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Hot Springs Cove

Maquinna Provincial Park, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
+1 800-666-9833
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Beautiful spot

A bit of a walk in, most (if not all) on boardwalk though. I recommend some water shoes, as the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Greg N
Calgary, Canada
Tip Top Hot Springs

So the hot springs and walk through the forest was great - however we went in November and there... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Toronto, Canada
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Hot Springs Cove is about one and a half hours north of Tofino. It's located right in the heart of Clayoquot Sound.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Maquinna Provincial Park, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit of a walk in, most (if not all) on boardwalk though. I recommend some water shoes, as the rocks in the cove can be rough on bare feet. Need to arrange a water taxi or other boat service to get there, we were...More

Thank Greg N
Reviewed 7 November 2017

So the hot springs and walk through the forest was great - however we went in November and there were about 10 people there - and even that was a squeeze at the springs. Our boat captain said that about 200-300 people arrive there in...More

1  Thank nwc50
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We visited Hot Springs Cove via a boat trip through Jamie's Whale Watching Company. While we thought we were just getting transportation to the hot springs, our captain pointed out sea otters, a gray whale, and narrated our ride - a real bonus to our...More

3  Thank Brian0ntheGo
Reviewed 13 October 2017

While the hot springs were certainly unique and very relaxing, the walk through the woods was my favorite part. The setting reminded me of the beauty that can be seen in every moment. The walk is a healthy one and the springs require some careful...More

1  Thank 222Terri
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A good trip by boat to visit the Hot Springs, saw orcs, sea otters, black bear porpoise as we travelled to the Springs. Good walk through the forest to reach the Springs. Basic changing lockers, as you would expect in the forest. A bit of...More

1  Thank Chris812283
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Many experiences in one trip. The boat trip out there is beautiful. You'll see various sea life and eagles on the way there and back. The walk through the rain forest is spectacular. Take your time and look at the flora and fauna on the...More

1  Thank TravelWell02
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The hot springs are delightful and really relaxing - and free, but best early morning or late evening when the tourist boats have left - very difficult for most people who do not have their own travel options! Now on the main tourist circuit so...More

1  Thank jd135z
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Took Jamie's Tours out to visit the hot springs. Went first thing in the morning so the bulk of crowds were arriving as we left. Witnessed the eclipse (not total, but still cool) while soaking in the pools.

1  Thank dimibirdy
Reviewed 28 September 2017

A 20-30 minute boardwalk hike from the pier, this is a small rocky canyon on the tip of land into which hot spring water filters. The ocean end is blocked such that the hot water doesn't escape too quickly, but is still subject to wave...More

1  Thank nowvoyagernow
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We visited the hot springs via Tofino Taxi with Chuck as our Driver/Guide. The 1.5 hour boat ride was so beautiful then the 30 minute trail to the hot Springs was so pretty. there is a place to change clothes and the water was so...More

3  Thank CindyC4466
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11 November 2017|
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Response from yartsey | Reviewed this property |
The hot springs tour is a 2 hr boat trip each way,a 30/40 hike on a man made board walk through the forest, that’s both ways. We did our trip out of Tofino and you roughly have 1 and a 1/2 hour in the cove. They have toilets... More
13 September 2017|
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Response from CornGrower | Reviewed this property |
I also searched for a while. Let me see if this link will work for you if not go to Google Maps and put in the coordinates 49.362044, -126.265325 to get to the dock where the float planes will take you. From there it is a... More
Sara S
7 September 2017|
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Response from VJRose |
Dogs are not allowed. Check out the website for BC Oarks Maquinna (Can't post the website here) - below is info copied from that website: Dogs at Maquinna Park (Hot Springs Cove) DOGS or PETS are not permitted beyond the... More