Common questions

Where can I kayak in Victoria?

Where can I kayak in Victoria?

Here are the best kayaking spots Victoria has to offer.

  • Williamstown. Williamstown is a great spot if you’re learning the kayak ropes.
  • The Lower Yarra.
  • Apollo Bay.
  • Gardiners Creek.
  • Lower Glenelg National Park.
  • Mornington Peninsula.
  • Snowy River National Park.
  • Gunbower National Park.

Can you kayak in Victoria Harbour?

Kayak in Victoria Harbour. There are some wonderful paddling opportunities right in Victoria Harbour. Whether you kayak, canoe or stand up paddle board (SUP), whether you’re a beginner or an expert, you can tailor a paddling trip anywhere from an hour to a few hours that will be sure to please.

Where can you kayak on Vancouver Island?

These are the best places for adventurous kayaking & canoeing in Vancouver Island:

  • North Island Kayak.
  • Hello Nature Adventure Tours.
  • Ocean River Sports.
  • Black Bear Kayaking.
  • Adventuress Sea Kayaking.

Can you kayak in Georgian Bay?

A kayaking day trip is probably the best way to experience the beautiful sparkling waters along our unique section of Georgian Bay coastline. The Georgian Bay Biosphere is designated as a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. In a kayak, you paddle quietly and almost effortlessly along the surface of the water.

Is the gorge fresh water?

The Gorge Waterway (or simply “the Gorge”) is a narrow, six-kilometer long stretch of water that connects Upper Victoria Harbour to Portage Inlet. Freshwater flows into Portage Inlet from Craigflower and Colquitz Creeks, both of which are important salmon streams.

Where can I paddle board in Victoria BC?

Best Spots to Paddle Board Near Victoria

  • Gorge Waterway – get a quick lesson and 2-hour paddle with this SUP experience.
  • Thetis Lake.
  • Langford Lake.
  • Matheson Lake.
  • Elk Lake.
  • Inner Harbour.
  • Gonzales Beach.
  • Willows Beach.

How long are sea kayaks?

Sea kayaks—Sea kayaks (or touring kayaks) tend to be the longest of all, around 12-17 feet. (Though it is possible to engineer a compact sea kayak.) Performance kayaks—Performance kayaks are built for speed, and can run from 15-18 feet.

Can you kayak to Vancouver Island?

The coastal waters of Vancouver Island and the sheltered waters of the BC Gulf Islands and Desolation Sound on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia are beautiful places to explore by sea kayak on guided kayaking expedition trips.

Is it legal to put a trolling motor on a kayak?

Yes, it is legal to attach a trolling motor to your vessel, just like any other boat, but you must also follow all the normal boat safety laws. Just because it is a kayak, does not mean that you are not responsible for all boating laws because its smaller and a one person craft.