Connecting you to the people, food, and places that make Vancouver Island so spectacular

We are experience makers. Born out of a love for the outdoors and the sense of freedom that cycling and paddling brings, our boutique bicycle and kayak tours celebrate active lifestyles, locally-sourced food, and connection with people and places. Whether you join us for an afternoon or 6 days on guided or self-guided adventures, our Joy Rides are designed to help you (re)discover joy while experiencing the best of the Comox Valley, Campbell River, and the Discovery Islands.

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The Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa

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Those Special Places

“Maybe the journey isn’t so much about getting somewhere, it about getting lost…and finding yourself.”

Self-Guided vs Guided

  If you’re trying to decide which option, self-guided or guided tours, is best for you - here’s a helpful comparison. SELF-GUIDED BIKE TOURS have become increasingly popular because of the flexibility and independence they offer. They cost less than guided...

Wine & Chocolate Day Tour - Discover the Comox Valley

Wine & Chocolate is an ideal tour for locals, visiting friends and relatives, and tourists who want to get out on a bike to taste and explore the Comox Valley for an afternoon. Breathe in the fresh air as you meander along quiet roads and trails; sample wine and savour decadent, hand-made chocolates. Joy Rides guides take care of the details - bikes, helmets, routes, snacks, and water - so you can experience the joy of biking, the simplicity of slowing down, and the (re)connection with some of the Comox Valley’s most delicious and decadent treats.