Kayak Sechelt Inlet

Rate this Adventure Canada Sechelt Arm

Added by Rachel Kristensen

  • Uninhabited islands with marine wilderness campsites and front country campsites near Sechelt
  • Easily accessible wilderness
  • Calm inlet waters
  • World class diving for ship wrecks and marine life
  • Waterfalls
  • Wildlife (seals, bears and eagles - oh my!)

Set off from Sechelt, a small seaside community on the Sunshine Coast - about two hours from Vancouver which is accessed by ferry or float plane.

As soon as you start paddling from the harbour in Sechelt, the calm waters are so clear that starfish and other marine life are easily visible beneath the surface near the shoreline.

Rocky beaches covered in barnacles are easily reached at beginning level intervals and for those more inclined, paddle routes lasting two days to six are possible.

The scenery is rugged, with dense forests being broken up by creeks cascading down the mountains of this fjord.

Out of the 60 marine campsites, Kunechin Point is the best. The arbutus and mossy covered rocky point sits in perfect view of a seal inhabited twin islands.

Pack List

  • A kayak
  • Waterproof bags
  • Hammock
  • Tent
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Stove
  • Cookware
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Bear spray
  • Bear vault for your food
Read More

Please respect the places you find on The Outbound.

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures. Be aware of local regulations and don't damage these amazing places for the sake of a photograph. Learn More

Share

Activities:

Camping, Diving, Kayaking

Skill Level:

Intermediate

Season:

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Features:

Beach
Forest
Scenic
Wildlife

Are we missing something?

Suggest an edit

How to Get There

Have you done this adventure? Have something to add? You could be the first to leave a review!

Added by Rachel Kristensen

Travel Blogger | Adventure Seeker | Tour Leader | Find me regularly @meandertheworld on Instagram.

More Adventures Nearby

Hike the Clifftop Trail in Bon Echo Provincial Park

Canada / Mazinaw Campground

Bon Echo is well-known for its deep, clear lake and the native pictographs that adorn the sheer cliff on the north shore.

Jonathon Reed
8 Saves

Catch a Sunset at Crescent Beach

Canada / Crescent Beach

Crescent beach is a great place to end your day, by taking some sunset pictures. It often lights up the sky and really pops with colour.

Max Zedler
9 Saves

Hike Cirque Lake

Canada / Callaghan Lake Parking Area, Whistler

Cirque Lake can only be accessed by boating across Callaghan Lake. Start from the Callaghan parking/camping area and take your boat over to the lake.

Max Zedler
8 Saves