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Ocean Outfitters

#2 of 51 Tours in Tofino Features Animals
368 Main Street, Tofino, British Columbia VOR 2ZO, Canada
+1 250-725-2866
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Bear Tour

Went on a bear tour today with Ocean Outfitters and we were not disappointed. It was an early start... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nigel G
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Wendover, United Kingdom
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Zodiac trip to Hot Springs Cover - fantastic!

I would recommend this trip to anyone visiting Tofino. We had a great time on the Zodiac to Hot... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Julie H
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Tofino's carbon neutral adventure tour company. Join Ocean Outfitters for adventures in Clayoquot Sound including guaranteed whale watching, bear watching, coastal hot springs tours, private charters, sea to sky tours and Meares Island walks, remote kayaking, remote SUP, salt and freshwater fishing. Comfortable covered vessels and zodiacs. Free parking. Organic espresso bar. Open year round for hot springs tours. FUN and educational. Book online and save!
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368 Main Street, Tofino, British Columbia VOR 2ZO, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went on a bear tour today with Ocean Outfitters and we were not disappointed. It was an early start 7.30am but you need to arrive 30 minutes prior to departure, the early start was due to the tidal times to see the bears at low...More

Thank Nigel G
Reviewed yesterday

I would recommend this trip to anyone visiting Tofino. We had a great time on the Zodiac to Hot Springs Cove and had a couple of hours there to enjoy the walk to the springs, and to bathe in the springs. It all seemed fairly...More

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This trip is definitely a must-do in Tofino. Although very early and foggy, we were lucky to see many black bears. Even a mother with her cubs. It is a definite recommendation and the equipment plus the zodiac are really good. Only thing to improve...More

Thank Enno S
OOutfitters, Manager at Ocean Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We're thrilled you had great sightiungs! Thank you for the review. Those magical mornings here can be unforgettable. The coffee bar doesn't open until 8:30 so I'm happy someone was able to serve you :)

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a brilliant time on the trip to the hot springs cove with our lovely, knowledgable guide Misty. As she said on the way out ' I see this as a beautiful boat ride and if we see any wildlife on the way then...More

Thank Emily H
OOutfitters, Manager at Ocean Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for joining us and thank you for the review Emily! Our guides are really passionate and I'm happy that you were feeling it!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked two excursions with Ocean Outfitters, one to look for whales, the other bear watching. Satch, our guide on the whale trip, was great, full of information, and consistently positive despite the fairly dense fog that made whale spotting very difficult. However he found...More

Thank carolinegant9
OOutfitters, Manager at Ocean Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

What a wonderful review! Thanks for the great feedback. Passionate enthusiastic guides despite challenging conditions...It's awesome to know that we are on track! We hope you'll join us again on your next trip to Tofino :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went whale watching with Misty - she is fantastic and full of energy!!! Had great knowledge of everything. Weather was really bad and foggy with poor visibility so while we saw whales, they were difficult to make out in the distance. No fault of Ocean...More

Thank laintalainta
OOutfitters, Manager at Ocean Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the review. Those foggy mornings can be challenging.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the zodiac bear watching tour. Not expecting to see any - just wanted a ride through the nearby waters. Though our excellent guide found three for us to see, still found blasting around in the zodiac to be the most enjoyable part of the...More

Thank applegar
OOutfitters, Manager at Ocean Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Some people sign up just for the ride! Glad you enjoyed it immensely. Thanks for the great review and we're happy you saw bears too :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the most fantastic trip out of Tofino with Travis to see Whales. Not only was he passionately informative about our surroundings and the wildlife we saw, he was great with everyone on board from old to young. We were incredibly lucky to see...More

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OOutfitters, General Manager at Ocean Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Lovely feedback! Thanks for sharing a wonderful few hours with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unique sea kayak venture around remote islands in Clayquot Sound. You are taken by boat to remote dock to get in a brand new top quality kayak. We then enjoyed kayaking in and out of the islands and inlets. Our guide, Spencer, was informative, knowledgeable...More

Thank SammamishSeattle
OOutfitters, General Manager at Ocean Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are happy Spencer helped you to feel safe and comfortable. Glad you enjoyed the program immensely.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was amazing! Our guide was great he took the time to time to up the coast to see if we could see a bear, then we got 3 hours at the hot springs and went whale watching on the way back, we seen...More

Thank ashleyyy87
OOutfitters, General Manager at Ocean Outfitters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thrilled you had a great day on the water with us! Thanks for the lovely review.

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elleray1996
23 May 2017|
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Response from CruiserYT | Reviewed this property |
The Hot Springs Cove tour is pretty much all day (6 1/2 hours). The captain also does a search for bears, whales, sea otters, and sea lions. Staying in Parksville isn't reasonable to do a tour in Tofino, which is almost 2... More
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Alejandra N
17 March 2017|
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Response from OOutfitters | Property representative |
Hello Alejandra, Hot Springs is a 6 hour program. 1.5 hours by boat up and 3 hours at the Cove. 1.5 hours return. The board walk is 2 km and takes approximately 30min to walk. We do scout for wildlife along the way! We are... More
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Susanxu131
11 January 2017|
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Response from OOutfitters | Property representative |
Ocean Outfitters offer winter Hot Springs Cove programs year round plus taxi service to the Big Tree Trail on Meares Island. We still have whales in the area however it is not whale or bear season. Call the office 2507252866... More
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