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Regardless if this is your first kayaking adventure or if you are perpetually wet behind the ears, our kayak tours and rentals are a great way to see Victoria and the local marine wildlife from a unique vantage point. Located in the heart of...more
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1006 Wharf St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T4, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter lives and kayaks in Victoria and thought as a visitor I should experience the beauty of a sunset water tour. With recent knee surgery not as mobile so our two person kayak with the lovely Emma was absolutely a delight. Life should be...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Yesterday was the day we were supposed to go to Butchart Gardens and today we were suppose to go kayaking. Because of rain all day long, we didn’t make it to the gardens. The cancellation policy with these guys is 24 hours. However, I called...More

Thank slabrum
VictoriaKayakTours, Owner at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

We try and accommodate our customers whenever possible when they communicate honestly with us. Our cancelation policy is 24 hours in advance of the booking time to ensure that we have a guide available for the tour or that we have enough boats available for...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We were running late and the staff were patiently waiting for us at the docks for their last kayak departure of the day. The girl working was so nice and mature for her apparent young age, I was very impressed. We lucked out as the...More

Thank Roving515983
VictoriaKayakTours, Owner at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

It is amazing how much of the city you don't see when you live here. We are glad we were able to help you see parts unknown.

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We booked our sunrise kayak tour a few months ago and in the time between booking and actually kayaking one in our party had surgery on his knee. Our guide, Emma, was so accommodating and we got him in the kayak and on the water....More

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VictoriaKayakTours, Owner at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Yes, we usually have a lot of fun on our tours. After all we get to play for a living.

Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

On our last day of vacation my wife and I set the alarm for 6am and ventured out for a sunrise paddle into the harbour with our super guide Emily. Lucky for us we were the only kayakers. Emily was excellent at keeping us informed,...More

Thank Spencer B
VictoriaKayakTours, Owner at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

The Sunrise tour is totally worth getting up for. Experience the quiet of the harbour before it wakes for the day and a great time to see wildlife having breakfast.

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great time with Erica on our first ocean kayak adventure. We spent a couple of hours on the water and had the pleasure of encountering otters, seals and a kelp crab. It was a great afternoon with a fantastic guide. Ask her...More

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VictoriaKayakTours, Owner at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

It is always a good tour when the otters decide to show up for work! Thank you for your review. - "When you're down by the sea and an eel bites your knee, that's a moray!"

Reviewed 24 July 2018

On our trip to Victoria, what my wife wanted most was to kayak on the Inner Harbour. We're from the prairies, and I'm terrified of deep water, so this sounded awful but I went along with it anyways. The morning of our adventure, the skies...More

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VictoriaKayakTours, Owner at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

While we keep trying to tell people that rain is the best time to kayak, thanks to you they might just believe it! Though we never guarantee wildlife, rain tends to coax it out, perhaps because it is calm and quiet out. We have gear...More

Reviewed 17 July 2018

Our group of four had a great morning cruising along the harbour and coastline. We did get to the point to see some seals and will always treasure that memory as we got to be so close to these beautiful species. The relaxing pace and...More

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VictoriaKayakTours, Owner at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thanks for the awesome review, Brigitte, We love it when the wildlife shows up for our tours. Happy that we could help make your day fabulous.

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We hired double kayaks and had a really lovely couple of hours on the water. The team at Victoria Kayaks were so helpful and the otter that we saw was a real treat.

Thank TimjcD
VictoriaKayakTours, Owner at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Glad we could help! We will let Harry (Otter) know you enjoyed seeing him.

Reviewed 13 July 2018

My best friend and I were travelling and found Victoria Kayaks through the Ocean Island Inn. We did a two and a half hour tour starting at 9:30 and had the most amazing time! We heard lots of interesting stories from our lovely tour guide...More

Thank kyrajohnston
VictoriaKayakTours, Owner at Victoria Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Thanks for the recommendation, Kyra!

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We have a "dock box" for large items like pack sacks and shoes. You can leave your purses and wallets with our staff inside our dock shack. We also have dry bags for special items such a medical devices (EpiPens etc). And... More
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