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Wild Root Journeys

Guiding Kayak Journeys in British Columbia since 2016

Wild Root Journeys

Guiding Kayak Journeys in British Columbia since 2016

JOIN US FOR A KAYAK JOURNEY ALONG THE BEAUTIFUL BC COASTLINE

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DAY AND  MULTI-DAY GUIDED KAYAK JOURNEYS ON VANCOUVER ISLAND AND THE BC COAST.

 

We look forward to sharing space. Let’s paddle, feast, and take in all that nature offers.

Wild Root Journeys offers guides with experience and heart. Our goal is to open doors into nature for those seeking out adventure, time to recharge and growth.

We value the richness of traveling through our environment, self propelled. Here we are reminded, once again, to move with our environment. All of our guides are certified through the Sea Kayak Guide Alliance of BC, with ongoing first aid and skills training.

We pride ourselves in running several LGBTQ2S specific trips with diverse guides.We are always happy to answer questions as they help you in your journey.

Return to Nature. Return to Self. Return to Community.

 

 

Wild Root Journeys offers guides with experience and heart. Our goal is to open doors into nature for those seeking out adventure, time to recharge and growth.

We value the richness of traveling through our environment, self propelled. Here we are reminded, once again, to move with our environment.

 

 

We pride ourselves in running several LGBTQ2S specific trips with diverse guides.We are always happy to answer questions as they help you in your journey.

Return to Nature. Return to Self. Return to Community.

 

CHOOSE YOUR KAYAK JOURNEY

Ask about our LGBTQ tours and our Family, and Private rates.

Kayak Guide wearing rubber boots in the shallow tides by her kayak

DAY JOURNEYS

Saltery Bay, Okeover and the Copeland Islands near Powell River and Lund on the Sunshine Coast BC.

Kayak Guide wearing rubber boots in the shallow tides by her kayak

MULTI-DAY JOURNEYS

3 Days Jervis Inlet, 4 Days Broken Group Islands, 6 Days Gods Pocket on the coast and Vancouver Island

Kayak Guide wearing rubber boots in the shallow tides by her kayak

CLINICS

Lessons geared to self-guiding and improving personal skills, and Outdoor Leadership Certificate.

Meet Silke Hockemeyer

Owner and SKGABC Level 3 Lead Guide

My greatest lessons have come from being immersed in nature and seeking out the symbolism that is all around us. When we are kayaking British Columbia, everything slows down, and if we allow for it, we can begin to find our pace amongst it. Here, we can begin to truly replenish ourselves.

 

Wild Root Blog

Tips and advice on safe travel while kayaking British Columbia

A breakdown of what to wear kayaking in the Pacific Northwest

It's not always easy knowing how to dress for the outdoors. Over-dressing or under-dressing and simultaneously over-packing or under-packing can impact your whole experience. I love the quote by Alfred Wainwright who wrote "There's no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing". So, let's break it down by head, body, and feet. I have provided my personal clothing packing list below as well. And before we go any further, the material for the following is never cotton. For an article on the best clothing materials click here. Head I keep a warm hat (in Canada we call this a toque) in my lap bag for easy access...

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