Explore the Kootenays by Kayak - David Dreves Kayaking / West Beach Paddle

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Kayak Tours
Explore the BC Coast or the Columbia / Kootenays on one of our multi-day kayak tours
Introduction or Level 1 Course Recomended
Includes kayak and related equipment
Kayak Multi-Day Adventures
Broken Group Islands a group of over a 100 islands in the heart of Barkley Sound off Vancouver Islands West Coast.
The area is rich in wildlife. Humpback whales, grey whales, orca, sea lion, seal and harbour porpoise are just some of the marine life we have seen.  Deer, wolves and along the shorelines of Vancouver Island bears can also be seen.
Registration deadline for these trips is end of February as we need time to get the necessary permits. Only a deposit is required until we confirm the trips will run.

Kootenay / Columbia for 2024 we are planning exploratory trips in the Columbia and Kootenay Valleys
Being new to the area I did not have enough time to scope out the specifics of each trip but from the reasearch I gathered the Kootenay River is class 2 waters and the Columbia class 1-2 waters. Also the potential to explore the Columbia reservoir between Golden and Revelstoke

Level 2 Skills required to join these exploratory adventures

Our Multi-day Kayak Adventures

are designed for those who would like to play a more active role in the paddling trip.
Guides / Instructors will facilitate ongoing learning and skill development through daily briefings, information talks and on-water detection and correction of skills.
Participants are encouraged to share in the discussions and practice of navigation, weather interpretation and general decision making.  For those who want to just sit back and relax that is fine too, but for those who want to learn and grow their skills and knowledge this is a great way to put your course skills into practice.

Fees Include - kayak and related equipment, guides, group gear such as tarps / stoves.
(Broken Islands Fees include approx $150 in Parks, Launching, and Indigenous fees)

Additional Fees Not Included -
-Food (Meals will be planned as part of a pre-trip meeting)
- Carpool/Travel/Parking Fees

David Dreves Kayaking / West Beach Paddle
Call or Text 604-318-4019
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