Enjoy Single Kayak Rental and Tours in Sooke, Canada
Enjoy Single Kayaking in Sooke, Canada! Kayak Tours: • Half Day Tour: This 3-hour tour departs daily at 9:00 am and 1:00 pm, led by certified kayak guides who share local history and teach their group about the local sea life. Begin your adventure by exploring the intertidal life of Anderson Cove. You’ll paddle around the sacred Good ridge Islands, delve into Roche Cove, seeing the breathtaking regional park from a new vantage point and experience the Veitch Creek at high tide. Among the other wildlife, you’ll observe, we’ll show you the seals at Sunny Shores Marina as they bask on the rocks. • Full Day Tour: This 6-hour tour departs at 9:00 am. We include lunch, and you’ll further explore the beautiful Sooke Harbour. We will stop to enjoy lunch on one of the many small, serene islands en route. Lunch is provided by the award-winning Stickleback Eatery and packed up picnic style for the afternoon. After a bite to eat and a little rest, you’ll continue exploring the Sooke Harbour, paddling up the coast and experiencing the natural beauty of the Vancouver Island. • Full Moon Tour & Sunset Tour: More people choose Rush Adventures kayaking tours over any other outfitter on the Island. We offer personalized tour packages, our guides are professional and friendly, and we are located on the most beautiful protected waters around! Our tours are always fun and include exploring small islands, coves, and beaches. This protected water region is unparalleled; you’ll come away with a new appreciation not only for sea kayaking but also for the area’s wildlife and natural history. Rush Adventures has built a strong reputation for guiding expertise and have become well known for providing exciting experiences for all our customers. Rush also offers a wide variety of trip packages for both beginners and seasoned paddlers. We provide an enjoyable and relaxing way for paddlers to see the area and get a close look at sea life, coastal birds and other wildlife. Each tour is led by registered guides and experienced naturalists who will point out the interesting sites and wildlife throughout the tour. Prices For Tours: - Half Day Tour: CAD 65 - Full Day Tour: CAD 130 - Full Moon Tour: CAD 80 - Sunset Tour: CAD 75 Whether you go for a quick paddle in our bay or take off on a full day expedition, we have a kayak rental option for you! Prices For Kayak Rentals: - 1 hour: CAD 35 - 2 hours: CAD 45 - Half Day(3 hours): $60 - Full Day(6 hours): $70 CAD All kayak rentals include a spray skirt, paddle, PFD (personal flotation device), pump, beginner instructions and a chart of the area. Kayak Lessons: • Beginner Class: The beginners class will give a student enough skills to paddle in protected waters. Designed for people with no previous kayaking experience. The instruction takes place for 3 hours on the ocean in the protected waters of the Sooke Basin. Objectives Include: - General safety rules, including Coast Guard - Elementary bracing techniques - Turning your kayak 360° - Finally, having the ability to stop your kayak Price: - CAD 65 per person • Kayak Rescue Class: This is a 3-hour course. This lesson is for people with no previous rescue experience. The instruction takes place for 3 hours on the ocean in the protected waters of the Sooke Basin. Objectives Include: - Safety rules and procedures - Wet exit in a safe and controlled manner - Participants should be able to do one solo rescue - Participants should be able to do two assisted rescues - Finally, emergency distress signals and procedures Price: - CAD 65 per person • Introduction to Kayaking: This is a one day lesson, approximately an 8-hour course. This lesson is for people with no previous kayaking experience, but want everything in the beginners class, plus capsize and recovery skills. The instruction takes place for roughly 7 hours on the ocean in the protected waters of the Sooke Basin. Objectives Include: - Safety checks on the beach - General safety rules, including Coast Guard - Understanding the principles of rafting - Elementary bracing techniques - Turning your kayak 360° - Finally, having the ability to stop your kayak - Wet exit in a safe and controlled manner - Participants should be able to do one solo rescue - Participants should be able to do two assisted rescues - Finally, emergency distress signals and procedures Price: - CAD 130 per person • Kayak Surfing Course: This course is an introduction to kayak surfing which takes place at Jordan River. Participants must have some basic kayaking skills. Wetsuit and booties not supplied, but can be rented for $10 CAD/day or CAD 60/course. Objectives Include: - Learn how to read waves & currents - Safety on the wave & surfing guidelines - Swimming in waves - Proper balancing & paddle techniques Price: - CAD 75 per person • Rolling and Bracing Course: Rolling and bracing are important skills for kayak paddlers. Without these skills, many of the benefits of kayaking are lost. Intermediate paddlers can learn and practice off-balance maneuvers more confidently if they know how to roll or brace, helping them to recover from their errors and beginners will develop good water confidence. Objectives Include: - Learn the basic Screw Roll, which is the most commonly used roll because it is reliable, easy to learn and works in most circumstances. Most paddlers use a Screw Roll or some variant of it as their standard survival roll. - The 3-hour course will also cover the basic skills of advanced paddling techniques and bracing, as well as other safety concerns. In the comfort of the Sooke Basin or local lakes, we will cover the high and low brace, sculling for support and the use of braces as directional strokes. Price: - $75 per person
- Captain is optional.
- You decide if you would like to book with or without a captain.
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- Tours, Lessons, and Diving
- Wildlife Tour
We are based in Sooke, just 30 minutes outside of Victoria on the beautiful west coast of Vancouver Island.
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- Life jackets/required safety gear
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
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