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Bowen Island Sea Kayaking

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“howe sound”(5 reviews)
“snug cove”(4 reviews)
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Bowen Island Sea Kayaking is dedicated to offering safe, informative and fun experiences for the novice paddler through to the seasoned kayaker. We have safe, fun, experienced local guides available for lessons and guided tours.Our shop at Snug Cove...more
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400 Bowen Island Trunk Road, Bowen Island, BC V0N 1G0, Canada, British Columbia V0N 1G1, Canada
+1 604-947-9266
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

My wife and I were guided by Brent through Howe Sound for 3 days, 2 nights. We had extraodrinarily good weather and Brent guided us to some beautiful spots in Howe Sound. We camped on a lovely beach by a gushing creek where he produced...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Wanderluzzt
BowenKayaking, Owner at Bowen Island Sea Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review David. It was really nice being able to get to know you.

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Very enjoyable kayaking trip. Our guide was Phin(apologies if I misspelled your name) and he was easy going. He knew some hangouts for seals and showed them to us. We were quite pleased with our tour. Thank you and we hope to return.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

We booked a 2 day-1 night tour and were guided by Brent. We are both novice paddlers and he gave us plenty of tips and advice to improve our technique and expedition planning, showed us some fantastic sites and wildlife up Howe Sound and cooked...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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BowenKayaking, Owner at Bowen Island Sea Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Thank you both for the nice review and for coming out. We will look forward to hosting you again when you are in the area! Brent

Reviewed 8 August 2018

The shop location is really convenient, just steps off from the ferry dock in Snug Cove. They rent kayaks and SUPs there, and will also drive you and your boat to the other side of Bowen Island to Tunstall Bay. But there are no boat...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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BowenKayaking, Owner at Bowen Island Sea Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Hello Jeanette, Thank you for your feedback. We generally reach out in advance to all of our customers who go out on all-day tours so as to coordinate departure times. I see in your case, we did not. Apologies for that. I would like to...More

Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Great place to grab a kayak and the staff are very friendly, we booked to go a second time but sadly could not make it and they were very understanding and helpful to rebook. Needless to say we will be back.

Date of experience: July 2018
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BowenKayaking, Owner at Bowen Island Sea Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Hi Jake! Thanks for the nice review. We look forward to having you out on the water again!

Reviewed 11 May 2018

Called to book a double kayak for an overnight trip. Was told that there were plenty available, gave credit card info and was told that the confirmation would come by email. Instead of confirmation I got a letter informing me that no kayaks were available...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank gorod2018
BowenKayaking, Owner at Bowen Island Sea Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Gorod2018, Sorry for your experience. Our online booking system is generally pretty accurate and usually a good place to go to reserve a boat. When you called one of our staff who does not normally handle bookings did say boats were available on Saturday (they...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

This place is definitely worth it! We're a bit of a difficult couple for kayaking -- I'm experienced but my partner is a giant and not very confident on his own in a boat. The staff helped sort out a boat he could (mostly) fit...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

We just completed an overnight paddling tour in Howe Sound with Brent at Bowen Island Sea Kayaking. As a group of 2 moms and 3 children (2 12-yr olds and a 9-yr old), we were looking for easy paddling and a safety-first experience. We got...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We had taken a kayak course with Bowen island sea kayak and it was a great experience. The kids all had a great time and made it a highlight of the summer. Brent and Matt where great instructors with great patience. Will certainly go back...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

An exceptional summer day to be paddling off the shores of Bowen Island! Each of the Bowen Island Sea Kayaking staff members were all exceptionally friendly and helpful to me and every other customer this afternoon. They paid close attention to safety and offered great...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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