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Esquimalt Lagoon to Cole Island Paddle Route

Esquimalt Lagoon to Cole Island Paddle Route

Kayaking to Esquimalt Harbor & Cole Island Paddling from the Esquimalt Lagoon to Cole Island in Esquimalt Harbour is an excellent day trip which can take a couple of hours...

Esquimalt Lagoon to Cole Island Paddle Route

Kayaking to Esquimalt Harbor & Cole Island Paddling from the Esquimalt Lagoon to Cole Island in Esquimalt Harbour is an excellent day trip which can take a couple of hours...

Kayak Rescue Goes Right!

Kayak Rescue Goes Right!

 Rescue Saves Kayaker's Life Carry Safety Equipment On a sunny day In early November Jim Cliff decided to go kayaking out to Discovery Island, just off our beautiful Oak Bay...

Kayak Rescue Goes Right!

 Rescue Saves Kayaker's Life Carry Safety Equipment On a sunny day In early November Jim Cliff decided to go kayaking out to Discovery Island, just off our beautiful Oak Bay...

Flares - Obsolete or Still a Good Idea?

Flares - Obsolete or Still a Good Idea?

Should You Still Carry Flares When Paddling? This question often comes up, do you need to carry flares with you, especially with many paddlers now carrying cell phones, VHF radios,...

Flares - Obsolete or Still a Good Idea?

Should You Still Carry Flares When Paddling? This question often comes up, do you need to carry flares with you, especially with many paddlers now carrying cell phones, VHF radios,...

Whiffen Spit to Cabin Point Paddle Route - East Sooke

Whiffen Spit to Cabin Point Paddle Route - East...

Whiffen Spit to Cabin Point in East Sooke Park This very pleasant day trip is an excellent opportunity to experience what it is like to paddle the exposed west coast...

Whiffen Spit to Cabin Point Paddle Route - East...

Whiffen Spit to Cabin Point in East Sooke Park This very pleasant day trip is an excellent opportunity to experience what it is like to paddle the exposed west coast...

Ocean River Sports to the Gorge Tillicum Bridge Paddle Route

Ocean River Sports to the Gorge Tillicum Bridge...

Paddling Victoria's Upper Harbour, the Selkirk Waterway & the Gorge Waterway Paddling the Upper Harbour and along the Gorge Waterway gives you a completely different perspective than the Inner, Middle...

Ocean River Sports to the Gorge Tillicum Bridge...

Paddling Victoria's Upper Harbour, the Selkirk Waterway & the Gorge Waterway Paddling the Upper Harbour and along the Gorge Waterway gives you a completely different perspective than the Inner, Middle...

Paddling the Victoria Waterways Loop

Paddling the Victoria Waterways Loop

The Victoria Waterways Loop - an obvious but often overlooked paddling route The Victoria Waterways Loop is a kayaking route full of changing landscapes that can take from a few...

Paddling the Victoria Waterways Loop

The Victoria Waterways Loop - an obvious but often overlooked paddling route The Victoria Waterways Loop is a kayaking route full of changing landscapes that can take from a few...