Orcas & Wilderness Camping | Kayak with Killer Whales

Holiday Duration: 8 Nights

Overview

Overview

Johnstone Strait, between Vancouver Island and mainland British Columbia is unquestionably the best place on earth to sea kayak with killer whales in the wild. Most of BC’s 220 northern resident killer whales return to these waters to feed, sleep, play, and rub their bodies on the pebble beaches each year between July and October. There is no better way to encounter pods of these friendly orca than up close and personal. Sharing this habitat are playful dolphins, sealions, harbour seals, minke whales, eagles and black bears.

Sea kayaking with the killer whales is one of life’s most amazing experiences as you sit in your kayak and watch the whales play around you. Stay in a permanent tented wilderness camp, with large tents and a ‘bush’ toilet, with the guidance and care of an experienced paddler, cook and naturalist from Spirit of the West Adventures; experts in the wildlife and environs of Vancouver Island.

 

"You organised a total blinder!"

We had a wonderful time! You organised us a total blinder, thank you!
Major highlight of the bears and tidal rafting- just awesome! We loved our trip, and are already whistfully planning another. Boys fell in love with the country just as much as us.

Liz & Simon - Travelled to Atlantic Canada

Itinerary (8 Nights)

Here’s a day-by-day guide to your itinerary. Feel free to ask us to add other days or ideas and excursions by contacting us directly, so we can give you the best price.

Day 1

Fly into Vancouver and overnight before either taking a seaplane to Campbell River or picking...

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Day 2

Vancouver to Quadra Island

Travel to Quadra Island and stay overnight at Heriot Bay Inn. One of your guides from...

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Day 3

Quadra Island to Johnstone Strait

A warm welcome and introduction to your tour guides and captain will prepare you for...

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Day 4-5

Johnstone Strait

After our hearty breakfast you will paddle up the scenic coast in search of the...

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Day 6

Johnstone Strait to Quadra Island

This is the last day to enjoy the marine environment of Johnstone Strait. Boat transport...

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Day 7

Quadra Island to Victoria

Head down to Victoria for a couple of nights to unwind and explore this fabulous...

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Day 8

Time for some last minute shopping in Victoria before taking your flight home to the...

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