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Great guided tour

Had a great morning seeing the island from the water. Chessi gave us a lot of information about the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Calgary, Canada
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Organic views of the Island

Highly recommend this place to any active person. Kayaking was a highlight of the trip. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Nomad P
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Offering guided tours and rentals in the Gulf Islands since 1985. Join our knowledgeable guides for an unforgettable kayaking experience exploring the stunning sandstone cliffs and intertidal life along Galiano's undeveloped coast. Paddle with...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
British Columbia V0N 1P0, Canada
+1 250-539-2442
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great morning seeing the island from the water. Chessi gave us a lot of information about the birds, sea life and history of the area. Chessi customized to our pace and made it a successful outing - even for those of us who...More

Thank MauraDee
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this place to any active person. Kayaking was a highlight of the trip. Lots of wild life roaming the many beaches along the coast. Fun for all ages! 3 plus hour are recommended.

Thank Nomad P
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We did a day tour with Katrina- a beautiful sunny day & we had the best time as a pod of 6 orcas swam right in front of our kayaks. I was too in awe to get my camera out but Katrina took a great...More

Thank HT963
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

First time kayaking and we jumped directly in a 6 hour tour. Our extraordinary guide Skyler made this experience incredible. I highly recommend this guys. They are so good. We had a perfect day.

Thank Iuliana Cristin... P
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We had an exceptional multi day kayaking trip hosted by the amazing Chessi and Frieda, the knowledgeable guides whose hospitality knows no limits. Everything about the trip, from the route, camping spots and kayaking gear to the delicious food and great company made this one...More

Thank Basunoriba
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Galiano Island is a beautiful place! As part of our exploration, we booked a memorable six hours out on the water last Saturday with our guide, Chessi—and amazing guide. We found him totally knowledgeable—and so important for older clients—incredibly patient and kind. (We needed to...More

Thank Titetown_11
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Had a great solo outing with a well equipped kayak from Gulf Island Kayaking. Crisp paddle at 6 Deg C...but enjoyed the winter weather and solitude of Montague Harbour Provincial Park waters!

Thank Delene B
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Gulf Island Kayaking offered excellent equipment and service to me in December, just one day after a big storm hit the island and many were without power (myself included). The day after the storm was sunny and calm, and I was so happy to be...More

Thank Anastasia P
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We took the 6 hour kayaking tour with Skylar as our guide, and it was fantastic! We had a gorgeous day, with beautiful scenery all around us. We saw bald eagles, sea lions, seals, deer and all kinds of birds. Skylar was very knowledgeable about...More

Thank SalinaTraveler
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The staff were all fantastic, from start to finish. Ben was extremely knowledgeable, and so patient with a bunch of rookies! We had a blast, even if the waves didn't want to cooperate at first. It was a great afternoon out on the water!

Thank Brandi T
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Carol E
29 April 2017|
Response from Gulf_Island_Kayaking | Property representative |
Hi Carol, We offer guided kayak tours and self-guided kayak, canoe, and paddleboard rentals. Our guided day tours vary in price from $60/person for a 3hr Early Bird morning paddle to $95/person for a 6hr Experience Galiano... More