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Clayoquot Wild

27 reviews
Tofino, Canada
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About Clayoquot Wild
Locally and family owned, we love sharing the fun and beauty of our home with your family! Our guides are all born and raised in the Clayoquot Sound area and all have a lifetime of training on the water. We can take you whale watching, bear watching, fishing or work with you to design a tour that suits your family's unique ideas of a fun day on the ocean!
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Thank you Moses for such an amazing and inspiring day of culture and venture. This was an incredible experience start to finish.

Date of experience: October 2018
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ClayWild, Manager at Clayoquot Wild, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2019

Thank you for your positive feedback!

Reviewed October 13, 2018

We chose this smaller company to experience a more personal adventure without the crowded boat. Eugene was our guide who was so friendly and sharing his knowledge of the years growing up in the area. Although this was off season for the whales, we saw...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ClayWild, Manager at Clayoquot Wild, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2019

We appreciate your positive support!

Reviewed August 26, 2018

Highly recommend! There is a handful of tour groups in Tofino, but going on a whale tour with this company was a must on my list of things to do! It’s important to support local First Nation companies! You get knowledge that no other tour...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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ClayWild, Manager at Clayoquot Wild, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2019

We're happy we were able to share our special homeland with you!

Reviewed August 3, 2018

Forget the big companies with their glitzy brochures and slick websites, when you're out on the water, you need Moses, whose ancestors have been living in these parts for at least 20 generations, probably longer. He can smell whales. Our experience began with a walk-in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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ClayWild, Manager at Clayoquot Wild, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2019

Now you have parted the seas with Moses! Thank you for your positive feedback!

Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

We loved that the six of us were on a small boat, much more intimate than being on a large vessel. James was a brilliant guide, taking us to see the bears foraging on the beaches as the tide was going out and finding a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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ClayWild, Manager at Clayoquot Wild, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2019

James is wonderful isn't he! We love him a lot! (Yes, this is his Mom typing). Thank you for your support!

Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Local run family business, who specialises in bespoke trips. We booked a family of 4 and there was 2 other guests on the boat along with the local tour guide. Most of the other trips take much larger groups. We were advised by the locals...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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ClayWild, Manager at Clayoquot Wild, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2019

Thank you for your time in providing feedback! Just learned how to respond today!

Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful experience, we booked a family of 4 and there was just 2 other guests on board. The guide was local and very knowledgeable, with over 17 years experience. We took local advice and opted for the Hot springs tour, over the Whale...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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ClayWild, Manager at Clayoquot Wild, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2019

Our pleasure to share our homelands with you! Thank your time in providing a review!

Reviewed August 29, 2017

This is a First Nation company and it provides a great service. The office is run efficiently and cheerfully. We did two trips with Moses Martin who was a chief for over twenty years. He is happy to share his knowledge and wisdom about the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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ClayWild, Manager at Clayoquot Wild, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2019

Thank you!

Reviewed August 16, 2017

There are any number of Whale watching tours to choose from but I'd have no trouble in recommending this to fellow travellers. Booking was straightforward and despite some nervousness on our part (not being great seafarers) we enjoyed a fast, safe (passengers are equipped with...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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ClayWild, Manager at Clayoquot Wild, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2019

Thank you!

Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

My wife was keen to visit the hot springs and we signed up for a 1 1/2 boat trip leaving at 9 am. We were met by James (skipper & tour guide) who was friendly and extremely knowledgeable about the environment & history of the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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ClayWild, Owner at Clayoquot Wild, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2017

Thank you for the great review! It was a real pleasure visiting with you two. Our son will be making his way to Aus this September - thankfully he limited his adventuring to Hawaii this year. Hope all is well with you and yours!

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