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Address: 368 Main Street, Tofino, British Columbia VOR 2ZO, Canada
Phone Number: 2507252866
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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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Amazing Experience

Thank you Ocean Outfitters for the most amazing whale watch and with sea lions and otters thrown in as well. We had most enjoyable afternoon. Our boat was a nice size (just 7... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thank you Ocean Outfitters for the most amazing whale watch and with sea lions and otters thrown in as well. We had most enjoyable afternoon. Our boat was a nice size (just 7 passengers) and our guide/driver was very informative and went out of his way to ensure we saw whales on this trip. Job well done!

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Thank Hendricks62
Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great day fishing with Brody from Ocean Outfitters today. Family of 4 with 2 kids 10 and 11 yrs old. My 11 yo son is crazy about fishing and brings a rod nearly everyplace we travel to. This is our 5th summer in a row in Tofino and have fished with 2 other guides in the previous yrs.... More 

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Thank Cory L
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The rib boat was good because everyone got a good view (although because of the seating set up you might not get to sit with your partner/family). We saw 3 bears and got really close to them for a good amount of time. The guide was knowledge, friendly and took time to tell us about the Bears. We looked for... More 

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whiterock british columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took a whale watch trip with Ocean Outfitters. We saw grey whales, humpbacks, sea otters, sea lions and a variety of sea birds. Our guide Satch was extremely knowledgeable about the whales the other marine life. Very educational. Would highly recommend. Note: we booked a covered boat in case the weather was bad and since we had kids along.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Satch was amazing on the boat ride there. Definitely recommend the flight back for amazing views. Super safe and fun crew. Thanks.

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Well organized, knowledgeable captain who took the time to show us various animals (seals, sea otters, grey whale and orcas) on our way. A little crowdy at the hot springs but still incredible experience.

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Thank CaRobertandfamily
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a biologist who knows a lot about coastal ecosystems their guide answered my hard questions great

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Thank Emily-Grace P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all: ask for Satchel as your guide - terrific, strapping young man recently out of university with a major in marine biology, I think. Hugely knowledgeable, warm, and thoughtful. The six of us had booked a trip up to the hot springs hike and ended up with a combo trip in his small boat - just us. Satch... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We left with Brody, our captain and fisher guide around 11 am on a sunny and windy day. We caught the biggest salmon of the day! We were with our 8 year old daughter...she railed the fish!. Brody was amazing: friendly, professional and focused. The ocean was big, yet he managed to keep us well and safe. We had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had such an awesome trip our first time out we booked 3 more! Photography was our goal and the guides new exactly where to take us. Some of the species we photographed were, wolves, black bears, sea otters, harbour seals, grey whales, humpback whales, bald eagles. The 4 trips were nothing but epic! The boats are well maintained, guides... More 

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