Vancouver Island
Paddling Area:Clayoquot Sound
Coordinates:49.1542667, -125.9098167
Site Type:Launch Site
Tent Sites:n/a
Site Access:Sea, road
Marine Trail:N/A
Last Update:01/21/2023

Landing Comments:

Paddlers launch concrete ramp W of Government wharf. Small sand beach. Rocky at low water.

Camp Comments:

No camping. Accommodation nearby.

Other Comments:

Main launch site for Clayoquot Sound. Centrally located near services, accommodation, provisions. Overnight parking available a few blocks away near police station (RCMP). Note. Pre-purchase permits can be acquired at Paddle West Kayaking and Tofino Sea Kayaking – phone ahead – or order through the Ahousaht link below. Refer to the map on this Vargas Island post from the BCMT website.

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  1. Martin Ryer

    A personal friend of mine lives off grid near Catface Mountain and is willing to offer taxi services throughout Clayoquot Sound. Contact me directly at for more information.

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