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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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Westcoast at its best

Went on the Meares island tour. Great paddling experience in February. Make sure you wear fleece... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ronkofx
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Vancouver, Canada
Great introduction to sea kayaking

Thoroughly enjoyable experience from booking to landing! Our guide was Arvid and he was very... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
solamundo
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Naramata, Canada
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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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“hidden places” (21 reviews)
“hour tour” (27 reviews)
“guide jesse” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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320 Main Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on the Meares island tour. Great paddling experience in February. Make sure you wear fleece and bring socks as they supply shells and gumboots. Andy, our guide, was entertaing and informative. If you have never sea kayaked this would be a fantastic introduction.Top notch...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Thoroughly enjoyable experience from booking to landing! Our guide was Arvid and he was very knowledgeable, and personable. He had loads of interesting information about the Tofino area, its culture, and history. As a novice kayaker with only lake experience, he went out of his...More

Thank solamundo
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

We went there begin of November and SEA Kayak was the only company who was still doing the kayaking Tour during this time of the year we got lucky to find them. We took the 2h30' with Andy the guide, and my husband and me...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

My family and I had a wonderful kayak tour over to Meares Island with Jesse. Jesse was such a pleasure and with many stories and facts to share with us. The beauty of the big trees, the ocean and a peaceful time on the water...not...More

Thank Monika R
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

I went on a 4-hour tour of inland waters in Tofino, B.C. This included a short boardwalk hike on Meares Island to the "big trees," cedars over 1000 years old. I had done minimal sea kayaking and was given excellent instruction to boost my modest...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We had a fabulous 2 hour trip with Arv, he was a brilliant guide full of fascinating knowledge about the area and all the wildlife in it. Arv was also very encouraging for the less experienced kayakers in our family with ages from 43-7. A...More

Thank rosiewright1
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I recently participated in a 2-day Paddle Canada Level 1 course with Liam and Jesse. As a novice kayaker, I had little knowledge of the basics of it, nor had I much knowledge of reading ocean conditions or weather as it relates to kayaking. After...More

Thank ELCoombs
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Joined the 4-hour seakayaking tour to Meares Island (includes a short trail hike on the island, around an hour). Our guide Jesse was very friendly and helpful which makes the whole journey very fun and enjoyable.

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

5.5 hours - Hidden Places. Great tour, was a pity about the weather as it would have been even more amazing if there wasnt the problem with ashes. Nonetheless it was a phenomal 5 hour trip loved every minute of it. Great guide Ava, lots...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Our guide Arv was so friendly and enjoyable to spend the day with and the kayaking journey was spectacular! This is a special place that I was happy to explore with such a knowledgeable and interpretive guide. Thanks! :)

Thank Crystal B
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