SKGABC Level 1 (Day) Guide

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Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of BC logoSKGABC Level 1 Guides are trained to lead day trips in sheltered waters.  Participants will review a wide range of basic boat handling and rescue skills, record and interpret the weather, navigate by piloting, and refine group leadership, communication, and safety management skills.  Our course is accredited by the SKGABC, and includes the Level 1 Guide Exam.  Successful Candidates can upgrade to Assistant Overnight Guide with our AOG Upgrade course.

Skill Level:



  • Basic paddling experience

ISKGA Training Modules included:

  • Module: Sea Kayaking Fundamentals – Level One
  • Module: Coastal Guide leadership
  • Module: Coastal Planning & Navigation

Important Information:

 Policies and Procedures
Waiver Form


A deposit of $300 is required at the time of registration in order to secure your spot. The balance of your payment is due at least 30 days before the start of the program. Payment can be made by Interac E-Transfer, cheque, money order, or cash. You can also pay the full amount with a credit card using the online registration system on our website.

 Dates  Location  Price Join Us!

March 9-13, 2019 (5 days)

April 18-22, 2019 (5 days)

May 16-20, 2019 (5 days)

October 5-9, 2019 (5 days)

Course Information Package

Ucluelet, BC CDN $775 book now

June 27-July 1, 2019

Course Information Package

Shelburne, Nova Scotia CDN $795 Email us at [email protected] for more information

June 30-July 4, 2019

Course information Package

Broughton Archipelago, BC $775 + GST for instruction and $65/day for meals & accommodation ($325 +
Email us at [email protected] for more information

Other dates available for custom and private programs.

More info:

General information on the Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of British Columbia

General Information on the International Sea Kayak Guide Association