Lyal Island Circumnavigation
A great trip for both novice and experienced paddlers, taking the group around the interesting waters surrounding Lyal Island. Sights to see include the smaller islands of Dane and Knife Island, a variety of bird species, and viewing and learning the history of the lighthouses found among Lyal and Knife islands.
The trip will begin with your guide covering some essential paddling skills to get you comfortable with your boat and then sets off for a journey around Lyal Island with a rest and prepared lunch on the Island itself. This is a relatively sheltered trip, great for novices but does cover some kilometers so bring a high level of energy and prepare to have fun.
Included Lunch Options Thorncrest Outfitters will provide you with a wholesome lunch to enjoy during the trip. If you have allergies or special dietary considerations please inform us when booking. You may choose your choice of deli style sandwich stacked high with either: Ham Turkey Roast Beef Veggie (lettuce, cucumber, tomatoe) Cheese (cheddar, Swiss) Lettuce, tomatoe, cucumber Salt/Pepper We will also supply you with bottled water and a sweet treat.
CONSIDERATIONS: Trips may be cancelled or changed due to hazardous weather conditions. Minimum of 4 participants registered to run. We adhere to a "leave no trace" policy. Intoxicants not permitted.
Includes: Sea kayak (solo or tandem), safety/paddling equipment, packed lunch, drinks, snacks, guide.
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Age: 17 and older
Distance: 12 kilometers
Duration: 1 Day: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Meet at: Check in at Tobermory store at 8:00am if being shuttled, or meet trip at Sandy Beach (Stokes Bay) at 9am.
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