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San Josef Bay Tour

San Josef Bay Tour
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San Josef Bay Tour
US$ 135.99
Overview

Tour Highlights:

Without a doubt, one of the most amazing things to see at San Josef Bay are the sea stacks. The sea stacks at San Josef Bay are some of the only ocean-eroded stacks on Vancouver Island, and are certainly the most extreme. Water surging through the sandy passages at high tide has slowly eroded the softer rock, leaving behind only the harder formations. In some spots, this effect has left behind the sea stacks, a remarkable feature, but one found fairly commonly around the world. 

What to Expect
Scenic Drive & Wildlife Viewing:

The San Josef Bay hiking tour begins with a comfortable drive in our climate-controlled 15-passenger van. During the drive always make sure to keep your eyes peeled as there is a good chance of seeing black bears and other wildlife. Upon leaving Port Hardy we will be travelling on active logging roads and will pass through the historic logging town of Holberg. We will make a quick stop at the Scarlet Ibis Pub in Holberg where guests will have access to washrooms and the pre-ordered boxed lunches will be picked up. 

Hike Details:

About 30 minutes down the road we will come to the Cape Scott Provincial Park trail-head. From here we will walk approximately 45 minutes on a well-maintained trial that goes through old-growth stands of forests and swamps. There is an outhouse at the trail head and the beach. 

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Reviews (23)

1 - 5 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great trip

We went on this trip with Anna & Chris. Great communication prior to the trip with free pick up at our hotel. It is a full day trip pick up around 8.30 and drop off 16.00 approx. Packed lunch included which was great. Despite the...More

Thank Lollyscot_1
CoveAdventureTours, Manager at Cove Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for the review! We love hearing that visitors enjoy the tour and area (even despite wet weather)! Happy travels, Anna

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nature's beauty at its best!

We enjoyed a wonderful day starting with a ride down to San Josef Bay. On the way we learned a lot about the local logging industry and the history of the area. A short hike through the beautiful forest took us then to the spectacular...More

Thank Mischa A
CoveAdventureTours, Manager at Cove Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the review! We love showing this amazing area to our guests & super low tides make it even more exciting! Happy travels, Anna

Reviewed 1 week ago
Best Trip Ever !

The tour guides were super knowledgeable and friendly! San Josef was breathtaking and the guides proved it perfectly; I would go back without a doubt. Thank you so much Chris and Anna, stay hydrated !

Thank emmajens13
CoveAdventureTours, Manager at Cove Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for the review! And don't worry, we will stay hydrated (especially Chris)! Happy travels, Anna

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great trip to the bay

Chris and Anna were both amazing- lovely friendly people with a great deal of knowledge. Great communication before the trip and pick up from the hotel made it very easy. I agree with all the reviews saying you would not want to attempt this road...More

Thank Rebecca W
CoveAdventureTours, Manager at Cove Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your review Becky! We had a great time getting to know you and hearing about your spectacular kayaking experience! We also appreciate the feedback about the timeline and will make it much more clear for guests in the future. Happy...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Spectacular San Josef hike

This tour was the experience of a lifetime! Once arriving at the trail head parking lot, we ventured down an easy, wide, gravelled 45 minute trail to the beach... emerging from the trail and seeing for the first time that expansive beach / views.... jaw-dropping!!...More

Thank ccastellar2017
CoveAdventureTours, Manager at Cove Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the review Chris & Elissa! We are so happy to hear that you both enjoyed the day with us & the beach. And thank you for the information about Egypt- it sounds like such an amazing trip! All the best,...More

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