Spirit of the West Adventures
Award-winning Whales & Wilderness Glamping camps & expedition-style kayaking tours
Responsible and respectful kayaking in the realm of orcas and humpback whales
All-inclusive tours with excellent guides and high-quality gear for any level of ability
Local, hearty, fresh and healthy food prepared at camp each day
Our company is owned and run by guides with over 20 years of experience & expertise in sea kayaking and wildlife watching. Choose among professionally guided 4-8 day trips all around Vancouver Island and in the Great Bear Rainforest & Sea. We focus on sustainability and responsible operations and are 1% for the planet members as well as Responsible Travel and Sustainable Tourism certified. We take pride in the extensive training of our knowledgeable, passionate & fun staff and stand for personal, high-quality service and aim for offering better adventures in a better way.
Meet us on beautiful Quadra Island and join our kayak and camping tours the wild territory of the killer and humpback whales. We want you to fall in love with kayaking, the rich wildlife, and our coast, and it shows in the way we run our tours. Our adventures are authentic, safe, fun, educational, and for all levels of experience. We take you a little further than most people go the discover and experience the best of what our paddling destinations have to offer. Imagine waking up on a remote island to the sound of whales. It can only be described as a breathtaking & meaningful experience.