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Level 2 Kayak Skills-Desolation Sound


This 5-day instructional kayak tour, departing from Desolation Sound Resort in Okeover Inlet, is ideal for aspiring kayakers wanting to develop their paddling and camping skills. Desolation Sound’s waters will allow you to effortlessly paddle past rocky islands and through narrow passages.

We’ll settle down in the heart of Desolation Sound where we can explore in multiple directions. From here we can get a feel for the different areas in Desolation Sound. Such as sheltered Tenados Bay, with the option for a short hike and refreshing swim in Unwin Lake or paddle through a maze of islands and narrow passages in Prideaux Haven. Everlasting memories will be carved into your memory during this tour.

Equipment List


  • Single ocean touring kayak
  • All required kayak safety gear and equipment
  • All meals during the tour
  • All required camping gear and equipment
  • Backcountry Camping Permit
  • Drybags


  • Personal items, we provide a detailed “Suggested Gear List” prior to the tour
  • Gratuities for your instructor and guide
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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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