Box 569 Heriot Bay, British Columbia, Canada V0P 1H0
North America: 1.800.307.3982 | Local & Overseas: 1.250.285.2121


Spirit of the West Adventures

We do what we love. After nearly 20 years guiding sea kayaking trips in British Columbia, we still feel a sense of anticipation and excitement when pushing off from shore at the beginning of an expedition. With us you’ll find engaged and professional guides, amazing food and top-notch gear and logistics to allow you the best experience whale watching, paddling and reconnecting with nature. We offer a range of trip styles to choose from such as base camp, expedition, mothership and family tours.

Welcome to our new kayaking site!

June 2016 – We’re very excited to launch this new, image-intensive website to better showcase the amazing kayaking and whale watching opportunities we offer. We’re the same Spirit of the West we always were, just better looking!

Proud of our Excellent Reviews
Ultimate Adventure Bucket List
"Best Tour Operator - Western Canada."
Gold Level Certification Since 2015

Our Tours in British Columbia

Kayaking and "glamping" in the realm of the orcas. View whales from the hot tub!

One-way expedition through Johnstone Strait and the Broughton Archipelago.

Affordable and inspiring paddling in the realm of the killer whales.

Treat your kids to a journey in the coolest ocean playground.

Warm-water paddling against the towering Coast Mountain Range of BC.

A true kayaking expedition on the wild coast of the Great Bear Rainforest.

Remote beaches and sea otters on the west coast of Vancouver Island.

Journey up the inlets in comfort and style aboard our mothership.

Our International Tours

A luxury mothership kayaking adventure through the best of amazing Patagonia.

An extended mothership journey among the volcanoes, wildlife and glaciers of Patagonia.

Sun, fun and sand - an expedition through an exotic & warm water paradise.

Explore crystal clear Caribbean waters in the protected Land and Sea Park.

Proud of our Excellent Reviews
Ultimate Adventure Bucket List
"Best Tour Operator - Western Canada."
Gold Level Certification Since 2015