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Videos & Stories

Inspiration, Spirit of the West's stories, facts & everything for and from the press.

We've recently produced some amazing videos highlighting Spirit of the West as a company and each of our Johnstone Strait Ultimate, Johnstone Strait Expedition and Orca Lite tours. These are the videos to show your friends when you want to brag about where you're taking your BC summer vacation! Stay tuned for new videos getting produced this summer on Desolation Sound and the Great Bear Rainforest, and check out a selection of videos from our guests.

We regularly write down our thoughts on happenings here on the coast, or write an article that might be of interest to our guests. Wondering why the ocean is so vital to our lives? Where humpbacks go in the winter? Or how to become a kayak guide? Check back here often to see what's been added to our stories, or sign up for our newsletter to get links to the latest posts!

We're not ones for tooting our own horns, but when someone else does we're usually pretty proud of it. From articles about our trips to awards, think of this section as a sort of digital scrapbook of all the media mentions we've had in the news in the last little while.

Sometimes a written description of a trip just doesn't do the job. Find inspiration and motivation in this set of photos that show off the best of the BC coast and our kayaking trips around Vancouver Island.

Shoot, share and win! Each year we hold a photo contest to celebrate all the fantastic trips that we had throughout the year. We want to give our guests an opportunity to showcase some of their most memorable and inspiring moments from the summer.

Other recommended British Columbia Tours

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

Kayaking and basecamping in the realm of the orcas. Whales from the hot tub!

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

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