Some kayaking experience is necessary; participants must be comfortable in and around water, in good enough shape for 4 to 6 hours of kayaking.
Paddlers will enjoy this guided Vancouver Island kayaking journey to the islands outside of the Ucluelet harbour and into Barkley Sound. At the start of the tour the guide prepares everyone for a day of adventure. Kayaks are set up for each guest, seats and pedals are adjusted. Lessons are given and safety concerns and procedures are explained.
Coastal Waters Kayaking Tour
Departing from our dock at Hello Nature Adventure Tours base in Ucluelet, we will first explore the sights in the Ucluelet harbour including a variety of wildlife that frequent this area. We will then paddle out into Barkley Sound and experience the open Pacific Ocean. Your guide will point out some spectacular views of the rocky shores, gigantic kelp beds, and perhaps an ancient first
nations whaling beach or some incredible nearby rock formations. Sea lion colonies, black bears, seals, and whales may all be spotted by kayak on this day trip.
After a couple of hours paddling in the morning, your guide will take you to one of the nearby sandy beaches to enjoy a delicious picnic lunch and a short rest. Your tour will continue for another couple of hours before returning to our dock for an estimated arrival time of 3:00pm.
Your adventure awaits!
Hello Nature Adventure tours Ltd.
Hello Nature Adventure Tours is located in the quaint fishing village of Ucluelet, British Columbia close to Barkley Sound, the Broken Group Islands, and the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. Our kayaking and hiking tours range from short half-day tours to week-long adventures. Whether you are an experienced or novice sea kayaker and/or hiker looking for a new and exciting adventure or someone who is not really sure what the west coast of Vancouver Island is all about, we promise we will find the right experience for you. Hello Nature Adventure Tours prides itself on sound environmental policies and low impact coastal expeditions, keeping our magnificent marine and island wonderland pristine. Kayaking and hiking are great ways to explore the beautiful beaches, peaceful coves, offshore islands, wildlife and the native forests that make up our coastline. Participate at your own pace by sampling a half day trip, full day trip, or come on a guided overnight trip and allow us to take you to all of our favorite places. Hello Nature Adventure Tours promises to be the most friendly, professional and satisfying tour company – meeting all your kayaking and hiking needs. We strive to provide a balance of safety, enjoyment, and adventure.