Ocean River Sports - Getting You Out There!

Located in Victoria, British Columbia on beautiful Vancouver Island, Ocean River Sports is one of the premier speciality 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. Get out on the water with us with a kayak or paddleboard tour, rent some quality equipment or take a paddling course. 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
  • Private Greenland Rolling Sessions
  • Maneuvering and Agility
  • Fitness Paddling
  • Basic Sea Kayak Instructor
  • Sea Kayak Guide/Instructor Training
  • 7 Day "West Coast Adventure" Kyuquot Base Camp
  • SPECIAL EVENT - Rough Water Paddling Clinic
  • Introductory Kayak Rescues
  • Youth Kayaking Camp (ages 10-12)
  • Level 1 Guide
  • Discovery Island Overnight Kayak Camping Tour
  • Discovery Island Kayak Tour
  • Learn to Stand Up Paddle (SUP) at Elk Lake
  • Choosing the Right Course
  • Pool Space (for Independent Practice)
  • Victoria Evening Kayak Tour
  • Youth Kayaking Camp (ages 12-14)
  • Introductory Strokes
  • 3 Day Gulf Island Exploration with the Salish Sea Explorer
  • Introductory Navigation and Marine Weather Course
  • Rolling Clinic
  • Victoria Harbourfront Kayak Tour
  • Stand Up Paddling (SUP) Instructional Tour
  • Basic Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Instructor—Featuring Instructor Trainer Norm Hann
  • Sea Kayaking Level 1 Skills
  • Balance and Bracing
  • Saturna Beach Tour
  • Sidney Coastal Kayak Tour
  • Custom Instruction and Personal Coaching
  • Oak Bay Evening Kayak Tour
  • Basic Kayak Skills (Including Rescues)
  • Tidal Currents
  • Saturna Island—King Islets Tour
  • Oak Bay Shoreline Kayak Tour
  • Sea Kayaking Level 2 Skills
  • Victoria Waterways Loop
  • Custom Experiences
  • Discovery Island Wildlife Walk
  • Special Request Tour and Program Registration
  • SUP Yoga (4 Week Registered Sessions)
  • Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Advanced Flatwater Skills
  • Full-Day Gulf Island Exploration
  • Sea Kayaking Level 1 Skills and Overnight Tour
  • Hiking Tour to Brown Ridge - Warburton Pike