Tofino SUP Camping Adventure


Perfect for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts alike!

You'll have the chance to explore one of the most beautiful areas in the world and learn new skills while you're at it. SUP Camping is a great way to get active and see some amazing scenery. We help you level up your SUP touring and camping game with the support of knowledgeable guides.


Paddleboarding in Clayoquot Sound 

Clayoquot Sound is one of the most pristine and beautiful areas in the world, and its natural beauty is simply breathtaking. This majestic spot is located on the west coast of Vancouver Island and is known for its rugged coastline, lush forests, and abundance of wildlife. The unspoiled forests, pristine beaches, and awe-inspiring mountains make it a paradise for nature lovers. If you're looking for a breathtaking getaway that's just off the beaten path, Clayoquot Sound is the place for you.

The Tofino SUP Camping Adventure combines exploring and skill-building following the Paddle Canada Coastal Touring and the Paddle Canada Camping Basics programs. Participants learn how to navigate through different conditions as well as select and set up campsites that leave no trace. The goal for this trip is to ensure you feel confident to load up your board, hit the water and get out SUP camping!

Is this SUP Camping trip right for you?

This is an Intermediate/Advanced paddle with beginner camping skills. Clayoquot Sound  & Camping Adventure is for advanced-level paddlers and is designed to blend paddling, exploration, fun and teach you what navigating in the coastal environment is like.


  • Must be comfortable paddling in windy conditions with some chop.

  • This is a 10km unsupported paddle and conditions may be variable. 

  • You do not need to be an expert paddler but must have the fitness to paddle leisurely for approximately 4-6 hours with frequent rests.

  • Be comfortable with expected camping conditions.


Please contact us if you are unsure if this is suitable for you.


Tofino, BC, Canada


What's Included

  • 3 days of coastal touring exploring the scenic waters of Clayoquot Sound (hours can count towards Paddle Canada Touring 1 SUP Skills certification if interested)

  • Park and camping permits.

  • The boat rides out and back.

  • Paddle Canada-certified guides with Wilderness & Remote First Aid/CPR qualification.

  • Certification Paddle Canada Coastal Touring and the Paddle Canada Camping Basics (as assessed by the instructor)

  • Pre-trip webinar to help you prepare for the trip. 

  • Accommodations - 1 night at Rancho Tofino on June 10 and 3 nights camping in Clayoquot Sound (June 11, 12, 13)

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Interested in SUP Camping but don’t know where to start?

This guide is perfect for beginners! It covers all the basics of camping, from what you need to bring with you to how best to prepare. You’ll be an expert in no time.


With this guide, you can hit the open water feeling confident and ready for anything. From finding the best campsites to mastering cooking over a campfire, we’ve got you covered. Download now and get started on your next SUP camping adventure!

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