• Getting you out there
    Getting you out there
  • The best Kayak and SUP rentals
    The best Kayak and SUP rentals
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    Celebrate Canada 150 with us

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. 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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  • Sea Kayaking Level 1 Instructor
  • Introductory Kayak Rescues
  • Youth Kayaking Camp (ages 10-12)
  • Level 1 Guide
  • Discovery Island Kayak Adventure
  • Learn to Stand Up Paddle (SUP) at Elk Lake
  • Choosing the Right Course
  • Victoria Evening Kayak Tour
  • Youth Kayaking Camp (ages 12-14)
  • Introductory Strokes
  • Introductory Navigation and Marine Weather Course
  • 3 Day Gulf Island Exploration with the Salish Sea Explorer
  • Victoria Harbour Kayak Tour
  • Victoria Harbour Stand Up Paddling (SUP) Tour
  • Rolling Clinic
  • Sea Kayaking Level 1 Skills
  • Basic Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Instructor—Featuring Instructor Trainer Norm Hann
  • Saturna Beach Tour
  • Balance and Bracing
  • Custom Instruction and Personal Coaching
  • Oak Bay Evening Kayak Tour
  • Basic Kayak Skills (Including Rescues)
  • Saturna Island—King Islets Tour
  • Oak Bay Shoreline Kayak Tour
  • Tidal Currents
  • Custom Experiences
  • Sea Kayaking Level 2 Skills
  • Victoria Waterways Loop
  • Discovery Island Wildlife Walk
  • Sea Kayaking Level 1 Skills and Overnight Tour
  • Saturna Island Hiking Tour
  • Basic Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Skills
  • Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Advanced Flatwater Skills
  • A Day of Gulf Island Adventure