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Clayoquot Sound

331 Neill St, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
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Beautiful tranquil place. Lots of excursions go out this way for bear watching trips. Lovely... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
St Albans, United Kingdom
fantastic waterworld

greywhales, but the nature would just be enough, go out on a small boat and enjoy this wild ocean... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Margit Z
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Clayoquot Sound is located on the west coast of Vancouver Island in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Major inlets include Sydney Inlet, Shelter Inlet, Herbert Inlet, Bedwell Inlet, Lemmens Inlet, and Tofino Inlet. Major islands include Flores Island, Vargas Island, and Meares Island.
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“bear watching” (11 reviews)
“boat tour” (4 reviews)
“sea kayaking” (5 reviews)
331 Neill St, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful tranquil place. Lots of excursions go out this way for bear watching trips. Lovely peaceful location even so.

Thank Pole2Pole_Images
Reviewed 10 September 2017

greywhales, but the nature would just be enough, go out on a small boat and enjoy this wild ocean, wonderful to be there a guest

Thank Margit Z
Reviewed 30 July 2017

You will never see a more exquisite place...waterscape, landscape, wildlife...than C;ayoquot Sound. Go as soon as you can!

Thank Adam R
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We booked a perfect kayaking excursion through Jamie's Whaling Station/Paddle West Kayaking. Our fabulous guide Emma took us out to Meares Island. This was the single best way to see the Sound.

Thank howards994
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We kayaked in Grice Bay at high tide, crossing to Indian Island and back. Could have paddled around the island but did not have time. Accompanied by a seal. Very calm and peaceful in the Inlet.

1  Thank brydle
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I have lived and loved in Clayoquot sound for 6 years now, and it doesn't get old. so much to see and do. so many hidden trails and lots of beaches to hide away on !

1  Thank wolfcruise
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We enjoyed a boat tour which drew passengers within 40m of a black bear scouring the beach for fresh shellfish. Seals were swimming in the deeper waters, and we saw them too. Misty conditions framed many photo ops of the landforms.

1  Thank Leslie Y
Reviewed 15 April 2017

An outstanding, natural waterway well used by locals and tourists, I spent three tranquil days observing this. The silent ferry transports locals to and from Tofino. It is also the hub of whale, wildlife and hot spring tour departures. Seaplanes, water taxis and a rescue...More

Thank Salma56
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We were lucky enough to have an apartment that overlooked the Sound. The views are outstanding, constantly changing, and magnificent regardless of the weather. In fact a bit of cloud and mist makes it all the better. On aclear day you can see to the...More

1  Thank Rolland_Buttar
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I really love Tofino area. Many tourist attractions without disturbing the ecology of the setting. It is a must see place. many surf shops to rent from and get lessons as well. Very cold water even in summer so wet suit is a must for...More

1  Thank April Joy B
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2 February 2017|
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Response from April Joy B | Reviewed this property |
Unpredictable. Dress in layers . Water is always cold. Anyone I have ever observed in water paddle boarding or surfing definitely had a wet suit on even in summer months. Gorgeous place!
12 January 2015|
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Response from Douglas W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, although the ocean is noted for being rough there are protected coves. It should be a great place to kayak and has every possible convenience.