We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Powell River Sea Kayak

Features Animals
106767 Crowther Road, Powell River, British Columbia V8A 0G4, Canada
+1 604-483-2160
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Excellent Tour!

As a group of five adult family members we paddled a 7 day trip with Luke and Kyle. Absolutely... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
S M
,
Toronto, Canada
via mobile
Cabana resort 4-day guided trip

We just returned from an incredible 4 days at Powell River Sea Kayak’s Cabana Resort. We are a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ligia G
,
Berkeley
via mobile
Read all 65 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Specializing in Desolation Sound, British Columbia, where warm pacific waters teem with marine wildlife and the majestic coast mountains tower over idyllic islands. Join us at our uniquely wonderful eco-resort on an uninhabited island in the heart of Desolation and enjoy locally sourced foods, cozy comforts and a perfectly idyllic setting. Guided and non-guided packages available. Multi-day camping tours are another option for experiencing Desolation Sound or join one of our daily guided tours and whet your appetite for longer adventures. Kayak rentals are available for those seeking self-guided exploration. Snorkel with the STARS! in the unusually warm waters and experience colourful sea stars, sea cucumbers, spiny urchins and much more. Experience the adventure in Desolation!
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“day trip” (12 reviews)
“high quality” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
106767 Crowther Road, Powell River, British Columbia V8A 0G4, Canada
CONTACT
Website
+1 604-483-2160
Write a ReviewReviews (65)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"day trip"
in 12 reviews
"desolation sound"
in 35 reviews
"high quality"
in 4 reviews
"boat traffic"
in 4 reviews
"cabana resort"
in 3 reviews
"double kayak"
in 3 reviews
"late august"
in 3 reviews
"safety talk"
in 2 reviews
"eco resort"
in 2 reviews
"stunning location"
in 2 reviews
"attention to detail"
in 2 reviews
"flush toilets"
in 2 reviews
"base camp"
in 2 reviews
"self guided"
in 2 reviews
"three adults"
in 2 reviews
"wildlife sightings"
in 2 reviews
"guided trip"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a group of five adult family members we paddled a 7 day trip with Luke and Kyle. Absolutely fantastic guides and chefs. They made us feel comfortable with each day’s planned paddle, and produced 5-star meals on the beach. Breathtaking scenery and swimming rounded...More

Thank S M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just returned from an incredible 4 days at Powell River Sea Kayak’s Cabana Resort. We are a family of 4 with children ages 9 and 12. This was our first trip with kids and our guides and cook took such great care of us...More

Thank Ligia G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our trip to Powell River was thrown together last minute, as a result almost all the tours with this company were booked. I asked if there were any other options for our family of 5. They were kind enough to set up a Savary Island...More

Thank Dunstable2015
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled to Desolation Sound for the first time in early July for a four night stay at Cabana Eco-Resort. Our group of eight had a wonderful experience, far exceeding any expectations I had. We received amazing service from Adam while booking, and from Luke...More

Thank Peter J
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We recently did a self-guided 2-night paddling trip in Desolation Sound and we rented kayaks and equipment from Powell River Kayaks in Okeover. Our group was mixed experience and none of us had ever been to this area before so I called Powell River Kayaks...More

Thank Victoria F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We are a group of 8 who rented double kayaks overnight. staff are rude, unhelpful and not very knowledgeable. Didn’t help us moving the kayaks, didn’t provide any information regarding where to camp etc. Didn’t give us basic customer service for example asking how trip...More

Thank shannon b
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Adam V, Owner at Powell River Sea Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Our company culture is one of integrity and honesty. If we have done something in error, we will take ownership and seek ways to rectify the mistake. An example with this is can be seen in the reply to the one other 1 star review...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Our family of 4 with 2 teenagers had a completely fantastic time in Desolation Sound with Powell River Sea Kayak. Went on a 3 night/4 day kayaking and camping trip. Exceeded our expectations in every way, even though the weather didn't cooperate some of the...More

Thank Amber P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 6 July 2018

In June of this year, my girlfriend and I had a great 5-day tour of Desolation Sound with Powell River Sea Kayak. We spent the nights on King Horne Island and one of the Curme Islands, both of which were memorable despite some bad weather....More

Thank Sander_P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We (three adults and four kids) did the 7 hour Desolation Sound kayak trip. The scenery was stunning. The kayaking was much easier than I expected. The equipment is very high quality and our guides (Graham and Kyle) were fantastic - friendly, patient, and helpful....More

Thank Peggy K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous trip. Our guides Kyle and Arron were so knowledgeable of the area, sea life and environment. They were thoughtful, funny and worked efficiently at making us all comfortable. Great food and no dish washing! From booking to completion the trip worked seamlessly....More

Thank PeteJanG
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 hotels in Powell River
Historic Lund Hotel
176 reviews
3.97 km away
The Old Courthouse Inn
425 reviews
19.84 km away
Rodmay Heritage Hotel
58 reviews
19.97 km away
Westview Centre Motel
79 reviews
24.06 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Nancy's Bakery | Lund BC
317 reviews
4.00 km away
Laughing Oyster Restaurant
542 reviews
2.64 km away
The Boardwalk Restaurant
232 reviews
4.08 km away
SassyMack's Ice Cream
18 reviews
3.99 km away
Nearby Attractions
Beyond The Road Adventures
141 reviews
4.00 km away
Terracentric Coastal Adventures - Day Tours
84 reviews
4.00 km away
Okeover Arm Provincial Park
22 reviews
4.39 km away
Lund Water Taxi
20 reviews
4.01 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Powell River Sea Kayak staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit