Kayaking the Broken Group Islands on Canada's West Coast, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve Vancouver Island B. C. : The Essential Guidebook. 2020. Third Edition (Ebook-PDF format)
The Broken Group Islands is one of the most famous sea kayaking destinations in the world, unmatched for its natural beauty and diversity of wildlife. This unit of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, on the west coast of Vancouver Island, Canada, has much to offer kayakers of all levels of experience. The inner islands have sheltered waters with quiet lagoons. The outer islands are exposed to the open ocean, with powerful swells pounding the rocky shore. As a wilderness area, the Broken Group Islands brim with life. A wide variety of intertidal critters, marine mammals, land mammals and birds live in this archipelago of over 100 islands. This paradise also has a rich history of First Nations culture dating back more than 5,000 years. This paddling guidebook is the most complete and up-to-date field reference on the Broken Group Islands. It is suitable for all kayakers, from novice paddler to experienced kayak guide. It provides in-depth information pertaining to the Broken Group Islands including natural and cultural history, wildlife, camping, safety, and highlights. This reference will enhance your preparation, preparedness as well as your safety, knowledge and enjoyment of kayaking in the Broken Group Islands. 12 years after the release of the second edition, we are excited to release this revised and expanded third edition with up-to-date information.