Paddle in a Dugout Canoe to the Big Tree Trail One of the most unique experiences in Tofino, join a Nuu-chah nulth guide for a traditional paddle and guided walk on the Big Tree Trail. Paddle as a group in our hand craft dugout canoe to experience 1000 year old Cedar trees and the old growth rainforst on Meares Island. Learn about First Nations culture, history, and the local environment. more about the big tree trail and Meares Island, what makes Meares Island such a special place on the west coast? Tour details: age restrictions and meeting location. Includes Group paddle in a 6 passenger Joe Martin-made hand-crafted dugout cedar canoe Paddle and life jacket. Guided walk on the Big Tree Trail in the Tribal Park on Meares Island. First Nations guided interpretation about the area, the environment, the history and culture. 4 hour round trip: Roughly half the time spent on the water and half the time spent on the island (guide uses ocean currents to groups advantage) Calendar of our 2017 Tour Times (they change daily due to tides). Canoe tours begin March 15
Please feel free to contact us for tour times for 2017. Our full schedule will be up at the end of Dec.
Meares Island Canoe Tour
Please select the day and number of people to book. Corresponding tour times are in the above calendar.
Online bookings are minimum 24 hours in advanced. For same day bookings call 250 266 3787 or visit Jamie’s Whaling Station.