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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 which upholds 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

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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FAQ: Increase in Exam fees this fall

June 1, 2017

The increase in Exam fees allows the SKGABC to maintain overall financial balance while actively improving the quality of our assessment and certification.

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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.

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SKGABC Trainers and Examiners gathering

November 4, 2017

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Upcoming Exams / Courses


September 16 - 24, 2017 - Ucluelet-Clayoquot Sound

SKGABC Level Two Exam

September 30 - October 1, 2017 -

SKGABC Level 1 Guide course

October 5 - 9, 2017 - Ucluelet

SKGABC Level Three Exam

October 27 - 29, 2017 -