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Ocean & Mountains by Paddle: North Shore Has It All

Immerse yourself in the paddling paradise of Vancouver’s North Shore. Glide across the tranquil waters of Deep Cove, a haven for kayakers and stand-up paddleboarders. Explore hidden coves and witness majestic bald eagles soaring overhead. For a more adventurous experience, tackle the invigorating tidal rapids of the Capilano River or test your skills on the rushing currents of the Seymour Narrows. Whether you seek a serene escape or an adrenaline rush, Vancouver’s North Shore offers diverse paddling experiences for all skill levels.

Featured waterways in Vancouver North Shore

Here are some of the area’s best bodies of water to dip into.

Meet the specialists Vancouver North Shore

From guides and instructors to marina owners and sales reps, here are the people who will ensure you’re not sent up the creek without a, well, you know. 

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Rentals, Tours & Lessons
Cates Park Paddling Centre

Discover Cates Park for kayaking adventures, rentals, and lessons. Book online today!

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Repairs and Retail
Coast Outdoors

Join us for personalized training and programs in Squamish, BC since 2015.

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Lessons
Cove Watersports

Cove Water Sports in Vancouver offers wakeboard and waterski lessons, charters, and more.

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Lessons, Rentals & Tours
Deep Cove Canoe & Kayak Centre

Deep Cove Kayak Center in Vancouver offers premier kayaking, paddleboarding, and surfskiing tours.

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Rentals
Middleton’s Canoes & Kayaks

Middleton’s Boats offers canoe and kayak rentals, sales, accessories, and expert advice for paddlers of all levels.

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Retail
Mountain Equipment Company

MEC North Vancouver offers gear rentals, repair services, and a green building experience.

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Retail
Quoth Paddle Boards

Quoth Boards offers premium iSup gear for outdoor enthusiasts seeking quality and performance.

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Tours, Lessons & Rentals
Takaya Tours

Takaya Tours offers authentic First Nation canoe and kayak experiences in beautiful locations like Belcarra Park and Cates Park.

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