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Coast Mountain Expeditions

Surge Narrows, British Columbia V0P 1W0, Canada
+1 250-285-2823
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First kayaking experience

This was the first time we had ever been kayaking. Emily was very good with showing us all the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Allen H
Lynden, Washington
The Highlight of the Summer

I have wanted to go on adventure with Ralph and Lanny for years. I treated myself this year and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New Delhi, India
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Mountain vistas, sheltered paddling, stunning campsites, abundant wildlife...the Discovery Islands and Mainland Inlets have it all, and with more than 30 years of kayak expeditions under our belts, we can show you the best of the best! Settle in to our off-grid wilderness lodge for an afternoon of kayak skill and safety training before embarking on your kayaking adventure. Meals (both at the lodge and around the campfire) are prepared with organic produce fresh from our garden, eggs from our chickens, local seafood, and home-baked goods. We offer fun and rewarding adventured for all kayaking and fitness abilities. New kayakers are welcome but we also offer exciting challenges for experienced paddlers. We use high quality equipment and our certified kayak guides are friendly, experienced and professional.
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Surge Narrows, British Columbia V0P 1W0, Canada
+1 250-285-2823
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first time we had ever been kayaking. Emily was very good with showing us all the safety facts before getting on the water. Saw lots of seals as we paddled through the marine preserve. Had an overall great time.

Thank Allen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have wanted to go on adventure with Ralph and Lanny for years. I treated myself this year and what a treat it was. I thought about nothing from the time I arrived at Heriot Bay, the PU location. We reviewed safe reentry from a...More

Thank Betab00
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our trip could not have been better - the group was sensational, the food-amazing!!, the weather was perfection, our two guides were sensational, and the beauty of the area is good for the soul!

Thank Gayle D
Reviewed 14 August 2017

How to capture all the good things in a few sentences was a challenge. I really enjoy group trips to new areas – they are a great chance to learn the “inside story”. In the past five years I have gone on 8 multi-day kayak...More

Thank scubacatonquadra
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This is a fantastic adventure. My highest recommendation! The attention to detail, comfort and safety contributed to a trip that really could not have been better. The hosts are warm, attentive and very skilled. The lodge is lovely, and a nice way to begin and...More

Thank lynn k
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Just came back from the Bute Inlet trip. This was our fourth trip with CME. Absolutely fabulous trip. Really great guides, fun co-travellers, excellent food (Lannie is amazing), and a truly enjoyable wilderness experience. Ralph and Lannie's long experience in provide a very rich, and...More

Thank xocolot
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Coast Mountain Expeditions runs a first-rate operation. Communications with the owners was timely, the lodging and meals were great, the guides were amiable and experienced, and the itinerary was perfect. I recommend this tour without hesitation.

Thank miller_sk
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Coast Mountain Expeditions offers a wide variety of guided kayak tours. Our family of four did the 5-day Octopus Islands tour, that included 4 days of paddling that we beginners enjoyed immensely. Our two guides were skilled and friendly, and the entire group of 7...More

Thank dcamkelowna
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We just returned from a wonderful 3 day 2 night kayak trip through the Octopus Islands. Our two children, 13 an 11, joined us and loved the experience. Rob, our guide, was absolutely fantastic. He was knowledgeable, kindhearted, and a lot of fun. We paddled...More

Thank mtnbikeutah
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We had the best time with this company. We stayed in the cozy lodge for the first night and it was cozy, clean and inviting. We had a great breakfast the next morninh before heading out for 3 days. The food on the whole trip...More

Thank Donna H
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