Paddle Canada Kayak Courses and Instructional Tours

kayak instruction by pender island kayak adventures
Duration:1 - 5 days
Location:Port Browning

We offer a wide range of Skill Levels and Instructor Training in the Paddle Canada Program.

Free kayak rental if you book 30+ days prior to start date!

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:

  • Correct Paddling Technique
  • Vessel and Marine Safety
  • Tides & Currents 
  • Rescue techniques
  • Rolling a kayak
  • Navigation
  • Towing
  • Weather
  • Journeying & Seamanship
  • Risk Assessment & Leadership

Paddle Canada Sea Kayak Program

We offer the following certifications for the Paddle Canada Sea Kayak Program:

Sea Kayak Basic Skills
8 hours (1 day) - $150 + GST
2018 Dates: Saturdays May 5, June 2, 16 July 14, 28 August 11,25 September 8, 22
Contact us for Custom dates and for groups of 6+ participants
Sea Kayak Level 1 Skills
16 hours (2 full days) - $225 + GST
2018 Dates: Saturday/Sunday May 5-6, June 2-3, 16-17 July 14-15, 28-29 August 11-12, 25-26, September 8-9, 22-23
Contact us for custom dates and groups of 6+ participants. 
Sea Kayak Level 2 Skills
5 days, including camping. Food supplied and will function on a rotation basis for preparation to promote healthy group/expedition behavior. $550 + GST
Kayak and drysuit rentals available.
2018 Dates: July 8-12, contact us with your custom dates. Minimum of 3 participants to run this course.
Sea Kayak Level 1 Instructor
October 11-15, 2018 - $600 + GST
Kayak and drysuit rentals available. 


We also provide private and custom lessons based on your preferred date. We only need a minimum of 3 participants to run any course (based on full price rate)! Group rates available! Contact us with your requests.

Pricing includes: Your Instructor, Course Package, Registration Fees (Instructor Candidate fees not included).

Sea Kayak, safety gear available for rent at a 2 hour rate per day. Wetsuit included in your rental, limited drysuit rentals available. 

for Private Skills development, please call 1 250 629 6939.


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We reserve the right for minimum numbers of participants for each course.  We will notify you 30 days prior to any course if we have to cancel.  Payment is due upon booking and is refundable up to one calendar month prior to the course start date.  Within 30 days a 50% cancellation fee will be charged, unless your spot is filled, in which you would be fully refunded.


Phone: 250-629-6939
Toll Free: 1-855-629-6939

Port Browning Marina
4605 Oak Road
Pender Island, BC V0N 2M1

Hope Bay
4301 Bedwell Harbour Rd
Pender Island, BC V0N 2M1


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