Introducing Paddle BC & Win a Squamish Adventure

Comments 37 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A new directory of BC’s world-class guided paddling experiences is now right at your fingertips! Paddle BC is a collaboration between BC’s paddling associations, and supported by Destination BC. It’s an online directory that lets paddling enthusiasts of all levels easily discover BC’s world-class destinations and waterways for paddleboarding, kayaking, rafting, canoeing, and kayak fishing.

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Introducing Paddle BC

There are six diverse paddling regions in BC: the Kootenay Rockies, Thompson Okanagan, Cariboo Chilcotin Coast, Northern BC, Vancouver Island, and the Vancouver, Coast and Mountains region.

Did you know? BC has over 25,000 kilometres of ocean coastline to explore, innumerable rivers and tributaries, and more than 20,000 lakes of all sizes. Canoeing and kayaking are the fourth most popular outdoor activities and are as popular as fishing (Source: General Social Survey, Canadians at Work and Home, 2016).

At PaddleBC.ca you’ll find a directory of the top guided paddling experiences across BC. All of the experiences featured have been expertly vetted to ensure a safe and memorable paddling experience. You can search up experiences by paddling-type, namely paddleboarding, kayaking, rafting, canoeing, and kayak fishing. Explore experiences by waterway type and find the top lakes, rivers and ocean experiences BC has to offer.

Win a Squamish Adventure

I have an incredible Paddle BC experience to give away thanks to Norm Hann Expeditions in Squamish. This Howe Sound Interpretive Tour is an introductory ocean paddle on the stunning Howe Sound Fiord. This tour starts with ocean safety is for beginners or experienced paddlers and along with an opportunity to connect to the waters. Guides will also help coach and improve your paddling skills throughout the tour. Atl’Kitsem (Howe Sound) is the traditional waters and territory of the Squamish First Nation.

Over the winter they do sessions by appointment and check their calendar for scheduled tours.

Paddle BC Experience Giveaway

Learn more via Paddle BC – have fun out there!

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  1. NoellaSunday, November 13th, 2022 — 4:18pm PST

    What a great experience!

  2. ElaineSunday, November 13th, 2022 — 4:24pm PST

    I love paddling!

  3. StevenRSunday, November 13th, 2022 — 4:30pm PST

    We live exploring Beautiful BC like that!!

  4. Jason BSunday, November 13th, 2022 — 4:46pm PST

    Would love to do it.

  5. Amber olakSunday, November 13th, 2022 — 4:49pm PST

    Love this!

  6. JustineSunday, November 13th, 2022 — 6:01pm PST

    There’s nothing like being on the water.

  7. Jasmine BourretSunday, November 13th, 2022 — 8:38pm PST

    Oh my gosh, this would be a DREAM! My son and I have been wanting to try paddle boarding for a few years now and this would be a wonderful gift! Thanks for the chance!

  8. SimonSunday, November 13th, 2022 — 10:17pm PST

    What an adventure!

  9. ShelleySunday, November 13th, 2022 — 11:01pm PST

    What an amazing adventure in beautiful BC! 🏄‍♀️

  10. tracyMonday, November 14th, 2022 — 6:44pm PST

    this an amazing prize!

  11. Kirsten FisherMonday, November 14th, 2022 — 9:26pm PST

    I would love to win this awesome prize!

  12. AntillesMonday, November 14th, 2022 — 10:48pm PST

    Cool

  13. TaniaMonday, November 14th, 2022 — 11:19pm PST

    Love to try this!

  14. LeaneTuesday, November 15th, 2022 — 1:33pm PST

    This looks like fun. Beautiful

  15. Rob PengTuesday, November 15th, 2022 — 1:48pm PST

    Wunderbar!

  16. janTuesday, November 15th, 2022 — 1:54pm PST

    sounds wonderful

  17. Eric CTuesday, November 15th, 2022 — 4:42pm PST

    I’d love to enjoy this prize!

  18. NicoleTuesday, November 15th, 2022 — 4:48pm PST

    I haven’t paddled Howe Sound yet, this would be so much fun!

  19. ElaineTuesday, November 15th, 2022 — 8:09pm PST

    Would be my first time paddling.

  20. Courtney FWednesday, November 16th, 2022 — 11:01pm PST

    What a great experience!

  21. Gail WhitworthThursday, November 17th, 2022 — 5:03pm PST

    Sounds like a wonderful experience!

  22. SandraThursday, November 17th, 2022 — 8:24pm PST

    Goodluck

  23. AmyThursday, November 17th, 2022 — 8:54pm PST

    I have ALWAYS wanted to do this!!!!!

  24. AlexMFriday, November 18th, 2022 — 8:19am PST

    Sounds fun

  25. RosemarieFriday, November 18th, 2022 — 12:36pm PST

    I would love my two boys to experience the fun

  26. WesFriday, November 18th, 2022 — 1:28pm PST

    Sounds fun, hope to win!

  27. kennyFriday, November 18th, 2022 — 3:37pm PST

    SUP !!!!

  28. StotesFriday, November 18th, 2022 — 7:13pm PST

    This sounds epic!!

  29. Chica (Letícia Broadhead)Friday, November 18th, 2022 — 9:20pm PST

    Stoked! I’d love to have this opportunity.

  30. KarenFriday, November 18th, 2022 — 9:59pm PST

    Awesome giveaway!

  31. Laura RobertsonSaturday, November 19th, 2022 — 6:38am PST

    That’s an incredible opportunity. I’ve been paddling the ocean around Vancouver for a couple of years and nothing feeds my soul like being on the ocean. I’ve also been following Norm Hann for a while and longing to go on one of his company’s tours.

  32. CaitlinSaturday, November 19th, 2022 — 8:18am PST

    I didn’t realize there were so many spots to paddle in BC!

  33. CaitlinSaturday, November 19th, 2022 — 8:19am PST

    Wish me luck 😉

  34. Jodi stadfeldSaturday, November 19th, 2022 — 11:09am PST

    This would be such an amazing trip to experience for my 50th 🏄‍♀️

  35. JCSaturday, November 19th, 2022 — 3:49pm PST

    Oooh I would like to try this 🙂

  36. GloriaSaturday, November 19th, 2022 — 11:11pm PST

    What a fantastic experience this would be.

  37. JillSunday, November 20th, 2022 — 7:12am PST

    My husband would love this trip.

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