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Guide Certification

Association of Canadian Sea Kayak Guides
Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of BC

Getting to Tofino


Tofino Bus


BC Ferries
Victoria Clipper

MV Coho/Blackball Express
(Victoria-Port Angeles)

Washington State Ferries


Orca Airway

Weather Information

Marine Weather for La Perouse Bank
NE Pacific satellite images
NE Pacific weather maps
Cox Bay webcam

Kayak Resources

WaveLength Paddling Magazine
Sea Kayaker Magazine
Kayak On-line
BC Kayaker
Bush Buddy (Wood Burning Camp Stove)


Pacific Wild
Pacific Wild works to defend wildlife and their habitat on Canada’s Pacific coast.

Great Bear Watch

Dogwood Initiative
Dogwood Initiative seeks to make British Columbia the global model for sustainable land reform.

Living Oceans Society
Canada’s largest organization focusing exclusively on marine conservation issues.

Clayoquot Action
The Clayoquot Action vision is simple: to keep Clayoquot Sound clean and green for future generations, to preserve the diversity and integrity of the ecosystems, and to maintain and develop community and cultural richness.

Raincoast Conservation Society
This fine group does terrific work on saving the Great Bear Rainforest on BC's mid-coast.

Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform
Learn more about the dangers of farmed salmon.

Things to do in Tofino

The most complete listing of accommodations, activities, businesses and shops in Tofino, BC!

Tofino Time
Local monthly news magazine.

Tofino-Long Beach Chamber of Commerce

Tourism Tofino

My Tofino
A comprehensive site with lots of resources for planning your trip to Tofino.

Tla-ook Cultural Adventures
A First Nations owned and operated company offering paddling trips in traditional Nuu-chah-nulth cedar dugout canoes. This is a great way to learn about local First Nations culture.

Surf Sister
Canada's only all-women's surf school introduces women (and men!) of all ages and abilities to the sport of board surfing in a safe, fun, and supportive environment.

Tofino Botanical Gardens
Twelve acres of gardens, forest, and shoreline that explore the relationship between culture and nature.

Remote Passages
Can't make it on a longer trip with us? Check out these folks for sea kayak day trips in Tofino.

Majestic Ocean Kayaking
Ucluelet's premier sea kayaking tour outfitter. Sea kayak tours in Barkley and Clayoquot Sound. Bed and Breakfast.

Tofino Sea Kayaking
Sea kayaking in Tofino. Rentals, tours, accommodation, equipment and books. Great resource centre for paddlers.

Painted Turtle Guesthouse
Staying over in Nanaimo? Check out this new hostel right downtown -- affordable and centrally located.


These West Coast photographers' pictures are featured in our slide shows. Check out their photos and art at links below.

Adrian Dorst

Mark Hobson

Jacqueline Windh

Ian McAllister


¢ - Whaler's on the Point
¢ - Clayoquot Field Station
$ - Lost Sailor Guesthouse
$$ - Majestic Ocean B&B
$$ - Sandsend B&B
$$ - Cedar Street Guesthouse
$$$ - Chestermans B&B
$$$ - Best Western Tin Wis


Bella Pacifica Campground
Greenpoint Campground
(Pacific Rim National Park)