At Ocean River Adventures we understand kayaking and SUP (stand up paddling), after all, we’ve been ‘getting you out there’ for over 30 years – and we’re still as excited about paddling as the day we started! Every member of our staff is dedicated to providing you with a safe, memorable and enjoyable experience – we make each and every kayaking experience fun! So, what are you waiting for…

Come paddling with us! The goal of Ocean River Adventures, and its sole obsessive focus, is to create extraordinary outdoor experiences for its customers, community, and friends. Nobody teaches quite like Ocean River and Sea Kayaker Magazine knew that when we were voted “best kayak school in Western Canada.

And when the snow starts to build and winter arrives on Vancouver Island, Ocean River has a host of programs for that pure outdoor enthusiast no matter the Season.

We offer beginner and advanced Avalanche Skills training, Snow shoeing and other programs that we are sure will interest you so check out the entire list and lets enjoy the snow like never before.


Our motto is and always has been “Getting You Out There!”

Mission Statement “to create an extraordinary experience for all those that connect with Ocean River while protecting our natural environment and providing the enjoyment of nature at its most intimate level.”

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