Canoe and Kayak Vancouver IslandWhen people think of canoeing or kayaking Vancouver Island, they almost always think of ocean paddling. However, Vancouver Island offers a rich and varied tapestry of freshwater lakes and rivers, often overlooked, which are well worth taking the time to explore. This website is intended to be a guide to the fresh water lakes and rivers of Vancouver Island and the amazing, often world class, canoe and Kayak paddling opportunities they afford. [...] Canoe and Kayak Vancouver Island, your source for freshwater canoeing and kayaking paddling adventures on Vancouver Island. Fresh water canoe trips on Vancouver Island.