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Tofino Sea Kayaking Day Tours

320 Main Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-725-4222
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Coping with the oldies

Well worth the trip to Meares Island with Ben and a great introduction to more serious kayaking. We... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
GOM52
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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Meares Island kayak tour - guides are great

From the moment I first called them this company were professional. We've kayaked quite a few times... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
J H
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London, United Kingdom
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Since 1988 Tofino Sea Kayaking Company has been the premiere source of kayaking expertise and local knowledge for paddlers of all skill levels. We offer experienced, knowledgeable guides and a diverse program of day tours, rentals and information centre at our waterfront location. Gourmet lunches and unique destinations make our trips memorable. Family tours are offered for children 6 to 12. The Company Store features kayaking supplies, books, Incredible Edibles and excellent espresso bar.
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  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“hidden places” (18 reviews)
“hour tour” (17 reviews)
“longer tour” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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320 Main Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well worth the trip to Meares Island with Ben and a great introduction to more serious kayaking. We reckoned that the sum total of the ages of leader and the other three was less than ours added together as a couple but they made light...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment I first called them this company were professional. We've kayaked quite a few times with various companies so we know what to expect. They provided waterproof trousers and jacket, life vest, rain boots and dry bags. They were very safety conscious and...More

Thank J H
TofinoSeaKayaking, General Manager at Tofino Sea Kayaking Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello JH! Thanks for this! Yes, you are correct, we offer a number of different options to try to keep people comfortable on the water, including water sandles, gumboots, rain jackets, dry bags and more. Depending on the weather we utilize different equipment. Yes, we...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reading through everyone's reviews now after the fact, my gf Amy and I wish we could say we had a similar positive experience on our Islander tour, but unfortunately we came away with quite the opposite taste in our mouths from what we were hoping...More

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TofinoSeaKayaking, General Manager at Tofino Sea Kayaking Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi, truly sorry you feel this way about your trip. I know both Arv and Andrea have read your review and feel very bad about your experience. They have taken your perception to heart and it is a great reminder to be mindful of varying...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We made the 4 hour tour to Meares Island on June 11 in 2017. Our Guide Cole is an excellent kayaking and he knows so much about the rainforest. We had a very good double kayak, absolutely safe feeling on the water. So ist was...More

Thank Silke S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent guides, equipment and very professionally run. We took the 4 hour trip to Mearns Island that includes a walk on a rustic boardwalk though ancient trees. The guides were very imformative and kept us at a liesurely pace, allways making sure we stayed together...More

Thank Vwdiesel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arv is a funny guy. We had a great day out kayaking. Definitely would go again. The scenery is simply beatiful.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a great time on our morning tour signs the bay. Beautiful scenery, peaceful and lots of fun things to see. Our guides were fun and helpful. I enjoyed their stories and anecdotes about the area. My kids had a blast, the Islander...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If there's one thing (other than surfing!) that you're going to do in Tofino make it a trip with this company! We did the 5.5 hour Hidden Places tour and loved every minute of it! Obviously the scenery is breathtaking and kayaking around Clayoquot Sound...More

Thank CLC44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a delightful evening kayak trip with Arv out of Tofino harbour. He entertained us with jokes and information as we paddled. We were a group of six celebrating a birthday and the company arranged a late departure specially for us. The conditions were...More

Thank Rose2011085
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an awesome guide who was passionate about wildlife and preservation of the ecosystem. We had celebrated our anniversary the day before and kayaking was on our list of things to do together. We had a tandem kayak, an added bonus for us was...More

Thank Valerie K
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