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Alpha Adventures

2-4330 Sunshine Coast Hwy | Wilson Creek Plaza, Sechelt, British Columbia V0N 3A1, Canada
+1 604-885-8838
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Great shuttle service

I had forgotten my chains at home and therefore we opted for the shuttle service. We were able to... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Yuji K
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A very pleasant way to enjoy the holidays

We decided to rent some snowshoes and head up to Dakota Ridge for some holiday fun with Alpha... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
dilype
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Sechelt, Canada
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We offer the best selection of specialty outdoor gear on the Sunshine Coast, plus rental gear, guided tours and lessons for kayaking, stand up paddleboarding, canoeing, snowshoeing, camping, hiking, and cross country skiing. In store we offer a great selection from brands like Arc'teryx, Patagonia, Smartwool, MSR, Thermarest, Black Diamond, Crocs, Rossignol, Nalgene, Deuter and many more. Our staff are avid outdoor enthusiasts, certified wilderness guides, and educators who offer a wealth of local knowledge to get you the right gear for your adventures. Whether you're shopping in store or coming on a guided tour, we strive to make your experience top notch. In summer- we'll take you paddling anywhere from Gibsons to Pender Harbour, with Sechelt Inlet and Thormanby Island inbetween! In winter we are your Dakota Ridge specialists, offering regular road and trail condition reports, 4x4 winter transportation, and of course rental equipment, tours, and a variety lessons suited to your abilities.
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28 Dec 2017
“Great shuttle service”
24 Dec 2017
“A very pleasant way to enjoy the holidays”
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2-4330 Sunshine Coast Hwy | Wilson Creek Plaza, Sechelt, British Columbia V0N 3A1, Canada
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+1 604-885-8838
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

I had forgotten my chains at home and therefore we opted for the shuttle service. We were able to book 2 spots the day before for a mid morning shuttle. The store manager and staff were friendly and prepared with the appropriate waivers etc. The...More

Thank Yuji K
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

We decided to rent some snowshoes and head up to Dakota Ridge for some holiday fun with Alpha Adventures and we had a great time. They offer a shuttle service which we took advantage of, and were glad we did as it was a pretty...More

Thank dilype
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Amazing first time experience kayaking & camping. My boyfriend and I stumbled across this store while camping at Creekside. We ended up coming back with another couple to kayak the Sechelt Inlet as recommended by Sarah. It was a great recommendation as there were numerous...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

We rented a double touring kayak from the Madeira Park ‘site’ of Alpha Adventures. ‘Site’ refers to a shipping container ‘office’ in a lot just off the boat launch. The single front staff was very jovial and friendly, but administratively loose. We discussed the dates...More

Thank lilybowser
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Jamie M, Owner at Alpha Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We will look into this matter with our staff and try to pull some positive growth from this. While we do not issue a copy of the rental agreement to clients - we can and do provide a receipt for...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We phoned ahead to rent a double kayak from the Madeira Park location, close to where we were staying. Daniel was right on time to meet us and help get the kayak fitted properly. Calm waters, lots of shoreline interest and great paddling. Thanks

Thank travelwriteVancouver
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Jamie M, Owner at Alpha Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Thanks for your feedback. We are super happy that you enjoyed paddling with us and we hope to see you again on the Coast.

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Attempted to book on behalf of a group. They complained that I was using their whole fleet - can you believe that? Isn't that what business is supposed to do - WELCOME business? He was completely inflexible and THEN charged me a delivery fee for...More

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Jamie M, Owner at Alpha Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

It is unfortunate that your rental did not work out. I am happy to correct some of your statements: 1. We never complained about booking our "whole fleet". We simply stated that it would be a logistical challenge to meet your requests for a large...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2016

Context: Kayak rental for solo ocean kayaking & camping for one week in late June. Review: I had a very positive rental experience with Alpha Adventures / Outdoor Adventure Store. Ema, the store manager in Wilson Creek, was exceptionally helpful in setting me up with...More

Thank sailor72016
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

Had an amazing time with Alpha for our first kayaking outings. Alina was a great and enthusiastic instructor, quickly getting us to the point where we were feeling really comfortable with everything and she went way above and beyond to make sure we had a...More

Thank mnmldave
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

We booked our basics and rescue kayak lessons with Alpha as we had no prior kayaking experience. Alina took us out, and even though the weather wasn't great, we had an awesome time. Before going out I didn't think I would feel totally comfortable being...More

Thank Elena D
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Reviewed 23 March 2016

We have bought multiple boats/SUP's from Alpha Adventures and have always found them very easy to deal with! They have been very helpful. Our daughter has also done their kayak/SUP camps and just loves them!! Sarah brings the perfect energy and enthusiasm to these courses!...More

Thank travellinggal168
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