Orca Lite is about giving you the Orca kayaking experience at price that is easy on the pocketbook while maintaining the high standards you expect from a Spirit of the West kayak tour. You will have the best trained guides on the coast, top-of-the-line gear, industry leading pre and post trip service and most importantly, plenty of fun and adventure! You will be transported up the scenic highway to historic Telegraph Cove where you will begin your kayaking adventure. After planning the tour route and some kayaking skills instruction and packing your kayaks, you will begin our journey into the rich and diverse waters of Johnstone Strait and up to the edge of the nearby Broughton Archipelago. The route and itinerary are flexible and will be dictated by wildlife viewing, tidal, wind, and wave conditions. Stunning, wild campsites will be your home for the next 3 nights.
Guides have extensive training and experience (paddling skills, rescue and first aid) and are experts at helping you to experience the ocean, wilderness and the natural & cultural history of the area. High-quality kayaks and top-of-the-line paddling and camping equipment are provided.
Fiberglass single and double kayaks (Seaward, Atlantis, Current Design), Werner paddles Kokatat paddling/rain jackets & pants, top-of-the-line paddling/safety gear, top-equipped first aid kits.
If you find it necessary to cancel your tour, please let us know as soon as possible. No refunds are given once tours have departed. Spirit of the West Adventures Ltd. is not responsible for any additional costs that may arise in the event of a trip alteration or delay caused by circumstances beyond our control. To avoid confusion we require written notice of cancellation, by email, fax or standard mail. The following fees will apply to cancellations and are calculated as of the date we receive your written cancellation notice.
If you must cancel your tour, your refund is as follows:
- Earlier than 90 days before trip – If we have not had to turn customers
away, full amount is refunded less a $100 administration fee. If we have
had to turn customers away, the deposit is retained.
- 89-30 days before trip – 50% of total tour price is refunded.
- Later than 30 days before trip – No refund will be given, unless we can
find someone to fill your space. In this case, only the deposit is retained.