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Wild Root Journeys

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Wild Root Journeys offers day and multi-day sea kayak and hiking trips, lessons, and nature retreats along British Columbia's coastline. We are certified guides through the Sea Kayak Guide Alliance of BC offering experience and heart. Our goal is to...more
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Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2J7, Canada
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

My recent four day trip to the Broken Group Islands with WildRootJourneys was a definite highlight of my summer! Not only are the islands one of the most spectacular places I have ever visited, but our guides Silke and Agnes made this trip a journey...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Silke H, Owner at Wild Root Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you Elli! It makes it easy to cook Vegan with so many great meal options to choose from. I actually prefer the vegan french toast using coconut milk and bananas instead of milk products. It was wonderful having you on trip and I look...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

I was so pleased to do another multi day trip with Silke and Wild Root. Silke is an amazing guide for kayakers of all experience. Her professionalism, caring, experience and humor are evident in every aspect of our trip. I appreciate Silke’s prep and planning...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Silke H, Owner at Wild Root Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. Camping should always be comfortable. I love surprising clients with new gear to add to our experiences. The helinox chair one was definitely the big winner adding to comfort this season. See you next year for more...More

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

The coast of BC is an incredibly beautiful place on it's own, but experiencing it at water-level by kayak with Wild Root Journeys takes it all to another level. It's hard to express just how much the passion and knowledge of our kayak guides (Agnes...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Silke H, Owner at Wild Root Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you for these kind words and examples of what our journeys are all about. I truly feel that nature is where we can recharge, reconnect and unwind. I believe in creating a space right from the start for people to feel safe with the...More

Reviewed 4 August 2018

Just got back from a fantastic four-day sea kayaking trip and I can't recommend it enough. Our guides Silke and Aggie were extremely friendly and knowledgeable, the food was fantastic, the camping gear top-notch and the experience itself was amazing. We saw bears, deer and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Silke H, Owner at Wild Root Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you Andrew!! It is so good to hear you had a great time with us in the Broken Group. It sure is a magical ace and I feel honored to be able to take people into the area and share my experiential and learnt...More

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This pre pride 5 day kayak trip was everything I needed!! Queer friendly environment that was filled with good conversation and scenery. Our guides Silke and Aggie were organized and incredibly informative about the first nations land. Meals and gear were fantastic! I really feel...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Silke H, Owner at Wild Root Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you for your review!! I love adding another commonality to our trips. Our LGBTQ trips are meant to create an early ease into the journey with a sense of community. We do like to make the trips interesting and a straight paddle between point...More

Reviewed 19 July 2018

The half day trip around Vancouver harbour and Stanley park is probably one of the coolest and best ways to find out about a new city. Silke was super professional and really helped with paddling skills, she was really informative about local history and made...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Silke H, Owner at Wild Root Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thanks!!!

Reviewed 22 May 2018

After booking, I immediately got all the important information. Silke is a very warm, open person, perfectly attuned to the sensitivities of the participants. I always felt safe. Very competent and easy to understand instruction. Also during the tour I got a pleasant way tips....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Silke H, Owner at Wild Root Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Viellen Dank!!

Reviewed 22 May 2018

Lovely way of getting a good sense of the city. We paddled with the seals, watched the eagles and listened to Silke's encounters with Orkas, Cougars and Bald Eagles. The set up is really easy going yet very professional, Silke sets you up in the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Silke H, Owner at Wild Root Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you so much for this review. I do love sharing my animal encounter stories. And I'm always excited for the next experience!!

Reviewed 7 May 2018

I have now been on 2 multi day kayak trips with Silke. Once around the Gulf Islands, and once to Vargas island off the coast of Tofino. Both trips were incredible, rugged and beautiful. Silke is an amazing guide, taking me to areas of the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Silke H, Owner at Wild Root Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you Rosie!! I am excited to have you on more trips in the future! You seem to be a good luck charm for strange animal encounters and good weather.

Reviewed 4 March 2018

My trip around God's Pocket Marine Provincial Park surpassed expectations! Silke's knowledge and technical skill is on point, and her personal dynamic is one that allows for both fun and quiet reflection. I returned challenged and replenished. It's not a question of IF I will...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Silke H, Owner at Wild Root Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you Kyle! These trips are all about replenishing,ourselves and creating memories to bring us back to the calm of the outdoors in times of need.

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