Exploring the Broughton Archipelago

September 2023
humpback whale in telegraph cove

The gem of the North Island

Nestled along the northeastern coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, lies a wilderness paradise known as the Broughton Archipelago. This stunning and remote region is a kayaker’s dream, offering a unique blend of rugged coastlines, pristine waters, and abundant wildlife. If you’re seeking an adventure off the beaten path, the Broughton Archipelago is the place to be.

Wildlife Wonderland

One of the most captivating aspects of the Broughton Archipelago is its incredible biodiversity. As you paddle through its labyrinth of islands and inlets, you’re likely to encounter a wealth of marine lifeand birdwatchers will delight in the countless species of seabirds that call this area home. Paddling through its waters, you may encounter majestic orcas and humpback whales breaching the surface, while playful porpoises and seals bask on rocky islets. Sea lions gather on rugged shores, their calls echoing through the pristine wilderness. Above, the sky comes alive with the vibrant plumage of seabirds like eagles, herons, and gulls.What sets the Broughton Archipelago apart is its remoteness. This rugged wilderness offers a sense of tranquility and isolation that’s increasingly hard to find. As you glide through its crystal-clear waters, you’ll feel a profound connection with nature.

Adventure Awaits with North Island Kayak

To truly immerse yourself in the wonders of the Broughton Archipelago, embark on one of North Island Kayak’s sea kayaking tours. Our 6-day and 8-day expeditions are designed to take you deep into the heart of this pristine wilderness.

6-Day Expedition: Ideal for those seeking a taste of adventure, our 6-day expedition offers an unforgettable journey through the archipelago. Paddle through hidden coves, camp on secluded beaches, and witness the incredible marine life that thrives in these waters.

8-Day Expedition: For the ultimate Broughton Archipelago experience, our 8-day expedition allows you to explore even more of this breathtaking region. With additional time to savor the scenery and wildlife, you’ll create memories that will last a lifetime.

Join us at North Island Kayak for an unforgettable sea kayaking adventure through the untamed beauty of the Broughton Archipelago. Our expert guides will ensure your safety and provide insights into the rich natural history of this remarkable region. Don’t miss your chance to experience the magic of the Broughton Archipelago with us. Book your expedition today!