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The Gulf Islands, British Columbia
3-Day Sea Kayaking Trips

The travel planning information presented on this page is specific to the Gulf Islands trip. In addition to this information please visit our Travel Planning to Vancouver Island page for additional information on travel planning to British Columbia.

Pre-Trip Accommodations

The Tourism Nanaimo website lists extensive accommodation suggestions for the Nanaimo area; www.tourismnanaimo.com.

Fiddick's Farm Bed & Breakfast
Situated on 30 acres, Jim and Anne Fiddick's Farm Bed & Breakfast is a heritage property located in beautiful Cedar-by-the-Sea and just a short distance from our Gulf Islands sea kayaking trip point of embarkation.

The Fiddick family has farmed here for over 100 years. Each guest room offers spectacular views and ensuite plumbing. There is a jacuzzi tub available for guest use, and a lap pool for your exercise and enjoyment! Horses and chickens roam the rolling green hillside. Full breakfast menu choices with their own farm fresh eggs!

For more information please visit their website at www.island.net/~fiddick

Vehicle Rentals

If you are flying into Vancouver, BC and planning to rent a vehicle for your visit to Vancouver Island, you may want to consider the Island Link Express Bus service.

Island Link Express Bus offers service between the Vancouver International airport and Nanaimo. Pick-up at the Vancouver airport is 4-times daily at 9:00am, 11:15 am, 1:30pm and 3:45pm. The one-way adult fare is $27.50. Once you are in Nanaimo National Car Rental and Budget BC are your best choices in car rentals.

This option of travel to Vancouver Island is a considerable cost savings over renting a car in Vancouver.
Island Link Express Bus
Toll Free: 1-877-954-3556

If you prefer to rent a vehicle in Vancouver most major car rental companies offer onsite rentals at the Vancouver Airport.


Southern Vancouver Island road map from Google Maps.

The map below indicates the route to follow for the Gulf Islands sea kayaking trip point of embarkation. To view a larger image click on the the map below.

Gulf Islands sea kayaking trip point of embarkation map


Current weather conditions for the Gulf Islands Islands from Environment Canada.


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