Explore Beyond the


Explore Beyond the


Explore Beyond the


Overview - 4 Days/2 Nights Resort Accommodation & 2 Nights Camping Along the Nootka Trail 
- Difficulty: Moderate/Challenging - Classification: Remote Wilderness Camping/Backpacking
One of the wildest and culturally significant places on our B.C coast, Nootka Island is bound to deliver an unforgettable experience. This 4 day tour takes us along a rugged coastline, with vast beaches, old growth forests, and bountiful wildlife. In addition to the scenery, you will find yourself surrounded by rich Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nations history. Along the tour we will visit ancient First Nations village sites and hunting grounds that date back as far as 4,000 years. One of the many highlights on the tour will take us to Yuquot (Friendly Cove), where Europeans first stepped onto B.C soil in 1778.


A complete itinerary and an equipment & clothing list will be provided upon registration.


Whats included? 2 nights stay at Moutcha Bay resort, water taxi to Nootka Island, camping fees, cooking gear, camp stoves, tents, meal preparations, meals/snacks/beverages on the adventure, tarps, major first aid supplies, emergency radio or satellite phone, and professional guides.  

Guests are responsible for their own transport to and from Moutcha Bay Resort, and all meals while at Moutcha Bay Resort.

*Gear rentals are available upon request I.e. Sleeping bags, sleeping pads, backpacks etc.

Day One: Arrive to Moutcha Bay Resort in the afternoon with optional activities such as kayaking or stand-up paddle boarding.  Check in to your suite at 4 PM. An orientation will be held in the Conuma Grill at 6 PM.

Day Two: In the morning we will take a boat through  beautiful Nootka Sound  to Yuquot on Nootka Island.  Upon our arrival we will tour the historic village and lighthouse station.  After the tour, we will begin our 5 km hike along the coast to the Sea Caves.  The Sea Caves will be our camp for the next two nights.

Day Three: Today we leave our tents set up and go for a day hike to Maquinna Point.  Once we arrive at our destination we will enjoy expansive views of the mighty Pacific, Friendly Cove and the Hesquiat Peninsula.  This day is a true taste of our rugged coast and ancient rain forests.

Day Four: Today we pack up camp, and begin our return journey to Yuquot.   Once we arrive in Yuquot we will board our boat and return to Moutcha Bay.  With various activities and comforts available, you will spend your last night of the tour back in your resort accommodation.

Day Five: 11 AM Check out time at Moutcha Bay Resort.


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Dates & Pricing

Cost: Starting at $895 - Fully Catered

Trip lengths may be customized with groups.                                    for more info!

Dates: Nootka Island Discovery Tour: June 5th - 9th. Custom dates available with groups. 

Group Min: 4 People  Group Max: 6 People

A 25% deposit is required to hold reservations. Deposits may only be refunded if trip is canceled 60 days prior to start date. Full payment is required 30 days prior to start date.