Ocean River Sports - Getting You Out There!

Located in Victoria, British Columbia on beautiful Vancouver Island, Ocean River Sports is one of the premier specialty kayak stores in North America. With over 30 years in the business Ocean River includes an outstanding retail store, kayaking school, tours, rentals and a boat storage facility all right on the Gorge Waterway. Come visit us in person and chat with one of our experienced sales people, or surf over to our ever expanding online store and have your product shipped directly to you. Whatever interest you may have, you’ll find that we know our stuff.

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  • 5 Day Sea Otter Kayaking Base Camp
  • Sea Kayaking Level 1 Instructor
  • Sea Kayaking Level 2 Instructor
  • 6 Day Rugged Point Expedition
  • Private Greenland Rolling Sessions
  • Maneuvering and Agility
  • Fitness Paddling
  • 8 Day Brooks Peninsula Expedition
  • Basic Sea Kayak Instructor
  • Sea Kayak Guide/Instructor Training
  • 7 Day "West Coast Adventure" Kyuquot Base Camp
  • 7 Day Bunsby Islands Expedition
  • SPECIAL EVENT - Rough Water Paddling Clinic
  • Introductory Kayak Rescues
  • Youth Kayaking Camp (ages 10-12)
  • Discovery Island Overnight Kayak Camping Tour
  • 3 Day Gulf Islands Exploration with the Salish Sea Explorer
  • Oak Bay Evening Kayak Tour
  • Learn to Stand Up Paddle (SUP) at Elk Lake
  • Stand Up Paddling (SUP) Instructional Tour
  • Saturna Beach Tour
  • Pool Space (for Independent Practice)
  • Saturna Island—King Islets Tour
  • Sidney Coastal Kayak Tour
  • Youth Kayaking Camp (ages 12-14)
  • Introductory Strokes
  • Oak Bay Shoreline Kayak Tour
  • Victoria–Esquimalt Circle Route
  • Introductory Navigation and Marine Weather Course
  • Rolling Clinic
  • Discovery Island Wildlife Walk
  • Flatwater SUP Instructor—Feature Instructor Trainer Norm Hann
  • Sea Kayaking Level 1 Skills
  • Balance and Bracing
  • Discovery Island Kayak Tour
  • Victoria Evening Kayak Instructional Tour
  • Custom Instruction and Personal Coaching
  • Victoria Harbour Kayak Instructional Tour
  • Basic Kayak Skills (Including Rescues)
  • Tidal Currents
  • Sea Kayaking Level 2 Skills
  • Custom Experiences
  • Choosing the Right Course
  • Surf Ski Clinic with Bob Putnam
  • Special Request Tour and Program Registration