Wilderness River Canoe Tour on Vancouver Island, Canada

Wilderness River Adventure Tours
943 Denewood Place, Shirley
Sooke, BC V0S 1N0 Canada
Telephone: 250-646-2820
Fax: 604-974-0990 Ext. 3886
Email: river@sookeadventures.com

Canoe for 15km (9 miles) down the beautiful San Jan River near Port Renfrew to the west of Victoria on Vancouver Island, BC. Experience the back country thrill of seeing Roosevelt Elk, Black-Tailed Deer, Black Bears, Bald Eagles, Ospreys. This is an easy grade 1-2 paddle, no experience necessary. September through November is prime time for salmon spawning which attracts the Black Bears and Bald Eagles, but we operate year-round. Bring your camera and binoculars.


Depart at 0900 hours and arrive at launch site about 1030 hours. During this 4 to 6 hour canoe trip, your guide will give you the history of the area, point out the flora and fauna and make any stops you request along the way. Return to departure site late in the afternoon.

Trip Dates and Costs

Accommodations and Meals

Accommodations are not included in this tour but can be provided at our Log Cabin Bed and Breakfast or our Log Cabin Chalet. Lunch is included in the canoe tour.

Trip Extensions
To extend this canoe tour, we offer:

  • Wilderness overnight camping at midpoint of the river. We supply camping equipment and meals.
  • Hiking excursion to visit the Red Creek Fir, one of Canada's largest trees.
  • To extend your vacation on Vancouver Island, we also offer:

  • Multi-day hiking excursions and camping trips to the Sooke Hills.
  • Wildlife viewing and birdwatching tours along backcountry roads.
  • Saltwater and freshwater fishing.
  • Custom-tours for groups or special interests.

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