Explore Magazine’s feature on our ‘Vargas Island Adventure’
Join Catherine Bruhwiler of Tofino Paddle Surf and Norm Hann of Mountain Surf Adventures as they combine years of professional experience for the trip of a lifetime! This 4 day expedition will explore, take in Clayoquot Sounds wild beauty, exploring the coastline of Vargas Island. Islands and white sand beaches, calm bays and perfect waves to surf await. Camp under the stars where the mountains rim the horizon.
Wildlife viewing is abundant with bears, wolves, salmon, shorebirds, seals, eagles, whales, fish, intertidal life. A short walk off the beach takes you into the rare old growth forest under a canopy of giant cedars. Clayoquot Sound is a BC Provincial Park located around Tofino. Vargas Island lies within Clayoquot Sound and the traditional territory of the Nuu-chah-hulth First Nations.
This tour provides an ideal location for deepening our appreciation for the wilderness, exploring a new place, and adventuring on our paddleboards in a safe learning environment with enthusiastic and expert guides. Check out Norm’s blog from our last stand up paddle around Vargas Island.
When: June 11-14, 2015 (4 days, 3 nights)
Price: $1150 + GST
Includes: Food and expert guiding
Prerequisite: Basic Standup Paddleboard Course or equivalent experience
- Board and wetsuit rental packages available.
- Contact us to confirm your spot and receive a detailed itinerary.
- Includes components of gear education, safety orientation, etiquette guidelines, beach instruction and warm up and practice on the water.
- All of the lessons and tours include an eco-educational component to encourage understanding, respect and enjoyment of nature.