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Hot Springs Cove

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Address: Maquinna Provincial Park, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
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Hot Springs Cove is about one and a half hours north of Tofino. It's...

Hot Springs Cove is about one and a half hours north of Tofino. It's located right in the heart of Clayoquot Sound.

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Less is Better

Less people that is. We were lucky, only a few of us on the day we went, couldn't imagine going with more than 15 people. There are only a few (like 2) good spots to sit... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Less people that is. We were lucky, only a few of us on the day we went, couldn't imagine going with more than 15 people. There are only a few (like 2) good spots to sit completely submerged in the springs. Once you get off the boat make sure you walk quick to the springs to get a great spot.... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My review is filed under Ocean Outfitters since that's the tour we used. Please check it out there, they did a great job. Here's a few more pics from our day visit.

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Leiden, Nederland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We were here in winter when it was very cold. No snow but still cold. The boattrip toward the island was nice and fun. The walk up to the hotsprings was beautifull and warmed you already up a bit. Getting to the hotsprings it was a bit cold in swimsuits but really nice to get into the warm water. Beautifull... More 

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Mount Forest, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

I spent a few days staying nearby (on the floating B+B, The InnChanter - loved it!)... so was able to spend solo, quiet time at the hot springs. Sometimes there would be boats/sea planes bringing people up from Tofino, and then it could get a little crowded, but even then I found a pool to soak in and relax. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This was an amazing day trip. Took a boat from Tofino. Saw all sorts of wild life on the way. When you come to shore, you walk approximately 30 minutes along a very well maintained boardwalk through the beautiful forest. When you come to the hot springs there are a few change rooms. Be sure to bring water shoes. Walk... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

So I really wanted to love this. Even like it. But I didn't if I'm being honest. The boat ride took 1 1/2-2 hours. Some people got sick. I had taken RX to make sure I didn't which I would advise. It's a legit 30 minute walk to the springs but it's all on a boardwalk so it's easy. Beautiful... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We hired Tofino Air to take us here via float plane. The flight was awesome and we landed at the dock. The wooden walkway takes about 30 minutes to get to the hot springs and it's a beautiful walk. We loved seeing all the messages in the wooden planks. We arrived earlier in the day as we heard that the... More 

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Lethbridge, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We took an 1 1/2 hour boat ride in a zodiac to the park then a 30 minute walk along a boardwalk through a beautiful rainforest to the hot springs. These are hot pools are natural and are between rocks. This tour is only good for people who are quite agile as it is difficult to get into the pools.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Hot springs themselves a little on disappointing side as they are small, natural and can be crowded even in shoulder season. But walk to them is very well laid out though can be tough. Boat trip was fantastic and we saw whales and sea otters even though sea was rough and visibility poor. This trip is definitely worth the effort.

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Rabat, Morocco
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had a nice day sailing towards and from the coves. We had the chance to see a whale on our way back. But the coves are small and overrated.

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