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Black Bear Kayaking

299 reviews
Tofino, Canada
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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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Reviewed 4 days ago

My friend and I booked the 2.5 hour kayaking tour. It was originally cancelled due to bad weather, but the owner got us rebooked the following day and was extremely apologetic and made every effort to make it up to us, even though bad weather...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Céline F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

TJ was fantastic! My husband and I went out with my sister and her husband and spent several hours kayaking. TJ knows the area very well and was a great guide. We saw seals, porpoises, bald eagles and a black bear. Do not miss out...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank HillaryCF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went for a day trip with Black Bear Kayaking during our honeymoon in 2018. This was the first time we had been kayaking. We had a short lesson on the shore before setting off to our destination. On the way we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank axnxdxy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So...we did the 4hr tour and let me say...incredible experience. The guides Sam and Louisa were very knowledgeable and safety conscious. It was our first time in a kayak EVER and they assisted us with patience and understanding of beginners foibles. They also held back...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did an overnight trip with TJ and absolutely loved it. There seems to be nothing he doesn't know about the local area, wildlife and nature and we learned so much being out on the water with him. He had everything we needed for our...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank melanieg295
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderfull time in our 2 person kayak. We are not experienced but the 4 hour kayak tour inc a short hike on Meares island was very easy. Our guide Melissa took the time to explain us everything about techniques and the environment...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I went on their 4 hour kayaking trip to Meares Island trip last week. We both were very impressed and happy with how the trip went! The old growth trees that we got to see on the island were breath taking. We...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank Jacqueline F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing!!!!! Kayaked for the first time, everyone was very friendly and helpful. Sam (guide) was fantastic at explaining everything about the tide, water and islands. He had great stories and knowledge of the area, and we had picture perfect conditions on calm waters within 20ft...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Tracieorb
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We did this tour as a group of friends with mixed ability, including an absolute beginner (me!). Samuel our tour guide was a great teacher and explained everything and what to expect before we got in the boats. During the 2.5 hour tour we saw...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank sankyu
Reviewed May 11, 2019

My family of 6 went on a 4 hour sea-kayaking tour to Meares Island with our guide Sam, and I only have wonderful things to say about it all. Our guide, Sam, was knowledgeable and friendly, and topped off a great nature experience for us...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from 400mariond | Reviewed this property |
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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