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North America: 1.800.307.3982 | Local & Overseas: 1.250.285.2121


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North America: 1.800.307.3982
Local & Overseas: 1.250.285.2121
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News, views & stories from the realm of the whales.

Winners Photo & Video Contest 2017

October 15th, 2017

WOW! We literally got overrun with simply impressive photo and video contest submissions. THANK YOU TO ALL PARTICIPANTS for capturing all those special moments that show the uniqueness of the places we are fortunate to discover, explore and paddle each summer. With so many incredible entries, we asked for some outside help in deciding the winners. Our thanks to local photographer…

Homage To Our First Great Bear Rainforest Tour

September 16th, 2017

A molten sea stretches before me, a vast shimmering pool of shadow and light, unbroken by waves or the wind. I paddle rhythmically, dip, twist, pull and push, out, in, repeat. Close by eleven other kayakers are repeating the same motions; the only sounds are the gentle splash of our paddles and the swoosh of our PFDs on our spray skirts….

Photo & Video Contest 2016

October 15th, 2016

Stunning sunset Johnstone Strait

We want to say thank you to all of our this year’s photo and video contest participants. We received an amazing selection of shots and videos and it wasn’t easy to choose the winners. Our guests captured many special moments, highlights of their tours and a big variety of the beauty of British Columbia’s coastal regions where we operate our tours each…

Member of 1% for the planet

July 6th, 2016

Spirit of the West Adventures has been a proud member of 1% For The Planet since 2007. As part of our commitment to the environment, every year we donate 1% of our sales (not just profits) to organizations dedicated to protecting and preserving the environment and areas we love. Over the years as 1% members we have donated over $55,000. 1% For The…

Things to do on Vancouver Island

April 28th, 2016

Vancouver Island stretches for almost 500km from the historical BC capital of Victoria in the southwest to the wild and rugged Cape Scott at the northern tip. The island is home to one of the world’s most diverse ecosystems, including rainforests, beaches, mountains, oceans, rivers and lakes that create habitats for a rich diversity of wildlife. Vancouver Island has an…

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