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Wild Root Journeys

Guided Kayak Journeys on Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast, British Columbia

Wild Root Journeys

Guided Kayak Journeys on Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast, British Columbia

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July 20-26 and September availability.

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JOIN US FOR A GUIDED KAYAK TRIP ALONG THE BEAUTIFUL BC COASTLINE

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

 

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

 

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. Wild Root Journeys values having high quality gear that is purchased from local companies including our sea kayaks, paddles, drybags and more!

We pride ourselves in running several LGBTQ2S specific trips with diverse guides.

Return to nature, self and 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.

Working as a team we can move a kayak

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.

Silke Hockemeyer Guide with kayaks in the Broken Group Islands

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

CHOOSE YOUR KAYAK ADVENTURE

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

Learning navigation during a skills clinic for kayaking in British Columbia

DAY JOURNEYS

Saltery Bay, Okeover and the Copeland Islands near Powell River and Lund on the Sunshine Coast BC.
Learning navigation during a skills clinic for kayaking in British Columbia

MULTI-DAY JOURNEYS

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

Learning navigation during a skills clinic for kayaking in British Columbia

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. While kayaking, everything just slows down, and if we allow for it, we can begin to find our pace amongst it. Here, we begin to truly replenish ourselves. The coast of British Columbia really offers experiences for the soul.

 

Wild Root Blog

Tips and stories from time spent kayaking in British Columbia

A Complete “What to Wear Kayaking Review” for the Pacific Northwest

Jump Straight to Clothing Packing ListIt's not always easy knowing what to wear 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. Head: I keep a warm hat (in Canada we call this a toque) in my lap bag for easy access when it gets cold,...

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