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About Black Bear Kayaking
Since 2010 Black Bear Kayak provides Kayaking adventure and hiking tours departing from Tofino. Explore the rugged coasts of Clayoquot Sound and meet the wildlife at its doorstep. No experience required!
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Awesome kayaking tour. Weather was less than ideal but we were fortunate enough to see a couple of bears up close. Tj and Eric were great guides. Would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Brad G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome bear kayaking tour! Eric, TJ, and Sawyer were amazing. The bears came out of the woods to greet us. Good times.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank jeffc479
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of four went out with Alex on the 2.5 hour tour. We were all novices and he had a lovely manner & great patience in building our confidence. It was great exploring a part of beautiful Clayoquot Sound - didn’t see a lot...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Vacation519408
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

TJ was so good with the tour and hike. His passion to the area and knowledge was superb. I would highly recommend any tour with this group. He brought Sawyer (dog) who was his side kick and knew exactly what was going on.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank 263chadw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had very good time with Éric Tg and Sayer. We saw a very big bear. The explanation of Éric were very intersting about the wild life and the history of the bay. Thanks a lot !!!!!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank John5130
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are numerous kayak tour operators in Tofino making it hard to select one. We happened on the Black Bear Kayak location and it was a great choice, so look no further. We did the four hour Meares Island tour, leaving around 1 PM to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ratch37
Reviewed August 9, 2019

Did a large group (we were 6 of the total group size of 12, plus two guides) 4-hour kayaking tour to Meares Island. Although we were unsure of our 4 to 8 p.m. time slot it turned out to be a great time to paddle...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank mrd9999
Reviewed July 28, 2019

WOW! Don't miss this adventure! T.J. (it's complicated) and Eric are the BOMB! If they're not dazzling you with their brilliance, they're baffling you with their... well, you know. T.J. knows where to find 'em and Eric knows all about 'em and will guide you...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank Ray D
Reviewed July 22, 2019

My husband, sister in law and brother in law and I had an unbelievable trip out with Jessica, our lovely guide, and TJ and Sawyer (the dog) in the boat. The sun was out and the water conditions perfect. . We saw a bald eagle,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank SurreyStargirl
Reviewed July 22, 2019

My boyfriend and I had an amazing kayak experience with our knowledgeable guide Eric! It was my first time kayaking...Eric explained everything and made it very comfortable for my first time. He shared some history and his knowledge of the sea and land. Thanks again...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from SurreyStargirl | Reviewed this property |
You don’t have to be experienced as the crew are and they tell you what to do when getting into the kayak at sea (and when getting out again). It really is the most fantastic once in a life time experience.
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September 10, 2018|
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The price for us last week (Sept 1st) was $129 CD per person for a 4-hr excursion.
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Julie H
July 19, 2018|
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Response from 45katerina | Reviewed this property |
Depending on the tide. We went in the morning cause it was low tide, that's when bears come out to the shore to look for food so there's a higher chance to see them.
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