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Comox Valley Kayaking

The Comox Valley is home to many amazing places to Kayak! If you are looking for river, ocean, or lake kayaking, you will find some great spots in the Valley.

Courtenay River

  • Courtenay Airpark
    Turn onto 20th from Cliffe Ave. You can’t miss it. The Courtenay Airpark launch will put you into the river. The water is slow moving here. From this launch you can paddle up the river to Lewis Park, and depending on the tides and your paddling stamina, also enter the Tsolumn river. The first video below is from just up stream of Lewis Park. <More on Courtenay Airpark>
  • Simms Millennium Park
    Head over the 5th Street Bridge and pull into the lot on the right. (Note: You will be launching off of a dock in this location). This will put you into the river just downstream from Lewis Park.
  • Comox Marina
    A great launch point to explore Comox Bay, or head to the end of Goose Spit for some great sandy beaches.

Ocean Kayaking

There are a number of great launch points for some amazing Ocean Kayaking

  • Union Bay Boat Launch
    As you enter Union Bay, you can’t miss the boat launch
  • End of Argyle Road
    Head over the  Bridge just South of Royston and take your next right.
  • Pt. Holmes
  • Kye Bay <- Click for more info
  • Goose Spit <- Click for more info

Comox Lake

Comox Lake is a great place to kayak for both beginners and seasoned kayakers. Simply head into Cumberland and follow the signs to the lake. You can’t miss the boat launch.

Interested in Nearby Kayaking Tours?

While they do not offer any tours immediately within the Comox Valley, Spirit of the West Adventures does offer an amazing experience at many nearby locations such as the Discovery Islands and Desolation Sound.

Kayaking Tours with Spirit of the West Adventures

Kayaking Tours with Spirit of the West

Spirit of the West Adventures operates guided multiday kayaking tours around central and northern Vancouver Island, including kayak trips in Desolation Sound and the Discovery Islands. Warm water, wildlife and stunning mountain scenery abound in these natural kayaking destinations. Since 1997 our professional guides have provided insights into natural history and kayaking technique while ensuring you’re safe and well-fed. Contact us at 1-800-307-3982 or info@kayakingtours.com to arrange your very own paddling trip.

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Comox Lake

Comox Lake

Goose Spit

Goose Spit

More on Goose Spit

Kye Bay

Point Holmes

Point Holmes

Argyle Road

Royston

End of Argyle Road

Union Bay

Union Bay Boat Launch

Comox Marina

Comox Marina

Simms Park

Simms Park

Courtenay Airpark

Courtenay Airpark