Tofino Boat Tours

  • Multiple Durations Available
  • All year round

Experts in sightseeing boat tours, Tofino Tours offers a wide range of unique wildlife experiences that showcase everything this area of British Columbia has to offer. Relax on a 30 minute Coastal Bear Watch tour, exploring the fjords of Clayoquot Sound, whilst watching the shores for bears that forage for food in the intertidal zone. For marine enthusiasts, a whale watching tour of Clayoquot Sound makes an ideal choice, on the lookout for grey, humpback and killer whales, in addition to sea lions, sea birds and the resident bald eagles. Both tours are taken on comfortable covered vessels, for a safe and comfortable journey. Should you wish to test your fishing skills, Tofino Tours also offer a Clayoquot Sound fishing expedition. Expertise is not required, as the tour remains close to shore allowing even the most novice fisherman an opportunity to hook Salmon, Cod or Rock Fish.

Tofino Bear Watching

Duration: 2.5 Hours

A relaxing 30 minute boat ride from Tofino takes you through the inside passages to the North East side of Meares Island to Tofino Inlet.

The elevated viewing platforms from the specially designed vessels provide vantage points allowing for unobstructed sightseeing.

The best times to see the Black Bear, is when the sun is rising or is lower in the sky. After emerging from their winter rest they have great need to feed on the shorelines from spring through to autumn.

Enjoy your morning tea, and the fresh air of Clayoquot Sound as you marvel at the sight of the Black Bears turning over rocks 
in their search for food which often includes crab and other beings along the beaches.

These journeys often do not end at the Black Bear! It is also common to see Bald Eagles, California Sea Lions, Harbour Seals, Habour Porpoise and other amazing animals and scenic views on the Bear Watching Tours. So, keep your cameras ready, as you never know when perfect shot may appear!

Tofino Whale Watching

Duration: 2.5-3 Hours

Take to the waters and see the Gray whales, orcas and humpback whales at play.

In spring, Gray whales, leave their wintering grounds of Mexico’s Baja Peninsula to feed as far north as Alaska. Some remain here to feed. These gentle giants are a common sight from March until late October, making Tofino a great place for whale watching, spring, summer and early fall. The transient orcas are found in these waters during the spring, summer and fall months and are a spectacle to witness in the wild.

Come summer, Humpback whales, travel east from Maui. Enormous, majestic, and mysteriously fond of breaching, a humpback shattering the surface of the water is a truly unforgettable sight.

Tofino Bear Watching

From £84 per adult & £70 per child (12 years old and younger)

Tofino Whale Watching

From £84 per adult & £70 per child (12 years old and under)

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