Members of the BC Marine Trails are eligible for valuable discounts just by showing your membership card. Here's a list. Don't have a membership card? It's on the bottom your membership invoice. You can access the invoice through the 'My Account' information where you log into 'Member Central' on our website.
|Find your adventure -- Wild Coast Publishing is a leading producer of British Columbia adventure travel resources, including marine trail mapsheets and guide books designed by paddlers for paddlers. BC Marine Trails members can enjoy a 15% discount on all online orders for British Columbia mapsheets and guide books, including the IPPY award winning series the BC Coast Explorer marine trail guide books. Mapsheets include Desolation Sound/Discovery Islands, the Broken Group, the Broughton/Johnstone Killer Whale Routes and the North Coast Trail and the North Island Circle Route. New products for 2018 include the Sea To Sky Marine Trail (Howe Sound), and mini-mapsheets for Deep Cove/Indian Arm and the Nootka Trail, including others. Look for the complete lineup at www.thewildcoast.ca, and use the coupon code "BCMTNA" to earn your discount.|
Adventuress Sea Kayaking Adventures
Seamanship & Trip Planning Course for Paddlers
If you have ever wanted to learn more about weather, navigation, tide & currents, chart reading, and trip planning, this is the course for you! It is created and taught by Jan Kretz, who has been in the kayaking industry since 1999, and is the owner of Adventuress Sea Kayaking.
Especially geared for kayakers, this 15 hour course, taught over 5 weeks, will enable you to assess weather conditions, understand a marine radio broadcast, read your chart, calculate tides and currents, use a compass, take a bearing, and plan a paddling trip.
The course will be part theory, discussion, exercises, and homework. The end goal is to be able to complete the trip planning exercise using all the information that we are studying. This exercise asks you to plan a multi-day tour taking into consideration all the various components needed to plan and safely lead a kayak journey.
Course: Seamanship & Trip Planning Course for Paddlers
Tofino Sea Kayaking
Your BC Marine Trails member discount: 10% off all rentals, tours and retail purchases. 10% off all accommodations at Paddlers Inn.
About Tofino Sea Kayaking: Choose one of our guided tours that will take you on an incredible journey from the awe-inspiring inlets, islands & coastlines of Clayoquot Sound to the incredible ancient cedars of Meares Island. Shop at the Company Store features locally made products and all the gear you need for your upcoming kayaking adventure.
Stay at the Paddler’s Inn which offers attractive and comfortable rooms at affordable rates. Bright and clean rooms, centrally located in the heart of Tofino overlooking the harbour. http://tofinoseakayaking.com/
Your BC Marine Trails member discount: Seaward is offering BC Marine Trails members substantial savings on their line of kayaks and other products or work. The savings on most items averages around 18%.,To read specifically about their discounts please view this document.
About Seaward Kayaks: Seaward kayaks was started in 1986 and is a small family owned business comprised of approximately 25 staff. Seaward proudly uses skilled Canadian labour and North American kayak parts to manufacture its products. In an ever changing, fast-paced world Seaward remains loyal to the economy and chooses to keep friends employed. Seaward is a company that answers the phone when a customer calls! Try that with a big company....you can even ask for Steven Ree, the owner, and he'll gladly talk with you.
Seaward has produced the finest handcrafted kayaks in the world for 30 years. Our reputation is based on quality, innovation and attention to detail. When you purchase a Seaward Kayak you buy a product on which you can depend to take you further. http://www.seawardkayaks.com/
Spirit of the West Adventures
Your BC Marine Trails member discount: 10% discount on tours.
About Spirit of the West Adventures: They have several popular trips including: Broughton Archipelago & Johnstone Strait sea kayaking expedition and wilderness camping, Base camp in Johnstone Strait (most popular), Desolation Sound, camp to camp sea kayaking expedition, and Great Bear Rainforest Outer Islands. http://www.kayakingtours.com/
Ecomarine Paddlesport Centres
If you're planning your start of the Salish Sea Marine Trail from Vancouver, consider the advantage of renting from Ecomarine Paddlesports Centres at the Jericho Beach location immediately adjacent to the trailhead. Ecomarine is offering a 25% discount on any long-term rentals for the Salish Sea Marine Trail from the Jericho location and a 10% discount on any gear needed through the store.
Jericho Beach: 1300 Discovery St, Vancouver, Canada (the north east corner of the Jericho Sailing Centre compound).
Granville Island: 1668 Duranleau St, Vancouver, Canada (in the red marine building on the NW corner of Granville Island).
Broughton Archipelago Paddlers Inn
Your BC Marine Trails member discount: $25 off your bill and free water.
About the Broughton Archipelago Paddlers Inn: Explore beyond the end of the road. Hop aboard our MOT certified vessel and get ready for the experience of a lifetime as we explore the Broughton Archipelago. Wake up in the comfort of a hand-crafted float-house or sea-side cabin, listening to the heartbeat of nature. Explore secluded shorelines by kayak, charter-boat or on foot, alone or in the company of your hosts. Kayaking, fabulous food, forest trails, lake-fun, rejuvenating massage and wildlife, wildlife, wildlife await you. http://paddlersinn.ca/
Quadra Island Kayaks
Your BC Marine Trails member discount: 15% discount. http://www.quadraislandkayaks.com/
About Quadra Island Kayaks: Quadra Island is truly one of the most spectacular destinations for sea kayaking in British Columbia. The waters and landscape we travel in are a paddler’s dream. In the summer months we enjoy gentle sea conditions and sunny weather. Kayaking allows us to travel in a way that is naturally interactive with the environment. We can’t imagine a more memorable way for you to immerse yourself in the rich life of this region. Our tours are about enjoying the experience as it unfolds and embracing what each moment has to offer. With you as our inspiration, we strive to deliver the best quality and most unforgettable trips we can. Our tours explore the scenic islands and channels surrounding Quadra Island. Join us for a paddle out to the Breton Islands, and through the historic reaches of Open, Village, and Hyacinthe Bays.
Your BC Marine Trails member discount: 10% off kayak rentals. http://www.sunshinekayaking.com/
About Sunshine Kayaking: Kayaking, Sailing Tours, Fishing Charters, Diving Charters, Boat Charters and Harbour Tours. We offer Rentals, Tours, Charters & Lessons located in Gibsons
Wild Coast Adventures
Your BC Marine Trails member discount: 10% discount on tours to Orca Camp; Desolation Sound; Discovery Islands
About Wild Coast Adventures: Kayak with Killer Whales at Orca Camp in Johnstone Strait or take a kayak expedition to Desolation Sound or Discovery Islands along BC's west coast. Memorable outdoor experiences for adventurers that combine spectacular scenery, scrumptious food & abundant wildlife encounters including whales, dolphins, bears & eagles. Top-rated service catering to local & international guests. Kayaking experience not required. http://www.kayakbritishcolumbia.com/