Whatever your skill level, we have a course for you!

Ocean River is one of the premier speciality kayak and adventure companies in North America. With over 37 years in the business, Ocean River’s kayaking and paddleboarding school has been rated the best school in Western Canada. Whether you are a beginner looking to try kayaking or paddleboarding for the first time, or are looking for a course to further your skill development, we have a course to fit your needs.

Not sure what course works best for you? Give us a call to learn more.

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About Our Adventure Team

We are nothing without our amazing staff. Our team is more like a family. Although not all of our family members are with us year-round, or full time, they are all an important and vital part of making Ocean River the great adventure it is.

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We're located in Downtown Victoria, Oak Bay, and Saturna Island.
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