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

The Underwater World of the Orca

December 20th, 2018

Have you ever wanted to know what whales experience as they travel through their mysterious underwater realm? Well, read on, because while spotting an orca from your kayak on Vancouver Island is an incredible experience, it only just breaks the surface—literally!—of what makes these amazing creatures so fascinating. Whales communicate in different languages Did you know that different orca clans…

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…

We’re a certified Responsible Travel member!

December 19th, 2018

WHO IS RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL & WHAT’S THEIR MISSION? We’ve done the hard work in meeting the criteria to become a part of the responsibletravel.com community and become a member. The work was certainly worthwhile as it is important to us to separate ourselves from tourism businesses who do not do as much (or anything) to minimize environmental impacts or contribute to the…

A Postcard from the West Coast

December 18th, 2018

The story behind the production… Over the past 4 years, a few of our crew members and our friend and videographer David Hartman from Hayfire Media have been working on filming and documenting most of our popular kayaking tours (check out our videos page for some of the results!). The first trip, in August 2015, brought us to Johnstone Strait…

What Does a Kayaker Wear to the Red Carpet?

November 30th, 2018

As the end of the year draws near, those of us here at Spirit of the West Adventures have been reflecting on what a great year it has been! Not only were we privileged to have another marvellous season with an amazing crew and incredible guests from around the world, but we also managed to create an impression in the…

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