BEACHSiDE tours are suitable for all paddlers, even with no previous experience. Our guides, trained and certified by the Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of BC, will lead you on a comfortable, fun-filled and unforgettable island escapade. Get close to nature – seals, otters, eagles, osprey, sea stars and more.

Get Certified

We offer Paddle Canada Basic and Advanced Paddleboard Skills Certification Courses. Contact us to book your course.

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The Basics:

The Paddle Canada Basic Flatwater Skills Course offers the skills one would need to paddle proficiently in calm conditions. Our instructors will teach skills such as proper paddling technique, standing vs kneeling, how to fall, weather interpretation and various other basic skills. The client upon successful completion of the course will receive a certificate through Paddle Canada.

Advanced Flatwater Skills Course:

This course builds upon the skills that are taught in the basic course as well as teaches new ones. Students will learn advanced techniques such as pivot turns, moving on the board, basic navigation skills, bracing and many others. This course will cover the skills required to move on to the Surf, Touring and River streams. The client upon successful completion of the course will receive a certificate through Paddle Canada

  • • Minimum 2 people to run course!
  • • All are Paddle Canada Certified
  • • We supply Boards, Paddles & PFDs

Kayaking & Paddle Board Tours

Goat Island Tour

Two Hour

Observe and enjoy the coastal history of what was once an Island goat farm operated by one of the pioneering African-American families. This is ideal for beginners and families alike.



Sunset and Full Moon Paddles

Three Hour

Experience colourful skies and magical moments. Bioluminescence often lights up the water for an electrifying display.



Chocolate Beach Tour

Three Hour

Travel back in time over 3,000 years to an ancient First Nations white shell midden beach. Relax on the shore while your guide serves up delicious hot and cold beverages and cookies. This is the most popular paddle in Ganges Harbour.



Marine Park Tours

Four to Six Hours

The longer you are on the water, the greater your chances of encountering the awe-inspiring wildlife.



Kayak & Paddle Board Rentals and Sales

Proudly touring, renting and selling Canadian made and world famous Seaward Kayaks and Kahuna Paddle Boards.

Come on down at high tide for a test drive!

Sailing Tour

Three Hour

Sail aboard L’Orenda, a classic North Sea Double-ended 39’ gaff-rigged yawl with top sails. An exhilarating and enjoyable way to explore these coastal waters. Bring a lunch and enjoy a relaxing experience.



Private Paddle

Two hours (minimum)

If you would rather kayak with your own private guide
and instructor.



Contact us

If you would like to book a tour or you want to find out more, please contact us by email, phone or fill out the contact form. We would be happy to hear from you!

161 Fulford-Ganges Road
On the Sandy Beach, beside the Creek, Downtown Ganges

Toll Free: 1-888-KAYAK-67