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Wildheart Adventures

1560 Brebber Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9X 1P4, Canada
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Beautiful kayaking experience!

Yesterday we had a 3 hour kayaking trip with Kim and we absolutely enjoyed it. Kim is a very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lea S
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Fabulous, fun and professional

Kim Crosby was our guide on Saturday, April 28th, 2018. He was awesome. We all decided to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ritamC9228EV
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St. Catharines, Canada
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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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1560 Brebber Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9X 1P4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yesterday we had a 3 hour kayaking trip with Kim and we absolutely enjoyed it. Kim is a very friendly and professional guide who knows a lot about the waters and makes sure you are safe all the time. After some safety instructions, we were...More

Thank Lea S
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KayakBC_333, Sea Kayak Guide at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Lea, Rahel and Barbara, Was great to paddle with you all and so glad you decided to venture out on the water with Wild Heart...what amazing weather we had! Really glad you enjoyed your time with me...you guys were a pleasure to spend time...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kim Crosby was our guide on Saturday, April 28th, 2018. He was awesome. We all decided to persevere in the rain, and Kim made the experience very interesting, fun - and helped us to forget the weather. I would highly recommend for an excursion if...More

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KayakBC_333, Sea Kayak Guide at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

HI Rita and Gang, It was a pleasure to paddle with you all and so glad that you had the "mojo" to come out on a west coast rainy day and enjoy our spectacular area...sometimes we get a bit of precipitation and as you saw,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I did the kayaking day tour with Wildheart Adventures and it was lots of fun! The tour starts off at Cedar Beach boat launch, then Kim takes us on a tour of local islands in that area. We are amateur kayakers but...More

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KayakBC_333, Guide at Wildheart Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jimmy and Judy, It was a pleasure to meet and paddle with you and am glad that you enjoyed your time on the water with us. Yes, unfortunately wildlife sightings can be a bit dubious at times and you guys were unlucky to just...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Excellent trip - can definitely recommed everyone to do the 3 day Orca trip with Wildheart. Next time I would probably go for the 6 day trip. Compared to the other groups/companies I saw, our group seemed smaller and the atmosphere was perhaps more casual...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Second time travelling with Wildheart--I know I can count on them for a exciting, safe, well-planned adventure. The guides are skilled and personable, food is plentiful and tasty, and the equipment is entirely adequate. The wonderful memories made are well worth the price of admission...More

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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...More

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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...More

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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...More

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...More

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...More

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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,...More

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Lynneart48
6 August 2015|
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Response from KayakBC_333 | Property representative |
HI Lynn, If you are interested in our sea kayaking tours, I suggest you look at our website at Wildheart Adventures for a complete description of the various kayaking trips we offer on Vancouver Island and their cost. Should... More
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rjlhansen
18 July 2015|
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Sorry but we operate sea kayak tours and not accommodation. Try Fiddicks B & B. Cheers
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