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Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of BC

The Standard in Sea Kayaking Professionals

The Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of BC is a non-profit society committed to upholding high standards for professional sea kayak guides and operators in BC. Through ongoing professional development and certification, the Alliance strives to ensure safe practices on an industry-wide basis.

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Members Area

Access to guide logs, newsletter archive, and more.

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Become a Member

Find out about certification and how to become a member.

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Hire a guide, post an available position, or post your availability.

Current News

BC Marine Trails Network -- Salish Sea Grand Opening

August 1, 2017

Salish Sea Marine Trail opening represents years of work by BC Marine Trail Network volunteers -- a great cause for guides to be part of.

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The SKGABC has a new website!

July 12, 2017

The SKGABC Board and staff, together with Radar Hill, are very pleased to announce the launch of our new website and member database system!

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Current Events

Fall 2017 Exchange

October 20 - 22, 2017

The Fall 2017 Guides Exchange will be held at magnificent Strathcona Park Lodge and include whitewater paddling opportunities.

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SKGABC Guide Trainers and Examiners Meeting

November 4, 2017

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Upcoming Exams / Courses


September 16 - 24, 2017 - Ucluelet-Clayoquot Sound

Level 2 Exam - Salt Spring Island - Fall 2017

September 23 - 24, 2017 - Salt Spring Island

Level 3 Exam - Tofino - Fall 2017

October 2 - 4, 2017 - Tofino

SKGABC Level 1 Guide course

October 5 - 9, 2017 - Ucluelet