River kayaking is a growing sport and central Vancouver Island BC is a Mecca for the sport. With dozens of Rivers to choose from and water ranging from lower class 1 to Class 5 white water. In the Spring during the freshet, you will find dozens of rivers worth paddling.Read More
For white water kayaking on Vancouver Island BC , the Adam River is suitable for all kayakers, intermediate and expert as well as canoeists and paddle boarders.Read More
The Adam River Canyon on northern central Vancouver Island BC is not suitable for all white water kayakers, it is an intermediate to expert run with class 3 to class 4+ water. Considered a technical river, this one is a bit of a challenge.Read More
The Campbell River itself on Vancouver Island BC offers some great white water kayaking with easy access, the run is suitable for novice and intermediate kayakers as well as canoeists. It is a short run river which enables beginners to practice their skills in relative safety.Read More
Near the village of Woss, the Davie and Nimpkish Rivers on Vancouver Island BC offer advanced kayakers a great opportunity. From class 2 up to Class 5 waterfalls or fish ladders, depending on the volume of the rivers.
The Eve River on Vancouver Island BC for white water kayaking is suitable for intermediate and advanced kayakers only. A small river in terms of volume over gravel and boulder strewn cascades.Read More
The Gold River Upper Canyon on Vancouver Island BC is a popular river for extreme white water kayakers. Considered an advanced route only this Class 3+ and 4+ water run on Vancouver Island is technical with phenomenal areas to play in.
The Gold River Middle Section is fine for all levels of white water kayakers, canoeists and paddle boarders. Ranging from Class 2+ and 3+ this Vancouver Island BC river has easy portages available, short rapids and steady even grades drops and pools.Read More
The Gold River Lower Canyon on Vancouver Island BC is good only for advanced kayakers or guided intermediates. Class 3 to 4+ with some technical boulder runs.Read More
The Nimpkish River on Vancouver Island BC is famous for its rafting and kayaking opportunities. Suitable for advanced kayakers and guided novices as well as intermediate and expert open canoeists and rafters.Read More
Suitable for all levels of kayakers, canoeists and rafters the Nimpkish River 2 is a short Class 2 or 2+ rapid and fat water mix. This Vancouver Island BC specialty river is well known for its’ commercial rafting routes.Read More
Suitable only for soft floating the best place to take in on the Salmon River on Vancouver Island BC is at the Sayward Bridge, as this river tends to have log jams that can be particularly dangerous.Read More
The White River on Vancouver Island BC, near of the Village of Sayward is rated suitable for intermediate and advanced kayakers’ and rafters, expert open canoeists and guided novice raftersRead More