This expedition will feature the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve (GINPR) as well as lead you to a variety of other must see sites in the Southern Gulf Islands. Through these crystal clear moving waters from the faithful seat of your kayak, you will likely experience everything from sea stars and nudibranchs nestled in colorful seaweed to fascinating topography, not to mention the possible glimpse of our endangered Southern Resident Killer (Orca) Whales! Their 3 pods (J,K,L) can often be seen in search of Chinook Salmon in their Salish Sea.
Your kayak rental includes all Transport Canada required safety gear plus spray skirt, extra paddle, paddle float, chart and info of intended paddling area (based upon availability). Wetsuits, drysuits, drybags and camping gear may be rented upon request for an additional cost. Please contact us for your specific gear rental requests.
Mother’s Day is to celebrate the bond between a Mother and her Child(ren). Stand Up Paddleboarding is a fun and exciting way to bond and encourage each other to learn together, laugh together and love together. Join us on this unique experience and give your Mother the love she deserves!
This adventure is fit for anyone and everyone! Visiting only for a few days? Feel like getting away and turning the rest of life off? Sink into this adventure with a camping trip to many nearby islands, including North Pender, South Pender, Prevost, Saturna Island, Portland Island to name a few.
Pack your backpack and the rest is on us!
Included in this package is catered fresh food, snacks and beverages, your kayak and camping equipment, eating utensils, entertaining guide and everlasting memories!
Come experience the largest and most exciting Canada Day Celebration in the Southern Gulf Islands! VIA Kayak! Our Hope Bay launch location is the perfect place to set sail to our neighboring island at Winter Cove, Saturna Island to take part in the 69th annual Lamb BBQ in celebration of Canada's birthday (151st this year!).
Hop on this one way adventure from our Satellite location at Hope Bay to paddle back to our headquarters at Port Browning Marina. Upon arrival, your table will be reserved and ready to serve you a delectable burger (vegetarian option available) and beverage of your choice! Price includes this awesome appetite buster! We look forward to a fun day of adventure with you!
Every second Thursday evening starting June 28, one or more trained Paddle Canada Instructors will dedicate their time with you to learning and expanding on your paddling knowledge, safety, and efficiency. Chose from topics of the session and come with an extra idea in the event we have time to learn more!
Listed below are the dates and some of the topics discussed in the alotted timeframe.
TBA - Propulsion strokes, tides and currents
TBA - Rescues & Intro to Navigation
TBA - Edge control & turning under momentum
Have you ever been to Pender Island? If you have, you may have noticed there are a lot of hills! We can facilitate those hills for you, no matter what your experience level.
Chose to ride with assistance! Our locally sourced Electric Assist Bicycles will get you to where you want to go with ease and in style!
The 500W, 48V, 11A battery packs along with mid drive motors on these top of the line ELECTRIC ASSIST BICYCLES will allow you to handle any hill without breaking a sweat!
Learn to paddle safely, effectively, and confidently!
We will teach you a number of important skills, depending on the course, including but not limited to:
With all of the coves and bays of the Penders, 4 days and 3 nights is the perfect length to truly experience the magnificence of the Pender Islands, centrally located in the Southern Gulf Islands of BC. This expedition will feature a fully catered camping experience focused in the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve of Canada. Our campsites gain us access to hiking trails that lead to majestic views, including the highest point of the Pender Islands.