Discovery Sea Kayaks Added to List of "Best Outfitters on Earth" by National Geographic

Thursday, 01 November 2007
Discovery Sea Kayaks GuidingThe San Juan Island based sea kayak tour company has been recognized as one of the world's best adventure travel outfitters.
Discovery Sea Kayaks GuidingFriday Harbor, WA. November 1, 2007 -- Discovery Sea Kayaks has been named one of the "Best Outfitters on Earth" in a recent survey of more than 200 adventure travel outfitters by National Geographic Adventure magazine. The company was ranked #2 of 56 North American, Canoe and Kayak Outfitters for client satisfaction. Discovery Sea Kayaks NGA Magazine Rating

The magazine's November 2007 issue highlights the Best Outfitters on Earth and the searchable online database provides detailed information for adventurers planning the ultimate trip National Geographic Adventure Magazine.

"Discovery Sea Kayak's motto is, Quality Guides to Gear. The extremely high scores received in the Quality of Service and Client References portion of the Ratings reaffirm our motto and show that we are doing things right," said Richard Swanson, owner of Discovery. "It is important to us that our clients' experience kayaking in the San Juan Islands is educational, adventurous and above all the best kayaking trip offered with the best guides, equipment, food and overall quality."

According to the magazine "Adventure has built the ultimate online travel planning tool-the first authoritative rating of great adventure tour operators on the Web". NGA reached out to hundreds of tour companies around the world and scored each in the following four categories: education, sustainability, quality of service and spirit of adventure. Researchers then contacted references for each outfitter generating a fifth score. A team of Adventure experts vetted those outfitters with a score of 80 or over as the
"Best Outfitters on Earth". Discovery Sea Kayaks has been ranked in this exclusive list as chosen by NG Adventure editors, travel writers and experts.

Discovery Sea Kayaks, founded in 2001, offers small group kayak adventures ranging from half day tours to 5 day deluxe kayak camping expeditions in the spectacular San Juan Islands north of Seattle, Washington. For reservations or more information call 1-866-461-2559 or log onto the company's web site, Discovery Sea Kayaks.

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Richard Swanson

David Johnston

David Johnston

David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.

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