyfriend booked a 3 day kayak trip with Kim and Colin from Telegraph Cove to Robson Bight. I'm a true city girl and can admit to dreading the trip as it was completely out of my comfort zone but it was one of the best experiences of my life and I'm now a true convert to sea... More 

Thank Xtina1985
KayakBC_333, Lead Guide and Owner at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this review

You guys ROCK! What a great 3 days we had out there in spectacular Johnstone Strait. Colin and I had so much fun with you all...how could we not with such an amazing wildlife "show" that just didn't stop throughout the trip. That definitely ranks in my top 3 (lots of tours over 27 years of guiding) of all time!... More 

Prescott Valley, Arizona
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32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

We did a 3-day kayak with Wildheart Adventures from Telegraph Cove through the Johnstone Strait to the northern edge of the Robson Bight ecological reserve; it was awesome. Granted, we had perfect weather, and the wildlife (orca pods-4 sightings, humback whale-1 sighting, sea lion, Dahls porpoise, dolphin, black bear, and eagle) was incredibly available for watching, and that is impossible... More 

Thank Konacontent
KayakBC_333, Lead Guide and Owner at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this review

So nice to meet you guys and share such an amazing trip together. We were so fortunate to have so many wildlife sightings and the "orca shows" were fabulous and just didn't let up throughout the trip. Glad to hear that you enjoyed many aspects of expedition and that we exceeded your expectations...it's our intent and we really feel great... More 

Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 August 2016

My 13 year old son and I spent 3 days on Johnson Straight led by kind,funny,knowledgeable,passionate and very welcoming guides;Kim Crosby and Colin Coon ... outstanding orca encounters every day, plus porpoises, dolphins, a humpback, eagles, sealions and bears. A terrific wildlife experience amidst spectacular scenery whilst enjoying paddling pristine waters. The camp site was great and the food very... More 

Thank elspethccooper
KayakBC_333, Lead Guide & Owner at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this review

Hey Elspeth, Just back from a Broken Islands tour on the gorgeous west coast of the Island. We were treated to a pod of transient orca's attacking and devouring a seal on our last day while eating breakfast from our beachside camp...in 27 years of guiding, I've never seen anything like it! Was so nice to meet you and Stuart... More 

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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Spent the day Kayaking with Kym as our guide. I was a little nervous because it was my first time. However it was easy to get the hang of it. It was very relaxing and we got to see some cool rock formations, seals, and even hold a jelly fish. A homemade yummy lunch was provided. I would come back... More 

Thank colinhA6479CY
KayakBC_333, Manager at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this review

It was super nice to meet you and paddle as a small group through our island paradise here in the Southern Gulf Islands. We're privileged to have you choose us as your first kayaking experience and thrilled that you enjoyed it so much. Hope you and the folks from Chicago were able to enjoy a beer at the Crow &... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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64 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

Had a wonderful experience kayaking with Wildheart safaris and it's friendly & knowledgeable guide Kim Crosby. The kayaking takes place at a leisurely pace with Kim going out of his way to included everyone of the group in the experience. We saw some harbour seals and a variety of other wildlife. An excellent home made organic lunch was served on... More 

Thank Rene S
KayakBC_333, General Manager at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure to paddle with you and your lovely daughter. It is always a thrill to show off our wonderful DeCourcy Archipelago and it's stunning shoreline. I'm glad our little feast was enjoyed and hope that the cookie recipe is a big hit in the Netherlands! More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Sue Glenn, our guide for four days in the Broken Island Group, was many things: experienced, knowledgeable, funny, instantly engaging and trustworthy, hardworking (12 hour days starting with delicious breakfasts and ending with restaurant quality dinners!), easy-going, yet observant and professional. She was our mentor, coach, sherpa, teacher and mom. We had some challenging weather near the end of the... More 

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KayakBC_333, Manager at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this review

We're so thrilled that you had an amazing time with Sue and friends in the gorgeous Broken Island Group. We take it as a privilege that folks like yourselves choose to spend your vacation time on one of our expeditions and we and our guides take great pride in providing you with all the elements we can control in hopefully... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 18 June 2016

This was a phenomenal little day trip; leaving at 10:30am and all packed up and ready to leave by 3pm. As everyone has said Kim is a great guide and we loved our time on the water. Lunch was perfect and nicely laid out for everyone to enjoy. Our highlights; Seals! Jellyfish! Sea birds! Little fishies to watch at the... More 

Thank cjevic
KayakBC_333, Lead Guide at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this review

Great to have met you guys and really glad you enjoyed your time out on the water so much. It's such a pleasure to show off our gorgeous Vancouver Island. Hope you got a chance to visit the Crow and Gate (best garden pub EVER) and hope to see you out again sometime. More 

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