We have exciting news to share. This summer, Island Joy Rides is launching kayak tours and rentals from the scenic Tyee Spit in Campbell River. Offering a unique way to experience this coastal paradise. Join us for an unforgettable journey filled with wildlife, history, and the tranquil beauty of Campbell River’s estuary.

Launching from Tyee Spit

The Tyee Spit provides a perfect starting point for exploring the calm waters and winding channels of the estuary. As you paddle away from the shore, you’ll be surrounded by the natural beauty of Vancouver Island’s west coast.

Encounters with Wildlife

Kayaking in the estuary offers an incredible opportunity to observe wildlife in a peaceful setting. Keep your eyes peeled for river otters playing along the banks, herons wading through the shallows, and bald eagles soaring above.The estuary is a haven for diverse bird species and marine life. Making each paddle stroke an opportunity for a new wildlife encounter.

Discover the Estuary’s History

Campbell River’s estuary holds significant historical and ecological importance. Paddle alongside knowledgeable guides on our Afternoon and Sunset Paddles, hearing stories of Indigenous heritage and the area’s rich natural history. Learn about the traditional uses of the land and waterways by local First Nations communities. As well as the estuary’s role in supporting diverse ecosystems.

Appreciate the Natural Beauty

Exploring the estuary by kayak provides a unique perspective on Campbell River’s natural beauty. Glide through winding channels lined with lush greenery, catch glimpses of snow-capped mountains in the distance, and discover hidden corners of the estuary accessible only by paddle. Feel the serenity of being surrounded by pristine wilderness.

Tailored Experiences for All

Whether you’re a seasoned kayaker or a first-time paddler, Island Joy Rides offers tours and rentals suitable for every skill level. Our guided tours provide an educational and enjoyable experience, while our kayak rentals offer the freedom to explore the estuary at your own pace. Safety is our priority, and our experienced guides will ensure you have a memorable and secure adventure.

Plan Your Estuary Adventure

Are you ready to immerse yourself in the tranquility and beauty of Campbell River’s estuary? Keep an eye on our website for more details about our upcoming kayak tours and rentals launching from Tyee Spit this summer. Adventure awaits, and we can’t wait to share it with you!

Stay tuned for updates, and start envisioning the unforgettable moments you’ll experience while paddling through the heart of Campbell River’s estuary. Get ready to embark on a journey of Island Joy!