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SAYSUTSHUN Newcastle Island

about us

We are located on beautiful Saysutshun Newcastle Island, a 10-minute scenic ferry ride from Maffeo Sutton Park in Nanaimo to our bike and kayak rental shop just steps from the ferry terminal. Our rental shop is the perfect start point to a variety of bike trails as well as our beach to launch your kayak or SUP rental. 

We take great pride in providing our customers with a safe and fun experience while on Newcastle Island. 


We look forward to seeing you soon! 


Deb and Jeff 



Our bicycle fleet includes trail and cruiser bikes (adult, youth and children) as well as accessories including trail-a-bikes, trailers and child seats. Our fleet ensures everyone gets to have fun! Helmets are mandatory and are included with all bike rentals. We take great pride in providing our customers with safe, clean and well-maintained equipment. 

Our fleet of kayaks and SUPs are perfect for navigating the waters around Saysutshun Newcastle Island. We provide all the standard equipment required to paddle safely and we also stock a variety of accessories to make your adventure even more fun. 



what Our customers have to say...

"Had an amazing ride! Will definitely be back."


June 2019

"Thank you so much for outfitting us on our kayaking adventure around Newcastle Island. What an incredible experience.  


July 2019

"Thanks Deb and Jeff for making my bike birthday party an amazing memory! 


August 2019

T:  778 674 5100

E:  info@spokesandpaddles.com

Mailing address: 

120 - 256 Wallace Street

Nanaimo, BC  V9R 5B3

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hours of operation

March 6 to April 26, 2020: 

Friday          10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Saturday      10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday        10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

April 30 to September 27, 2020: 

Friday           9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. 

Saturday       9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Sunday         9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Monday        9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Tuesday        9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Wednesday  9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Thursday      9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

how to get here

Spokes and Paddles is conveniently located at the Bath House on Saysutshun Newcastle Island. 

Access to Saysutshun Newcastle Island is by ferry, which runs every half hour throughout the day. The Newcastle Island Ferry Terminal is located in Maffeo Sutton Park, just across from the children's play area near the crab docks. Check here for ferry schedule and other information

See you soon!