Broughton Archipelago 6 Day Kayak Adventure

This adventure is, "a classic," that takes in heaps of wildlife sightings, a taste of native culture, a blend of sheltered and exposed water to kayak.

Highlights include six days of camping/sea kayaking through the entire length of the Broughton Archipelago. Trip features a sense of exploration. Wildlife rookeries, hidden passages and remote beaches are all visited on these trips through the entire length of the Park. You will experience the sounds of whales from your tent site. Summer days end with a colorful sunset that lasts for over an hour.

These trips take in the true wilderness areas of the Broughton Marine Park. And offer you six days to build your sea kayak skills in waters full of active wildlife.


TRIP ITINERARY

Arrival Day: Arrival in Telegraph Cove or Port McNeill is usually late in the day because of the travel distance or the plane connections to Comox Valley Airport. Your guides will meet you at in front of the General Store in Telegraph Covel @7:30 pm the evening before your departure date. The meeting is scheduled to introduce you to your guides and do a gear check, fit a PFD, try a paddle and familiarize you with a sea kayak. We will also go over the route we will taking on the marine chart of the area.

Note: This Itinerary will be done in reverse if accommodations are not available on the first night.

DAY 1: CRUISE/SHUTTLE – EXPLORE ARCHIPELAGO OF ISLANDS

Meet at 8:30 am out front of the General Store at Telegraph Cove Resorts in Telegraph Cove.  Load our shuttle boat and cruise through the land of humpback whales to our first camp deep in the Broughton Archipelago.  (approx. 2 hr)

Set camp and grab a bit to eat. Mid day kayak to dust off the cobwebs and atune ourselves to nature.

Salmon Dinner, a short walk before dinner and an early nights sleep for travelers.

DAY 2: HEART OF THE BROUGHTONS

A traveling day in AM to our first campsite along a sheltered route with defined passages.
Viewing and photo time in an area with wildlife rookeries and local habitats.
An afternoon stroll in the unique coastal rainforest. View flora and fauna.
Pasta and seafood for dinner. Small beach fire to end a nice day.

DAY 3: HEART OF BROUGHTONS

A traveling day in AM  move to a feature camp for sunsets.
PM explore the rustic islets and scenic passages with visible marine life.
Listen to a shoreline, alive with sounds of kingfishers, eagles, and myriad seabirds.
Mexican night for dinner. Small beach fire to end the day.

DAY 4: HEART OF BROUGHTONS

Layover day with a morning paddle to visit a nearby seal rookery.
Lunch on an islet and time to explore by land.
Paddle a route back to camp where the sea lions frequent.
Pasta dinner. A night for star gazing.

DAY 5: SOUTH BROUGHTONS – BLACKFISH SOUND

Our first chance to paddle in the same waters as Humpback Whales and abundant bird life. Island hop across a small group of unique islets.
Explore the shoreline and coves of the many islets and Island of the entrance to Knight Inlet.
Navigate the waters of the mouth of Knight Inlet and its many rustic islets.

DAY 6: AM SEA KAYAKING – PM CRUISE BLACKFISH SOUND

AM pack up gear, sea kayak amongst small islets and islands.
Visit seal rookery and waters frequent by local wildlife.
After a relaxing lunch we will load our shuttle boat and begin our voyage (we stop for whales) back to Port McNeill, arriving late afternoon 2-3:00 pm)


BOOK NOW

Email us with your preferred trip dates and group size and we will confirm book you in for a trip.

Per Person: includes support boat CAD: $1450 • USD: $1025 • EURO: $970

Group Rates: 4 People starts at: CAD: $5200 • USD: $3840 • EURO: $3625

Trip Deposit:  CAD $250 per person

TRIP DEPARTURE DATES

Trip Days: Sunday – Friday

June 24-29
July 15-20
August 12-17
September 9-14 & 20-07