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Tofino Sea Kayaking Day Tours

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Address: 320 Main Street, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 250-725-4222
08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Since 1988 Tofino Sea Kayaking Company has been the premiere source of...

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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Go here for a perfect "London Fog"

We were recommended to drop by here for this delicious hot drink, very welcome after a cycle ride in the pouring rain. Leaps and bounds above the Starbucks version! Also had a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 October 2016
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We were recommended to drop by here for this delicious hot drink, very welcome after a cycle ride in the pouring rain. Leaps and bounds above the Starbucks version! Also had a slice of the most divine pumpkin pie. Lovely friendly people here, well worth a visit!

Thank CycleVon
Calgary, Canada
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Two years ago, I brought my sister and brother-in-law to Tofino and we spent a day with TSK. This time, my friend Jurgen and I did a 4-day trip with Andy, a very experienced guide. It was amazing! Of course, the scenery is unbeatable but Andy really made the experience special. He's extremely knowledgeable in marine biology, natural history, indigenous... More 

Thank Chip S
Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Big thanks to Liam and Arv for a great day in the surf. They made us feel very comfortable and safe as they taught patience and technique for surf launches and landings. With very little experience in a single kayak, I was extremely nervous to take this lesson my husband signed us up for. In the end, I was so... More 

Thank Pdxorlisa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We did the 5.5 hour hidden places tour and loved it. The tour was relaxed, the group was very mixed in abilities and you had the choice to go in a double or single kayak. For these reasons I think the trip is good for all skill levels. We have kayaking experience so opted to go in single kayaks for... More 

Thank KelseyPer
Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Way too fast paced - we were asked to bring snacks and water for the tour but didn't have even a second to stop and take a photo or have a sip of water. We just kept going and going. It felt almost like having a safety guide along with us rather than a tour guide - we couldn't hear... More 

Thank 7samham
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We chose this company based on Trip Advisor reports and we were very pleased. Wanting to spend as much time as possible on the water, we opted for the 5 1/2 hour 'Hidden Places' guided tour. Brandon was our guide and we were so impressed with his skills, his knowledge and his manner of presenting information. He answered our many... More 

Thank Riess D
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This was our first time trying sea kayaking and it was amazing, our guide Cole was super cool he was very knowledgeable and gave great instruction. We saw Bold Eagles, otters, seal and King fishers, and the hike around Meares Island was awesome, Coles passion for preservation and beauty of the trees shone, great guild. All the staff were very... More 

Thank tley2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I'm not an expert kayaker but I've done a few expiditions. ;-) all seriousness tho this was TWO fantasic trips. 1st was Cole and Jeff on the 4hr with mersea island. We felt very safe, the guides where a great laugh and very knowledgeable about the area, and felt obliged to tip for there patience knowledge and care for the... More 

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TofinoSeaKayaking, General Manager at Tofino Sea Kayaking Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Samuel! We take it as a huge complement, that not only did you enjoy your first tour, but you loved it so much to come back with us a second day! :) Thank you! More 

Lethbridge, Canada
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49 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Sea kayaking is the only way to really experience Tofino harbour and Clayoquot Sound. We took their 3 hour tour to Meares island, explored the boardwalk and giant Cedars. Very friendly and knowledgeable guides pass along information on the local ecology, environment and history as well as that of the local indigenous people. Safety is important with this company and... More 

Thank Tootsall
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I had never kayaked before and was slightly nervous however the guides were so friendly and reassuring i completly forgot i was even nervous! You get the choice of having your own kayak or being on a double with you family/friend or the guide. We did the 4 hour tour to mersea island which was the perfect about of padderling... More 

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