Paddle West Guides’ Standards
Paddle West Kayaking hires a fantastic crew of guides each season. All guides come from different backgrounds forming a fantastic community to grow as guides and constantly learn new things. We all have one thing in common though — each and everyone of us loves the West Coast of Vancouver Island and is eager to share our knowledge on the natural and cultural history of the area. In addition to our passion for Tofino, Ucluelet and the West Coast of Vancouver Island, all Paddle West Kayaking guides are Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of British Columbia (SKGABC) certified or have an equivalent level of certification.
In order to day guide in Tofino a guide must: