The West Coast Trail Hike

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Located in the Pacific Rim National Park on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, the West Coast Trail is known as one of the top five hikes in the world! An ancient trail with a rich history of First Nations trade and travel, the West Coast Trail became a life-saving rescue route for shipwrecks in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. Today the trail is known as a challenging lifetime experience, hiking through the temperate rainforests and rugged coastlines of the Pacific Rim. Hike under a canopy of ancient Cedars, and along First Nations trade routes. Pass remnants of shipwrecks which earned the coastline its’ name “The Graveyard of the Pacific”, and soak in the majestic beauty of the wilderness of the West Coast of Vancouver Island.

Our guides are accredited by the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG) and fully trained and certified in Wilderness First Aid. BCA Tours will assist you in preparations, ensuring you have adequate equipment and will take care of all the logistics involving transportation, fees, and park regulations.

Departing from and finishing in Victoria, BC, this package includes 7 days of guided hiking with 2 fully certified ACMG guides, transportation, one night hotel accommodation, 7 days of meals, snacks, beverages, all park fees, a tent to use free of charge, as well as a post-hike celebration meal at a favourite West Coast local pub.

Additional gear including backpacks, gaiters, hiking poles and anything else you may need are available for rent.

Sign up as a group or as a single, and get ready for an amazing adventure! You’ll meet new and inspiring people, challenge your body and your mind, and witness true unspoiled wildlife and wilderness. Hiking the West Coast Trail is an achievement of a lifetime!

Single supplement option available for an additional $149 + GST.  This includes a single hotel room on the first night of the trip as well as your own 1 person MSR Hubba Hubba tent for the trip (approx. 2.5 lbs).

We hike the West Coast Trail in both directions depending on the dates chosen.  Please see both itineraries attached in the downloadable PDF above, please note which trip you are signing up for as it affects your pickup times on Day 1.

2018 North-South Dates: June 9-16; July 3-10; July 15-22; Aug 7-14; Sept 9-16 

2018 South-North Dates: June 22-29; Aug 18-25; Aug 30-Sept 6

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  • West Coast Trail Ladders
  • West Coast Trail - Group Start at Bamfield
  • West Coast Trail Campfire
  • West Coast Trail Boardwalk
  • West Coast Trail Cable Car
  • West Coast Trail Map

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Tour Dates

  • All Meals Included
  • Beach Camping
  • Transportation to and from Victoria or Nanaimo
  • Professional and Certified Guides
  • 1 Night Hotel Included
  • 7 Days of Guided Hiking
  • Tent Rental
  • National Park Fees
  • Celebration Meal