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Very nice staff

Best instructions I’ve had while renting a kayak , where they usually don’t explain much and just... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nickrus1
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Toronto, Canada
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Excellent paddling experience

Cates Park is a beautiful spot to set out from on a kayak expedition, whether short (2 hours) or... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
singerjoel
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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a beautiful area. The set up was simple, easy to book, and get going. The staff were all friendly and helpful. Just grab a paddle and lifevest, walks down the path to the beach, get some quick instruction and tips, and away you go.
I loved that they help you load in onshore then push you off. No need to figure out that tricky part of getting in and launching which usually means wet feet and wet bum.
Go right and be in pure nature and shore line all the way down to the Bird sanctuary or go left and paddle along the shoreline of the park and eventually a coast line of beautiful west coast homes.
The scenery is wonderful except for the occasionally inconsiderate speed boat but if you stay closer to shore you only get some of their wake.
Great day activity - be sure to stretch and keep your ab muscles engaged to reduce back strain for those of you who are less active. And make note of the tide direction to make paddling home easier.

Date of experience: May 2021
Thank 260leannea
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff were very helpful, engaging and accommodating. We enjoyed our trip immensely and were very impressed by the professional and knowledgeable staff. Thanks for a great day of kayaking!

Date of experience: May 2021
Thank Salgantom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff at check in. The girl by the kayaks that explained the whole kayak and such (unfortunately I forgot get her name) was super nice and knowledgeable and took her time to explain everything and answer question if any. The weather wasn’t the best but it didn’t rain so we still had a blast.

Date of experience: May 2021
Thank 310stephanh
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Reviewed 15 September 2020 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my experience of kayaking up the indian arm. The staff at cates park paddling center were incredible. They were very informative on how to handle the kayaks and gave great instructions to make the most of our trip. I will be using them again next time I want to kayak and will be recommending them to anyone who wants to do the same

Date of experience: August 2020
Thank 657ruairic
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Reviewed 1 September 2020

Great location to kayak and paddle-board. A great alternative compared to a busier and more popular Deep Cove. Spotted harbour seals a few times. Plenty of parking spaces when arrived before 9:30am. The staff were optimistic and helpful, providing clear instruction especially regarding COVID-19 safety protocol.

Date of experience: August 2020
Thank emyin
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