With vast ecotourism opportunities in the area, why not spend your time fully immersed in raw nature? There are a few recreation campsites and two private campgrounds in the Tahsis region. Recreation sites are first-come first-serve with limited amenities, and private campgrounds can be booked through their websites.
Seaside Rv & campground Park
Seaside RV & Campground Park is located on the waterfront within the village of Tahsis, walking distance to the marina, post office, trails, and stores. Oceanside views, full hookups, laundry, showers, fish cleaning station and freezer are all available to registered campers.
- 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 from every site
- Rates include 2 adults, additional $3.00
- Children under 12 free
- 30 amp service is $32.00 per night and 15 amp is $28.00 per night
- Rates: Tent $25; 30-amp $32 15-amp $28
1235 South Maquinna Drive
Tahsis, BC V0P 1X0
Phone: (250) 934-6689
Moutcha Bay resort
Moutcha Bay Resort is located 24kms before the Village of Tahsis, and offers a range of accommodation options for your friends & family getaway. They offer a wilderness adventure for every type of guest, whether you are looking to experience the west coast from the comfort of a warm tent or luxurious oceanfront yurt.
- World-Class Guided Fishing
- Great Family Activities
- Camping, Chalets, Yurts and Suites
- Drive-In Access
- Pet-Friendly Options
- Full-Service Marina
- Licensed Restaurant
Head Bay Rd
Tahsis, BC V0P 1X0
Phone: (877) 337-5464
Leiner River Rec Site
The Leiner River Rec Site is located just outside of the Village of Tahsis, on the Leiner River. With 8 sites, pit toilets, a shelter, and garbage facilities, this is a quiet spot to set up camp. Managed by Rec Sites & Trails BC, this site operates on a first come, first served basis.
CONUMA River Rec Site
The Conuma River Rec Site is located roughly half way between Gold River and Tahsis, close to the Conuma River Hatchery on Head Bay Road. Watch for a sign on the left hand side on your way to Tahsis. This is an un-serviced campground with a few sites on the Conuma River. Please remember the pack in what you pack out.
Cougar creek rec site
A popular destination for anglers and those wanting to explore Nootka Sound. Great views looking out over Tlupana Inlet with many campsites.
Camping Fees: $15/party, $10/senior rate – CASH ONLY
Additional Fees:$5.00/boat launch. Reserved Parking $10/night,$40/week. Firewood available for purchase. Reservations not accepted.
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. Camping is done year round in the area, and here are some things to bring with you:
- Tent and fly, with stakes
- Tent footprint (groundsheet)
- Tarp and cord
- Sleeping pads or air mattresses
- Sleeping bags
- Cooking facilities
- Cups, dishes, utensils
- Bug & sun deterrent
- Camping chairs
- Lantern & twinkly lights
- Coffee maker
- Camp stove and fuel
- Matches and fire starters
- Axe or hatchet
- Towels & swimwear
Temperate and sunny with the warmest temperatures in August.
Mild with some snowfall, mostly at higher elevations.
Accommodations & Camping
Four Reasons Guesthouse
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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
Main floor 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms 3 double beds, 3 single beds, 3 futon beds Huge open concept kitchen 2 balconies, BBQ, Wi-Fi, cable included Washer, dryer Newly renovated —————————————————————————- Ground floor 1 bedroom Full kitchen 3 piece bathroom...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
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
P.O. Box 219
Tahsis, BC V0P 1X0