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Guide Certification

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


Getting to Tofino

Bus

Tofino Bus

Ferries

BC Ferries
Victoria Clipper
(Victoria-Seattle)

MV Coho/Blackball Express
(Victoria-Port Angeles)

Washington State Ferries
(Sidney-Anacortes)

Airlines

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)


Conservation

Pacific Wild
http://www.pacificwild.org/
Pacific Wild works to defend wildlife and their habitat on Canada’s Pacific coast.

Great Bear Watch
http://www.greatbearwatch.ca/

Dogwood Initiative
http://www.dogwoodinitiative.org/
Dogwood Initiative seeks to make British Columbia the global model for sustainable land reform.

Living Oceans Society
http://www.livingoceans.org/
Canada’s largest organization focusing exclusively on marine conservation issues.

Friends of Clayoquot Sound
http://www.focs.ca/
Tofino's local conservation group. Going strong since 1979!

Raincoast Conservation Society
http://www.raincoast.org/
This fine group does terrific work on saving the Great Bear Rainforest on BC's mid-coast.

Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform
http://www.farmedanddangerous.org/
Learn more about the dangers of farmed salmon.


Things to do in Tofino

GoTofino
http://www.gotofino.com/index.html
The most complete listing of accommodations, activities, businesses and shops in Tofino, BC!

Tofino Time
http://www.tofinotime.com/
Local monthly news magazine.

Tofino-Long Beach Chamber of Commerce
http://www.tofinochamber.org/

Tourism Tofino
http://www.tourismtofino.com/

My Tofino
http://www.mytofino.com/
A comprehensive site with lots of resources for planning your trip to Tofino.

Tla-ook Cultural Adventures
http://www.tlaook.com/
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
http://www.surfsister.com/
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
http://www.tbgf.org/
Twelve acres of gardens, forest, and shoreline that explore the relationship between culture and nature.

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

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

Tofino Sea Kayaking
http://www.tofino-kayaking.com/
Sea kayaking in Tofino. Rentals, tours, accommodation, equipment and books. Great resource centre for paddlers.

Painted Turtle Guesthouse
http://www.paintedturtle.ca/
Staying over in Nanaimo? Check out this new hostel right downtown -- affordable and centrally located.


Photographers

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

Adrian Dorst
http://www.adriandorst.com/pacoasis/dorst.htm

Mark Hobson
http://www.markhobson.com/

Jacqueline Windh
http://www.windhphotos.com/

Ian McAllister
http://www.pacificwild.org/site/support_us/order_prints.html


Accommodations

¢ - 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

Camping

Bella Pacifica Campground
Greenpoint Campground
(Pacific Rim National Park)
1-800-689-9025