The Heart of Nootka Sound
Located on the west coast of Vancouver Island, Tahsis is a premier ecotourism destination with unparalleled outdoor recreation, stunning coastal scenery and a walkable village.
Tahsis offers an abundance of nature activities for tourists and residents alike such as sport fishing, hiking, caving, wildlife viewing, diving and all manner of water sports. Tahsis is located within the traditional territory of the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation whose people have lived here and in Nootka Sound for over two thousand years.
Whether you like oceans, alpine, old growth forests or the underground, we have it all. We invite you to come and visit our beautiful coastal community, nestled in the heart of Nootka Sound!
Tahsis is easily reached by road, water or air (float plane). Call or email for more information about getting here.
If you’re coming from the mainland, make sure to check the BC Ferries schedule for ferry locations & times.
The central west coast of Vancouver Island is classified as a temperate rainforest, and has the mildest weather in Canada, with a mean annual temperature range of 9 degrees Celsius.
Temperate and sunny with the warmest temperatures in August.
Mild with some snowfall, mostly at higher elevations.
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Accommodations & Camping
Tahsis lodging options range from Hotels and B&Bs to Marinas and Campgrounds. Whatever your preferred vacationing style, you are sure to find it here.
Westview Marina, Grillhouse Restaurant & Island Attitude Cafe
Located at the head of the Tahsis Inlet on the west coast of Vancouver Island, home to World class fishing for Tyee Chinook (30+ pounds) and Huge Halibut, Westview Marina is the true heart of Esperanza Inlet and Nootka...Learn More
Nootka Gold in Tahsis, BC
Providing guest accommodation in Tahsis since 2010, Nootka Gold is rated #1 in Tahsis by TripAdvisor. Accommodations include a self contained 2 bedroom kitchenette on the main level, plus an additional 2 bedrooms with living room and second bath...Learn More
Anchor Guest House
Located within walking distance to the marina and government dock, our newly renovated , open concept house offers a stunning view of the inlet and surrounding mountains. 2 decks provide covered areas to barbeque and enjoy the spectacular view...Learn More
Seaside R.V. and Campground Park
Oceanside views, full hookups, laundry, showers, fish cleaning station and freezer Fish cleaning station and freezer space available Next door to boat launch Close to Post Office Communal fire pit Friendly service, relaxed setting Great view of Tahsis Inlet...Learn More