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Ocean River is very proud to have been a finalist for the Hilton Worldwide Small or Medium-Sized Business Of The Year Award for the 2016 Tourism Industry Association of Canada awards. Congratulations to the other finalists :

Thank you to Hilton Worldwide for making this award possible and to everyone who has helped us to become the business that we know and love to be a part of.

Ocean River is honoured to receive the Certificate of Excellence award 4 years running for maintaining a 5 star rating. Thank you to our amazing guiding and instructing staff, we are able to offer safe and exciting tours to all those who visit us. It is our passion to share the beauty and wonder of the waters surrounding Victoria and the southern Gulf Islands. Thank you to everyone who has ventured out to explore with us and taken the time to give us a review; we greatly appreciate the feedback.

About Ocean River

Located in Victoria, British Columbia on beautiful Vancouver Island, Ocean River is one of the premier speciality kayak and adventure companies in North America. Brian Henry, the founder & current owner, has been running Ocean River since 1981, and Ocean River continues to be recognised as one of the most significant outdoor/paddlesports instructional & tours provider in North America.

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