Salish Sea Marine Trail connects Vancouver Island to BC Mainland

Salish Sea Marine Trail, Vancouver Island and BC Sunshine Coast, British Columbia

How do you connect the Trans Canada Trail from the British Columbia mainland to Vancouver Island? Just add saltwater and stir with a paddle.

The result is the Salish Sea Marine Trail, a saltwater route designed for paddle craft that will connect Jericho Beach in Vancouver to Kilometre Zero of the Trans Canada Trail at Clover Point in Victoria, BC.

The 257-kilometre trail will snake north from Clover Point, along Victoria and the Saanich Peninsula into the Gulf Islands, […]

By | April 25th, 2017|Canoeing & Kayaking, Top Stories|0 Comments

Astonishing Perspective from a Kayak of Breaching Humpback Whales

Astonishing Perspective from a Kayak of Breaching Humpback Whales, Via Wildcoast Adventures, British Columbia

During a Discovery Islands Kayaking Expedition last August, paddlers had been enjoying the usual features of this trip, amazing scenery, fantastic camping, great meals in the wilderness and just getting away from it all.

But this turned out to be no ordinary trip and little did everyone know that the highlight would be the sight of humpback whales breaching just meters from their kayaks.

Spectacular Kayaking Trip from the Get Go

Sometimes, all the elements of a fantastic trip just […]

Kayaking in British Columbia

Broken Group Islands, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Few areas in the world are as beautiful to explore by kayak as the coastal waters of BC, with its jagged coastline and thousands of islands, inlets and coves. British Columbia’s rugged coastline is one of the premier ocean kayaking destinations in the world, and one area known internationally for awesome kayaking and wilderness camping is the Broken Group Islands.

Located on the west coast of Vancouver Island, the Broken Group Islands comprise one of the three main recreational components of Pacific Rim National Park, consisting of over 100 […]

By | June 23rd, 2012|Canoeing & Kayaking|0 Comments