Experience Tofino Kayaking Like Never Before
Our Tofino Kayak Tours are sure to offer an unforgettable kayaking experience in spectacular Clayoquot Sound, a world renowned Mecca for sea kayaking. Immerse yourself in the extreme natural beauty that surrounds you. Bask in a temperate coastal rainforest, one of the largest left in the world. Enjoy a pristine marine environment teeming with life. At Paddlewest Kayaking, we'll make sure your Tofino Kayak Tour is one of a kind.
Our Tofino Kayak Tours connect you directly with the ocean and rainforest surrounding Tofino, BC; allowing you to explore and re-energize amongst the towering trees and pristine waters of this sea kayakers paradise. Striking scenery and endless wilderness make for a perfect sea kayaking adventure. Naturalists and photographers will be enthralled by the uniquely evolved life in these lush coastal environments.
Remember, our Tofino Kayak Tours fill fast so reserve now to avoid disappointment!
No previous experience is required on any of our Tofino kayaking tours. A brief introduction to kayak safety and paddling technique is included at the start of each trip.
Discover the Islands (Tofino Kayaking Tour)
On our "Discover the Islands" kayaking tour you'll explore beautiful Tofino shorelines and island channels while enjoying the breathtaking sights of Tofino's surrounding waterways. This is the perfect kayak tour if you only have a couple hours but still want to experience the scenery and wildlife Tofino is famous for.
2.5 hours - $59 (plus HST)
Discover the Rainforest (Tofino Kayaking Tour & Rainforest Walk)
On our "Discover the Rainforest" kayaking and walking tour, dip your paddle into the pristine sparkling waters of Clayoquot Sound on route to explore the Meares Island Tribal Parks “Big Tree Trail”. While on Meares you'll take a guided walk through the lush temperate rainforest to view ancient (1000+ year old!) red cedars and stand in awe amongst some of Canada's largest trees. If possible we recommend booking this tour well in advance as this is our most popular Tofino kayak tour!
4 hours - $75 (plus HST)
Discover Clayoquot Sound (Tofino Kayaking Tour):
Our "Discover Clayoquot Sound" kayaking tour is the perfect way to escape the crowds and discover the breathtaking natural beauty of Tofino's Clayoquot Sound. Whether kayaking along the beautiful sandy shores of Vargas Island or paddling up Lemmens Inlet surrounded by the towering old growth of Meares Island; our Discover Clayoquot trip will leave you with a sense of awe for one of the worlds premiere sea kayaking destinations. For only $99 this tour gives you great value, and is highly recommended for those with a decent level of fitness who are looking for a bit more time to explore this amazing environment. Each trip involves about an hour on land to rest, have lunch, and explore.
6 hours - $99 (plus HST)
Clayoquot Explorer (Motor Boat Assisted Kayaking Tour in Tofino)
On our "Clayoquot Explorer" motor boat assisted kayak tour, journey deep into the heart of the sound on this all day paddling adventure! There will be no-retracing your strokes on this trip as part of the adventure involves a pick up or drop off by motor boat; allowing you to explore new waters and spectacular scenery all day long.
During this kayaking tour our experienced guides will share their vast knowledge of the natural, cultural, and environmental history that has shaped Clayoquot Sound; while you get to explore and immerse yourself in an area so unique it's been designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. An unforgettable experience!
8-9 hours (motor boat assisted) - $179 (plus HST)
Specialty Kayaking Tours in Tofino
Tofino - Discover the Night (Stargazing Kayaking Tour in Tofino)
On our "Discover the Night" kayak tour, discover what it's like to gaze out upon a starlit night far away from the lights of populated urban areas. Depending on the time of year we may see bioluminescence that dance and sparkle the water green at the stroke of your paddle, or meteor showers lighting up the nights sky above. This unique kayaking tour is offered during select times of the year in Tofino.
2 hours - $50 (plus HST)