Get Some Island Time: Quadra Island and Cortes Island

Get Some Island Time: Quadra Island and Cortes Island, British Columbia, Canada

How time flies. Almost 20 years past, I spent numerous days bike touring on Quadra Island and Cortes Island, located east of Campbell River on Vancouver Island. I returned on my loaded touring bike for 3 days and 2 nights in January this year. I wanted to explore a little further, to see how things might have changed, to camp again at Smelt Bay Provincial Park, and to test some fond memories of the […]

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 […]

Spirit of the West Kayaking in British Columbia

Spirit of the West Kayaking offers multi-day wilderness kayaking trips in British Columbia from Quadra Island in the BC Discovery Islands

Kayaking British Columbia is the ultimate way to view BC’s abundant wildlife. Kayak in the realm of the killer whale.

Spirit of the West Kayaking operates sea kayaking adventures around Vancouver Island, Canada’s coastal kayaking paradise. Kayak with Killer Whales, paddle Johnstone Strait, the Broughton Archipelago, and Desolation Sound, experience the remote north Nootka Sound and Nuchatlitz Marine Park on the West Coast, or kayak from the ultimate in sea kayaking comfort aboard […]

Looking for Whales? Find them on a BC Kayak Vacation!

Wildcoast Adventures Kayak Tours & Vacations, Quadra Island, Discovery Islands, British Columbia

Wildcoast provides memorable kayak vacations for adventure travellers that combine spectacular scenery, scrumptious food, and abundant wildlife encounters, including whales, dolphins, bears and eagles. Kayak with Killer Whales at their Orca base camp in Johnstone Strait, or take one of their kayak expeditions to Desolation Sound or the Discovery Islands of British Columbia.

Their top-rated service caters to both local and international clientele. All kayak tours are fully inclusive and no kayaking experience is required. Only have a […]

Mothership Adventures

Mothership Adventures operates the heritage vessel Columbia III, offering exhilarating adventure tours in British Columbia, Canada.

Explore the remote coastal wilderness of British Columbia aboard the heritage vessel Columbia III! Join Mothership Adventures for exhilarating and unforgettable BC adventure tours that include sea kayaking, eco adventure, natural history, First Nations culture, extraordinary wildlife viewing, photography and painting.

Experience sand beaches, stunning fjords, lush estuaries, and exceptional wildlife viewing of whales and bears. Travel in luxury with a certified hospitable crew, qualified guides, gourmet food and comfortable accommodation aboard the luxury Mothership.

Mothership Adventures
P.O. Box 30
Heriot […]