Vancouver Island, British Columbia kayaking tours, adventures, guides and rental companies enjoy one of Canada's best backyards for exploring by paddle. To start Vancouver Island is just one of the 6000 islands on the west coast of British Columbia, Canada. The coastline of Vancouver Island is dotted with islands, islets and thousands of secluded coves, bays and sandy beaches. This and mild temperatures makes Vancouver Island a very popular destination for kayak touring.
Every community on Vancouver Island has quick access to a river, lake and ocean waterway. Some of the top kayak adventure destinations on Vancouver Island are the Broken Islands, Gulf Islands, Clayoquot Sound and Deer Islands. While Victoria, the Cowichan Valley, Tofino, Port Alberni, Nanaimo, and the Comox Valley are popular launching points for kayaking tour companies.
To plan and research your next paddle adventure with a Vancouver Island kayaking attraction please visit any of our communities on this website. In each Vancouver Island community is an "Attraction" category which lists participating kayak tours, guides and rentals or for a quick find use our website search feature. Under the "Parks, Trails and Places" category in each community their are information pages about various lake, river and ocean kayak destinations in the region.