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The Daytripper

Kayaking the Gulf Islands…a paddle for everyone!

Take a Daytripper in the Salish Sea

The pristine waters of the Gulf Islands, just south of Nanaimo offer fantastic kayaking opportunities for both the novice and experienced paddler. Calm, protected channels amongst a plethora of islands make this area a perfect place to spend the day exploring with a sea kayak. Treat yourself to a fantastic day of paddling delight as we explore the coastlines of DeCourcy, Mudge and Link Islands.

1 Day Gulf Islands Paddle

These sheltered waters offer a great opportunity to paddle with seals, otters, eagles and view a wide variety of marine life and bird life from your kayak. A perfect introduction for those of you who want to have a “taste” of sea-kayaking before committing to a longer expedition. Our trip embarks and ends from Cedar-by-the-Sea, just minutes south of Nanaimo and includes a delicious gourmet lunch on one of the many splendid islets this beautiful area boasts. Join us for a great day on the water!

Available daily-year round. Please note reservations are required. If you are making a reservation within 48 hours of any trip date, please call us directly at 250-722-3683 to inquire about availability prior to booking. DUE TO A GUIDE INJURY, WE ARE UNABLE TO OFFER DAYTRIPS FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER UNLESS A PARTY OF 5 OR MORE IS BOOKING. OUR APOLOGIES…

Price: Cost $125 Cdn. plus 5% GST. Includes our delicious homemade lunch.

Place: We launch from the boat launch/beach at the end of Nelson Road in Cedar-by-the-Sea, just minutes south of Nanaimo, at 10:30AM and return to the same at 2:30-3PM.
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2 and 3 day camping trips are also offered through the Gulf Islands [LEARN MORE]