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Address: 6585 Sooke Rd, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 0A7, Canada
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+1 877-549-1672

Guided adventures into the spectacular beauty of Vancouver Island's...

Guided adventures into the spectacular beauty of Vancouver Island's temperate rainforests and wild coastlines. Whether you join a guided hiking tour or create your own customized adventure, your day will end with your senses truly indulged. Join us on an off the beaten path experience! Both half-day and full-day tour options available. Gourmet lunches, transportation, hot and cold beverages and interpretation included in each tour.

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Alone in Victoria en-route to a hiking holiday in Newfoundland, I thought this half day tour sounded both interesting and good exercise in preparation for what lay ahead! It... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 September 2016
Hobart, Australia
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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Alone in Victoria en-route to a hiking holiday in Newfoundland, I thought this half day tour sounded both interesting and good exercise in preparation for what lay ahead! It proved to be terrific in all respects: beautiful coastal scenery, easy trail (by Tasmanian standards) winding amid wonderful trees & plants, and expertly led by Toni Chalk. Toni made everything fall... More 

Thank carolynemden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

My mother and I traveled to Victoria together for her 60th birthday, and I scheduled a half-day hike with Toni during our trip. We had a fabulous time; the views were beautiful, the lunch was amazing, and Toni was a great nature guide and very good about setting/adjusting the pace. Highly recommend!

Thank 01Hannah234
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Toni is a great tour guide! She is very good about going at whatever pace you want. She's also so energetic and motivating, that you hardly know you're hiking! She keeps the tour interesting by pointing out the flora and fauna. We hiked to the beach, and had an awesome lunch! I would highly recommend this tour!

Thank bcbnwcb
Loveland, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I did a tour of the Sooke area with Toni and we had a WONDERFUL day! First, let me say Toni is a gem. Personable, friendly, knowledgeable and conscientious. She paced our hike to suit our needs -we asked for a little slower pace as we are novice hikers and she slowed her pace and took a... More 

Thank TedeElizabeth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

First off, let me just say that I am a 56 year old woman with about 75 extra pounds -- not in the best shape of my life. At the same time, I am keenly interested in the environment and I try to challenge myself mentally and physically whenever I can. Also, I frequently travel alone and I'm always a... More 

Thank Abby G
London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

Toni is a fantastic and fun guide. Great conversation set to a beautiful picturesque backdrop - who could ask for more? We had a wonderful time hiking the Juan de Fuca trail...even if our calves were a bit sore the next day! A challenging, but genuinely rewarding experience. We highly recommend Toni and Rainforest Tours and hope to hike with... More 

Thank rockrgrl
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Toni was such a knowledgeable, fun, and patient guide! My elderly Dad began having some difficulty near the end, with all the roots and uneven ground. Toni was very contentious and helpful, but also made things fun for us. The chicken wrap was yummy, and her homemade banana bread (with chocolate chips!) was outstanding. I highly recommend this tour.

Thank Alissa S
Woodland Hills, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

To really get an idea of what Vancouver island/Victoria all is all about, you definitely want to hike with Toni! We went to East Sooke regional Park, which was absolutely gorgeous. Aylard hike was moderately challenging and she had a wonderful disposition as we hiked through the park. She's extremely knowledgeable and just downright pleasant to be around. Toni packed... More 

Thank MariK888
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015

We had a beautiful day hiking with Rainforest Tours at Aylard Farms in Sooke. Toni and her assistant, Katie, were energetic, personable and very knowledgeable about the area. We had a diverse group and they successfully tailored the tour to meet our needs. They were engaging young women who made the day fun and informative. The lunch provided was delicious.... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

This was a very pleasant hike and the guide provided some good basic information. I would recommend for those who want a guide to point out some local areas but not as interested in very detailed information about the ecology or wildlife.

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