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Address: 2040 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
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Considered by many to be one of the best boardwalk hikes around, you will...

Considered by many to be one of the best boardwalk hikes around, you will be immersed in the natural serenity of the temperate rainforest. You can take the easy stairs to the beach, where you can gaze at the gentle waves crashing in. During low tide, an inviting passage presents itself so you can make your way to a small island where you may find bald eagles soaring above.

Schooners Cove is nothing less than invigorating and rejuvinating. Truly a picturesque adventure.

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We did the rainforest walk to Schooner cove and loved it. Beautiful beach to walk along. Stunning scenery

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Laura P
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Wollongong
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Wollongong
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the rainforest walk to Schooner cove and loved it. Beautiful beach to walk along. Stunning scenery

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Richmond, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a sunny day and went at low tide. Lots of stairs up and down, and a few slippery ones so watch your footing. It took 20 minutes down to the beach and it was beautiful. On the beach you can walk right out to the island and for miles down the beach.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

If you want to take a beautiful walk through the woods and then open up to a gorgeous little cove,this is the walk for you. The walk has many steps but average people can do. The cover is a good spot for pics or walking. Go when the tide is out. You walk over to the island and get some... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Schooner Cove is one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen in my life. It's quite a hick through the rain forest to get there, but it's worth every step! My heaven is mountains and ocean, and at Schooner Cove you get the best of both worlds. This place is excellent. I wish I would have known about... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We saved this walk for a day that we knew would be sunny, as we'd heard that the views were great. The walk through the forest to get to the beach was beautiful (very similar to the Rainforest walk also in the park), and the trail opened up to the most gorgeous view we saw during our stay in Tofino.... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

pay your parking; it helps with the maintenance and creation of a great boardwalk through the rain forest to this secluded beach and plan on low tide to maximize your time once you are there.

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Hell, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We walked the trail and it's a relatively narrow boardwalk so you need to pay attention to people going the opposite direction. The trees, flora and fauna are vivid green and pleasant but of course there was some rain dripping from the trees. The cove itself was pleasant to walk on at low tide but wouldn't be as nice to... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

A beautiful 1 km each way hole on a boardwalk through the rainforest but with lots of stairs (up and down). Gorgeous beach at the end of the walk for strolling, but the walk in and out is only for the healthy and those with sensible footwear.

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Whitecourt, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

My husband and I were looking for a place to take our dog for a walk but it was pouring rain. A waitress suggested we try Schooner Cove. Brilliant!! Just a short drive out of Tofino and signed well, with ample parking. Schooner Cove is a walk through the rain forest on a wonderfully built wooden path system. The heavy... More 

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Abbotsford, British Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Schooner Cove, among many other places close to Tofino is a great beach, where you can walk for hours and enjoy tranquility and freedom for yourself. I´m looking forward having long beach walks again there.....

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