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Rainforest Tours

41 reviews
Sooke, Canada
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About Rainforest Tours
Guided adventures in the spectacular beauty of Vancouver Island's temperate rainforests and wild coastlines. Whether you join an established tour or create your own customized adventure, your day will end with your senses truly indulged. Explore with us on an off the beaten path experience! Both half-day and full-day tour options available. Gourmet lunches, transportation, hot and cold beverages and interpretation included in each tour.
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Rainforest Tours offers guided adventures into the spectacular beauty of Vancouver Island’s temperate rainforests. From lush rainforest canopies and hidden waterfalls to colorful and rich tidal pools teaming with diverse sea life, the parks we explore will be sure to take your breath away.
Rainforest Tours experienced guides are highly skilled and eager to share their love and knowledge of the natural surroundings. Our small intimate tours are ideal for families with children or meeting fellow travelers. With one guide to every six guests, you are sure to have the ultimate WEST COAST EXPERIENCE.
Tours are small and consist of 1 guide and up to 6 guests. The guide will adapt the hiking pace to suit the guest's abilities for a fully enjoyable experience. This allows our guests the opportunity to immerse themselves in their surroundings and connect with nature.
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$153.90 per adult
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Tours are small and consist of 1 guide and up to 6 guests. The guide will adapt the hiking pace to suit the guest's abilities for a fully enjoyable experience. This allows our guests the opportunity to immerse themselves in their surroundings and connect with nature.
Rainforest Tours provides a pickup and drop off service from 812 Wharf St in Victoria. Located in downtown Victoria. Or, 6715 Eustace Rd, Sooke. Located in downtown Sooke. We have backpacks, plenty of water and a delicious lunch of a roast chicken or vegetarian sandwich for you to choose from.
While hiking through the trails, I will point out some of the local flora and fauna and speak to some of the medicinal uses by the local First Nations.
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$76.95 per adult
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a full-day tour to the old-growth forest of Avatar Grove and Botanical Beach in the Juan de Fuca Provincial Park, with a very friendly young local guide who showed us the extreme beauty of Nature around there. During the car trip from our...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Luca S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a half day guided hike and had a blast. Lots of great scenery, clear explanations of the local wilderness, and perfect pacing of the overall hike.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank eddotman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Early July, I joined Toni with a friend and we made a full day tour (hike) in Juan de Fuca (northern part). In beautiful old rainforest (with trees of 800-1000 years old). We spotted bald eagles, a snake and the incredible underwater-world during lowtide. Guide...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Marpet06
Reviewed July 13, 2019

From the drive out to Sooke and up the coast, the walking into the forest, coast, local animals and birdlife - Toni was the perfect host, very knowledgeable on local flora and fauna and easy to get on with it. Bonus we stopped at Shirley's...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank P3015RSbarbm
Reviewed June 17, 2019
Review of: East Sooke Park

From the paperwork and from the minute Toni picked us up in her SUV from Ogden Point Cruise terminal, we knew it was going to be professional. Toni is well informed and good company.We never felt rushed - there was time for photographs yet we...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank lindseyob
Reviewed May 27, 2019

We had a lovely day with Toni at East Sooke Park. The weather was glorious and Toni is very knowledgeable as well as great fun to be with and really enthusiastic. She paced the walk to our fitness level, which meant we had a great...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Chefmother
rftours, Manager at Rainforest Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2019

I had an amazing day as well. The roses in full bloom took my breath away. Safe travels home! Toni

Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

Agreed!! Toni is super knowledgeable about all the vegetation and wildlife on the tour. She is warm and friendly, which made her such a joy to hike with! I loved how comfortably she knew her way around Port Renfrow and the Juan de Fuca forest!...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Alli W
Toni C, Owner at Rainforest Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2019

I hope the rest of your solo trip was full of adventure and friendly people. Our little group was fun to get to know. Toni

Reviewed April 21, 2019

Botanical Beach and Avatar Grove Full Day Hike with Toni was as great mix of walking through the temperate rainforest, exploring the ocean’s shoreline and hiking to Upper and Lower Avatar Grove. On the way to Botanical Beach, we stopped at Shirley Delicious Café. This...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Toni C, Owner at Rainforest Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2019

Hi Andrea, Im so happy you enjoyed your day. We couldn't have asked for better weather. Thank you for the amazing review and safe travels home! Toni

Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

I saw orchas, a whale, couple of elephant seals and some regular seals. Did I mentioned the beautiful walk through a mesmerizing forest ending in a beautiful and peaceful beach? A lot of variables play to have the perfect day, and I know we were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

Explorer of the Seas only docks a partial day in Victoria. I booked the 1/2 day Copper Mine trail hike with Toni before our cruise ship arrived. We met Toni after a short walk away from the port security checkpoint. She picked us up in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank kendrash
Toni C, Owner at Rainforest Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

I'm so glad you enjoyed your day. Thank you for being flexible, as well. Traffic out to the park that day was a challenge, and I'm so happy we were able to make it work. Safe travel's home . Toni

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feevee88
May 10, 2018|
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Response from Toni C | Property representative |
We have taken up to 30 in the past. For a custom tour please phone the office. We would be happy to help you with the details.
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Robin G
June 21, 2017|
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Response from rftours | Property representative |
Its $95 for a half day $135 for a full day and $175 for some of our custom packages and further destinations like Parkinson and Botanical Beach.
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