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Tofino Kayaking

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 Paddle West 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.

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 – $65 (plus GST) CAD

(Tofino Kayaking Tour & Guided Rainforest Walk on Meares Island Big Tree Trail)

Tofino Kayak Tours

Our “Rainforest” kayak tour is the perfect balance of kayaking and hiking.  On our Rainforest Kayak Tour you will paddle through the numerous small islands near Tofino, enroute to the famous Big Tree Trail on Meares Island, in the Wah-huh-jus-Hilthoois Tribal Park.  After a short paddle your guide will welcome you to the trail and accompany you on the rustic boardwalk through the Old Growth Rainforest while engaging you with the abundant Natural and Cultural history.  On the way home we ill be sure to take a new route so that you will always see something new.

4 hours – $84 (plus GST) CAD

(Tofino Kayaking Tour):

Tofino Kayak Tours

Our “Clayoquot” 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 Clayoquot trip will leave you with a sense of awe for one of the worlds premiere sea kayaking destinations. This tour offers 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 – $124 (plus GST) CAD

Discover the Night
(Biolumiescent Tofino Kayaking Tour)

Tofino Kayak Tours

On our “Discover the Night” kayak tour, experience 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 long starting between 9:00pm and 10:00pm on select nights between August 15th and September 15th