Sea Kayak up close and personal with Killer Whales – Adventure giveaway!

How would you like to join Terry & Nancy Prichard on one of their award winning tours in Johnstone Strait? You can! In cooperation with Sea Kayak Adventures we are offering one FREE space to a lucky winner to join them this summer.

You would need to fly or drive to Vancouver Island and the hotel recommended to stay at the Haida Way in Port McNeill. The airport you’d fly into is in Port Hardy.

Johnstone Strait is home of the world’s only orca preserve.

You will be required to have a passport for entry to Canada. Also, you will want to arrive a day before you leave on your kayaking excursion. On your return to Port McNeill you are encouraged to stay a few days after for a little rest and to visit the sites around the Port McNeill area.

From Sea Kayak Adventures, Inc.:

FAMILY QUICK GETAWAYS TO WATERS OF THE WORLD’S ONLY ORCA PRESERVE
Northern Vancouver Island, BC Canada


Why this trip:
First and only orca preserve in the world; best single time and place in the world to paddle with salmon-eating orcas; sheltered waters and quick tour perfect for novice paddlers; orcas guaranteed in August – or you get a free orca watching day cruise!

TELEGRAPH COVE, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA — Sea Kayak Adventures, Inc. invites outdoor-minded folks (novices welcome!) to join its four-day guided paddling trips July and August 2012 through the wilds of British Columbia’s Johnstone Strait off northern Vancouver Island, camping at an exclusive basecamp at THE heart of orca territory. The company is now rounding its offerings to novice kayakers by adding this new “Orca Quick Adventure” four-day tour to its repertoire of six-day kayak tours in the area. This narrow sheltered orca freeway is world renowned for its summer congregations of hundreds of “killer whales” following the salmon runs funneled from the sea into this specific area. In fact, Canada is the first and only country in the world to establish and maintain an orca preserve there. The Michael Biggs Robson Bight Orca Preserve is set aside specifically for this unique species called “northern resident orcas”.

Participants will paddle two-person sea kayaks through the glacier-carved waterways between Vancouver Island and the rugged mountains of mainland British Columbia. Along the way, they’ll get close to wild orcas, as the strait is a traditional gathering place for these whales. Guides scan the calm waters for spouts and point out whale behavior. Bald eagles dot the towering trees along the shore, feasting as do the orcas on the prolific salmon runs here.

The group will also explore the area’s rainforest on foot, visit the ancient First Nations sites, visit orca researchers and hopefully glimpse a black bear from their kayaks. Each night, they’ll camp on secluded island beaches where they can watch orcas from their tents.

We truly enjoyed this trip and consider it possibly the best vacation we have ever had. Your attention to detail, care of your equipment and planning is evident in the success of your trips. We are so glad you made our first kayaking adventure a pleasant, memorable one. Keep up the good work.” ~Bob and Elizabeth Mills (Kayak with Orcas in Johnstone Strait – Vancouver Island)

Giveaway

One (1) FREE Space with Sea Kayak Adventures on a 4-day orca Kayak trip in Johnstone Strait BC CanadaJuly 15-18 (arrive to Port McNeill afternoon of July 14), Aug 19-22 (be there Aug 18) and Aug 27-30 (arrive to Port McNeill afternoon of Aug 26) – it will be for one of the above three trips, but will be worked out with Sea Kayak Adventures providing space availabilities.

If you have traveled with us in the past email me at anje @ allabout-travel.com or leave me a comment below letting me know, this will get you 5 entries. Confirmed via our client database.

You (anyone, regardless if you have traveled with us) can enter until May 23rd, 2012. Thank you and good luck!

Each of the following will get you one (1) entry.

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Tweet about this giveaway; comment below alerting me that you have tweeted this. (Please include in your comment a link to your tweet)

Follow All About Travel on Twittercomment below letting me know you are following us on Twitter.

‘Like’ All About Travel on Facebook comment below that you have ‘liked’ us on FB.

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Reblog about this giveaway, comment below letting me know you have reblogged this giveaway with Sea Kayak Adventures. (Please include in your comment and a link to your blog)

To plan your trip today:

All About Travel
6104 Northwest 63
Oklahoma City, OK 73132
info [at] allabout-travel.com
405.384.3880

About All About Travel

Opened in 1978, All About Travel is located in the Oklahoma City area.  We are a family owned and operated company that has strived to provide our clients with the highest quality of service for more than 30 years.  Our agents can arrange all your travel needs from the individual hotel and/or car reservation to an around the world cruise.  Nothing is out of reach.

We can help plan your honeymoon, your destination wedding or the much needed getaway for two.  Don’t forget about your business, we can handle all the travel needs for your company as well.  Anything from an airline flight and hotel for a meeting or all the planning needed for your next company-wide seminar.  We can arrange hotel space for all attendees and meeting rooms for all purposes.

Our agents travel to many destinations on FAM trips (Familiarization trips) these trips are designed by tour operators and cruise lines to make certain that travel agents are up-to-date on popular destinations and cruise ships.

So the next time you need to, or better yet, want to travel…Let us help, it’s what we do.

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28 responses to “Sea Kayak up close and personal with Killer Whales – Adventure giveaway!

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  2. this would be the holiday of all holidays for me!! just over from Ireland and looking for an experience like this

  3. Hi, Alan,
    Would you be able to make arrangements to fly out there? Or where did you move to from Ireland? Thanks for finding us here. 🙂

    • I just moved 4 weeks ago to Vancouver , im living downtown would be able to make it over there no problem

  4. Wow! You are in the Perfect location. Well good luck. We close out on this giveaway on May 23rd. I wish I could go personally, but will make it hopefully next year. 🙂

  5. I really hope it happens for me 🙂 so where are you from yourself??

  6. We (All About Travel) are in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

  7. Really excited to learn more about this. I have liked you on Facebook 🙂

    • Hi, Holly,
      How did you find out about this giveaway? Well, if you read the above and clicked on the links it will share more with you. We will be giving one person a spot with Terry & Nancy on one of their upcoming Johnstone Strait adventures. Above outlines exactly how you can win your spot. 🙂 Thanks for dropping by and commenting.

  8. I saw a link on facebook I think, can’t remember exactly! Anyway, I have subscribed to your blog so I look forward to hearing more :), Thanks x

  9. worldtravelphotos

    Hi, I “liked’ Sea Kayak Adventures on FB!

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  11. Hello,
    I’m lucky I found Sea Kayak Adventures! I liked it on FB, and will tweet about it too! I live in Vancouver and my Irish boyfriend has been talking about Haida Gwaii for so long! I hope we can experience Sea Kayak together!

    • Thanks Candice. How did you find our posting? Please tweet, FB about it when you can. That gets you more entries. 🙂 But let me know too. Can you send the link to your tweet. 🙂

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  17. So, who won this contest?

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