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    Getting you out there
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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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  • Other Tours & Activities
  • Introductory Kayak Rescues
  • Avalanche Skills Training 1 - AST1 - Learn to be Safe
  • Avalanche Skills Training 2 (AST2)
  • Introductory Snowshoeing
  • Life After AST
  • 1/2 Day Mt. Washington Backcountry
  • Mount Washington Backcountry Skiing
  • Mt. Cain Backcountry Skiing
  • Basic Kayak Skills (Including Rescues)
  • Sea Kayaking Level 1 Skills
  • Introductory Navigation & Marine Weather Course
  • Introduction to Kayaking
  • Sidney Coastal Kayak Tour
  • Sea Kayaking Level 2 Skills
  • Tidal Currents
  • Learn to Stand Up Paddle (SUP) at ELK Lake
  • Sea Kayak Guide/Instructor Training
  • Introductory Courses in Kayaking
  • "Sea Otter Kayaking" Base Camp
  • 7-day "West Coast Adventure" Base Camp
  • 6-day Rugged Point Expedition
  • 7-day Bunsby Islands Expedition
  • 8-day Brooks Peninsula Expedition
  • Introduction to Greenland Rolling
  • Intermediate Greenland Rolling
  • Private Greenland Rolling Sessions
  • Gulf Islands Exploration with the Salish Sea Explorer
  • Introductory Strokes
  • Saturna Beach Tour
  • Oak Bay Evening Kayak Tour
  • Saturna Island—King Islets Tour
  • Victoria Harbour Sunset Kayak Tour
  • Oak Bay Shoreline Tour
  • Rolling
  • Fitness Paddling
  • Balance and Bracing
  • Basic Sea Kayak Instructor
  • Sea Kayaking Level 1 Instructor
  • Sea Kayaking Level 2 Instructor
  • Pool Space (for Independent Practice)
  • Youth Kayaking Camp (ages 10-12)
  • Youth Kayaking Camp (ages 12-14)
  • Custom Experiences, Special Interest, Groups
  • Discovery Island Wildlife Walk
  • Discovery Island Kayak Tour
  • Victoria Harbour Kayak Tour
  • Stand Up Paddling (SUP) Instructional Tour
  • Custom Instruction & Personal Coaching