Footprint Kayak & Hike Explorations | Sunshine Coast BC
Welcome to the Wildly Beautiful Sunshine Coast
Footprint Kayak & Hike Explorations’ owners and operators John Hermsen and Christy Krebber love to share their passion for the Sunshine Coast and its nearly endless outdoor activities. We are specialized in guided day and multi-day Sea Kayak and Hike Tours and also offer a variety of engaging Travel Specials.
Our office is in Wildwood, Powell River on the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia. A beautiful region that offers outdoor pursuits of every type. Whether on land, sea or lake, we can arrange an adventure you won’t soon forget. Do you have a request you didn’t see on our website? Don’t hesitate to contact us!
Taste • Listen • Learn
We take great care in preparing for all of our tours. We only use high end equipment and as locals and outdoor enthusiasts we know the parks where we execute our tours through and through. Prior to a tour we discuss topics such as dietary preferences and previous experiences. We also provide a Suggested Gear List. This will leave you a clear image of what you may expect from us, but also what we expect from you.
Who explores with us?
Because of our personal and flexible approach, we are highly capable of customizing almost any of our tours to your personal interests, preferences and skill level. Since we started in 2006 we’ve had indelible outdoor experiences.
families • groups of Friends • Students
So far, ages varied from 4 years old up to 81 years (!) young. Our excursions are ideal for anyone in a normal physical condition looking for unique experiences matched to their interests and skill level.
What our guests say:
Susan and Neil (Alberta, Canada)
‘Our 4-day kayaking excursion in Desolation Sound was an experience of a lifetime and one that I don’t think Susan or I will readily forget. Much of it thanks to both of you.’
Richard (Pennsylvania, USA)
‘The day was relaxed, with interesting geography, great wildlife and fantastic wildflowers. Just as important to me, I felt as if I were spending the day with a friend who shared many of the same interests and hopes, but had a great knowledge of the local region.’
Kim and John-John (the Netherlands)
‘The kayaking tour, Christy’s home-made lunch and our visit to Savary Island are the absolute highlights of our vacation!’
Leith and Nick (Toronto, Canada)
’We’ll certainly recommend you to our friends if they decide to travel to Powell River.’
Filip, Margot, Ruben, Jesse and Elisa (the Netherlands)
‘Our sea kayaking tour is an experience we will never forget and an absolute highlight during our vacation in Canada.’
Beverly and Elizabeth (Vancouver Island BC, Canada)
‘Thank you again for a truly happy experience with you last weekend! The weather was just right, the paddling conditions ideal and the company superb – what more could one want?! We think that your company has a very good thing going and we wish you well in your operations. And if you keep making lunches for the paddlers like the one you gave us, you’ll have lots and lots of repeat business!’
Dave & Alanna (New Westminster BC, Canada)
‘Thanks again for the enjoyable kayak trip. Your wealth of local knowledge was impressive and greatly appreciated. Thanks to Christy for a great lunch.’