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About Tahsis

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.




Tahsis Climate

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.

Getting Here

Looking for driving directions, points of interest or downloadable maps? We have all the resources you need to make your travel plans.

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.

Need More Information?
Check out the Tahsis Village Office for the answers.
977 South Maquinna Dr.
P.O. Box 219
Tahsis, BC V0P 1X0