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.

Best Place to Kayak Near Vancouver, BC

May 20th, 2019

Summer weather in British Columbia (June-September) makes for the absolute best conditions for exploring some of the most stunning scenery in all of Canada. With so many options for paddling around Vancouver – from False Creek to North Vancouver – it can be hard to decide where the best place to go might be. Vancouver does boast some lovely paddling,…

Our 2018 Donations: $15,000

December 20th, 2018

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 $67,000. 1% For The…

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…

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