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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

Spotlight on Guides: Robin Humphreys, our newest Guide Trainer

March 2, 2018

Robin Humphreys doesn't share a tent with her coguide anymore ... this and other fun facts about our newest SKGABC Guide Trainer.

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Extended Health Coverage for Guides - AVAILABLE NOW

February 26, 2018

Extended health insurance (dental, vision, prescription, mental health, physiotherapy) is now available to SKGABC guides, their spouses, and dependents through the Johnson Personal Health Plan.

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Current Events

SKGABC Spring 2018 Guides Exchange

April 13 - 15, 2018

The Spring 2018 Exchange will be held in Victoria and hosted by Ocean River Sports!


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SKGABC Fall 2018 Guides Exchange - Date TBD

August 31, 2018

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Upcoming Exams / Courses

Level Two Exam - Quadra - March 2018 - Cancelled

March 24 - 25, 2018 - Quadra Island

AOG Course - SKILS - Ucluelet - April

April 28 - May 6, 2018 - Ucluelet-Clayoquot Sound

Level 1 Course - VIU - May

May 21 - 25, 2018 -

Level 1 Course - SKILS - Ucluelet - October

October 4 - 8, 2018 - Ucluelet