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Hot Springs Cove

Maquinna Provincial Park, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
+1 800-666-9833
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A true Hot Spring - rugged and worthwhile adventure in BC

Make the trek to the hot springs. The pools are small - go when it isn't busy for best experience... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
London, Canada
Gorgeous boat ride and lovely hot springs

We got a 1030 am boat with Ocean Outfitters and the 1.5 hour trip was wonderful. We saw sea lions... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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%
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Maquinna Provincial Park, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
+1 800-666-9833
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Make the trek to the hot springs. The pools are small - go when it isn't busy for best experience. Use ATLEO airlines to get there quickly - 12 minutes by seaplane!

Thank seaveegee
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got a 1030 am boat with Ocean Outfitters and the 1.5 hour trip was wonderful. We saw sea lions and plenty of eagles. When we arrived at the Springs it was quite busy. They are also quite small so be prepared to get cozy...More

1  Thank RoxanneWood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to hot springs cove several times now and every time I fall in love with the west coast. If you have the chance to go ...go! rain or shine :-)

Thank westcoastergirl11
Reviewed 3 January 2018

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

2  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 12 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 4 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
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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