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Welcome to Discovery Islands Lodge

Discovery Islands Lodge is Quadra Island’s kayak adventure centre and a friendly kayak inn near Vancouver Island, British Columbia, providing affordable waterfront accommodation for adventurous people.

From Discovery Islands Lodge you can enjoy sea kayaking the diverse waterways around Quadra Island. We offer daytrips, kayak rentals, kayak instruction, paddleboarding, canoeing, and whitewater kayaking options. Hiking trails, lakes, and three Provincial Parks are a stone’s throw away. Our Quadra Island kayak inn offers easy access to an un-crowded paradise of clear sheltered ocean, marine parks, abundant wildlife, spectacular rainforest, and towering mountain vistas. From our British Columbia kayak lodge, a classic west coast building on Quadra Island’s remote north shore, its easy paddling to some of British Columbia’s best sea kayaking destinations.

Sea Kayaking Quadra Island Accommodation

Our Quadra Island accommodations are just minutes away from great paddling opportunities in ecologically diverse Surge Narrows Marine Park, and close to great hiking trails and swimming lakes. We’re also located near Octopus Islands Marine Park, and world-renowned standing wave “Okisollo”. We are intimately familiar with this Vancouver Island wilderness kayaking mecca: Let us show you safe and easy Quadra Island sea kayaking tours, forest trails, canoe routes, and kayak camping beaches. Enjoy comfortable accommodation after a day of sea kayaking or Quadra Island outdoor adventures, or as a starting place for multi-day sea kayak tours.

At Discovery Islands Lodge we also offer beginner to advanced kayak lessons, including Paddle Canada certified kayak courses. You can learn basic flatwater kayak skills or high performance whitewater and tidal rapids sea kayaking. We offer kayak daytrips (everyone welcome!) in spectacular Surge Narrows Marine Park, canoe rentals, and sea kayak rentals for kayak touring and performance kayaking.

Clean, friendly, and affordable; waterfront location with close-up view of the Coast Mountains.