Meet Brent, owner, operator and head guide

Most small businesses start with an idea or a personal passion. Meet Brent, the owner, operator and head guide for Bowen Island Sea Kayaking. Find out what he loves most…

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What to wear spring paddling

Spring weather on Bowen Island and in the Howe Sound region can vary tremendously. From warm and sunny one minute to blowing cold and rainy the next. We don’t all…

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Meet your 2021 Guides
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Meet your 2021 Guides

Meet some of our guides for the 2021 season. They’re a fun bunch who love to be outdoors and on the water. They can’t wait to show you the sights…

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Take 20 minutes to get outside – it’s good for you
Deep Bay looking towards the North Shore mountains

Take 20 minutes to get outside – it’s good for you

Late last year BC Parks Foundation launched the PaRx Project. Canada’s first large-scale program, formally allowing health care professionals to prescribe nature as medicine. The program is now being rolled…

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COVID-19 Safety Protocols

The health and safety of our guests and staff is very important to us. Here is what we’re doing to keep everyone healthy: Enhanced cleaning Sanitizing kayaks and paddles between…

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The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup
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The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

Ocean Wise Beach Clean Up      Community beach cleanups, whether a group of 100 people or 2, are a great way to pay it back to the beaches and ocean we…

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The Howe Sound Conservation Map
Howe Sound from Anvil Island

The Howe Sound Conservation Map

     Howe Sound, located on the South West coast of British Columbia and stretching from West Vancouver to Squamish, has long been one of Canada’s marine treasures and recreational…

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The Challenge Lived Up To It’s Name
Round Bowen Challenge 2015

The Challenge Lived Up To It’s Name

We’re reprinting here a lively account of the June 27th ‘Round Bowen Challenge as reported by racer and colleague Bob Putnam, owner of Deep Cove Canoe & Kayak. It was…

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Launching The Season: April 2015

Wow! 2014 was quite a year. Martin Clarke handed over the paddles to me, the weather gods shone brightly and it was an amazing first year. At the beginning of…

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Hutt Island – A Close Shave
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Hutt Island – A Close Shave

Hutt Island, off the North West corner of Bowen Island, is a fine destination for a paddle. From Snug Cove, paddle north, with Diamond Head in view, for 5k before…

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