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A. Two Night Package

Weekend (or Weekday) Warrior:

A two-day adventure in complete comfort open May through September.  This includes 2 nights accommodation, transportation to and from the Nitinat Dock, dinner at the Crab Shack on the Trail and all Parks Canada fees. For your first night's accommodation you will stay at the Nitinat Lake Motel where you will park your vehicle for the duration of your trip. The excitement will start at 8 am the following morning when you will receive your Park orientation and your 8:30am water taxi 23 km down the lake to the Nitinat Narrows. Deboard the boat and begin you’re 2.5 km boardwalk hike to your Comfort Camping site  There you can hang out on the beach or drop off your packs and spend the day experiencing the West Coast Trail. It is a 5 km hike to Tsusiat Falls, one of the trails most beautiful features. Return in time for dinner at Carl’s Crab Shack at the Nitinat Narrows (The Gap) and take a leisurely hike back to your camp site for an evening on the beach. Spend your next day exploring caves and other natural wonders and return in the late afternoon to the Narrows for your water taxi back to the Visitors' Centre. Choose this package to customize the number of people or nights.
2 Person Package
2 Nights
(Additional People or Nights Available for extra charge.)
Park fees included
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B. Water Taxi + Camping

Comfort Camping, Water Taxi

Experience the best camping on the West Coast Trail! Includes return fare from the Nitinaht Dock to the West Coast Trail and all Park fees. The water taxi leaves daily at 8:30am and returns daily at 5:30pm. Hike the Trail 2.5km to your Comfort Camping site, drop off your packs and spend your day hiking on the West Coast Trail. Return to your campsite at your leisure and enjoy your evening at the beach. Package based on 1 night accommodation, double occupancy. Choose this package to customize the number of people or nights.
2 Person Package
1 Night
(Additional People or Nights Available for extra charge.)
Park fees included
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C. Camping Only

Comfort Camping

Hiking the West Coast Trail? We have just the spot for you to rest up and refresh!  Book your West Coast Trail hike with Parks Canada and then book here to reserve your Comfort Camping tent for a night. We also offer at no extra charge a flex night which allows to arrive 1 day before or after your booking date to allow you the flexibility while hiking the trail. Start your trip at either Bamfield or Port Renfrew entry points and hike either all or half of the 75km trail. If you decide to hike only half the trail you can exit at the Nitinat Narrows . A water taxi is available to take you up the lake for $62.50/person. A shuttle to the Nitinat Junction is also available for $15.00/person.

Up to 4 persons/day
(Additional People or Nights Available for extra charge.)
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Hikers need to know what to bring.

You will need camping gear depending on your plans. There is a restaurant and Grocery/General Store at Nitinaht located in the Ditidaht Nation's Visitors' Centre and the Motel supplies 4 units with mini-fridge and microwave and 5 units with full kitchenettes, showers and laundry facility.

You will need food supplies, utensils, etc for WCT breaky, lunch, and dinner (if you opt out of the dinner at the Crab Shack).
Looking for additional accommodations?
Nitinaht Lake Motel - Malachan Reserve
($100 -$120 per night)
Manager: Jay Thompson
Windsurfers' Park Campground
($17-$23 per night)
From June 1 to Sept 30 the 65 site campground is buzzing with kiteboarders and windsurfers however there are usually a few sites available. Unfortunately we do not take reservations.