Box 569 Heriot Bay, British Columbia, Canada V0P 1H0
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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British Columbia

News, views & stories from the realm of the whales.

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….

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…

Paddling the Great Bear Rainforest

May 12th, 2016

Great Bear Rainforest kayaking

The Great Bear Rainforest is a remote region of temperate rainforest that stretches for more than 400km between Vancouver Island and Southeast Alaska, also known as the Central and North Coast. The Great Bear Rainforest is a land where the ocean, mountains, and forests are all intricately linked; with mist-shrouded valleys and rugged glacier-cut fjords, old-growth forests and rich salmon…

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…

The importance of our oceans

March 10th, 2016

Oceans are the planet’s life support system; their temperature, chemistry and currents drive global systems that make the Earth habitable for humankind. Whether you live close to the coast, or far from it, you depend on the world’s oceans in many ways. Our rainwater, drinking water, weather, climate, coastlines, much of our food, medicines, and even the oxygen in the…

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