The Village of Tahsis has access by road, water taxi & passenger ship, helicopter and seaplane. Tahsis receives mail and delivery services on business days by Canada Post and Purolater Courier. ICAN Transport delivers Friday by refrigerated truck.
The Tree to Sea Drive between Gold River and Tahsis is a 64 Kilometer road classified as a gravel road by the Department of Highways. The road has received extensive upgrading over the last 4 years; 25% of the road has seal coat paving. The road is 2 lanes throughout, with the exception of several one lane bridges. The road has 2 summits one at Bull Lake and one at Malaspina Lake which experience snow cover in mid winter. The road is well maintained and open year round. The road takes an average of 1 hour 20 minutes to traverse. Transport vehicles, cars and light trucks use the road. Logging traffic is present on the roads during the week, and wildlife such as deer, elk and bear can be on the road at any time.
Campbell River Info Centre carries a Tahsis brochure with the Village Map and a map of the Tree to Sea Drive showing the location of pullouts with panoramic views and picnic spots. A large cedar sign showing the road and scenic highlights is stationed at the Gold River Info Centre.
Small pleasure craft can dock at Westview Marina, Nootka Sound Marina, or may dock for short periods at the Municipal Dock or Maquinna Resort.
Facilities for Tall Ships now exist at Westview Marina. Facilities for Cruise Ships are available at the Deep Sea Dock beside Westview Marina. Barge docking is available at the Industrial Site and the Deep Sea Dock.
Water Taxi service is available from several local operators. Please refer to the Village business listings, Marine Services: www.villageoftahsis.com/services
M.V. Uchuck Nootka Sound Service Ltd.
The M.V. Uchuck out of Gold River offers tours and passenger service from Gold River to Friendly Cove, Zeballos, Tahsis and other water access communities in Nootka Sound and Esperanza Inlet..
Tahsis has a heliport, and seaplane service by Air Nootka of Gold River and Sound Flight of Renton. Campbell River Airport and Comox Valley Airport provide the closest airplane service.
Sound Flight Inc.
Campbell River Airport - CYBL
HeliJet International Inc.
Pacific Coastal Air
Comox Valley Airport -CVAC
To get a printable copy of a map, click on the links below for either a PDF or GIF copy.
© 2005 Village of Tahsis, Box 519, Tahsis, British Columbia, Canada, V0P 1X0