Welcome to Bowen Island Sea Kayaking


Call us toll free at 1-800-605-2365Bowen Island is situated at the mouth of Howe Sound, which is the most Southerly Fjord in the Northern hemisphere. It is an easy day-trip, just a 20-minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay, only 40 minutes from downtown Vancouver. Our shop is at Snug Cove, with Bowen Island Marina and island amenities nearby.

We are dedicated to offering safe, informative and fun experiences for the novice paddler through to the seasoned kayaker. We provide well maintained kayaks, paddling gear and safety equipment, as well as stand up paddleboards. Come on over as a foot passenger and choose from one of our ToursLessons or Rent a Kayak, or Stand Up Paddleboard and enjoy your time on the water.

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Recent News, Tours, and Events

Half Island Tour

Ever wanted to paddle around Bowen but thought the 34 km was a little outside your reach? We are...

Kayak Birthday Parties

Come celebrate your special day with a unique Bowen Island Sea Kayaking Birthday party!

Featured Tour: The 3 Peaks Challenge

Here's one to test your skill and stamina both on land and on the water. Paddle to three Howe Sound islands, Anvil, Gambier and back to Bowen, and climb the highest peak of each. We provide kayaks, food and guide. An unforgettable experience.


Improve your organization from the outside in. Look to Bowen Island Kayaking to provide your organization with exceptional, experience-based learning opportunities, instructional classes and customized programs.

Guided Tours

Our staff of well trained, friendly professionals will provide local knowledge of the waters of Howe Sound, ensuring you will be given the necessary information to make your paddle one that you will want to repeat.

Kids Summer Kayak Camps 2015

We offer both week long and weekly evening camps. Our popular “Kayak Kamp” is big hit every summer. Children will experience their own power as they learn to maneuver their kayaks through obstacle courses and chariot races.