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Hot Springs Cove

Maquinna Provincial Park, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #8 of 21 attractions in Tofino
Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers
Description: Hot Springs Cove is about one and a half hours north of Tofino. It's located right in the heart of Clayoquot Sound.
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Stony Plain, Alberta, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

After reading reviews about how busy Hot Springs Cove can get, I was a bit skeptical while booking this tour through Jamie's Whaling Station for a day in late March, and although there were several people at the springs when we arrived with our group of 12, they were soon on their way leaving lots of room for us. The... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Just geting there is a challenge.Tofino Air.1 hour flight.come back on a boat. insane,whales ,sulfur still on tour skin from the springs tuff trip,but worth evrey moment. DO IT.

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Victoria, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This trip was really beautiful. The 90min boat ride to the hot springs gave us glimpses of grey whales, sea lions, seals, sea otters, and bald eagles. The waves caused a few upset stomachs so if rolling waves and lack of sea legs are your curse then beware. The 30min walk into the springs is on a wooden board walk... More

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Oakville, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

This adventure starts with a trip across the water. The guides were very well versed and stopped when they spotted black bears. The hike in is a little long wear comfortable walking shoes and make sure you have your camera. Some of the foliage is amazing. On the return trip we came across several whales and were able to get... More

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Munich, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Very nice to go out there for a day, especially during spring. These are natural springs and you get to them after a boatride an 30 min walk through the forest. It is very nice there but recommandable to bring fasted sandals for slippery ground. you will have to climb alittle bit through some slippery rocks. But it is well... More

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

This is our favourite place on earth. The scenery, ambience, wildlife, water - everything is bliss. There is nothing we dislike about this wonderful area.

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Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Excellent and would do again in a heartbeat! Details of our experience: It takes 90 minutes from Tofino by boat. On a nice day you can whale watch/bird watch while on the way and the local scenery is stunning. You are dropped off at a dock and it takes 30 minutes to walk on a raised boardwalk to the hot... More

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North Vancouver, BC
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Went to the hot springs a few years ago - I'm glad we did it once because it is kind of neat to sit in the hot water while the cold tide washes over you every once in awhile. However, it's a long boat ride there and, once you are dropped off, quite a long trek through the woods to... More

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Victoria, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Lovely day trip and the guides take you on a exploration enroute to the hotsprings. Loved seeing all the wildlife and the whales! The walk to the hotsprings is along a very slippery boardwalk with lots of up and down steps. Be cautious to wear very good grippy shoes or you wall fall! There are no hand rails and when... More

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Oakland, CA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
8 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Having just visited the hot springs two days ago, I'm torn on how I feel about this attraction. The boat ride out to the hot springs was beautiful (we saw bald eagles and sea otters), and on the ride back we saw gray whales (a rarity at this time of year), so of course that was a special treat. I'm... More

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