Plan your own escape with Quadra Island Kayaks & Adventures 

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Main Lake/ Village Bay Lake Provincial Park 

Main Lake Provincial Park on Quadra Island encompasses six lakes and protects a biologically diverse freshwater system that includes more than 72 bird species and 234 plant species. The park, which was established in 1997, offers significant wilderness recreation opportunities, including wilderness camping, canoeing, kayaking and hiking.

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Visitors to the park can see a variety of wildlife, including wolves, cougars, owls, bald eagles, hawks, osprey, peregrine falcons and wintering swans. The geography of the park is exceptional, with spectacular physical features such as narrow channels, limestone sinkholes, waterfalls and the close proximity of marine and freshwater ecosystems.

The Main Lake chain of interconnected lakes forms the largest freshwater waterway in the Gulf and Discovery Islands. Main Lake, Village Bay Lake and Mine Lake are connected by narrow, shallow marshes navigable by canoes and dinghies only. Other lakes can be reached via rough, user-created portage routes.

Established Date: April 30, 1996
Park Size: 3,530 hectares

Drew Harbour & Rebecca Spit Marine Provincial Park 

Rebecca Spit Marine Provincial Park – a narrow hook of land on the east side of Quadra Island – is an excellent area for beach exploration and picnicking. Sandy beaches line both sides of the 2-km spit at this popular day-use park overlooking sheltered Drew Harbour, a favourite anchorage for boaters.

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Walking trails lead along both sides of Rebecca Spit and offer ample opportunities for exploring the beach, which contains a high concentration of driftwood. Swimming, fishing and kayaking are all popular activities at Rebecca Spit’s large picnic area.

Facilities include picnic tables overlooking the beach, a grass playing field and wheelchair accessible pit toilets at the boat launch parking area and at the southern parking lot. Bring your own drinking water as potable water is not available in the park.

Special Features

The more than 2 km sand spit is a unique natural feature. The eastern shoreline at Rebecca Spit is also known for its high accumulations of driftwood.

Established Date: July 7, 1959
Park Size: 177 hectares

Rental Rates 

SUP’s3 hr 6 hr 
fiberglass5767
Adult plastic 4757
Junior plastic 3747
Sit on Top kayak 3 hr 6 hr 
Adult plastic 4757
Junior plastic 3747
Peddle Boat (4 person) Hourly  Rate  $37/hrDay rate 6 hrs $180
Canoe (multi size)Full day 6 hrs Overnight 24hr rate
6575
Car kits (straps and foam blocks) $25 per kit 

Ocean Kayak Rentals

*Self rescue experience is required to rent. 

6 hrs 24 hrs Extra day 
Singles 556550
Doubles 758570

Ocean kayaks include Kayak, paddle & spare paddle, life jacket, pump, throw-bag, paddle float, spray skirt, local chart and a whistle.


A Few Important Points

  • Must have experience and ability to perform self and assisted rescues.
  • Must book 24hr in advance
  • For reservations a credit card is required with a 50% deposit to hold your reservation.
  • 7 days notice is required for a full refund with cancellation. Cancellation within 7 days 50% deposit stays retained.
  • A waiver of liability must be signed prior to departure.
  • Those under 19 years of age must have a signed consent from parent or guardian.