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Vargas Island Provincial Park

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A visual memory to last a lifetime.

Vargas Island's westside is one of those magical places you'll never forget especially on a summer... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2016
hockeye44
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Sechelt, Canada
Kayaking and camping on the beach

We toured to Vargas Island with Paddle West Kayaking and camped on Medallion Beach. What an amazing... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2016
Rob D
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British Colulmbia
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19 Dec 2016
“A visual memory to last a lifetime.”
11 Jul 2016
“Kayaking and camping on the beach”
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Vargas Island, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Vargas Island's westside is one of those magical places you'll never forget especially on a summer day. Ahous Bay is where Gray Whale mother's bring their calves as it is shaped like a bowl and they can rest while their offspring play in the bay....More

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Reviewed 12 July 2016

We toured to Vargas Island with Paddle West Kayaking and camped on Medallion Beach. What an amazing piece of paradise! WOW.

1  Thank Rob D
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I kayaked around Vargas Island this summer as part of a longer trip, and camped at Ahous Bay in the Park. Since Vargas is fairly close to Tofino, it is fairly easy to access, and the Provincial Park includes a number of fantastic remote beaches,...More

4  Thank Lesly D
Reviewed 4 November 2015

A multi-day trip around Vargos Island is one of my all time favorite locations for sea kayaking. There are challenging sea conditions around parts of the island; experience in Type 3 waters or a guide is required. Most of the campsites are huge, long sand...More

1  Thank kayakerjo
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I took Tofino water taxi and hiked to the far beach and it was fantastic. I saw many fresh wolf tracks and hiked miles of beautiful beach

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judith_kelley
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Response from judith_kelley |
Thanks! That is precisely what we ended up doing and it was great. What beautiful places.
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Milva D
9 August 2017|
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yes, a water taxi would get you there, and would drop you off right on the beach. but, this place is wild, and the weather is very changeable, and requires a level of physical ability and the right gear. you might set up... More
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