SILVER KING VESSELS
Northern Vancouver Island's premier service provider.
Captain James Willson spends more time in the Broughtons than the Northern Resident Killer Whales do.
Captain Chris Stewart spends the summer months on Intrepid, touring guests and dropping Kayakers off in key camping locations.
Rainbow Chaser Underway
With reliable volvo engines, our boats perform daily year round with unmatched reliability.
We offer many different types of cartage and transport services.
Not all kayakers are equipped to transit through dangerous currents or make long crossing. We can drop you at the best location for your skill level, to maximize your enjoyment.
Intrepid and Rainbow Chaser
At the dock in Port McNeill
Our fleet is often on the move. Contact us to help facilitate your project.
Headed out to pick up a forestry crew in Scott Cove.
The water taxis at a location suitable for a beach landing and kayak drop off.
The flagship of the Silver King Fleet
Rainbow Chaser is seen here piloted by Captain James, doing a crew pickup in a strong winter southeast wind.
10+ years as a Captain with Silver King.
Another of Silver King's large vessels
The Rainbow Chaser in Weynton Pass, watching whales feed in the current.
WILDLIFE & SCENIC TOURS
Silver King Water Taxi
Northern Vancouver Island's premier marine service provider.
Northern Resident Killer Whale
A male Northern Resident Orca surfaces in a calm Queen Charlotte Strait.
Clients stay warm and dry on our vessel, seen here watching Northern Resident Orca in the waters near Johnstone Strait.
Pale evening light is often favoured by photographers, as you see captured here on a private evening charter.
Our captains know all the favoured locations of local wildlife.
A bald eagle is seen here, perched upon a rock holding tight to it's bounty; a Red Snapper.
It's not uncommon to see Harbour Seals navigating the kelp forests.
Queen Charlotte Strait
We often explore the waters of queen Charlotte Strait enroute to a drop off at a Kayak campsite.
Our kayakers have access to some of the most spectacular paddling on the coast of British Columbia.
A Broughton Sunset
The sunsets of Northern Vancouver Island are incomparable.
Majestic Knight Inlet
Here you see the head of the majestic Knight Inlet. First class coastal overnight and multi-day tours are available upon request.
A Hike & A Picnic.
We don't just limit ourselves to the water, our custom tours can take you to amazing heights.
Rainforest Flora and Fauna are literally amazing. It's worth taking the time to enjoy every aspect of the coastal environment.
Humpback Whale Fluke
One of the many Humpback Whales which inhabit our waters shows it's large tail fluke before taking a deep dive.
There is no shortage of remote, romantic waterways to explore. Drury Inlet is seen here in moody, beautiful fog.
There are few places so untouched. Knight Inlet can be one of the most formidable places on the coast, and by turns it is one of the most glorious. Let our captains guide you into this unique territory in safety and comfort.
We have access to remote terrain, and knowledge of the habits and haunts of the mainlands apex predator, the Grizzly Bear. Join us on a day tour into incredible wilderness.
There is no place like the coast of British Columbia. Come join us and take in all it has to offer.