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Address: 368 Main Street, Tofino, British Columbia VOR 2ZO, Canada
Phone Number: 2507252866
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Description: Tofino's award winning whale watching company- voted #1 Readers Choice...
Tofino's award winning whale watching company- voted #1 Readers Choice Award for six years! Join Ocean Outfitters for adventures in Clayoquot Sound including guaranteed whale watching, bear watching, coastal hotsprings tours, private charters, sea to sky tours and Meares Island walks. Comfortable covered vessels and zodiacs equipped with washrooms. Free parking. On site gallery and espresso bar. Open year round for hotsprings tours. Book online and save!
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Hot springs was excellent

Took trip to hot springs yesterday. Whole trip was excellent. A walk through the rain forest to arrive at the natural hot springs, which were were very hot. Recommend sitting... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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English first
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Took trip to hot springs yesterday. Whole trip was excellent. A walk through the rain forest to arrive at the natural hot springs, which were were very hot. Recommend sitting close to ocean so can be in hot water but get refreshing cold plunge...like day at the spa! We want to commend our boat driver Ronny (from upper state New... More 

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We only took the water taxi from Tofino to Meares Island, but our driver was really nice and we had lots of interesting discussions with her. Very knowledgeable. We even did a little detour on our way back to see the first nations village and a bald eagle. We didn't expect that much from a water taxi.

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east sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

One of the best days of my life. Boat out was fun. Genuine people not pushing to get you on any other tours. Seaplane a must. An incredible experience even if you hate flying. Super fun day and reasonably priced. Go for it......

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Vancouver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Went out twice with Peter. Once on the Zodiac, and once on a covered metal vessel to the Hot Springs. Loved both. He was very knowledgeable, obviously good at what he did and took us to see whales, sea otters, bears, sea lions, and all sorts of birds including Puffins. Amazing experience both times. Highly recommend.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Three of us went on a hot springs trip on May 30th with Ocean Outfitters. It was a FANTASTIC experience. Jesse was our guide and he was amazing. He went out of his way to take us to go see a gray whale and a pod of orcas! We also saw a sea otter, many eagles, and some seals. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My son, husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our whale watching trip in the covered boat. The captain was extremely knowledgable, making this an educational trip for us all. The OO boats cooperated well and took is to a pod of orcas who were putting on quite a show. I would highly recommend Ocean Outfitters.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Went on the day trip to the hot springs but this incorporated a bit of everything including whale and bear watching. Unfortunately didn't see a bear but saw whales, orcas, otters, porpoise and seals. Jesse was our guide and he was amazing. Very knowledgeable and down to earth. The hot springs were more awkward to get to than imagined though.... More 

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Vancouver, B.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Last week I took my third tour with Ocean Outfitters over the last few years. They were initially recommended to me as the best company by the owner of a rental who has lived in Tofino for decades. She was right! My most recent tour was bear-watching and was wonderful! I am a bit disabled, and staff were so helpful... More 

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OOutfitters, General Manager at Ocean Outfitters, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind feedback. It makes us all feel good here! More 

Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

My family and I went on the 6-hour Hot Springs Cove excursion and we had a fantastic time! We came across Ocean Outfitters shop after being turned away by Remote Passages upon looking for a hot springs tour. As my sister is pregnant, they wouldn't let her join as they didn't want to be liable to any risk. We were... More 

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OOutfitters, General Manager at Ocean Outfitters, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We really appreciate the feed back! More 

Hoensbroek, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We went on a boat with the hot springs, whale watching and bear tour. We saw so much wildlife and our captain Misty knew so much about everything. Not just did we learn about a lot off nature, we also got to know the history. On a shorter trip to Meares Island, our other captain Celine, gave some more information... More 

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OOutfitters, General Manager at Ocean Outfitters, responded to this review

We are very happy you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for sharing your experience. We appreciate it! More 

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Address: Address: 368 Main Street, Tofino, British Columbia VOR 2ZO, Canada
Phone Number: 2507252866
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Clayoquot Sound  >  Tofino

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