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Kayak Lesson, Granville Island, Vancouver

Learn how to really perform out on the water and be comfortable in a kayak. With a kayak lesson from Vancouver’s Granville Island, a Paddle Canada certified instructor will teach you a range of kayaking techniques.
Where:Vancouver, British Columbia
Age restriction:Minimum age for participation - 10 years
Vancouver Kayak Lesson - GROUP LESSON
Kayak Lesson, Vancouver - GROUP LESSON
Price shown is per person / per 2 hour lesson.
Vancouver Kayak Lesson - PRIVATE LESSON
Kayak Lesson, Vancouver - PRIVATE LESSON
Price shown is for a private 2 hour lesson for 1 person.
Vancouver Kayak Lesson - PRIVATE LESSON for 2 or more
Kayak Lesson, Vancouver - PRIVATE LESSON for 2 or more.
Price shown is for per person / per 2 hour private lesson.

Whether you are looking for an introduction to kayaking or some advanced instruction, your lesson will be tailored to meet your needs. You’ll learn kayak basics, how to launch your boat, paddle in a straight line, turn, and much more. This kayak lesson is a great way to build a new skill set or improve upon what you already know about kayaking.

Whether you are looking for fun things to do in Vancouver or a unique experience gift, this Kayak Lesson at Granville Island is the way to go!

What’s included:

  • Kayak and paddle.
  • Lifejacket.
  • Professional instructor.

When:  May - September: Wednesday thru Sunday 10:30AM*
*subject to availability

Duration: 2-hours

Location:  Granville Island, Vancouver VIEW MAP

Need to know:

  • The kayaks come in two basic styles: Sit-on-top kayaks and Sit-inside kayaks. Both are available as singles or doubles. Sit-on-top kayaks are a great choice for nervous or new paddlers as  they're stable, easy to get in and out of with no feeling of confinement.  Depending on availability, you are welcome to choose the style of kayak you prefer.
  • No experience is necessary.
  • Minimum age for participation is 10 years.
  • All necessary equipment is provided.
  • Any paddlers under the age of 16 must be in the front of a double kayak with someone who is at least 19 years of age in the back.
  • Minimum requirement for participation is the ability to swim short distances and tread water even without a lifejacket on.
  • Lessons run rain or shine, unless the conditions are dangerous.
  • Please bring a swimsuit, a towel, sunscreen, and water.


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