T'ashii Paddle School

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Meares Island Canoe Tour

Experience Meares Island & the Big Tree Trail with a First Nations Cultural Perspective

Tofino Inlet Paddleboard Tour

Explore the calmest and most relaxing area to paddle right in Tofino.

Cultural Walk: Schooner Cove Trail - Winter Tour

Winter Tour - Guided walk on the Schooner Cove Trail

Interpretation From A Nuu-Chah-Nulth Perspective

Tsimka Martin, co-owner of Tashii Paddle School is a Tla-o-qui-aht woman who grew up in her traditional territory which encompasses the area known as Tofino. Our cultural canoe trips include sharing history, knowledge and stories from Tsimka’s Nuuchahnulth background and leading visitors in the traditional cedar canoes to Meares Island and other areas via the waterways of the coast.

Meet Our Guides

Local SUP Guide

Explore Clayoquot sound with a local guide.

Paddle Canada Skills Course: 2 day SUP Surfing

Paddle Canada SUP Surfing 1 and 2 , Including Accommodation.

Paddle Canada Skills Course: Multi Day SUP Touring

SUP Touring Skills Level 2: Overnight Paddleboard trip to Vargas Island.

Tla-o-qui-aht Whale Hunt

by: Tsimka Martin From time immemorial until the early 1900s, my Nuuchahnulth Tla-o-qui-aht ancestors were in the practice of hunting whales from canoes. The practice is one that was central to our culture. The respect for, and the importance of the

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