Kootenay Kayak Company offer an array of intriguing itineraries such as half-day paddle-abouts, two-day kayak camping excursions, multi-day B&B tours or week-long paddling and hiking expeditions. Below are some examples of outings being offered. Check their website for more.
Kootenay Lake stretches 120 kilometres (75 mi) and is sheltered by the historic Purcell and Selkirk mountain ranges. The glacial clear waters of Kootenay Lake is your playground. Kayaking, canoeing, hiking, biking, soaking, sunning,dining and unwinding – Kootenay Kayak Company can build the vacation you want.
The day includes an exploratory hike at Irvine Creek and a savoury lunch featuring some famous local food. This package is a great opportunity for novice and expert paddlers to get a feel for Kootenay Lake’s adventure.
3 Hour Tour
A three hour paddle starts in beautiful Lakeside Park and travels up the west arm of Kootenay Lake. You’ll be amazed at all the amazing sites such as wildlife, desolate beaches and lakeside homes.
Watching a sunset from the lake is a wonderful experience. This tour includes a quick lesson before heading out onto the still waters of Kootenay Lake’s west arm.
Paddle & Hike
Start out with a tour of Kaslo. Then travel to Schroeder Creek and the kayak launch site. A lesson introduces some paddling techniques. The paddle along the remote eastern shore goes to Fry Point for a waterside picnic.