Pacifica Paddle Sports

Long-established paddling centre for tours, rentals, lessons and sales. We welcome all paddlers (beginner to advanced) for kayaking, canoeing and stand up paddle boarding at our two locations on the Saanich Peninsula.

Pacifica Brentwood Bay - Access to beautiful Tod Inlet and Finlayson Arm makes Brentwood Bay an ideal waterway for those looking to paddle in sheltered waters and view seals, eagles, herons, otters and an abundance of inter-tidal marine life.

Pacifica Swartz Bay/Sidney - Our "gateway to the Gulf Islands" features a world class paddling environment set against the most beautiful coastal and island views. Walking distance from Swartz Bay ferry terminal on Southern Vancouver Island.

We open YEAR ROUND (Swartz Bay open by appointment from Sept-April) and we offer complimentary transportation from the following locations:

Sidney Visitor Centre
Sidney Pier Hotel
Victoria Inner Harbour
Victoria International Airport
Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal
Brentwood Bay Ferry Terminal
Sidney (Anacortes) Ferry Terminal

Kayak, Canoe and Paddle Board rental reservations:

Tours: [email protected] or book ONLINE on our website!
Lessons: [email protected]

Attractions Directory

Sidney and the Saanich Peninsula features some of the best attractions on Vancouver Island: an award-winning aquarium, an interactive historical museum, an aviation museum, a dynamic community arts centre, an outstanding concert theatre, a seaside sculpture walk, a movie theatre, a bowling alley, whale watching, hiking and biking trails and much more! Sidney is also located a short drive from world-renowned Butchart Gardens and the Butterfly Gardens.

Mary Winspear Centre

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BC Aviation Museum

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Mountain Dream Productions

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Friends of Shoal Harbour

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Sidney Booktown

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ArtSea Community Arts Council

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Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea

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Panorama Recreation

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