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Ocean River Sports

1630 Store Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8T 4R4, Canada
+1 800-909-4233
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Victoria Harbour Kayak Tour
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Come enjoy the ultimate Victoria Kayaking Experience with Ocean River Adventures. Located in Victoria’s Inner Harbour kayaking is a great way to explore our historic city. Join us on one of our Urban Kayak tours or Sunset Tour. We also offer an Oak Bay Shoreline Kayaking Tour as well as our unique Discovery Island Kayak or Nature Hiking Tour. Offering expeditions, tours and courses throughout the Vancouver Island region, our guests will experience all the wild West Coast has to offer. Hands-on education about water and marine conservation is a key theme and we only employ certified guides that respect sensitive ecosystems and species while teaching about the importance of ocean sustainability, preservation and conservation. Victoria’s premier paddling and outdoor adventure company. Want to try something different? We are also a premium stand up paddle tour operator in the southern Vancouver Island and Victoria region.
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1630 Store Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8T 4R4, Canada
Downtown
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife Kim and I had a great visit to Saturna Island, especially the kayaking with Bob from Ocean River. As we were not experienced kayakers, Bob was the perfect guide, he was patient, helpful plus took us to wonderful places along the ocean shores...More

Thank msmyth2017
Ocean River A, Public Relations Manager at Ocean River Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

So glad to hear you had such a wonderful experience. Saturna Island is a wonderful place for its diverse environments and wildlife but also for the kind and generous people who live there. Sounds like you are hooked on kayaking with wildlife now? There is...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

I booked this tour with Ocean River and I was impressed by the Oak Bay tour they offer. I live in Victoria and had decided to try kayaking out for the first time. There were 4 of us on this morning tour, and after a...More

Thank bevmarshall392
Ocean River A, Public Relations Manager at Ocean River Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Bev, so glad you enjoyed your time out on the water with Ben. We are very lucky to have him on our team. We can try and plan out routes that have a lot of wildlife but it doesn't always work out for us so...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome day kayaking around Saturna Island! We saw a lot of wildlife in our time kayaking. Bob was super nice and he even gave us a ride to our campsite afterwards.More

Thank andreasainzmapes
Ocean River A, Public Relations Manager at Ocean River Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Andrea, so glad to hear you had a good time exploring Saturna Island from the water. It really is a unique and wonderful little island. It doesn't surprise me one bit Bob offered to give you a ride to your campsite - the island is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great tour. We booked this last minute and they were so helpful. The tour itself was fun and informative and our guide Ben was great from start to finish. He scoped out a harbour seal that popped up next to our kayaks as well...More

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Ocean River A, Public Relations Manager at Ocean River Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Sounds like you were lucky to see a lot of wildlife! Great to hear we were able to get you out on the water with short notice, hope to see you again - you're clearly...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked online for this full day tour, which was very easy. We were the only two people on this ten person tour and Tanner was our most excellent guide. The ocean and sunny day were amazingly calm and we spent a good 4 hours...More

Thank Jeffrey S
Ocean River A, Public Relations Manager at Ocean River Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Jeffrey, so happy to hear that you enjoyed the Discovery Island tour. There's a reason it is one of our most popular adventures. Tanner is wonderful and very knowledgeable about water and how to read it; it is great that he was able to provide...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the weather and luck were also on our side Bob organized the most perfect day of kayaking for me and my partner - it was an amazing day and while Bob will want me to point out that of course it cant always be...More

Thank Eleanor F
Ocean River A, Public Relations Manager at Ocean River Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Eleanor, thank you for your wonderful review. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to let us know how your experience on the water with us was. Bob is a great guide and very knowledgeable individual. We are very glad to hear you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a magical evening on the water, touring the Oak Bay Harbour! Our guides, Nathan and Yuko, were warm and welcoming, and made sure everyone was comfortable at all times. They were attentive and in-tune with the group, which made for a fun, informative, and...More

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stephaniebrown1990, Public Relations Manager at Ocean River Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad to hear you had a wonderful time. Nathan and Yuko are wonderful and we are lucky to have them. 😊 The Oak Bay shoreline is amazing paddling so it makes for an easy tour as we just have to keep you safe haha,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took the Oak Bay evening tour on Saturday May 27th, and it was super amazing! We had Yuko and Nathan as our tour guides and they both were welcoming, super knowledgeable, and we learned some skills about kayaking. I really enjoyed the tour. Thank...More

Thank Heidy L
Ocean River A, Public Relations Manager at Ocean River Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Heidy, so glad you were able to come out with us and enjoyed your time. What was your paddling knowledge before? Nathan and Yuko are great teachers. Did you see any wildlife out there?

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful way to see Oak Bay. We were lucky enough to have Nathan and Yuko as our tour guides who were both extremely helpful, knowledgable and made sure we all had a great time. Thank you so much!

Thank Marina E
Ocean River A, Public Relations Manager at Ocean River Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Marina, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are lucky to have Nathan and Yuko on our team :) Did you see any wildlife while you were out there? -Stephanie

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a full day of adventure and discovery kayaking and hiking the island off the coast of Oak Bay, Victoria. It was amazing to get out there and learn from the guides. Lunch was great too! Bring your sunblock!More

Thank Kira H
Ocean River A, Public Relations Manager at Ocean River Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kira, thank you so much for the review, it is greatly appreciated. We hope you did bring sunblock, ha-ha often times people give that advice only after learning the hard way - one of our staff members included. The sun can get pretty hot out...More

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